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Customized employment maximizes workflow and workplace efficiency. Most employers already use some of these strategies by providing accommodations and work assignments to benefit from workers’ strengths, aptitudes and capacities. Job customization is an extension of a company's existing skills and its capacity to increase productivity, profitability and performance.

Service provider

  • Determine potential new employee’s vocational profile
  • Research and visit target businesses
  • Identify opportunities for customized employment
  • Create a new specific position from selected tasks
Provide employer support services to insure the new employee’s workplace integration


Employer

  • Recognize potential increases in efficiency by modifying job task allocations
  • Identify sets of tasks to reallocate from specialized workers to the customized job position
  • Explore further opportunities to increase the company’s service level through job customization
  • Create a new job description to meet organizational needs
Find the right person with the right skill set for the new position


New employee with disabilities




Disclaimer: 

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

An employer willing to modify work assignments to increase productivity, profitability and performance to fit workers’ strengths, aptitudes and capacities is using job customization strategies.

True. The job customization process reallocates specialized workers' tasks to a customized job position.



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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.

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FACTS & STATS

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.