Communicating the Benefits of Self-Identification: Five Steps to Success
Learn the five steps to success to communicate the benefits of self-identification of disability.
This factsheet offers tips to help federal contractors create a communications campaign to encourage job applicants and employees to self-identify as having a disability. Self-identification can be an effective method for measuring progress toward meeting requirements under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act to recruit, hire, retain, and advance people with disabilities. Ideas outlined in the factsheet include securing buy-in from leadership, identifying key messages and delivery channels and establishing methods to gather feedback.