Join us for our next event:
Job Accommodations that Work!
Hiring and Retaining Employees with Intellectual Disability
Presenter: Melanie Whetzel, M.A. Lead Consultant, Job Accommodation Network
Who Should Attend?
Managers and HR professionals of any employer, large or small
Including Federal contractors (Sec. 503 Rehab Act), State or Municipalities.
DATE: January 22, 2015
TWO SESSIONS OFFERED: 8:30-10:30 AM & 12:30-2:30 PM
LOCATION: Tech Access, 110 Jefferson Blvd., Suite I, Warwick, RI 02888
This 2-hour information packed session includes Refreshments, Instruction and Program Materials, including a local resource list.
Over 350 RI employers, in almost every industry, currently benefit from the workplace contributions of employees with intellectual disability. These employers benefit by hiring individuals able to fulfill the required job duties. Being open to job accommodations gave them access to valuable employees. Come and learn what so many RI employers already know!
Job accommodations can be vital for the successful employment of individuals with intellectual disability. Understanding the job accommodation process from recruitment, hiring and retention will help you find the talent to meet your workforce needs. This session will provide information on the disclosure of disabilities in the workplace and identify functional abilities and need for accommodations associated with intellectual disability. Real-life accommodation situations and solutions will be shared throughout the session. The session will also include interactive activities, an employer testimonial, and technology demonstration and networking opportunities.DEADLINE: January 15, 2015 (or as space permits)
REGISTRATION: Register online CLICK HERE
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Take a Look!: online training curriculum tool for employers/HR staff regarding hiring and retention of people with disability:
Employers who have discovered the advantages of hiring or retaining individuals with disabilities in the workplace participate in sharing best practice strategies with other employers across industry groups and lines of business.
They come together with a common goal - Return on Investment.
Employers who are seeking information, training and education on tapping into this business resource are joining BLN’s across the nation in order to benefit from experience of others.We can help you
Develop A Network.
Employers build a network where they can exchange best practices as well as learn new methods to recruit and retain individuals with disabilities in their workforce.
Become engaged in a variety of activities.
- Recruiting and promoting workers with disabilities
- Attending forums that provide information on critical disability employment issues
- Conducting interviewing etiquette and accommodation training
- Serving as mentors to students and adults with disabilities ... and many more
Benefits of RIBLN Chapter Members
Bottom line results
Avenue for giving back to the community
Add your voice to the new voice of business in Rhode Island that speaks with authority on issues of employment and disability.
Learn about innovative employment solutions that have been successful for businesses across the state.
No cost to join as an affiliate member.