Workshop to promote hiring people with disabilities

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Finding employees is a struggle for many businesses in the Sioux Falls area, where the unemployment rate continues to hover around 2.5 percent.

The Business Resource Network wants to help employers expand the search field.

Dinah Cohen

A presentation Thursday, June 8, by the Business Resource Network will provide information on recruiting, hiring and working with employees who have a disability.

Disability, Diversity Inclusion: A Formula That Works will be from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Holiday Inn City Centre, 100 W. Eighth St.

Presenter Dinah Cohen of Dinah F. Cohen Consulting LLC will talk about how to improve diversity and inclusion for people with disabilities and how to increase employer engagement in each phase of the employment lifecycle. Cohen serves as a consultant for the Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion.

The fee is $25 and includes breakfast, the presentation and HRCI/SHRM credits. Register at sfbrn.org or by calling Melanie 367-5260.

Workshop to promote hiring people with disabilities

A presentation Thursday, June 8, by the Business Resource Network will provide information on recruiting, hiring and working with employees who have a disability.

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