The Importance of Effective Employer Engagement on Supporting Job Retention and Career Advancement
About this Session
This training explores the top strategies for effective employer engagement and support in the context of vocational rehabilitation. It covers the importance of understanding the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA), adopting a dual customer approach, and using language that makes a positive impression on businesses. Speakers emphasize the use of disability-sensitive language, ethical principles, and understanding the local labor market. It also highlights the value of data collection and collaboration with external and internal partners to improve employer engagement efforts, offering valuable insights for vocational rehabilitation professionals.
- Understand the key principles of effective employer engagement in vocational rehabilitation, including the dual customer approach and ethical considerations.
- Learn how to use disability-sensitive language and communicate with businesses to make a positive impression and address their needs effectively.
- Gain insights into the importance of labor market information, collaboration with external partners, and data-driven strategies to enhance employer engagement efforts in vocational rehabilitation.