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Attracting Individuals with Disabilities to Your Organization


May 2024


For federal contractors struggling to meet their compliance requirements under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, Berkshire is teaming up with Disability Solutions to bring our clients practical advice for recruiting and hiring people with disabilities.


Join Suzanne Keys, Managing Consultant, Training at Berkshire and Julie Sowash, Executive Director at Disability Solutions @ Ability Beyond as they discuss contractor’s struggles when it comes to compliance with Section 503 and share actionable strategies that can help you past common obstacles.


Suzanne and Julie team up to share their expertise on:

• Recruiting and hiring people with disabilities.
• Disability outreach that works!
• Disability friendly job postings.
• Increasing self-identification of applicants and employees.


Attendees will leave the sessions with practical tips for improving their representation of people with disabilities into their workforce.

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About Suzanne Keys

Suzanne Keys, SPHR, SHRM-SCP is a leading HR Consultant at Berkshire. As a compliance expert armed with over nineteen years of experience, Suzanne provides unmatched affirmative action plan preparation services, government regulation insight, and Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) audit support to hundreds of clients throughout the country. 

A trained and engaging communicator, Suzanne plays a vital role in the Client Services Department as one of the developers and facilitators for Berkshire's Training Center curriculum. Suzanne draws upon her experience and strategic understanding of the latest human resource updates and changes to educate fellow HR professionals on the topics that matter the most. She also regularly speaks at industry events, including Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) chapters. 

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About Julie Sowash

In her role as the Executive Director, Julie leads the implementation of programs and solutions with Disability Solutions’ clients. She supports the build and deployment of strategic solutions by first assessing current outreach, hiring, and retention systems, policies, and processes, which influence a company’s ability to successfully engage and retain qualified jobseekers with disabilities.

Julie and her team work with numerous Fortune 1000 brands including PepsiCo, Synchrony, Bristol Myers Squibb, and many others. Julie is also a person with a disability. She is actively managing multiple mental health disabilities.

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About Berkshire

Berkshire, a division of Resolution Economics, LLC, is a human resources consulting and technology firm that specializes in helping companies build their ideal, balanced workforce. As an industry leader, we specialize in compensation management, affirmative action, workforce planning, diversity, and professional training. With nearly 40 years of experience in the industry, Berkshire is among the most trusted names in the business.                    

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About Disability Solutions

Disability Solutions is a consulting firm and nonprofit organization created in 2012. We offer employers tangible results by helping them implement successful initiatives to attract, hire and retain talent with disabilities. Our motto is Changing Minds & Changing Lives. We change the minds of employers through education, success stories, and proven methods. This in turn changes the lives of jobseekers with disabilities, who thrive as successful employees and make invaluable contributions to workplaces.