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The Building Blocks of Inclusion — Ready for Your Desktop

Today's employers are in a battle for great talent. They're seeking competent, flexible, loyal and creative employees who bring diverse perspectives and solid results to their organization. Perhaps more than any other group, people with disabilities possess precisely these attributes, but not all employers know how to effectively recruit, retain and advance such individuals.

That's where Building an Inclusive Workforce comes in. Newly updated for 2017, this step-by-step reference guide offers strategies and tactics for effectively including people with disabilities in your workforce. It's a perfect addition to your desktop, featuring easy-reference inclusion techniques in a compact, flip-guide format.

Available via mail order free of charge—and online for download — the guide covers information and resources in the following categories:

  • Business Strategies that Work
  • Creating an Inclusive Culture
  • Recruiting and Hiring
  • Retaining and Advancing Employees
  • Resources and Links for Federal Agencies

Building an Inclusive Workforce was developed by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP). To order copies, visit ODEP's publications order webpage. To learn more about ODEP's efforts to increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities, visit the ODEP website.

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