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.

These percentages indicate the proportion of 803 respondents who gave favourable ratings to companies that do the following:

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Due to an increasingly diverse customer base, most corporate leaders have begun to recognize that the inclusion of diverse workers is important to their companies' success.

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


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

Including people with disabilities in the workplace can improve a company’s reputation and public image.

TRUE. 98% of respondents were satisfied or very satisfied with services received.

Overwhelmingly, customers would prefer to do business with companies that hire individuals with disabilities.

TRUE. 87% specifically agree.

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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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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.