Workin’ 9 to 5 (…and remembering ALL forms of diversity)

We talk about several forms of diversity when hiring, especially EEO-focused areas like gender, color, age, and sexual orientation, and every once in a while recognize personality differences as diversity factors when hiring and managing. But the one that most are ignorant to or even blow off is working with those with a variety of disabilities. With our disabled citizens being the largest minority group in the country, at over 50 million, there is a lot of education needed and real work to be done to ensure not only we are being inclusive, but actually understanding the perspective and the true capabilities of the disabled, rather than relegating them to certain roles and assuming a level of potential. This infographic below says a lot:

  One thought on “Workin’ 9 to 5 (…and remembering ALL forms of diversity)

  1. April 1, 2015 at 12:43 pm

    Thank you for sharing. I love the bottom line that what makes people with disabilities feel engaged in their work is the same as people without disabilities.
    At the end of the day people are people.

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