Business Partnerships

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About

ServiceSource partners with employers throughout the regions we operate to learn more about business needs and match employers with qualified and diverse candidates.

Building a Partnership

We regularly meet with hiring managers to learn about  job openings and expectations for the knowledge, skills, and abilities of candidates. We then review the qualifications and interests of our job seekers and provide resumes of individuals who meet or exceed your business needs. If needed, we can provide supports to both the job seeker and the employer throughout the interview, hiring, and onboarding process.

Furthermore, we support both the employer and the job seeker with training on-the-job once hired. As needed, ServiceSource provides supports to individuals, particularly during their introductory period, with learning their job responsibilities and understanding the company culture and workplace policies and expectations. In addition, ServiceSource supports the supervisor and co-workers with any training and education needed to understand the best learning and training methods for a particular individual.

Other Ways to Partner

We also work with job seekers who are exploring their career interests and skills. We often partner with employers for job seekers to “try out” different types of employment. For example, job seekers may try out bussing tables in a restaurant or answering phones at an office for a few hours, with a ServiceSource representative present as well, to learn more about their interests, abilities, and skills.

In addition, employers can provide invaluable opportunities for:

  • Informational interviews
  • Shadowing, and tours of their businesses for job seekers/students exploring their interests
  • Training partnerships
  • Hosting an intern
  • Being a mentor to a job seeker/student
  • Conducting mock interviews and reviewing resumes
  • Leading a workshop

Thanks to funding from state and local agencies, these services are most often provided at no cost to the employer.

Current and Past Partnerships

ServiceSource has partnered with the following companies to hire candidates
Bank of America Allied Barton
Skipjack’s Restaurant Embassy Suites
Westin Hotel Walgreen’s
Delaware Park Race Track Amazon
Switch Skate and Snow Boscov’s Department Store
Aramark United States Postal Service
Scalessa’s Restaurant Caliber Collision
Easterseals UPS
WAWA Dunkin Donuts
Wegmans Freddie Mac
Children and Families First Fort Belvoir Exchange
Jewish Community Center Target
Nordstrom Distribution Specialists, Inc
Smithsonian Maryland Transit Administrations
Department of Energy Evolver
A Mother’s Touch Progressive Software Computing
Home Depot Giant Market
Shoprite Market Kimmel, Carter, Roman, Peltz & O’Neill, P.A.
Sam’s Club Geico
Acme Markets AMC Theatre
 NVCC Community College

Benefits and Opportunities for Employers Who Hire People with Disabilities

  • By opening your job searches to qualified people with disabilities, you gain access to a new and vital talent pool of workers
  • A healthy workforce includes people with different abilities
  • A diverse workforce gives you a competitive advantage by adding new ideas, viewpoints and approaches to solving your business challenges
  • Your employees and customers appreciate diversity
  • Making accommodations for people with disabilities is usually easy and inexpensive, and can actually carry a return
  • The average accommodation costs less than $500
  • Employing people with disabilities makes good business sense because it has a direct impact on your bottom line
  • Retention rates among people with disabilities are higher than average thus reducing training costs
  • People with disabilities are loyal customers to businesses who support them
  • Customers with disabilities control discretionary income of nearly $200 billion (twice the teen market)
  • Work Opportunity Tax credit (WOTC) for hiring individuals with barriers to employment.  The tax credit amount is calculated as 25-40% of the employee’s wages in the first year of their employment.

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