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October is National Disabilities Employment Awareness Month, a time where employers recognize the skills of individuals with disabilities and redirect their efforts towards diversity hiring.

Employing individuals with disabilities should be considered an integral component of any business’ diversity recruitment and hiring initiatives, as it can serve multiple purposes. This includes providing all qualified individuals with the opportunity to work, adherence to laws impacting those with disabilities, not to mention economic benefits such as tax credits, to name a few.

If you are an employer or anyone involved in diversity programs for your business, here are several things to consider when it comes to the recruitment and