Hiring and Accommodating Individuals with Disabilities in the Workplace
Qualifies for 1 HRCI Recertification Credit / 1 SHRM PDC
Time 12:00 – 1:00pm Online
How do you accommodate people with disabilities in the workplace? What’s important? What should you take into consideration? Find out the answers to these questions and more and dispel some myths along the way. We will take a look at statistics and legislation around employees with disabilities, providing some context and background to guide our decisions and roles as employers.
You will gain a better understanding of different circumstances and what accommodations are reasonable in different situations. We will cover important language to include in job descriptions, interview process, and job expectations. You won’t want to miss this.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Noël Kreidler has enjoyed a successful career in Human Resources spanning high tech, higher education, non-profit, and retail environments for over 25 years and owns her own consulting company, Kreidler Solutions. Her business provides clients with solutions in the areas of talent acquisition/management, workshop design and facilitation, project management, and support with interpreting the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) and accessibility from both an HR and design perspective. She holds a Masters degree in Education and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics.
Noël is passionate about shifting people’s mindset around what it means to have a disability, and she brings her unique life experience as a person living with a disability to the forefront of her work and interactions with people. Her life is in service to ensuring that all people have the opportunity to fully participate in society and that each person’s talents are appreciated and utilized in the workplace and beyond.
Philanthropy is important to Noël, and sits on the Board of Directors for Project HIRED, which has been assisting individuals with disabilities in gaining and sustaining employment in the Bay Area for over 30 years. She is also an active committee chair for the HR Symposium. The annual event provides a learning space for Bay Area HR professionals to grow, develop, and connect with each other and provides scholarships for emerging HR professionals.
You can find out more about Noël on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/firstnoel/