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HERO

Immediate Workforce Solutions

Long-Term Workforce Solutions

Talent Development, Retention and Growth

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

  • Reasonable Accommodation Consultation

    Customized report to assist in meeting the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) obligations, as well as identifying accessibility and/or reasonable accommodations for a specific employee.

  • Assistive Technology

    Any item or piece of equipment that is used to increase, maintain or improve the functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities in all aspects of life, including at school, at work, at home and in the community.

  • Universal Design & Ergonomic Consultation

    The design of buildings, products or environments to make them accessible to all people, regardless of age, disability or other factors. This includes applying ergonomic best practices and the use of good body mechanics.

  • Disability Awareness Training

    Training to identify and challenge attitudes towards employees with disabilities.

  • Supportive Service for Targeted Populations

    Targeted populations include individuals with barriers to employment, such as veterans, ex-offenders, people with disabilities, low-income individuals, and opportunity Resources for veterans, ex-offenders, persons with disabilities and. low-income individuals.  Resources could include trasnportation, childcare, housing support, financial literacy training and more. 

  • Ergonomics/Universal Design Training

    Providing you with knowledge of ergonomic best practices and the use of good body mechanics. 

Employee Retention and Advancement

  • On-the-Job Supports & Training

    Conduct on-the-job assessments of an individuals' potential to perform specific aspects of the job and provide one-on-one training to ensure the employee is fully adapted to their job.  

  • Externships

    Experiential learning opportunities, similar to internships but generally shorter, provided by partnerships between educational/training institutions and employers to give students and individuals practical experiences.

  • Internships

    Professional learning experience that offers meaningful, practical work related to an individual's field of study, training or career interest.

  • Postsecondary Education

    Information about helping your employees continue education after high school, such as at two-year or four-year colleges or universities, technical schools or through registered apprenticeships.

  • Workplace Literacy

    Job seekers need certain skills to be successful in the workplace, including strong communication skills, interpersonal skills, reading, writing, problem solving, critical thinking, math and computer proficiency. We can help you access resources, trainings and other services to address. 

Operations Support

  • Financial Incentives

    Tax breaks available for hiring persons with disabilities and for making improvements to facilities making them accessible to persons with disabilities.

  • Start-Up Support

    If you are an individual with a disability with an employment barrier who has the strong desire, skills and drive to run a successful business, you may be interested in the self-employment track.

  • Injury Prevention & Wellness Programming

    Assists you with ergonomics, body mechanics and risk/injury reduction by providing customized training and consultation.

  • Resources for Career Pathways

    Your positions should have pathways that are connected to post-secondary opportunities. We can help you learn more about educational opportunities for your employees beyond high school, such as two-year or four-year colleges or universities, technical schools or registered apprenticeships