Demystifying Disability Employment: Strategies for Leveraging the Disability Talent Pool

In an economy with low unemployment rates, where there are more jobs than there are people looking for jobs, employers need to identify new and different ways to find great people. One unique source that employers can leverage is the disability talent pool.

Join LocalJobNetwork with Patti Johnson and Kurt Barikmo of the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development as we show you how to effectively connect with this demographic group, develop strategies to increase your applicant numbers and reach your utilization goal, network with your local agency and community resources, and leverage workforce programs that can assist you to maximize your workforce potential!

Download this podcast episode, which includes:

  • Myths & facts about workers with disabilities
  • Three major obstacles to meeting your Utilization Goal
  • Tapping into the disability talent pool through DVR
  • State workforce programs that boost your ROI
  • Success stories & case studies of effective partnerships
  • Live Q&A (last 30 minutes)

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This webinar hosted by:

Patti Johnson
Program & Policy Analyst
Wisconsin DVR
Kurt Barikmo
Kurt Barikmo
Business Services Consultant
Wisconsin DVR

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