Hiring a diverse workforce helps companies stay competitive.
Many employers actively promote diversity in the workforce by providing incentives and selective recruitment programs. These are some online resources connecting job seekers with programs that promote the recruitment and hiring of individuals with disabilities.
Here is information on Hiring Incentives, Disability Awareness Training, Job Accommodation, DOR Services offered to Individuals with Disabilities seeking employment or career advancement, and Hiring incentives available to employers.
CA Department of Rehabilitation’s On-the-Job-Training Agreement is an agreement to hire with support to the employer for training expenses.
WORK OPPORTUNITY TAX CREDIT has two purposes
- To promote the hiring of individuals with disabilities and other select groups
- To provide a federal tax credit to employers who hire these individuals.
DISABILITY AWARENESS TRAINING
Disability awareness training available through the State of CA / Department of Rehabilitation
This program is designed for Human Resources staff, Hiring Managers and Supervisors to successfully include persons with disabilities as an excellent labor resource. It focuses on attitudes and human factors, as well as concerns and issues related to legal requirements and accommodation.
For further information on this training offered by DOR, Contact the San Francisco District Office and ask to speak with an Employment Coordinator about Windmills 415 904-7100
Services to Individuals with Disabilities seeking employment or career advancement
Dedicated to employment diversity, the California Department of Rehabilitation is an employment and independent living resource for people with disabilities. DOR is the largest vocational rehabilitation provider in the United States. We serve individuals with significant physical and mental disabilities. Services are designed to help job-seekers with disabilities obtain competitive employment in an integrated work setting.
A free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations , the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the employability of people with disabilities.