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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.

The untapped labour pool provides skilled, knowledgeable staffing solutions to foster innovation and problem solving.

On average, people with mild, moderate or severe disabilities have higher education levels (high school, trade school or college) than people without disabilities.

The untapped labour pool provides staffing solutions to chronic HR openings.

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Almost half of these qualified workers are post-secondary graduates.

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The ‘Universal Design’ and ‘Human-Centered Environments’ concepts are applied more and more frequently to products we buy and services we receive. Inclusive designs make inclusive workplaces. This increases environmental and social accessibility for all Canadians.


HIRE for TALENT has made every effort to use the most respectful words possible while writing these materials. We realize, however, that the most appropriate terminology may change over time. We developed these materials with the intent to respect the dignity and inherent rights of all individuals.

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True or false

On average, people with disabilities have higher education levels for high school, trade school or college, than people without disabilities.

TRUE. The untapped labour pool provides skilled staffing solutions.

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My business understands how to write a job posting to effectively recruit a person with a disability?



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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Employers often find that workers who identify as having disabilities have unique abilities; they also tend to work harder to prove themselves.
According to employers, people with disabilities perform as well or better than other workers. These employers concluded that hiring people with disabilities did not negatively impact their businesses.
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In a national survey of consumer attitudes towards various companies, 92% of the respondents gave favourable ratings to businesses that hire people with disabilities.
98% were satisfied or very satisfied with the service they received when dealing with an employee with a disability.