Bringing Employment First to Scale: Getting to Know Job Seekers
A brief for employment consultants and employment support professionals, offering them practical advice on getting to know job seekers with disabilities. This step is one of the five elements of the comprehensive model of employment supports that seeks to increase competitive integrated employment. Employment consultants' aim in this step is to gain a clear vision about the criteria for finding the best job match for that specific person. A sample of employment consultants reported investing an average of 32 minutes per day in getting to know job seekers.
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- ThinkWork: Research and Training Center on Advancing Employment with IDD
- Institute for Community Inclusion, University of Massachusetts Boston