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Opening the Doors of Small Business to People with Disabilities: Keeping the Doors Wide Open

Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Description: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST
http://askearn.org/webinar_registration.cfm?activity_id=4816

People with disabilities comprise the single largest minority group seeking employment in the U.S., yet they are significantly underrepresented in today’s labor market.  To help small businesses leverage this under tapped talent pool, this two-part webcast series highlights:

  • creating a workplace where people with disabilities excel which also benefits employees without disabilities
  • strategies for on-boarding and providing reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities,  work climate management, employee resource groups, and mentoring
  • how employing people with disabilities help grow the business
  • the critical few best practices and successful initiatives to increase the number of individuals with disabilities that fit a small business budget
Presenters:
 
Peter Linkow, Managing Director, Lead Diversity and Senior Fellow, The Conference Board
 
Judy Young, Assistant Director, Training and Development for the Employment and Disability Institute, Cornell University
 
Register at the following link: http://askearn.org/webinar_registration.cfm?activity_id=4816