On Wednesday, October 23rd, the Buffalo Niagara Human Resources Association (BNHRA) hosted their monthly professional development event: Diversity in Hiring. It’s more than policy, it’s best practice.
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and the BNHRA was excited to host an experienced panel of speakers that answered questions about diversity and hiring, mental illness in the workplace, invisible and visible disabilities, accommodation practices and accommodation success stories. The panel featured:
- Brandon Bless, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor with the New York State Commission for the Blind (NYS-CB)
- Jean Mulligan, Federal Investigator ...