The Learning Lab - Hiring Disabled & Neurodiverse People in the UK
Updated: Oct 12, 2022
The inclusion of disabled people at work is about more than hiring disabled people. An inclusive workplace values all employees for their strengths. It offers disabled employees — whether visible or invisible — an equal opportunity to collaborate, learn, be compensated fairly, and advance.
At its core, business is about solving problems and creating solutions. The better an organisation solves problems and finds solutions, the more successful it stands to be.
For disabled people, these are not skills learned in a classroom or acquired through years on the job. They are ingrained. Disabled people are used to solving problems, calculating risk, delegating and have a resilient attitude by default. They often work with extra effort and diligence to simply be recognised at the same level as their peers.
Simply, for disabled people, adapting and creating innovative solutions is necessary to survive and thrive in a world not designed for them.
If companies are really serious about accessing the best talent, it's time they take a look at how they are accommodating and creating opportunities for neurodiverse and disabled people.
See our latest guide from the learning lab to get ahead on maximising this massively underutilised talent pool.
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