Workforce and Employment

Hiring people with disabilities makes great business sense. Here’s why

There exists a vast and largely untapped talent pool of people with disabilities, and businesses should take note Image: REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji - GF20000034440

Susanne Bruyère

Professor of Disability Studies and Director of the Yang-Tan Institute on Employment and Disability, ILR School, Cornell University


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People with disabilities are more likely to be hired by companies that use these recruitment strategies Image: Erickson, W.A., von Schrader, S., Bruyère, S.M., VanLooy, S.A., & Matteson, D.S. (2014). Disability -inclusive employer practices and hiring of individuals with disabilities. Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 28(4)

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