Perfectly Able: How to Attract and Hire Talented People with Disabilities

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AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn, Sep 1, 2010 - Business & Economics - 272 pages
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More than 22 million of the almost 173 million working-age individuals in the United States have one or more disabilities. Perfectly Able offers practical guidance for companies large and small on how to hire and retain talented and motivated people from within this largely untapped pool of potential employees. Illustrated with enlightening personal stories, this one of a kind book provides insight into what its like to seek employment as an individual with a disability. Readers will discover how to: Evaluate how suited their workplace environment is for disabled or different employees and what needs to be changed Improve and sustain their workforce by hiring the best people, regardless of any disability or diversity issue Effectively recruit, place, and develop individuals with disabilities who can contribute to their companys success Embrace the differences among their workforce to add value to the organization

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LIGHTHOUSE INTERNATIONAL, founded in 1905, is the leading nonprofit organization world wide dedicated to preserving vision and to helping people of all ages overcome the challenges of vision loss.

JIM HASSE is an Accredited Business Communicator and Global Career Development Facilitator. He was previously senior content developer of eSight Careers Network, the premier social networking website for visually or physically impaired job seekers.

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