The Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) offers information and resources to help employers recruit, hire, retain and advance people with disabilities; build inclusive workplace cultures; and meet diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) goals.
Start here to learn how to recruit, hire, retain and advance people with disabilities — and how EARN’s resources can help.
Build a pipeline of talent that includes people with disabilities.
Identify people who have the skills and attributes for the job.
Keep talented employees with disabilities, including those who acquire them on the job.
Ensure that employees with disabilities have equal opportunities for advancement.
Phases of Employment
EARN offers a wide range of training resources, including self-paced online courses, in our Learning Center. The Learning Center is named in honor of Dinah Cohen, a leader in the disability and federal employment communities who passed away in March 2018.
A listing of EARN resources by topic.
EARN makes it easy to stay up-to-date on disability employment news and information. Start by subscribing to our monthly newsletter and eblasts, which will connect you to upcoming events, developing news and promising practices in the world of disability diversity and inclusion. And don’t forget to follow EARN on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
February 16, 2022 — 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ESTWebinar Hear from leaders in the advanced manufacturing field about how they are meeting talent needs by recruiting and hiring people with disabilities.
A list of all webinars.
Recruitment in Action: Case Studies
Read about how companies’ efforts to ensure their recruitment processes are inclusive and meet their talent needs.
Companies have used a variety of innovative approaches to increase the inclusion of people with disabilities in their outreach and recruitment processes. Browse our case studies to learn more about best practices that may be emulated or adapted in your workplace.
Find out how EY uses affinity groups to foster workplace disability inclusion.
Learn how an internship program helps the Federal Highway Administration support the agency's disability inclusion efforts.
Learn how MetLife recruits interns with disabilities through community partnerships.