QWE Practice Guideline: 311 – Develop relationships with local organizations and the business community to provide opportunities for enhancing skills development and employment
Target group: Any employer seeking opportunities to recruit and hire individuals with disabilities
The Office of Disability Employment Policy provides a variety of resources employers can access to improve their options for recruiting and hiring individuals with disabilities.
- Recruiting individuals with disabilities requires identifying applicants with the best skills and attributes as well as ensuring the recruiting process is accessible. The following resources offer employers ways to ensure they are set up for successful recruitment and more detailed information can be found at Department of Labor - Building an Inclusive Workforce Reference Guide
- Employers that recruit and retain employees with disabilities expand their pool of talent, skills, and creative business solutions. Employers also benefit from an increase in diverse perspectives.
NPA: Office of Disability Employment Policy Location: Washington, DC Date Submitted: 2022 Website: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/odep
Resources: Quality Work Environment Workbook