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Date(s) - 12/13/2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


NILG: Beyond Compliance: The Value of Self-Identification


PRESENTED BY: Leslie L. Wilson, M.S., Director, Going for the Gold Program USBLN

Americans with disabilities represent nearly 20% of the population, which means that, on average, 1-out-of-5 of your employees has a disability.  Self-Identification is a critical component of compliance with Section 503 for federal contractors, but its value is much greater than just compliance. The USBLN will discuss:

  • Self-identification proven practices that will move your company closer to 7% and above for the employment of individuals with disabilities
  • The value of learning more about your employees and their needs to improve engagement and productivity
  • Self-identification vs. self-disclosure and how one impacts the other
  • How self-identification strategies can attract more candidates with disabilities, help you retain current employees, generate more customers and improve customer loyalty.

Learning Objectives: 

    • Gain an appreciation of the value of self-identification and what it can do for your company
    • Learn self-Identification proven practices
    • Learn the difference between self-identification and self-disclosure and how one impacts the other

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