Employers can Find Qualified Workers with Disabilities:

  1. Work with CEI
  2. Learn about local available resources for training, awareness, and support
  3. Create opportunities for job shadowing
  4. Conduct informational interviews
  5. Host a Disability Mentoring Day.
  6. Participate in National Disability Employment Awareness Month
  7. Create Internship
  8. Embed disability components into training for HR and new employees, include disability in diversity training.
  9. Participate in Job Fairs.
  10. Join the Business Leadership Network in your State.
  11. Connect with Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies in your state and work with them on how you can participate; distribute positions announcements to them.

Employers Found:

  • Employees with disabilities bring unique perspectives, experiences and skills to the workforce.
  • Improved productivity.
  • Access to unique skills and hidden talents.
  • Decreased employee turnover costs.
  • Job coaching support reduces training time.
  • Communication through partnerships improves business relations.
  • Opportunities to give back to the community and build the local economy.

CEI does not just disappear after one of our Job Seekers has find employment. We work with both the employer and the employee to make sure there is a smooth transition. The employee works with their Job Coach for quality assurance, communication, and job performance.

Duties of Job Coach:

  • Identifying job tasks to help work on
  • Identifying and addressing barriers to employment
  • Setting short and long term goals
  • Communicating with Supervisors
  • Communicating with Co-Workers
  • Effective time management
  • Work Ethics
  • Self advocacy
  • Team building

Interested in Discussing more about Hiring a Job Seeker?

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