Let’s get serious about tapping the talents of disabled workers

We consistently champion the value of attracting disabled individuals to the federal workforce—not to mention retaining them once they sign on. But the reality is that challenges to access and mobility (in all senses of these words) are significant barriers to success for disabled workers in both the private and public sectors. And few government agencies, despite their good intentions, are addressing these challenges comprehensively.

At TMP we’re committed to helping agencies alleviate these vexing problems through physical mobility upgrades, telework options, and new approaches to recruiting, to name just a few approaches that the federal community is currently discussing. All these measures can contribute to revitalizing the government’s workplace culture and environment–and they can help agencies tap this largely untapped talent pool. By some estimates, about 20% of the American population have disabilities. So making a government career both practical and more attractive to disabled candidates sounds like a pretty productive strategy for keeping the federal workforce strong.

We’d like you to join us on January 29, from 2:00pm to 3:00pm EST, for a webinar/discussion of this critical topic. The EEOC, OPM, and Department of Defense have outlined key approaches to this challenge; we’re inviting you to share with us your ideas and opinions on these and other suggestions for addressing this very correctible imbalance in federal human capital management.

To register for this event email us at government@tmp.com. Feel free to invite colleagues as well.

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Thomas Delorme
Written by Thomas Delorme

VP, Digital Products & Strategy

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