Category Archives: Positive Futures

Positive Futures: John Brubaker

John Brubaker, Professional Resume Plus
John Brubaker, Professional Resume Plus

John Brubaker of Professional Resume Plus joined the show today to share his expertise on resume writing. If you think your resume may be slowing you down, or you are just starting to put a resume together, this is the show for you.

For more information and resources to build your resume, follow the link below:

Positive Futures: Lisa Rivers (DOT) & David Lee (CTTransit)

Today Positive Futures explores issues in transportation with Lisa Rivers, Transit Manager with the Dept of Transportation, and David Lee, General Manager with CT Transit.

This 30 minutes is packed with information about the bus system, including newly available accessibility features, accessing travel training and the mobility ombudsmen and new technologies that bring bus information to your phone.

Some links and contacts discussed today:


Positive Futures: Sharon Denson, CTBLN

Sharon Denson, Executive Director, Connecticut Business Leadership Network
Sharon Denson, Executive Director, Connecticut Business Leadership Network

Sharon Denson, Executive Director of Connecticut Business Leadership Network, returns to Positive Futures to talk with Steve about perspectives of employers and their desires and concerns about diversifying.

The Connecticut Business Leadership Network is growing coalition of Connecticut employers that are working together to increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

For more information about CTBLN, follow the link below:

Positive Futures: Andrea Giudice

Andrea Giudice
Andrea Giudice

Andrea Giudice, blind from birth, spoke to the Windsor Lions club on January 10th about her experiences with guide dogs. She was born and raised in CT, attended public schools and graduated from UConn. Her professional career has been varied, however, she has always worked for nonprofits. In addition to working at the Equipment Restoration Center at NEAT she is an active volunteer, serves on various boards, enjoys reading, spending time with friends, movies, TV, horseback riding and being with family.

Andrea is a frequent guest of the show. In this episode she talks about the importance of volunteering and tells us SHE GOT A JOB!

Positive Futures: Jonathon Slifka, Gov. Malloy’s Liaison to the Disability Community


Jonathan Slifka, Gov. Malloy's tireless liaison to the disability community, was in the house promoting positive futures on the CRIS show with the same name. Twice a month, host Stephen Famiglietti interviews experts in the arena of employment to help those with disabilities identify the countless resources in the state available to job seekers.

Jon was in to talk about the many activities around the state this month, Disability Employment Awareness Month, that will promote the abilities of people with disabilities, as well as connect people with helpful resources. You can read more about it here and listen to it, once we edit out the "hot mic" moments.

Positive Futures Podcast  |  Governor's Press Release