A special presentation by:
Cornell University's Northeast ADA Center
ADA Title I: New Jersey Workplace Trends
Joe Zesski, NJ Affiliate Program Manger, shares compelling analysis, inclusive-talent strategies, along with leading-edge best practices based on the Center's 2019 employer survey.
With special guest, Elaine Katz, Vice President of Grant Programs and Special Initiatives with the Kessler Foundation,
sharing results from the latest NTIDE (national trends in disability employment) labor report.
Learn about free tools and resources. Receive a free copy of the reports.
Using timely (not aged!), geo-relevant data, Joe will share how to use the Center’s 2019 survey results to benchmark integrative opportunities and solutions for your organization.
Learn from revealing case studies how successful conscious companies are adding talent that positively adds to their bottom line, reduces turnover, and increases market retention.
You’ll return to business, armed with insights, relevant how to’s, resources, and data to deliver your abilities-talent acquisition strategy.
Joe Zesski, is a valued expert in the field of creating successful employment strategies for organizations of all sizes that seek to cultivate an inclusive talent culture. In 2009, he joined Cornell's Northeast ADA Center as Program Manager for their NJ affiliate Center. Joe provides
ADA technical assistance for employers and job seekers. He develops and delivers trainings as well as presentations on a variety of disability related topics. Joe also serves as Chair of the Burlington County Disability Issues Committee.
As the Community Education Coordinator at Resources for Independent Living (a disability advocacy organization in Burlington, New Jersey) Joe builds community relationships with other disability related organizations. He has an extensive background preparing youth with disabilities to: enter the workforce or college; know about community resources;
understand their rights; and learn how to self-advocate.
Joe holds a Bachelors degree in English Communications from Cabrini College, and a Master of Divinity degree from Harvard University.
Learn How to:
Assess your business branding
Create an integrative job design
Foster talent pool resource relationships that deliver KSA qualified candidates
Develop inclusive internship programs
Formulate your long-term talent acquisition strategy
Curate your talent pipeline and teams
Design interview and performance management training programs
Ease-fully navigate an accommodation request from your existing or on-boarding talent
HUMAN RESOURCE PROFESSIONALS
(SHRM & HRCI Credentialed)
EARN 3 RECERTIFICATION CREDITS
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
This unique half day symposium is more than a valuable professional development and resource
networking experience. It's also the launch of an initiative to ultimately eradicate barriers to successful employment opportunities for differently-abled talent.
My Talent Pipeline created this safe space for all stakeholders - business, education, services, and government - to connect, and collaboratively engage in developing the right-fit solutions that support hiring and engagement.
By participating in the facilitated round table discussions, you will have the opportunity to share your perspective, ideas, and business expertise in a very lasting, mindful way that supports employment for differently-abled talent in our communities.
ALL THE DETAILS
8:00A | Welcome
8:10A | Cornell Presentation
9:20A | Break
9:30A | NTIDES Presentation
9:40A | Solution Discussions
10:20A | Solution Share-Out
10:50A | Next Steps
11:00A | Symposium Concludes
Bring your business cards and get ready to network over a cup of your morning wake-up beverage. The barista, tea, and juice buffet offers choices from a variety of flavors - with and without caffeine or refined sugars.
Bottled water , fresh fruit, and tasty breakfast treats are also available.
Special thanks to conscious company, Foodtown in Township of Washington, for
their generous support and mainstreaming talent of all abilities.
BETHANY COMMUNITY CENTER
Conveniently located in the heart of Bergen County, adjacent to Paramus, just minutes from Routes 17, 4, 80, and the Garden State Parkway.
This newly renovated center offers ample free parking, quick and easy front door access, and a welcoming staff.
The Center is fully accessible, On your RSVP form, please let us know if you have any accommodation requests.