Wednesday, June 12
9:00 am – 10:15 am MST
Session Topic: Recruitment & Hiring
Presenter: Susanne Bruyère, PhD, CRC – Professor of Disability Studies and Director, Yang-Tan Institute on Employment & Disability, Cornell University
Organizations increasingly recognize the importance of nurturing their human capital and building a strong talent pipeline that assures a continuing supply of qualified and productive employees. This session will highlight several research-based recruitment and hiring practice recommendations to increase disability diversity in the workplace. Research has demonstrated that diverse teams yield better results, by offering fresh perspectives, creativity, and innovation – disability is an important aspect of diversity.