Healthy Holiday Tips from your Employee Resource Advocate

Happy November from your Employee Resource Advocate! This time of year is all about eating good food and enjoying the company of our family and friends. While you’re enjoying all the celebrations, remember to take care of your health! Try to think back to what Mr. Joe, a researcher with … read more

Bulk vs. Routine Paper Shredding: What’s Right for Your Business

Shred One KC is the only local social enterprise shred operation in the Kansas City area offering document shredding and digital media destruction. We are NAID AAA certified and are dedicated to protecting your private information throughout the process. Security and peace of mind are our priorities. As a division … read more

Meet Job One Board Chair, Dick Nightingale

In July 2019, Dick Nightingale assumed the role of Job One Board Chair with the start of the organization’s 2020 fiscal year. Dick has served as a member of the Job One board of directors for over 6 years, with leadership roles on various board committees. He lives and works … read more

Job One Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Since 1945, National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) has been observed every October to shred light on disability employment issues and celebrate the many contributions of workers with disabilities. The theme for 2019 is “The Right Talent, Right Now.” Job One kicked off NDEAM this year with a visit from County … read more

How Health and Wellness Programs Benefit Your Company

by Aaron Martin 4 Ways Health and Wellness Programs Benefit Your Company At Job One, we pride ourselves on having happy, healthy employees. We’ve done the research and know that employer-sponsored health programs can increase employee productivity by about 4% on average. That’s just one of the reasons why we recently … read more

Secure Document Solutions is now Shred One KC!

Secure Document Solutions (SDS) has a new name. Job One‘s shred division is now Shred One KC. The new name comes with an updated logo and new website, www.ShredOneKC.com. The name Shred One KC better aligns with the Job One name and brand, and more accurately reflects our range of shred services beyond documents to include digital media. About Shred One KC … read more

Job One Careers Offers a Summer Jobs Program

The Job One Careers Program has partnered with local businesses and organizations Colonial Gardens, Sandy’s Restaurant and the Anita B. Gorman Missouri Conservation Center to provide jobs for eight high school juniors this summer. This is our third year offering this the Summer Work Program in which we’ve served over 40 high school students, who happen to have disabilities, with community employment … read more

Job One Attends SourceAmerica’s 26th Advocacy Conference

by Aaron Martin For more than 10 years in a row, Job One has been honored to attend SourceAmerica’s Grassroots Advocacy Conference with more than 50 nonprofit agencies across the nation. The purpose? To highlight the impact of public policy on employment for people with disabilities. This year’s theme was “Power … read more

Job One Helps Unbound Make a Difference, One Letter at a Time

Job One provides packaging and assembly services in our production workshop facilities for many diverse companies and organizations across the Kansas City region. One of those long-time customers is Unbound. Unbound is an international development organization that pairs sponsors in the U.S. with children, youth and elders in the developing … read more

Honoring Jobs Well Done for Job One

At Job One’s Annual Board meeting held May 29, 2019, we had the opportunity to give special thanks to three long-time members of our Board of Directors. Randy Huber (current Marketing Chair), Amy Schmidt (current Board Chair) and Mark Simcosky (former Board Chair and current Fund Development Chair) are each … read more