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Registration link for August 13 Webinar on homebased work tips

Webinar - Enabling & Empowering Your Remote Workforce

Homebased work might have been forced on us earlier this year but businesses and employees alike are realizing the broad power and potential of remote settings. Now is a good time to ensure you are ready for the new realities of work, whether you plan to be an occasional homebased worker or your organization is in it for the long-term.  Join us to discover:

  • How to set up a functional and digitally connected remote office
  • “Rules of the Road” for telework success
  • How to maximize the potential and productivity of homebased teams and employees

This interactive webinar is presented by The Able Trust. You can submit questions in advance by sending them to info@AbleTrust.org.

 

Welcome to The Able Trust.

Jennifer GolisansosThe Able Trust, also known as the Florida Endowment Foundation for Vocational Rehabilitation, is a 501(c)(3) public charity established by the Florida Legislature in 1990 as a direct support organization for the Florida Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. Its mission is to be a key leader in providing Floridians with disabilities opportunities for successful employment. Since its establishment, The Able Trust has worked with community organizations throughout the state to help thousands of Floridians with disabilities of all ages enter the workforce. The Able Trust youth programs provide career development and transition to many students with disabilities annually, helping to reduce the dropout rate and prepare young adults for life beyond high school.

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Webinar - The New Landscape of Florida's Workforce - Trends & Data; A Business Webinar of The Able Trust

The New Landscape of Florida’s Workforce – Trends & Data; A Business Webinar of The Able Trust was on July 23, 2020. This webinar was led by Allison Chase, Vice President of The Able Trust, and featured Adrienne Johnston, Chief of the Bureau of Labor Market Statistics at the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, and Heather Deyrieux, President of HR Florida. Heather shared insights of Florida’s HR leaders, and how they continue to value and emphasize diversity and inclusion even during these most challenging times. Adrienne shared data regarding the ever evolving economy and labor market in Florida, and how those changes affect our work as we try to recover through the pandemic and more specifically as we are working to achieve a diverse and inclusive workforce. Throughout the webinar Allison shared highlights of The Able Trust Disability & Inclusion Survey. To watch or listen to a replay of the webinar click on the image below.  For a written transcript of the webinar CLICK HERE.  For a PDF of the presentation's slide deck CLICK HERE. To download the key takeaways frome the webinar CLICK HERE. For a summary of responses of The Able Trust Disability & Inclusion Survey CLICK HERE

Webinar - Building Organizational Capacity to Accomplish Mission; Talk Time with The Able Trust

Building Organizational Capacity to Accomplish Mission; A Talk Time program of The Able Trust was a webinar on June 30, 2020 for online discussion on how to strategically build capacity with focus on key areas of funds, networking, equipment, needs assessment and human resources.  This discussion was led by The Able Trust Senior Vice President, Guenevere Crum, and featured grantee spotlights on the Center for Independent Living in Jacksonville and the Key Clubhouse of South Florida in Miami to speak on their capacity expansion efforts.  Speakers shared strategies to address hurdles created by COVID-19 and expansion efforts to meet anticipated needs/challenges ahead. Conversation was rounded out by Able Trust President & CEO, Tony Carvajal discussing needs assessment research and an open Q&A with the audience. To watch or listen to a replay of the webinar click on the image below.  For a written transcript of the webinar CLICK HERE.  For a PDF of the presentation's slide deck CLICK HERE.  Coming soon is a survey & share tool so keep your questions handy as you catch up on the replay.

Webinar - Jobs in Florida, Today & Tomorrow: Trends & Data -
Talk Time with The Able Trust

Jobs in Florida, Today & Tomorrow – Trends & Data; A Talk Time program of The Able Trust was a webinar on June 18, 2020 for individuals and organizations to learn more about the shifting employment trends now and a projection of what the future may hold.  This discussion was led by The Able Trust President & CEO, Tony Carvajal who was joined by education leader Nicole Washington, of Washington Education Strategies. Both speakers shared data and trends to keep an eye on and recommend reports to connect with.  Four audience speakers shared their perspective of the data impact and included speakers from Florida Vocational Rehabilitation, a national perspective from Oregon Vocational Rehabilitation and from the Florida Association of Centers for Independent Living. To watch or listen to a replay of the webinar click on the image below.  For a written transcript of the webinar CLICK HERE.  For a PDF of the  presentation's slide deck CLICK HERE.  Coming soon is a survey & share tool so keep your questions handy as you catch up on the replay. For additional Talk Time Webinars, please visit our Talk Time page.

Webinar - The Future of Vocational Rehabilitation:  A Discussion with VR Directors - Talk Time with The Able Trust

The Future of Vocational Rehabilitation: A Discussion with VR Directors; A Talk Time program of The Able Trust was a webinar on June 4, 2020 for individuals and organizations to hear from national executive leadership on changes reshaping the field.  This discussion by state directors from Florida, Washington, Oregon, and California explored how responses to COVID-19 have levied both additional freedoms and pressures to providing vocational rehabilitation services.  To watch or listen to a replay of the webinar click on the image below. For a written transcript of the webinar CLICK HERE. To download the highlights from The Future of Vocational Rehabilitation webinar CLICK HERE.  After you view the replay we invite you to CLICK HERE for the companion survey and share your ideas, challenges and experiences with The Able Trust.