Enhancing Hiring Practices to Maximize Business Performance

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The Banquet Centre

1 Alhambra Square

Belleville, ON

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This session begins with keynote speaker Terry Vos, of Vos’ Your Independent Grocer, as he shares his story of how enhancing his hiring practices by hiring inclusively has helped his business thrive.

We follow with a panel of local business owners from a variety of sectors who will share their experience with how they’ve also engaged this untapped labour pool of people who have a disability.

You’ll have an opportunity for questions and we’ll wrap up with lunch for additional discussion on how inclusive hiring is one solution to the labour shortages in our region.

Lunch will be provided.


INNOVATIVE LABOUR SOLUTIONS

Discover why engaging in this talented labour pool makes good "Business Sense"

Learn how local businesses have benefited from hiring people who have a disability

Connect with the local professionals that can help you hire motivated and dedicated employees


Keynote Speaker: Terry Vos, Business Owner & Educator

Terry Vos, owner of Vos' Your Independent Grocer has very successfully hired more than 30 people who have a disability over the past 25 years. He uses a peer mentoring approach for orientation with new employees, that ensures everyone has a successful employment experience and is a firm believer in employment inclusion for everyone.

Terry provides education and offers mentorship to many small business owners in the Durham region and is involved with many community organizations including: Board member for the Scugog Chamber of Commerce, Board member for Port Perry Canada Day Committee, Past Board member of Community Living Durham North, Board of Directors/Rights Committee and Big Brothers Big Sisters North Durham.




We are excited to have this workshop part of the Quinte Business Week schedule of events.

Quinte Business week is a celebration of Quinte Regional entrepreneurs and their contribution to Canada's economy. The goal is to provide our local businesses with opportunities to learn, network, share ideas and socialize with their peers.

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The Banquet Centre

1 Alhambra Square

Belleville, ON

Canada

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