Virtual Symposium to Provide Cutting-edge Recruitment and Retention Strategies for Mass. Employers

Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. (AHP) and the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC) are sponsoring a no-cost virtual symposium, “A Workforce in Recovery: Best Practices for Recruiting and Retaining Skilled Employees,” November 2, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (ET). 
This symposium is open to all Massachusetts employers looking for creative solutions to the workforce shortage. Presentations will offer strategies about where and how to find motivated, qualified staff who are in recovery and how to build a recovery-ready workplace. 
WCVB Channel 5 reporter Ted Wayman is the keynote speaker. Wayman is an Emmy award–winning journalist who has publicly shared his powerful recovery story. 
The symposium also features Massachusetts state legislators, employers and employees with lived experience with substance use disorders, all of whom will speak about the importance of including individuals in recovery in the labor market.
Employers in attendance will learn how to:
  • Find and keep qualified, motivated staff who are in recovery.
  • Get resources to meet recruitment and retention needs.
  • Develop HR policies and practices that support people in recovery.

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