Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities


April 11, 2012

This research was commissioned by and conducted in collaboration with Cornell University’s ILR School Employment and Disability Institute. These findings are the first in a three part series on organizational practices and p​olicies related to the employment for people with disabilities. Nearly two-thirds (61%) of organizations include people with disabilities explicitly in their diversity and inclusion plans and 58% indicate training HR staff and supervisors on effectively interviewing people with disabilities. Nearly one-half (45%) of organizations found that training HR staff and supervisors on interviewing people with disabilities to be very effective in the recruitment or hiring of people with disabilities.

Click here to download a copy of this survey.

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