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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.

Tool #2: What Is Disability?

icon tool 2In Tool # 2 of the HIRE for TALENT employer toolkit, you will learn about disabilities by answering some easy questions and by reviewing some facts about disabilities and workplace accommodations. 

Fact: People with disabilities are often resourceful problem solvers.

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82% of all workplace accommodations are linked to work conditions.

Our understanding of disability is evolving.

Applying Universal Design principles makes workplaces more inclusive.

The most common accommodations are changes in job duties or modified hours of work.
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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.