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Smart Business: The Case for Inclusive Hiring

Smart Business: The Case for Inclusive Hiring

JFNA

Wednesday, February 17 2021 12:00 PM

<p>A diverse workforce that encourages innovative thinking is a smart business decision in every field. In the nonprofit world, it is so important to understand that hiring people with disabilities isn&rsquo;t charity, it is smart business. Steve Rakitt, President of the Genesis Prize and an experienced nonprofit leader with over four decades of experience as a Federation professional, will lead us in conversation with employment and inclusion experts from Hershey, Toyota and JVS Boston&nbsp;to debunk the most common myths associated with hiring a person with a disability, tackle common fears employers and hiring managers might have and highlight how employees with disabilities make our organizations stronger.<br /> <br /> This session is open to all but was designed for Jewish nonprofit professionals.</p>