Free Employer Toolkit

The toolkit offers a variety of informative tools. Learn about the skills people with disabilities bring to the workplace and use our ‘how-to’ resources, that provide practical tips and strategies on successful recruitment, hiring, inclusion and retention of people with disabilities.

COVID-19 Tools

COVID-19 has significantly impacted Canadian businesses, forcing many employers to adapt. The value of diversity and inclusion has never been as important as it is today. Employers seeking to recover from the pandemic will be looking to their teams for resilience and adaptability. Once the world shifts back to normal, businesses that foster an inclusive workplace and hire with diversity in mind stand to benefit the most!

Visit our new COVID-19 tools for further information on how hiring people with disabilities will translate into overall business success after the pandemic.

COVID-19 Tools

Tool #1: The Benefits of Hiring People with Disabilities

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Welcome to Tool # 1 of the HIRE for TALENT employer toolkit. Learn the facts about the business advantages of hiring people with disabilities and how hiring can improve both productivity and company image.  Tool # 1 will also explore the talent of the untapped labour pool.
Hiring people with disabilities has many business advantages and can improve your productivity. There are no productivity differences between workers with or without a disability.

457 Rural Canadian Employers and Entrepreneurs responded to our survey.

Are you reaching every potential employee? The untapped labour pool provides skilled, knowledgeable staffing solutions to foster innovation and problem solving.

Companies now recognize that they can improve their reputation and public image by including people with disabilities in their workplace.

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By completing this short questionnaire, you can identify the best tools to hire and retain employees with disabilities, as well as increase your company’s performance.

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Facts & Stats

Growing your business requires the ability to attract talent in a shrinking market. Workplaces with a diverse, healthy, inclusive culture are becoming employers of choice.
Hire for Talent is focused on workers with disabilities because this talent pool, and the support services attached, have profound impact on workplace inclusion.
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Canada’s projected worker to retiree ratio will be 2:1 within 15 years. Recruitment from diverse talent pools will be essential!
The inclusion of people with disabilities generates measurable improvements in performance, innovation and company image.