RECRUITING IN THE TECHNOLOGY-DRIVEN WORKPLACE – 2021 WISCONSIN ABILITY SUMMIT

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Robin A Jones, MPA Principal Investigator & Project Director of the Great Lakes ADA Center https://www.adagreatlakes.org   Recruiting in the Technology-Driven Workplace    Robin A. Jones is the Principal Investigator and Project Director of the Great Lakes ADA Center, a member of the ADA National Network located within the Department of Disability and Human Development […]

A. DIVERSITY RECRUITING STRATEGIES

Amfam's Efforts to Hire Neurodiverse Candidates in Technology Session Outcomes: we hope to convey the strength all of us have, in our ability to establish/build a neurodiversity hiring and inclusion program. Large budgets and big staffs are not necessary to get started on making a difference for the Neurodiverse community in your community or your company. Presenters: […]

B. INCLUSIVE STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESSFUL INTERVIEWING AND ONBOARDING

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https://www.goodwillsew.com This panel of employment experts will discuss the ways in which personal bias and traditional styles of interviewing and onboarding may result in individuals with disabilities being overlooked for hire, and in companies losing an opportunity to employ and retain qualified, talented employees.  The panel will offer practical, actionable solutions to common barriers faced […]

MICROSOFT’S NEURODIVERSITY HIRING PROGRAM – 2021 WISCONSIN ABILITY SUMMIT

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Tarena Shanaberger Inclusive Hiring Program Manager, Microsoft   As Inclusive Hiring Program Manager on the Microsoft Accessibility Team, Tarena is responsible for planning, organizing, scaling, and executing the Neurodiversity Hiring program and other disability hiring initiatives.  Tarena partners closely with the Microsoft Global Talent Acquisition team, Diversity and Inclusion, the Disability employee community, and Accessibility […]

C. HOW TO ACQUIRE THE RIGHT NEURODIVERSE TALENT FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION

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Description:  Acquiring the right neurodiverse talent for your organization requires more than traditional and recruiting interview processes. Creating a customized interview and hiring process removes the barriers for individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, and helps you align the best talent for your business needs. Panelists will reveal their methods for finding and hiring talented […]

D. MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY – ON YOUR MARQ PROGRAM:

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EMILY RACLAW, MS, LPC Program Director On You Marq Program Marquette University         In Their Own Words is a panel discussion with Marquette University students who have professional work experience. They will share their honest feedback to help employers improve their handling of neurodiversity. It also includes some general recommendations that employers […]

ERG/BRG Networking Session

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Increasing representation on your board and engagement with your members ERG/BRG Networks The motto of the disability community is, “Nothing about us, without us.” Oftentimes, employees who apply to Disability BRG boards are caregivers or advocates, but may not have a disability themselves. How do you increase representation on your board for people with disabilities? In […]