The Working Together webinar series is an effort by the Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council to bring focus on what employers should know and consider when considering building a diverse workforce, which includes people with developmental disabilities. The webinars bring together experts from agencies and companies; employees with disabilities; and other stakeholders who will share best practices for building a diverse workforce.
Rikki David, State ADA Coordinator, will cover a few new developments around hiring; and Brenda Bohrer, with the Louisiana Rehabilitation Services, will discuss how employers can tap into the services behind this agency to add to their hiring practices.
The Impact for Employers
Charles Wood, Human Resources Manager, Staffing, Department of Transportation and Development; and Zelie Guidry, Employment Specialist at Employment Solutions, will cover how they have incorporated recruiting, hiring, and working with people with developmental disabilities in their places of work.
Benefits for Employers
Brenda Bohrer, with LRS, is back for this session to discuss what benefits are available for employers and companies when they consider to partner with LRS to add to their hiring practices.
Recruiting Employees with Disabilities!
Programs like Project SEARCH, LSU Paycheck Program, and more are available to employers to partner with and develop a recruiting pipeline. Learn more on how you can get involved with these programs to build a recruiting platform.
Watch the 2022 Webinar Series, DIScovering ABILITIES.