Just in time for National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Sandy Harris, SVP of Corporate Diversity Strategy & Internal Operations at Sodexo, and Carol Glazer, President of the National Organization on Disability, gives insight on how to recruit, retain and promote employees with disabilities.
People with Disabilities
As the Americans With Disabilities Act celebrates its 25th anniversary July 26, significant gaps remain in hiring the 19 percent of Americans with disabilities. New laws aim to improve the efforts of federal contractors and help people with disabilities save more.
With a 95 million worker shortage coming in the next 5 years, employers are scrambling to find talent. Yet they continue to overlook a great source of skilled workers – people with disabilities.
How can you successfully recruit, retain and promote people with disabilities? And how you can educate your workforce to be strong allies?