As an employer or human resources manager, you value your employees and what they contribute to your business. But when the competitive landscape changes or your business is facing a difficult financial situation, you may consider letting staff go to keep your business operating and profitable. Before you make a final decision, consider these factors.
Where to Look for Diverse Talent
Embracing diversity in your workforce has benefits for everyone, such as creative problem solving, new ways of looking at work and promoting an acceptance of differences. By engaging people from diverse backgrounds, your organization shows that it values and reflects the communities it serves.
Hiring Persons with Disabilities: A Sound Business Decision
The best reason to hire anyone, with or without a disability, is because they’re the right person for the job. If you’re like many Alberta employers, you may find that the best person to fill your next opening is someone who happens to have a disability.
Hiring Persons with Disabilities: Getting Started
Hiring persons with disabilities is not that much different from hiring other employees: you focus on ability and find the best person for the job. Preparation and planning will ensure that your business is accessible to candidates with disabilities at every stage of the hiring process.