This is the recorded session of the May 23, 2018 Webinar
Over the past 25 years, The Sierra Group has helped accommodate and place over 10,000 people with disabilities in corporate settings. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from one of the best in the industry!
How Do I ENGAGE with more Applicants with Disabilities?
START by Getting them INTO and THROUGH your Recruiting Pipeline.
Part II: Now What? Recruitment Obstacles and Opportunities
presented by Janet Fiore, CEO and President of The Sierra Group Foundation.
May 23, 2018 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Part Two of a Two Part Recruitment Series
featuring tips from
The Sierra Group’s DisabilityRecruiter© Certification Program
RECRUITERS, Hiring Managers, Diversity & Compliance Leaders – Join us for a special TWO-PART Series on successful recruitment! We are pleased to bring you Janet D. Fiore, CEO, The Sierra Group, and founder of the fast-growing DisabilityRecruiter© Certification program, as the DCBLN’s guest lecturer for these 2 Webinars on April 18 and May 23!
Session One: Recorded Session: How to Get More Applicants with Disabilities -Find the Hidden Obstacles in Your Recruiting Pipeline http://www.dcmetrobln.org/event-2902837
Never one to shy away from a collaborative means to share her ‘boots in the street’ expertise and tips on Disability and Hiring obstacles, Fiore agreed to partner with the DC BLN to provide a two-part Webinar series where she shares highlights from her DisabilityRecruiter© Certification Program such as:
- · How to benefit from the appropriate use of Self-ID forms
- · How to ensure that your pre-hire testing processes are fully accessible
- · How to recognize the difference between a skill deficit and a need for a reasonable accommodation, and
- · How to overcome obstacles to workforce inclusion and utilize accommodations to create opportunities
About the Speaker
Janet Fiore is a national authority on disability, diversity & compliance policy and procedure for business. She’s an award winning speaker and consultative trainer who routinely provides media input as well as testimony for Congress, the GSA and the Department of Veterans Affairs. As a female entrepreneur with a disability, Janet combines her business and rehabilitation expertise, along with her own professional and personal accommodation experiences as a means to drive up employment success for all of her customers. She founded The Sierra Group in 1992 to provide a blend of services for individuals, government, agencies and corporations. Fiore is recognized as an authority on disability policies and practices for business and government. She has delivered accessible technology training, championed business incentive legislation that passed the Senate, and testified before Congress. Fiore is the recipient of many industry and entrepreneurial awards including The Philadelphia Business Journal’s Woman of Distinction, The National Rehabilitation Association President’s Award and the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation’s OVeR and Above Award.Fiore has additionally lead a legislative initiative that resulted in OFCCP’s 7% hiring guidelines and has been featured in both Forbes magazine and in SHRM events. Most recently The Sierra Group has launched their Disability Recruiter Certification Program to empower recruiters, HR professionals, and others with the real world skills needed to hire qualified applicants with disabilities.
Open captioning for this Webinar sponsored by The Sierra Group – Disability & Employment leaders since 1992