Disability Hiring. Did you know?
Disability Hiring. Did you know?
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careermedic Career Coach | Entrepreneur | Curious
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People with disabilities or other barriers to employment struggle with critical accessibility when applying for jobs online. Learn more...

Disability Hiring. Did you know?

In 2017 the unemployment rate was 8.4% for persons with a disability; nearly TWICE the unemployment rate of those with no disability (4.3 percent). -U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

The Online Job Application: "46% of those with disabilities, nationwide, rated their last experience applying for a job online as "difficult to impossible". -PEAT, Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology

The Online Job Application: "9% of people surveyed with disabilities, nationwide, were unable to complete the application and 24% required assistance." -PEAT, Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology

The Power of Social Media: "50% of job seekers with a disability used social media to search for jobs." -PEAT, Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology

Inclusion and Social Media: "40% experienced accessibility or usability issues with social media when searching for jobs." -PEAT, Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology

Pre-Employment Testing: "67% have been asked to complete assessments or testing; 22% were unable to complete testing and 19% required assistance." -PEAT, Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology

Call-to-Action: Employers seek to recruit and hire the best talent. Accessible technology levels the playing field. How can your team help capABLE candidates with a disability compete in the jobs marketplace? Start by creating a more inclusive process.

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