A Toolkit for Hiring Individuals with Disabilities | Sessions

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A Toolkit for Hiring Individuals with Disabilities
In-Person and Virtual Tuesday 06/25/2024 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM   Add to calendar

Competencies: Business (Behavioral), Interpersonal (Behavioral), People (Technical) | Intended Audience: Mid-Level, Senior-Level
Workplace Application:
Attendees will learn best practices for hiring and retaining individuals with disabilities in the workplace. 

The Career Pathways for Targeted Populations Committee of the Illinois Workforce Innovation Board formed a workgroup focused on career pathways for individual with disabilities in 2022.  The Disability Workgroup leaders will share the work of the group, including data on hiring individuals with disabilities, an employer perspective, the story of an individual with lived experience, and human resources tools for hiring individuals with disabilities.  Leave this session with knowledge and tools about hiring this source of untapped talent!

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the data surrounding employment for individuals with disabilities.
  • Learn how to replicate models for hiring individuals with disabilities in their companies.
  • Gain tools for creating a culture conducive to hiring individuals with disabilities.
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Dave Friedman, CEO,
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Kraig Kistinger , Director of Human Resources,
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