I have more than 45 years of business experience (10 of them at the vice presidential level for a Fortune 500 company). I'm also a person with lifelong cerebral palsy.
Based on my background, my short answer to the question of finding dependable employees who will stay with you is this:
Seek disability-honed accomplishment in the job candidates you interview and add them to your team.
By recruiting, hiring and retaining people with disabilities – the 13 percent of the U.S. total labor market which is largely untapped by your competitors but packed with accomplishing and perfectly able (and dependable) individuals -- you'll be doing yourself (and your company) a favor.
You'll reduce your employee turnover rate because they're less likely to jump ship every two years.
See more specifics about why hiring people with disabilities needs to be a part of your strategy for retaining employee talent.
Order Perfectly Able: How to Attract and Hire Talented People with Disabilities now.
HOW TO ATTRACT AND HIRE TALENTED PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
You need dependable employees -- those with talent who will stick with you. But you can't always find them.
To reduce your employee turnover rate, you know what you need to do:
As a result, you’ll have:
Hi, I'm Jim Hasse, Accredited Business Communicator, Global Career Develop Facilitator.
I've compiled the resources and personal observations of others and then summarized them into Perfectly Able, a quick but comprehensive recruitment guidebook, to answer that question.
Learn how to attract and hire talented people
who will reduce your employee turnover
-- not in spite of their disabilities but because of their disabilities.
Perfectly Able Details
Hardcover: 272 pages
Publisher: AMACOM (September 1, 2010)
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