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How to ensure your recruitment process is accessible

There are numerous benefits to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, however, persons with disabilities are often overlooked in this area and remain largely underrepresented in the jobs market. Persons with disabilities represent a large pool of untapped talent, with the potential to provide your organisation with unique skills and perspectives.

A key step in ensuring your workforce is diverse is ensuring your candidate search is reaching a diverse audience and that your interview process is inclusive and accessible to all potential candidates.
Outlined below are a number of considerations which should be made to ensure an accessible and inclusive selection and interview process:

The above considerations will ensure your recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. In addition to the above, staff training should be considered in order to become a more inclusive, accessible and disability friendly workplace, as staff attitudes and awareness are key to providing an inclusive environment.

For further information about accessible and inclusive employment please find a manages guide in PDF format here.

For further information on staff training please click here.

Alternatively, if you need further information or advice in relation to accessible and inclusive employment please do not hesitate to contact one of our team on (01) 415 12 85 or e-mail [email protected].