– Professional Services Team Member
While many people with disabilities and community rehabilitation providers (CRP) struggle to find jobs and develop strong relationships with businesses, supplemental staffing companies, such as MANPOWER, are becoming an important resource for linking qualified people with disabilities to full time work. Millie Hewett focuses on a successful partnership between MANPOWER and local rehabilitation agencies. Ms. Hewett shares ideas to develop relationships with staffing companies as well as discuss the myths and misconceptions about the supplemental staffing industry.
Millie Hewett was the Richmond Virginia Area Sales manager for MANPOWER, Inc. In addition she was a member of the Virginia Business Leadership Network Steering Committee. During her 8 years in Richmond, she has been able to utilize her experience for securing employment opportunities for “diverse populations.” Millie has been an active member of the VCU-RRTC Charter Business Roundtable since 1998. Manpower, Inc was presented with a Disability Friendly Award in 2002 by the Honorable John Hager, former Lt Governor of Virginia. In Oct 2003, Manpower received one of the President’s New Freedom Initiative Award from the U.S. Department of Labor.