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2018 Governor’s Awards Ceremony Scheduled

September 21, 2018

2018 Governor’s Awards Ceremony Scheduled

PIERRE, S.D. - Gov. Dennis Daugaard will recognize individuals and employers for their contributions to the rehabilitation and employment of South Dakotans with disabilities at the 2018 Governor’s Awards ceremony on Sept. 25.

The event will be held in the Capitol Rotunda inside the South Dakota State Capitol Building located at 500 E. Capitol Ave. in Pierre starting at 10a.m. CDT.

A reception will follow at the Casey Tibbs Rodeo center located at 210 Verendrye Dr. in Ft. Pierre.

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Business Benefits for Hiring a Diverse Workforce

Why Diverse Hiring Makes You A Better Business Owner

May 24, 2018

This post is the last in a three-part series focusing on the many benefits that employees with disabilities bring to the workplace. And now it’s time to go straight to the top. Let’s talk about you!     

Diverse hiring makes you a better business owner. Here’s how.

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Retain Employees Who Acquire a Disibility

5 Reasons To Retain Employees Who Acquire A Disability

May 10, 2018

Employee turnover can be expensive. According to the Society for Human Resources Management, employee replacement costs can reach up to 50 to 60 percent of an employee’s annual salary!

Here are 5 reasons to retain employees who acquire a disability.

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An Aging Workforce with Disabilities

May 01, 2018

As employers, one of the best things you can do to keep your business thriving and healthy is to hire and retain experienced, hard-working and loyal employees.

As you seek to fill jobs in the years ahead, consider these 10 simple ways to help aging workers with disabilities make a difference for your company.

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2018 Governor’s Awards Nominations

April 26, 2018

The Board of Vocational Rehabilitation (BVR), in collaboration with the Board of Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired (BSBVI) and Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC), is asking for assistance in gathering nominations for the 2018 Governor's Awards. 

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