Business Leaders Working To Create Accessible Employment
Join the Community of Accessible Employers
Hiring individuals with disabilities is good for business. BC businesses of all sizes – small and large – are challenged finding and keeping good employees. People with disabilities represent an important employee talent pool that is largely untapped. We invite you to join the Community of Accessible Employers to learn about the benefits of an accessible, inclusive workplace.
Why Is It Good For Business?
Build your workforce, build your business
BC Businesses of all sizes – small and large – find it challenging to find and keep 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.
Sylvain Formo has progressed from participant to volunteer to staff at the Canucks Autism Network. Recognizing the need for his unique background and expertise, CAN hired Sylvain as their goalie coach.
Having struggled in obtaining employment, Luke connected with the YMCA’s employment supports program. They connected him to London Drugs – which became his first job at the age of 30.
Rachael, Corrine and Jori are all team members at London Drugs. Their stories are examples of how having a diverse workforce is beneficial for the organization, the team, and the individual employee.
Learn How Employing People with Disabilities Can Help Your Business Succeed
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