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Janet Fiore, CEO at The Sierra Group appears on Executive Leaders Radio

Janet Fiore being interviewed on Executive Leaders Radio

"Janet Fiore, CEO at The Sierra Group first appeared on Executive Leaders Radio on September 7, 2012. Executive Leaders Radio is dedicated to honoring individuals who have risen to leadership roles through hard work and dedication. This highly popular radio program shares the stories and wisdom of leaders like Janet Fiore with a diverse listener audience with the goal of helping others achieve the level of success that Janet Fiore has." – quote from Executive Leaders Radio website

Listen to Janet on Executive Leaders Radio.

Janet Fiore Receives OVR Award 2/13/2013

Janet Fiore, CEO, The Sierra Group/President RecruitDisability.org Receives OVR Business Award. Fiore addressed OVR's Business Partners with a timely training on the proposed Rule Changes to the OFCCP Regulations on hiring workers with disabilities.

Wayne Trout, OVR District Administrator, Philadelphia, James Piergalline, OVR/Job Fair Planning Committee, Janet Fiore

Janet Fiore, The Sierra Group, was featured in Business Journal

Janet Fiore, The Sierra Group, was featured in this week’s Business Journal CEO Profile! In fact, she made the front page!! The article shares her life motto, yardstick of success & more. Check it out at: The Philadelphia Business Journal CEO Profile.

Janet was also recently featured on Executive Leaders Radio program! Read some insights into the woman behind The Sierra Group!

Councilman David Oh Inspires Job-Seekers at The Academy

Academy Student Fred Singleton, David Oh, Janet Fiore

Councilman At-large, David Oh motivated students at The Sierra Group Academy with a visit on Wednesday, March 21st. From humble beginnings in the Cobb Creek section of Philadelphia, Councilman Oh shared how he was inspired to start his own law practice and, ultimately, serve the people of Philadelphia. “It was tough, but my father instilled in me the values of perseverance and dedication,” said Councilman Oh.

Read more and see photos of Councilman Oh's visit.

Meet Belden Jones – Helpdesk Technician: Successful Academy Graduate

"Without you folks at The Sierra Group, I might not be where I am today! The training that I received from the Academy was a great help." – Belden Jones

First Annual ONE MORE WAY Award

Larry Slagel, VP of Sales for RecruitMilitary, accepts the 2011 First Annual "One More Way" award from Janet Fiore, CEO of The Sierra Group at the RecruitMilitary Veteran Opportunity Expo on February 23, 2012. RecruitMilitary was recognized for their support which resulted in awareness and job opportunities for people with disabilities.

Read the press release in PDF format.

University of the Arts showing works from joint project with Liberty Academy

Thursday, February 9
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Philadelphia Center for Architecture
1218 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

The show is primarily about "green" architecture. The University of the Arts is showing projects with Liberty as a statement that a truly sustainable society must consider people first. This is called "Human Centered Design." The boards feature large photos of the UArts students working with Liberty people.

In the photo below, Marsha Peurifoy from Liberty Resources is working with great concentration on an electrical circuit together with a University of the Arts student, Chia Ying Yu. Both show great focus and are squeezed together standing shoulder to shoulder as they work together.

Marsha Peurifoy  and Chia Ying Yu

See press release in PDF format for more information.

Candidate Sourcing Diversity Recruiting Partners

Candidate Sourcing at Tiffany Co. Inc.

As a diversity recruiting partner, The Sierra Group, attended a resource fair for People with Disabilities at Tiffany & Co. on October 13, 2011.

Philadelphia business Journal event

In conjunction with Disability Mentoring Day, The Academy had representatives at The Philadelphia Business Journal’s Best Places to Work event in October. For the first time, this event honored companies that hired people with disabilities.

Student of the Quarter

Our Student of the Quarter award is reserved for special instances in which an Academy student far exceeds the expectations of our program. Students who win this award not only display competitive workplace and academic skills, but also an exceptional interest in improving the environment around them.  Read about our most recent Student of the Quarter, Reynaldo Briones.

Community Partnerships

The only school of its kind, The Academy always looks to increase its presence in the community through partnerships with local businesses and universities.  The University of the Arts Industrial Design students took a special interest in several Academy students and consumers of Liberty Resources.  The University of the Arts students have paired with 5 people with disabilities to learn how micro-controllers can be an empowerment tool for people with disabilities in their daily lives.   This blog chronicles their journey.

Please help us with our 2015 annual appeal!

Please help us continue to help drive up the rate of employment for persons with disabilities, including veterans, with your charitable tax deductible donation. For more information, go to The Sierra Group Academy Annual Appeal.

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