The Workplace Initiative helps your organization recruit, hire, and retain the largest untapped labor pool in the country – 56 million people with disabilities.
Hiring people with disabilities provides real business benefits that extend far beyond goodwill, showing proven ROI.
How your organization begins its disability inclusion hiring initiative will be based on its unique circumstances.
Proper planning will ensure effective implementation, program adoption, growth and expansion.
Service providers and community partners can help you find and integrate qualified candidates into your workforce.
Communicating openly with employees is essential to buy-in from the workplace and the success of your program.
Review your application process to understand where people with disabilities might be getting lost in the system.
Once up and running, you will want to measure your success to build further credibility around your efforts.
It didn’t take me long to realize that I wasn’t hiring people with disabilities— I was hiring the best people for the job.
Employees with disabilities not only contributed to the organization but also to our reputation in the community as a great place to work.
Valuing diversity has enhanced our collective team's contribution and commitment to delivering joy to children of all ages!
The results proved us more than right. Hiring people with disabilities clearly addressed a number of business needs.