Richard Pimentel

Richard Pimentel is a nationally renowned expert on Disability Management, Job Richard-PimentelRecruitment, Job Retention, Americans with Disabilities Act, and Attitude Change. He is not only technically proficient, he is also an exceptional communicator whose audiences praise his ability to combine information, humor, metaphor, analogy and storytelling into an informative whole that does not just present the information, but really communicates it in a memorable fashion.
As a consultant, keynote speaker, professional trainer and author of numerous curricula and training guides, Richard Pimentel is distinguished by his ability to predict industry trends and the needs of employers. He has designed and implemented return-to-work systems for the private sector and government employers throughout the country. He has pioneered proactive risk management, return-to-work and equal employment opportunity (EEO) programs to generate both cost-savings and enduring attitudinal changes in corporate culture.

Richard Pimentel is an acknowledged authority on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). His training has not only successfully enabled managers and supervisors to participate in cost reduction initiatives and implementation of policies and procedures to reduce work site accidents and re-injuries, but has also helped employers dispel stereotypes and embrace diversity.

Nationally acclaimed publications authored by Richard Pimentel include:

Developing the New Employee: Retaining and Enhancing a Diverse Workforce, The Taking Control Process: Beyond Light Duty, The Workers’ Compensation ADA Connection, The Return to Work Process: A Case Management Approach, and Return to Work for People with Stress and Mental Illness. He has also produced award winning training videos Return to Work for Employees and Supervisors, and Taking Control: The Workers’ Compensation Return to Work Connection.

Richard Pimentel offers powerful training and consultation for personnel engaged in planning and development, human resources, health and safety, risk management and benefits administration. In addition to custom-tailored training, his tremendously popular seminars address a variety of employment issues including:

• The Future of Disability Management
• Innovative Return to Work Strategies
• Innovative Medical Approach for Return to Work
• Leadership in These Times of Constant Change and Crisis
• Emotional Ergonomics™
• Integrated Benefits/Absence Management: A New Job Retention Strategy for the HR Professional
• Developing the New Employee: Retaining and Enhancing a Diverse Workforce
• Re-motivating the Baby Boom Generation