“The newly digital work environment is giving employers more opportunities to recruit and hire people with disabilities. Gartner predicts the number of people with disabilities employed will triple by 2023 thanks to emerging technologies like artificial intelligence. Even so, many HR professionals and diversity and inclusion leaders continue to underestimate the importance of making online job applications more inclusive for people with disabilities.”John Samuel, as seen in Recruiter.com article
Ablr’s Co-Founder and CEO John Samuel recently penned an article for Recruiter.com about the need for human resource leaders and recruiters to make sure job applications are accessible for everyone. Read the complete post to learn what you can do to ensure that people using various accommodations can view and navigate and engage with your organization’s career page.
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