Presentation on theme: "September 2009USBLN Conference1 The NET & USBLN A Model Employment Partnership."— Presentation transcript:
September 2009USBLN Conference1 The NET & USBLN A Model Employment Partnership
September 2009USBLN Conference2 Presenters Beth Butler, VP Accommodations Management, Wachovia - a Wells Fargo Company Deb Russell, Manager, Outreach and Employee Services, Walgreens Kathy West-Evans, Director of Business Relations, CSAVR (Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation)
September 2009USBLN Conference3 U.S. Business Leadership Network Beth Butler, Chair of the USBLN Deb Russell, Vice Chair of the USBLN Mission of the USBLN Pillars: Employment, Marketing and Vendoring
September 2009USBLN Conference4 USBLN – NET Collaboration Disability Supplier Diversity Program United We Serve Campaign - Meals on Wheels USBLN-NET Joint Training Supporting BLN - VR Connections at the state and local level NET Support to USBLN Members - national recruitment and support services NET Connecting Business Partners to USBLN/BLN Members
September 2009USBLN Conference5 The NET Vision Statement To create a one company model to serve business customers through a national VR team that specializes in employer development, business consulting and corporate relations.
September 2009USBLN Conference6 National VR – Business Network The NET Benefits by customer category: Business will have direct access to the qualified candidates and support services provided by State VR agencies on a national basis. VR Consumers will have access to national employment opportunities and career development resources. State VR agencies will have a national system for sharing employment resources, best practices and business connections.
September 2009USBLN Conference7 Foundations Dual Customer One Company Across 80 Agencies Single Points of Contact Sharing Models and Best Practices Build a Team Around the Business Work with a Business as a Whole Relationships, Consistency, Deliverability and Sustainability National Resources Delivered Locally
September 2009USBLN Conference8 The NET:VR Business Services Defined by Business Customers Pre-Employment Internships Training HR/Staffing Recruitment & Promotion Benefits & Compensation Retention Supports Employee Advisory Services Accommodations Work Site Assessment Assistive Technology Staff Training Disability Awareness ADA/Employment Laws Diversity Programs EEOC/Affirmative Action Universal Design Contracts Facilities Programs/Services Assistive Technology Information Technology Financial Supports WOTC Barrier Removal Legal & Compliance Labor Relations Policy Development Risk Management Product Development Customer Service Marketing & Outreach
September 2009USBLN Conference9 The Business Customer Perspective of The NET Wachovia: 2004 NET Vision was cast Business Spoke & VR Listened Collaboration = Mutual Benefit Access to Qualified Experts Guidance on Accommodation Options Access to Skilled Talent Pool Disability Etiquette Training Outgrow the NET…NEVER!!!
September 2009USBLN Conference10 The Business Customer Perspective of The NET Walgreens Opportunity to be introduced to NET and VR business representatives Determination to serve business needs Tremendous growth of opportunity across country and business lines, example Texas Future potential – endless
September 2009USBLN Conference11 Contact Information Beth Butler, VP Accommodations Management Wachovia - a Wells Fargo Company 704.383.5074 Beth.firstname.lastname@example.org Deb Russell, Manager, Outreach and Employee Services Walgreens (847) 527-5385 voice email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Kathy West-Evans, Director of Business Relations Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation (CSAVR) 206.999.9455 Kwestemail@example.com