Employment Collaboration for 3/16 Event

Employment Collaboration for 3/16 Event

Pasco-Hernando State College Career and Testing Services will host an Increase Your Bottom Line by Hiring Individuals with Disabilities Lunch and Learn event for local employers on Thursday, March 16 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the West Campus in New Port Richey, 10230 Ridge Road, in R151.

Employers will participate in a panel discussion and learn the benefits of hiring an individual with a disability. Tax benefits, increased employee retention and company profitability are a few of the topics on the agenda. Panel participants include:  PHSC’s office of disabilities services; CareerSource Pasco Hernando; The Arc Nature Coast; Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind; Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services of Florida, Inc; and Connections, a job development program.

An “Open to All” job fair is scheduled to follow the lunch and learn event from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., also in R151 where attendees will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from for-profit, government, and non-profit organizations. Employers interested in meeting potential job seekers are encouraged to participate in the Open to All job fair as a vendor. For vendor information call Jackie Eden, PHSC assistant director of career and testing services at 727-816-3334.

To register for the Increase Your Bottom Line by Hiring Individuals with Disabilities Lunch and Learn and the Open to All job fair event, visit the upcoming events section at www.phsc.edu/careers.