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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.

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.




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


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

TRUE. The untapped labour pool provides skilled staffing solutions



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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.