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.
To get the most out of using an ASL (American Sign Language) interpreter in your large business’ workplace (whether in-person or virtually), it’s a good idea to educate yourself about what exactly an interpreter does and how they facilitate communication. Here are some basic tips we recommend!
There are a lot of basic best practices you can implement to keep your content accessible on social media. This makes a big impact on the experience for users with vision and/or hearing disabilities. This checklist from Alexa Heinrich can help you to double-check your content before posting.
A-Nu Vision Coaching & Consulting
While we’ve all benefited in one way or another, technology has enable people with vision loss to increase their independence, participate in community, and most of all, contribute to the workforce. Here are some of the top tech tool recommendations from A-Nu Vision Coaching & Consulting, for professionals with vision loss to succeed in the workplace.
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