ONLINE: D&I Workshop Series: Demystifying the Hiring of People with Disabilities: Hiring and Retaining Qualified Talent
Presenters: Allied Inclusion Works & Disability Inclusion of Greater Kansas City
Many organizations have Diversity and Inclusion strategies and yet disability inclusion can be minimal or still needing to be included. This session is to help companies recognize the need for Disability Inclusion and is designed to provide you true action steps to include in your overall D&I strategy. You will learn how to create concrete disability inclusion strategies that enhance your plans and connect you with the proper resources to facilitate success in outreach, recruitment, hiring and retention of those with disabilities. Real life scenarios will be provided to give you a framework on how to interview those with a variety of disabilities, how and when to provide accommodations, and how to deliver performance management. If you are ready to take the next step, this is the session for you to attend!
- Learn about effective strategies and resources to support your outreach and recruitment efforts
- Review best practices in interviewing individuals with various disabilities
- Learn about strategies for on-boarding that facilitates inclusion for all
- Learning what an accommodation is, what it isn’t, and how to know when to accommodate
- Understand how to deliver performance management in an inclusive style to advance retention
Presenting Diversity Sponsors for 2020 are CommunityAmerica Credit Union, Evergy, Hallmark, and T-Mobile.
Our Cornerstone Sponsors are American Century Investments, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City, Commerce Bank, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, JE Dunn Construction, Lockton Companies, REACH Healthcare Foundation, Saint Luke’s Health System, UMB and Waddell & Reed.
Our Regional Diversity Sponsors are Heavy Constructors Association, Spire and VanTrust Real Estate.
Our Supporting Diversity Sponsors are Andrews McMeel Universal, Bank Midwest, Children’s Mercy, Enterprise Holdings, Garmin, H&R Block, HNTB, Honeywell, Husch Blackwell, Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences, KVC Health Systems, Lathrop GPM, Lead Bank, Mazuma, McCownGordon Construction, Shook Hardy & Bacon, State Street, Stinson LLP, The Builders’ Association, The University of Kansas and The University of Kansas Health System.