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; why workplace inclusion of people with disabilities matters; 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
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October 19, 2022 — 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ESTWebinar Learn about effective strategies people managers can use to support and empower their employees with disabilities when engaging in coaching and performance dialogues.
A list of all webinars.
Federal Hiring Authorities from a Disability Perspective
Learn about federal hiring authorities that support federal agency efforts to hire people with disabilities.
Executive Order 14035: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in the Federal Workforce, signed by President Biden on June 25, 2021, recognizes that as our Nation’s largest employer, the Federal Government must be a model of diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility, and that federal agencies must work to increase federal employment of people with disabilities. This policy brief includes information about several federal hiring authorities agencies may use to support their efforts to hire people with disabilities, including people with targeted disabilities and disabled veterans.