Do you know a company or individual who deserves to be recognized for helping to foster a community of inclusion and promoting hiring for ability first? Then we have the opportunity for you.
Nominations are open for the 2016 Ability First Champion Awards. The winners will be revealed on the morning of Nov. 3, 2016 at the annual banquet. This year there are four categories from which you can choose:
- Large Employer Award: employers with over 50 employees that develop and apply the concept of ability first and best practices in recruitment, retention, and talent management;
- Small Employer Award: employers with 10 to 49 employees;
- Micro Employer Award: employers with one to nine employees; and
- Advocacy Award: an individual that has continuously and tirelessly promoted the concept of ability first, supported people in their efforts to obtain meaningful employment, and who has brought new and innovative perspectives to the workplace.