Employment and Disabilities: Hiring and Retaining the Untapped Market of Individuals with Disabilities

When: Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Registration, Sign In and Networking: 7:30 a.m.

Start Time at 8:00 a.m.

End Time at 9:30 a.m.

Where: Al Sigl Elmwood Campus 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Door 1 (Sport Committee Conference Center) Rochester, NY 14620

Cost is $25.00

About the Program: 

One in five Americans has a disability, yet individuals with disabilities remain a largely untapped applicant pool. Learn how accommodations can be easier than you ever imagined. Dispel the myths as we discuss the benefits of hiring individuals with disabilities and how to retain employees who may develop a medical condition/disability. Hear about other companies’ success stories and learn about resources available to companies to help navigate the process.

About the Speaker: 

Jennifer Geiger obtained her Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Syracuse University and is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. Currently, Jennifer is the Business Relations Representative at the Rochester ACCES-VR District Office focusing on hiring opportunities for people with disabilities along with hiring incentives and tax credits to the business community. Jennifer is a certified trainer offering free training on Disability Awareness and Etiquette.


Registration Information:

Register online by clicking the link below or by contacting Kevin Kreitzberg at or by phone at (585) 314-1590. Registration deadline: February 2, 2018.

HRCI Recertification Credit Hours: This program has been submitted to HRCI for review.




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