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It Really Works: North Dakota Business
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Services For Employers And Business Owners

Rehabilitation Consulting & Services, or RCS, is a full service business assistance program for North Dakota business owners and employers. Through RCS services, businesses can gain a critical advantage in today's highly competitive marketplace.

Our goal is to help business owners and employers in finding solutions to their disability-related issues. Whether in staffing, education, tapping into financial incentives associated with hiring an individual who has a permanent injury, illness, or impairment; or ensuring accessibility to your goods or services, RCS can provide you with critical business options.

RCS represents a real opportunity for business owners to build on their business or organization success.

RCS offers business consultations designed to assist business owners and employers in developing short and long-term strategies regarding their varying disability-related issues. Our consultants have extensive experience in this arena and receive on-going training to ensure that they have the latest information and resources to aid your operation.

With regional offices located in the state's eight largest cities, RCS consultants provide outreach to every county in the state. Whether large or small, RCS services will prove beneficial to your business or organization. Through a network of Workforce Development partners, we can access information and services that will have a positive impact on your bottom-line.

Eligibility

Any legally operated and registered North Dakota business, non-profit organization, or government agency can benefit from RCS services. There are no costs associated with RCS services except for those accommodations or modifications you choose to make as a result of our recommendations.

RCS Services

Staffing Services:

A common misperception that many business owners and employers have is that individuals with disabilities are not well educated and trained. Nothing could be further from the truth. Today, these individuals are more highly educated and have received far greater training than ever before. RCS can help you connect with this largely untapped labor resource by:

Financial Incentives:

To gain a competitive advantage, business owners and employers seek the right opportunity to effect the bottom-line. RCS can show you how a progressive and proactive approach to ensuring accessibility and employing individuals with permanent injuries, illnesses, or impairments, can have this desired effect through financial incentives.

Incentives may include:

Accessibility Analysis

Many employers have the perception that reasonable accommodations are very expensive and will be of financial burden to their operation. Not true. Most employees with a disability don't require special accommodations. If they do, the accommodations are often inexpensive, with 20% costing nothing and the average cost below $500. We can offer advice on:

Education and Awareness Training

Whether an employee with a disability or a customer with a disability, it is important that your entire staff understands how to deal effectively with this issue. RCS can assist your employees in developing a broader understanding of the diversity in today's workplace and marketplace. RCS provides:

Rural Services

The North Dakota farmer and rancher is at the heart of our rural economy, The economies of the state's small towns are largely dependant on the success of your farm or ranch. That success can be threatened should you incur a permanent injury, illness, or impairment


RCS Rural Services: Harvesting Hope
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