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Hiring Individuals With Disabilities Is Good For Business

BC Businesses of all sizes – small and large – are challenged in finding and keeping good employees. People with disabilities represent an important employee talent pool that is largely untapped. Hiring inclusively can also improve culture and increase retention. 90% of consumers prefer companies that employ people with disabilities.

Embracing an accessible and inclusive workplace is just good business.

How are you building an inclusive, accessible workforce in your organization?

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Inspiration for Driving Results in Accessible Employment

Be inspired by short stories and detailed case studies from organizations and individuals who are driving change and realizing the benefits of accessible employment. Learn how organizations rolled out their specific accessibility initiatives – the process, what worked, challenges faced and lessons learned.

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Co-op Programs & Internships

Internship for High-School Students With Disabilities Meets Short-Term Business Needs

Vancity

Photo of Vancity employee helping a member from behind her desk.

Vancity implemented a High School Student Internship Program for students with disabilities to obtain work experience while meeting Vancity’s business needs.