Keyword: Employee engagement (9 results)
Build the Pipeline: Outreach and Recruitment
In the 2012 report, Federal Agency Employment Strategies: A Framework for Disability Inclusion, the Office of Disability Employment Policy, U.S. Department of Labor outlines federal best practices for recruiting, hiring, and advancing people with disabilities. The Build the Pipeline recommendation is all about developing relationships with a variety of sources to attain a diverse pool of highly qualified candidates, including people with disabilities.
Creating a pool of highly qualified candidates involves making the proper internal and external connections, conducting targeted outreach, and discussing the results of your efforts.
The New Mexico Business Leadership Network NMBLN) is an affiliate of the US Business Leadership Network. In 2011 the NMBLN helped representatives from three federal agencies to form Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), with the goal of increasing federal employment opportunities for people with disabilities. This section combines the recommendations from Build the Pipeline with quotes and videos from the New Mexico federal partners.
Business & Disability: Integration of People with Disabilities
This video, featuring Randy Lewis, Senior VP of Distribution and Logistics at Walgreens, discusses improved employee engagement as a result of a disability inclusive program at a distribution center.
Implementing Inclusive Employment Policies and Practices
This research-to-practice brief from EARN discusses how employers can increase the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the workplace and provides concrete recommendations for human resource professionals and managers.