87 - Jeremy Opperman on A Strategic Approach to Disability Employment

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Inclusion specialist Jeremy Opperman returns to speak to us on a strategy to improve levels of the employment of persons with disabilities in a holistic way.

Topics covered in this far-ranging discussion with Jeremy and Lois include:
• The concept of disability confidence and how it affects all aspects of a company’s operations
• Moving disability employment beyond just HR
• Using corporate social investment to stimulate disability empowerment and corporate ROI
• The perceived challenge of connecting disabled job seekers with employment opportunities
• The complex question of learnerships
• Shifting attitudinal barriers that prevent employment
• Advice for HR professionals wishing to increase disability confidence in their organisations.

If you missed our previous conversations on this topic, you will find them here:
82 Legislative Compliance, https://iono.fm/e/1321839
83 The Reality Check: https://iono.fm/e/1328188
84 The Business Case for Disability Inclusion: https://iono.fm/e/1332185

Reach out to Jeremy at:
Web: www.disabilitydesk.co.za
Email: jeremy@disabilitydesk.co.za
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeremy-opperman

I’d love to hear from you – contact me at
Web: https://www.loisstrachan.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/loisstrachanspeaker

This episode edited by Craig Strachan using Hindenburg PRO – find out more on Hindenburg.com
29 Aug 2023 English South Africa Society & Culture · Non-Profit

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