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The Restigouche CBDC developed the www.HireForTalent.ca website as part of a national project funded by the Government of Canada's Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities.

HIRE for TALENT Awareness Campaign

The CBDC Restigouche invites the media to attend a press conference to launch the HIRE for TALENT national awareness campaign. The HIRE for TALENT campaign aims to increase small business awareness and confidence regarding hiring people with disabilities. Spokespersons from the CBDC Restigouche, delivering this national project, as well as representatives of national disability organizations will participate in the launch.

To find out more please download our media advisory information sheet.

Media Advisory Information Sheet

To view the live stream of the press conference please like us on facebook! 
https://www.facebook.com/HIREforTALENT.OPTEZpourleTALENT/

Campaign Launch - Press Conference - October 18, 2017
Click here to download the video recording.

HIRE for TALENT Disability Awareness Webinar


The second HIRE for TALENT webinar will explore how to conduct successful interviews including employers’ responsibilities and inclusive interview techniques. Participants will also receive information on how to hire with efficiency.


Organization:
 Restigouche CBDC Inc., member of the Community Futures Network of Canada
Facilitator: Reno Michel Haché, M.Ed. 
For more information please download the HIRE for TALENT Disability Awareness Webinar information sheet:

HIRE for TALENT Disability Awareness Webinar information sheet


You are invited to a Zoom webinar. 


When: December 1, 2017, 2:00 PM (Atlantic Standard Time) 
Topic: HIRE for TALENT Disability Awareness Webinar 

Register in advance for this webinar:
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_V4HENljWTC2WK15By0sBTQ
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.




For more information contact: 
Aysleigh Lefurgey
Communications Coordinator
Restigouche CBDC
(506) 753-3344
1.888.351.3344
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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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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.