By taking advantage of these specialized employment services, your business or organization can avoid high advertising, recruiting and training costs that often come with filling your available positions.
OF THE RESPONDENTS IN A 2006 GALLUP POLL INDICATED THEY WOULD PREFER TO GIVE THEIR BUSINESS TO COMPANIES THAT HIRE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.
According to the U.S. Department of Education, workers with disabilities are rated consistently as average or above average in performance, quality and quantity of work, flexibility, and attendance.
Local businesses benefit from having hard working, qualified employees that support their overall operations.
Companies experience equal or better retention rates with nearly identical job performance ratings and see fewer scheduled absences — all with reduced recruitment and training costs and equal or better safety records.
Businesses that have hired individuals through this program see improved morale and productivity throughout the company as well as a boost in innovation driven by diversity.
OF THE AMERICAN PUBLIC VIEWS COMPANIES WHO HIRE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES MORE FAVORABLY THAN THOSE WHO DO NOT, ACCORDING TO A 2006 GALLUP POLL.
Studies indicate that workers with disabilities are more likely to stay in jobs longer, reducing high turnover costs.
For over 5 years, Lutheran Senior Services-Lenoir Woods has worked with ACT Career Services to help develop loving, caring and dedicated individuals to work for our company. ACT Career Services not only works with us to provide job opportunities to individuals with disabilities, but they also provide a strong base of support to help individuals be successful in their jobs. Through this partnership, we have been able to employ and retain people that help us with our mission of “Older Adults Living Life To The Fullest".
- Duane Miller - Manager of Dining Services
[ACT Career Services should] continue to foster the amazing abilities of your clients. All they require is a chance.
- Jack Heusted, Operations Director, Oats Transit
We enjoy having [our employee] and being a part of the ACT Community… The communication is awesome. I would recommend ACT to other employers in the community.
- Lashunda Glasgow - A Galaxy of Stars Child Care Center owner
The Columbia Senior Center would recommend Career Services to other employers in our community. They indicate 'great work.'
- Columbia Senior Center
We at Moresource feel so blessed to have such a long standing relationship with ACT. We found one of our perfect hires through Career Services.
- Kat Cunningham - President Moresource, Inc.
It has been a true pleasure partnering with ACT.
- Jennifer Reiss - Training Coordinator Walmart Stores, Inc.
[ACT Career Services] assists a vital segment of our population that is capable and deserving of employment.
ACT Career Services should continue to foster the amazing abilities of your clients. All they require is a chance.
- Jack Heusted Operations Director Oats Transit
Provides free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Provides tremendous resources regarding various accommodations that may be made for specific disabilities.
Contact ACT today to get started with Career Services.