Services to Business & Industry

Berks Personnel Network (BPN)

Berks Personnel Network (BPN) offers guidance and support to employers to promote the successful employment of people with disabilities.

Recruitment

The professional staff of BPN assists employers to recruit employees with disabilities by recommending qualified candidates and facilitating the job hires. 

Job Coaching

Custom job coaching services are provided on an as-needed basis to support employees in fulfilling their job responsibilities to the satisfaction of their employers.

Job Retention

BPN staff can also help employers retain existing employees with disabilities by developing and implementing performance improvement plans to address identified issues.

Berks Personnel Network Building ExteriorAdditional resources to employers include:

  • Information about tax credits
  • Guidance regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and job accommodations
  • Collaboration with employers to meet federal contract compliance regulations
  • Disability awareness and sensitivity training

For over 30 years, BPN has been helping local employers build diverse workforces and realize the benefits of hiring people with disabilities. Benefits include:

  • Positive image in the community
  • Increased customer loyalty
  • Culture of inclusion
  • Higher retention rates

The offices of Berks Personnel Network are open Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm.  Appointments are suggested.   For more information, email BerksPersonnelNetwork@trsinc.org or call 610-288-1448.  Fax 610-374-9920.

Kathy Bell
Director, Berks Personnel Network
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