HR Happy Hour 470 - Inclusion Lessons from the Special Olympics Hosts: Steve Boese, Trish McFarlane Guests: Denis Doolan, Special Olympics; Mark Onisk, Skillsoft This episode of Happy Hour is made possible by Workhuman®. The world is watching the leaders of today and tomorrow. Modern employees want a workplace where they’re respected, seen, appreciated, and heard – and they’re demanding it. And thriving organizations like Cisco, Merck, and LinkedIn have realized the immense benefits of putting the human at the center of work. Get your copy of the book, “Making Work Human,” on Amazon and discover how. And Paychex. With the onset of COVID-19, Paychex quickly responded to support businesses and help them manage the new challenges brought on by the pandemic.The Paychex COVID-19 Help Center is the ultimate, comprehensive resource hub featuring articles, videos, scenario tools, live webinars, and podcasts that provide valuable and up-to-date insight on stimulus measures, managing a remote or hybrid workforce, travel restrictions, state specific guidance, and more. To access go to payx.me/helpcenter today This week we were joined by Denis Doolan from the Special Olympics and Mark Onisk from Skillsoft to discuss the two organizations’ ongoing partnership, how Special Olympics can work with organizations to improve inclusion for people with intellectual disabilities, and to share some inspiring stories and lessons from some amazing Special Olympic athletes Learn more at www.specialolympics.org and find the Intellectual Disabilities In Workplace DEI Survey here Subscribe to the HR Happy Hour wherever you get your podcasts.