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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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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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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.

DISABILITY CONFIDENT PARTNERS CAN HELP YOU!

There is help to become an inclusive employer! HIRE for TALENT has a network of organizations offering services and programs designed to help your business recruit, hire, train and retain people with disabilities. After consulting the employer toolkit, call a HIRE for TALENT, Disability Confident PARTNER to find-out what services are available near you!

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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

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.