Perhaps more than any other group of people, individuals with disabilities have the ability to adapt to different situations and circumstances. As employees, they add to the range of viewpoints businesses need to succeed, offering fresh ideas on how to solve problems, accomplish tasks and implement strategies. Hiring people with disabilities can positively impact a business's bottom line. Recruiting and retaining workers with disabilities is one strategy to counter the effects of the aging and shrinking workforce.
There are four things that will allow your business to tap into this labor pool.
Expand your outreach to target qualified candidates who will expand your talent pool. The USBLN web site has ideas and resources.
For personalized guidance on making your recruitment activities totally accessible, contact the Job Accommodation Network, a free service for employers and others.
Build Tomorrow’s Talent Pipeline
Mentoring activities and internships that target youth and college students with disabilities can help your business cultivate talent for the future. Learn more about