March 2012 was spent mostly in preparing and holding our launch event of the rebranded Recruitment Services. This service has always been part of our programme but we realised that not many around us were aware of the fact that people with disabilities could be hired directly from NOWPDP.
Hence we held an event that hosted around 120 people across all diversified businesses and walks of life. A video on the previous success stories of people with disabilities hired through NOWPDP was shown, and a few key people who had gained employment were present to meet the companies personally.
NOWPDP staff met with 2 companies, namely:
The above-mentioned companies showed positive response towards hiring. SoL is already offering entrepreneurship to deaf people.
Around 40 different company HR representatives were present at our Recruitment Services Launch amongst which a few have been noted as high-potential leads.
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