INDIANAPOLIS BUSINESS LEADERSHIP NETWORK
As an affiliate of the USBLN, the mission of the Indianapolis Business Leadership Network (IndyBLN) is to help businesses drive performance by leveraging disability inclusion in the workplace, supply chain, and marketplace. IndyBLN partners with local Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) chapters to provide diversity solutions and training for businesses.
IndyBLN is looking for business leaders and HR professionals who understand that it is what we can do that matters. IndyBLN provides shared tools and resources to build greater workforce diversity and enhance business opportunity.
Our Business Leadership Networks:
Summary of our March 7, 2017 Indy BLN Meeting:
The March 7, 2017 Indy BLN meeting focused on “Connecting Employers with Job Candidates with Disabilities.”
Angie Vandersteen and Jonie Fairbanks, from Tangram led a dynamic presentation to members on the fast growing Workforce Accelerator that you can view at workforceaccelerator.com. This tool is a Job Matching database that enables employers to find applicants with disabilities who meet their needs and helps people with disabilities find employers wanting their skill sets. Attached are two documents that explain more; one is a flyer and the other is a list of Frequently Asked Questions about the Accelerator. Anyone interested in using this resource should contact Angie at email@example.com or via phone at 317.968.9035.
Chair: Kathy Bernhardt
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Vice Chair: Open (applicants welcome!)
Secretary: Betsy Paul
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INBLN Advisor: Susan White
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All businesses are welcome to the next bi-monthly IndyBLN meeting scheduled for Tuesday, December 5 at 8 a.m. at Tangram, 5155 Pennwood Dr., Indianapolis, IN 46205. Questions? Please call Susan White at 317.332.8017
Summary of our October 10, 2017 Indy BLN Meeting:
“Inclusion Drives Innovation” – National Disability Employment Awareness Month Celebration!
Twenty three people enjoyed a National Disability Employment Awareness Month Celebration breakfast and vibrant discussion at Tangram on October 10, 2017. Host of the event was Kathy Bernhardt, Managing Director, Tangram Business Resourcing and Chair of the IndyBLN. Speakers included Maurice Taylor of Eli Lilly & Company, Rachel Stephens, The Huntington National Bank, Jeannice Shobe of Fed Ex and Kristina Blankenship of the State of Indiana. Organizations represented in the audience included United Way, Carrier, Bosma, City of Fishers, Anthem, Kroger, Engaging Solutions, Marshalls/TJ Maxx, Susan Tinder White Consulting, U.S. Federal Courts and other companies committed to hiring individuals with disabilities.
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