Customized Employment Works Everywhere
Date: Monday, May 18, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Presenters: • Michael Callahan, Marc Gold & Associates • Morgan Turner, Human Development Institute • Katie Wolf Whaley, Human Development Institute • Austin Nugent, Human Development Institute
Learning Objectives: • Understand customized employment is based on identifying the strengths, conditions, and interests of a job candidate or employee through a process of discovery. • Understand how customized employment also identifies the business needs of an employer to create a match resulting in a customized position. • To understand how customized employment contributes to the mission of Employment First.
Customized Employment is an approach to hiring, retention, and return to work that ties the strengths, conditions, and interests of a job candidate or employee to the business needs of an employer. It can bring people from diverse populations, including those with disabilities, into the workplace to contribute their untapped talents to employers. Customized Employment is a flexible process designed to personalize the employment relationship between a job candidate or employee and an employer in a way that meets the needs of both.