Disabled talent drive innovation, shareholder value and business performance
Prue Hawkins says she “couldn’t find a job to save her life”, after graduating from a top law school.
How many people with disabilities does your firm currently employ?
Recent headlines have reported that there are many people with disabilities still experiencing difficulties within their place of work, from recruitment right through to their employee experience.
5 People Share Their Accessible WFH Setups — And They Get the Job Done
Millions of people who were used to going into offices to work have spent the past year trying to do the same job at home. It’s certainly been an ongoing task, especially when it comes to finding a professional background in a quiet corner, but what about people who have to accommodate their bodies’ needs alongside their jobs’ requirements?
Disability Employment – Tips to Hire/Getting Hired
Every October, the subject of employment in the disability community is brought to the forefront of inclusive hiring practices with NDEAM (National Disability Employment Awareness Month) campaigns that activists and businesses alike participate in.
How Microsoft is Hiring More Inclusive with Minecraft
For most of us, job interviews can be stressful and difficult to prepare for. Traditional interview formats can also present unique challenges for neurodivergent candidates.
Increasing Comfort: Working with People with Disabilities
Employers or colleagues may feel intimidated by the AODA’s mandate to accommodate if they have no experience working with people with disabilities.
Creating a Workplace Personalized Emergency Response Plan
Under the AODA [Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation (IASR) S.27(1)], employers must provide personalized emergency response plans to workers who have temporary or permanent disabilities.
Can People with Disabilities Use Your Careers Website?
A company’s jobs or careers webpage is often the way potential job candidates first learn about the organization’s mission, opportunities and culture. But if the site is not accessible to people with disabilities because of the way it is designed, then employers may run the risk of alienating a large pool of candidates or being liable for discrimination.
Top Myths Regarding Disabilities in the Workplace (AODA)
People with disabilities are overlooked when it comes to workplace employment and here are a few top myths. Unproven myths, stereotypes and barriers are a hindrance to those individuals trying to seek employment.
Faas Foundation is Proud to Partner with Mental Health America in Making it Easier for Employers to Certify
Mental Health America (MHA) announced today that it is reducing the application fee and streamlining the application process for its Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health certification program.