Business Partners2018-10-03T13:06:56+00:00

Partnership Resources thanks all the businesses who value a diverse work force and hire people with disabilities.

Upstream Arts uses the power of the creative arts to activate
and amplify the voice and choice of individuals with disabilities. 

Empowering through Self Advocacy:

Dupree E. approached Matt Guidry, Artistic Director and Julie Guidry, Executive Director about working as Teaching Artist for Upstream Arts and they wholeheartedly agreed. PRI staff assisted with coordinating the details but the majority of the job negotiations had been completed by Dupree himself.

Dupree exudes charisma and pizzazz. He loves to sing, dance and act and is a natural in front of large groups of people.

Inspire a healthy, active, outdoor lifestyle – safely in the sun. For nearly 20 years, Coolibar has stopped at nothing to develop the most innovative, technical and high performing sun protective apparel and accessories.

Empowering through Autonomy:

Coolibar knows it can depend on Partnership Resources and the Repack Team to get the job done. As the only employees that process returns, Coolibar supports both independence and teamwork.

Employees learn the importance of working together while also growing to understand the role they play in Coolibar’s success. The Repack Team works with precision and detail.

Explore what it means to partner with PRI to hire and retain
reliable and enthusiastic long-term employees.

Partnership Resources, Inc. is a solution for companies that want to increase the effectiveness of their current workforce, fill in labor gaps and positively impact day-to-day operations. Hiring individuals with disabilities brings value to your business and positively impacts your culture and work place.

Hiring people with disabilities positively impacts your business:

  • Increases the diversity of your staff
  • Reliable, capable and engaged workforce
  • Skills matched to business needs
  • Loyal Employees

On the Job Supports

We work closely with the business to ensure the best possible job matches for long term placement success.
A job coach is provided free of charge to each business, providing on-the-job training and 1-to-1 support.
From the start, we support company standards for long partnership success.

Could your business benefit?

What do a hospital, an office, a food manufacturer, a packaging facility, and a retail environment all have in common?

They are all the perfect fit for PRI clients. They can handle a wide variety of jobs, everything from cleaning or repetitive jobs with incredible attention to details. Our skills are diverse and our passion is high.

87% of consumers agree or strongly agree that they prefer to give their business to companies that employ people with disabilities.

Source: Research Report Leveling the Playing Field R-151012-RR www.conference board.org

Businesses that employ people with disabilities turn social issues into business opportunities. These opportunities translate into lower costs, higher revenues and increased profits. Capitalize on the ROI of employing people with disabilities:

INCREASE REVENUES
• Improve productivity through innovative and effective ways of doing business

REDUCE COSTS
• Reduce hiring and training costs
• Increase retention

ENHANCE SHAREHOLDER VALUE
• Capitalize on opportunities to meet business goals

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy

“When I opened Nadia Cakes, it was always my goal to hire a diverse staff. Partnership Resources helped us identify a candidate that was best suited for our work environment. They provide ongoing coaching and support so that employee can succeed in his role. We absolutely love this non-profit.”

– Abby Jimenez, CEO/ Executive Chef
Nadia Cakes, Inc.

“Working with PRI has helped to diversify our workforce in meaningful and positive way. We were able to fill a position and provide an opportunity to someone who wants to come in and do their best. Kat is a joy to have in the office! PRI is a great partner. The ongoing support and guidance they provide to us and Kat is invaluable”

– Angie Shaw, HR Manager
BWBR

For more information or to schedule a tour contact:
Jenn Lee, Employment Development Director, 612-331-2075

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