Why You Should Hire Someone with a Disability

Although the unemployment rate for people with disabilities continues to improve, it is still almost twice the rate (6.3%) of those with no disability (3.2%). There are currently 1 in 4 people that have a disability currently in the United States which makes the disability community the largest minority group in the nation. Despite this, only 20% of people with disabilities are participating in the labor force compared to 69% of people without disabilities. People with disabilities have a wealth of knowledge like any other employee and have unique skills that make them great assets for any employer. Here are a just a few reasons why it’s smart to hire people with disabilities. 1. Diversity i

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