I am an Employer, and I want to:
Understand the return on investment
of hiring people with disabilities

The business case for hiring people with disabilities can be illustrated by several well-known and well-documented facts:

  • 92% of customers surveyed say they are more likely to patronize businesses that hire people with disabilities;
  • People with disabilities are less likely to change jobs, reducing the cost of turnover estimated to be 50%-150% of the position's annual salary;
  • 72% of employees surveyed chose to work for companies that support social causes/issues

Below are links to important sites with information that can help you understand the return on your company's investment in hiring people with disabilities.

  • Business Case for Hiring People with Disabilities
    Businesses that employ people with disabilities turn social issues into business opportunities. These opportunities translate into lower costs, higher revenues and increased profits. Hear or read more about what employers have to say.
  • United States Business Leadership Network (USBLN)
    A national organization that represents employers using a "business-to-business" strategy to promote the business imperative of including people with disabilities in the workforce.

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