Best Practices

When you’re looking at hiring qualified employees with disabilities, here are some of the best practices to get started:

  • Learn about local available resources for training, awareness, and support.
  • Create opportunities for job shadowing.
  • Conduct informational interviews.
  • Host a Disability Mentoring Day.
  • Participate in National Disability Employment Awareness Month.
  • Embed disability components into training for HR and new employees, and include disability in diversity training.
  • Participate in job fairs.
  • Create internships.
  • Join the Business Leadership Network in your state.
  • Connect with Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies in your state and work with them on how you can participate; distribute position announcements to them.

(Source: connect-ability.com)

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