How to Expand Y our Employer Network December 6, 2012. Katherine McCary Martha Artiles Managing Partners C5 Consulting, LLC www.consultc5.com. Agenda. What is an Employer Network? Typical Employer Networks Who is in the Network? Network Benefits Evaluating your Networks
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Both formal and informal
Both in person and virtual
Your “Network” members should be key to benefit your desired outcome/relationship building opportunities and can include:
Now that you have gained the trust from your networks, what’s the next step towards your ultimate goals?
Building the business relationship one employer at a time
Being seen as their disability expert
Being valued as their partner
Expanding your understanding of their business
Preparing your candidates for success and ongoing support
As you expand your networks and build business relationships, make sure your time spent is quality time:
Does the employer:
have current unmet staffing/diversity needs?
have a commitment to diversity/disability?
focused on community involvement?
seem open to learning about a diverse talent pool?
see you as a partner to meeting their needs?
C5 Consulting, LLC was created by two former senior business executives steeped in global diversity and disability leadership who saw the significant need for collaboration of all those engaged in inclusion strategies to move the employment opportunities forward for individuals with disabilities and gain return on investment for talent and shareholder value.
Their combined expertise of more than 65 years in Corporate America means that clients can rely upon their business acumen to help promote diversity for business success.
To change the landscape of diversity, disability must be included as a strategy. C5 takes a collaborative approach to moving the needle to full inclusion, benefiting business through innovation, access to talent, increased market share and supplier diversity, therefore improving organizational performance.
Certified WBE, Disability Owned & Operated
C5 Consulting helps organizations change their culture to include people with disabilities in the workforce to ensure diversity and business success
Private and Public Sector, Community Based Organizations, Government, Business Leadership Network Affiliates
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Katherine McCary, Managing Partner
Retaining Your Employer Relationships
January 10, 2012