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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.

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

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True or false?

A worker with a disability needs more supervision than other employees.

The correct answer is False. Learn more about the Business case at 1.1 Productivity & Business Advantages

A worker with a disability needs more days off than other employees.

The correct answer is False. Learn more about the Business case at 1.1 Productivity & Business Advantages

Turnover rates for workers with disabilities are lower than turnover rates for typically able employees.

The correct answer is True. Learn more about the Business case at 6.2 Basic Employee Orientation and Onboarding Checklist

A worker with a disability has a positive impact on a company’s image.

The correct answer is True. Learn more about the Business case at 1.3 Company Image

A worker with a disability is at higher risk of having a work-related accident.

The correct answer is False. Learn more about the Business case at 1.1 Productivity & Business Advantages

An employer’s health premiums will increase when hiring a person with a disability.

The correct answer is False. Learn more about the Business case at 1.1 Productivity & Business Advantages

Workers with disabilities always need accommodations that are difficult or costly to implement in a workplace.

The correct answer is False. Learn more about accommodations at 2.7 Understanding Costs of Accommodations

It is virtually impossible to discipline or dismiss an employee with a disability.

The correct answer is False. Learn more about Employee management at 6.2 Basic Employee Orientation and Onboarding Checklist

It is acceptable to ask about a person’s disability in an interview.

The correct answer is False. Learn more about interviews at 5.5 Taking Steps to Inclusion

During an interview, it is appropriate to ask a candidate if they can fulfill the job requirements.

The correct answer is True, but only if the interviewer has first thoroughly described the job. Learn more about interviews at 5.4 Legal Interview Questions




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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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.