Recent research shows that “just 23.1% of people with disabilities were employed in the U.S. workforce. This compares with the 68.2% employment rate of those without disabilities. Put another way, the unemployment rate for people with disabilities is more than double the rate without disabilities (8.2% versus 3.6%).”
So begins an article on TLNT (ERE’s sister site devoted to all things HR and talent management). Head over to TLNT to read “How to Recruit People With Disabilities” for insights on how to tap an often overlooked talent pool.