Hiring disabled people should be about more than the bottom line
Outreach to the disability community (including veterans with service-related disabilities) can help your company achieve financial and workforce goals while also fostering an inclusive workplace when it's backed by authentic efforts - Disability Solutions can help.
Meet federal and state compliance requirements while increasing self-disclosures
Boost profits and market shares by tapping into new talent, productivity, skill-sets
Expand your consumer market and customer engagement - the public would rather do business with companies that hire disabled people
Grow diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives with real measurable actions
Reduce employee turnover and hiring costs - "People with disabilities tend to seek stable and reliable work [and stay when they find it]", according to a 2020 Accenture report.
Improve company morale and culture by creating a safe, inclusive workplace for all
Why it matters:
Employers are struggling to find qualified employees with the overall global talent shortage at a 17-year high.
An astounding 77% of global employers reported difficulties in finding talent to fill high-demand roles (IT & Data, Engineering, and Sales & Marketing). [Source: ManpowerGroup]
According to a 2018 report by Accenture, "There are 15.1 million people of working age living with disabilities in the U.S."
"Research suggests that if companies embrace disability inclusion, they will gain access to a new talent pool of more than 10.7 million people".
In a 2020 follow-up report, Accenture found, "that while persons with disabilities are even more aspirational than their peers, they are 1.6x (60%) more likely to feel excluded in the workplace."
1 in 4
People in the U.S. have
Households in the U.S. have at least one family member with a disability
Of the public would rather do business with companies that hire people with disabilities
Is the annual spending power of people with disabilities in the U.S.
The untapped potential
The disability community offers a vast intersectional talent pool of experience, skill sets, unique perspectives and so much more...
Consistent Productivity Levels
Increased Innovation + Creativity
Higher Retention Rates
Enhanced Company Culture
Goodwill Among Customers
L. Kevin Cox
Chief Human Resource Officer
This is the next frontier from both a brand and workforce prospective. Ensuring that people with disabilities see themselves and their needs reflected in our products and the services we offer is important. It's important to our customers, as well as to our workforce."
Disability Solutions Client Outcomes
Retention by Industry
Call Center / Sales