What are the benefits to your organization?
Hiring people with disabilities is good for business. When you commit to removing barriers in the work environment and supporting your employees' success you create a happier, healthier and more productive team.
Innovation and productivity
Employees with disabilities, including neurodivergence and physical disabilities, are naturally innovative and adaptable in order to overcome barriers at work and in life. A diverse workforce brings diverse skills, unique perspectives, and reduces unconscious bias, resulting in the development of more complete and robust products and services.
Studies have shown that diverse workplaces create more positive work environments. According to the Partnership council on employment opportunities for persons with disabilities report, organizations who hire people with disabilities tend to have a lower turnover rate, reducing hiring and training costs. Compared to their colleagues without disabilities: