How you choose to approach your disability employment and inclusion hiring initiative should be based on your company’s specific, individual needs. Finding the strategy that works best for you is a pivotal first step. We’ll help you figure out the best fit by outlining three different common implementation models.

Learn about three different common employment initiative models

“For P&G, hiring people with disabilities has been so much more than a Diversity and Inclusion effort, and part of our success comes from clarity around what we want to achieve. Throughout our process we have discovered that Disability “Inclusion is a great strategy to tap into new resources to fill open positions. In our experience, employees with disabilities are dedicated, perform well, and their presence not only positively contributed to the organization, but also to our reputation in the community as a great place to work.”
Miguel Garcia, NA Transportation and Warehousing Finance Associate Director, P&G

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Case Studies

McKesson

How can you hire more people with disabilities? For healthcare company McKesson, it began with a company-wide email from a senior vice president, sharing his personal story, and encouraging participation in an Employee Resource Group.

McKesson is the oldest and largest health care company in the nation, serving more than 50% of U.S. hospitals and 20% of physicians. A Fortune 5 company, McKesson joined the…

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TD Bank

TD Bank's disability inclusion efforts include awareness training, a taskforce focused on inclusive culture and a Diversity Talent Advisor.

“At TD, we join together around a common mission to enrich the lives of our customers and colleagues across the diverse communities we serve. Our commitment to fostering an environment…

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Pepsi’s ACT Initiative

Since 2014, Pepsi's ACT (Achieving Change Together) initiative has resulted in jobs for more than 200 people with disabilities.

Pepsi’s ACT taps people with disabilities to get the job done. Pepsi ACT (Achieving Change Together) is a joint partnership between Pepsi Beverages and Disability Solutions @Ability Beyond to enhance…

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