Benefits To The Employer

 BENEFITS OF HIRING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

  • Job seekers with disabilities are a talented, untapped labor pool.  There are 54 million people (about 1 in every 6 individuals) who have a disability, but 2/3 of this labor pool is still untapped
  • Diversification of your workforce
  • Studies have shown that employing people with disabilities can increase employee retention
  • Insights into serving customers with disabilities
  • It’s good business!  People with disabilities represent the third largest market segment in the US and when you consider their families, friends and associates, you get a trillion dollars in purchasing power. – Taken from the What Can You Do? Website http://www.whatcanyoudocampaign.org/blog/index.php/what-can-you-do/

TOOLS FOR SUCCESS, THE BUSINESS CASE
Hiring a qualified person with a disability brings greater benefits beyond just filling an open job.

http://www.thinkbeyondthelabel.com/Learning-Tools/BusinessCase.aspx

IMPROVE YOUR BOTTOM LINE
The return on investment when you employ people with disabilities goes beyond profit. Businesses that employ people with disabilities turn social issues into business opportunities.

  • Increase Revenues
  • Reduce Costs
  • Enhance Shareholder Value

http://askearn.org/BusinessCase/roi_level2.asp

CANDIDATES
Where to find qualified candidates with disabilities to fulfill your workforce needs.

http://www.thinkbeyondthelabel.com/StatesPages/statespage.aspx?stateid=30

EVOLVED EMPLOYER, A BETTER WORKPLACE
Leveraging the Benefits of Hiring People with Disabilities

http://www.evolvedemployer.com/2011/10/03/leveraging-the-benefits-of-hir...

FINANCIAL INCENTIVES FOR HIRING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
National Center on Workforce and Disability

http://www.onestops.info/article.php?article_id=55