TalentWorks Resource Library2020-12-07T19:13:04+00:00

TalentWorks Resource Library

Welcome to the TalentWorks Resource Library. Below is a collection of all featured resources from each TalentWorks page. This also includes links to additional external resources that may be helpful as you refine your eRecruiting processes.

We encourage you to submit additional resources that will improve the accessibility of your peers’ eRecruiting tools.  

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What’s Happening in Inclusive XR

The PEAT team recently participated in the ITIF Policy Forum and the inaugural XRA Limitless Futures conference. At these events, we shared thought leadership and resources surrounding inclusive extended reality (XR) in the workplace. While there are many areas to pay attention to [...]

Nathan Cunningham Receives Government Rising Star Award

The PEAT team is excited to share that Nathan Cunningham has received a Rising Star Award from the Government Innovation Awards. Nathan is a Senior Policy Advisor for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy and has overseen the PEAT [...]

Including Live Captioning

Including Live Captioning It’s a best practice to offer captioning in all meetings you host. People who are deaf or hard of hearing often require live captions to participate in meetings. It’s worth noting that hearing loss is common among people of [...]

Working with Sign Language Interpreters

Working with Sign Language Interpreters Attendees who are deaf or hard of hearing may require sign language interpreters to provide ASL or other sign language interpretation in real-time. Below are a few tips for working with sign language interpreters. Interpreters must join [...]

Handling Other Accommodation Requests

Handling Other Accommodation Requests Meeting participants may require a range of accommodations to take part in virtual meetings. For example, some employees may require technology that is interoperable with an assistive technology they are using. An individual may also need to coordinate [...]

eRecruiting and Accessibility

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What’s Happening in Inclusive XR

The PEAT team recently participated in the ITIF Policy Forum and the inaugural XRA Limitless Futures conference. At these events, we shared thought leadership and resources surrounding inclusive extended reality (XR) in the workplace. While there are many areas to pay attention to [...]

Nathan Cunningham Receives Government Rising Star Award

The PEAT team is excited to share that Nathan Cunningham has received a Rising Star Award from the Government Innovation Awards. Nathan is a Senior Policy Advisor for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy and has overseen the PEAT [...]

Including Live Captioning

Including Live Captioning It’s a best practice to offer captioning in all meetings you host. People who are deaf or hard of hearing often require live captions to participate in meetings. It’s worth noting that hearing loss is common among people of [...]

Working with Sign Language Interpreters

Working with Sign Language Interpreters Attendees who are deaf or hard of hearing may require sign language interpreters to provide ASL or other sign language interpretation in real-time. Below are a few tips for working with sign language interpreters. Interpreters must join [...]

Handling Other Accommodation Requests

Handling Other Accommodation Requests Meeting participants may require a range of accommodations to take part in virtual meetings. For example, some employees may require technology that is interoperable with an assistive technology they are using. An individual may also need to coordinate [...]

The ROI of Accessible eRecruiting

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What’s Happening in Inclusive XR

The PEAT team recently participated in the ITIF Policy Forum and the inaugural XRA Limitless Futures conference. At these events, we shared thought leadership and resources surrounding inclusive extended reality (XR) in the workplace. While there are many areas to pay attention to [...]

Nathan Cunningham Receives Government Rising Star Award

The PEAT team is excited to share that Nathan Cunningham has received a Rising Star Award from the Government Innovation Awards. Nathan is a Senior Policy Advisor for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy and has overseen the PEAT [...]

Including Live Captioning

Including Live Captioning It’s a best practice to offer captioning in all meetings you host. People who are deaf or hard of hearing often require live captions to participate in meetings. It’s worth noting that hearing loss is common among people of [...]

Working with Sign Language Interpreters

Working with Sign Language Interpreters Attendees who are deaf or hard of hearing may require sign language interpreters to provide ASL or other sign language interpretation in real-time. Below are a few tips for working with sign language interpreters. Interpreters must join [...]

Handling Other Accommodation Requests

Handling Other Accommodation Requests Meeting participants may require a range of accommodations to take part in virtual meetings. For example, some employees may require technology that is interoperable with an assistive technology they are using. An individual may also need to coordinate [...]

Buying Accessible eRecruiting Products

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What’s Happening in Inclusive XR

The PEAT team recently participated in the ITIF Policy Forum and the inaugural XRA Limitless Futures conference. At these events, we shared thought leadership and resources surrounding inclusive extended reality (XR) in the workplace. While there are many areas to pay attention to [...]

Nathan Cunningham Receives Government Rising Star Award

The PEAT team is excited to share that Nathan Cunningham has received a Rising Star Award from the Government Innovation Awards. Nathan is a Senior Policy Advisor for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy and has overseen the PEAT [...]

Including Live Captioning

Including Live Captioning It’s a best practice to offer captioning in all meetings you host. People who are deaf or hard of hearing often require live captions to participate in meetings. It’s worth noting that hearing loss is common among people of [...]

Working with Sign Language Interpreters

Working with Sign Language Interpreters Attendees who are deaf or hard of hearing may require sign language interpreters to provide ASL or other sign language interpretation in real-time. Below are a few tips for working with sign language interpreters. Interpreters must join [...]

Handling Other Accommodation Requests

Handling Other Accommodation Requests Meeting participants may require a range of accommodations to take part in virtual meetings. For example, some employees may require technology that is interoperable with an assistive technology they are using. An individual may also need to coordinate [...]

How to Handle Captioning & ASL Requests for Virtual Meetings

Before hosting an accessible virtual meeting, remember to ask for and respond to accommodation requests proactively. This guide will help you respond to captioning and American Sign Language (ASL) accommodation requests from your meeting participants.

Podcast: Captioning the XR-Infused Workplace

Christopher Patnoe, Head of Accessibility and Inclusion for EMEA at Google, shares his perspectives on emerging issues in accessible technology. He delves into hot topics, including how to handle immersive captioning in virtual reality and the need to recognize that traditional accommodations may [...]

Inclusive Apprenticeships: The Importance of Accessibility

National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) 2021 gives us the chance to consider how Registered Apprenticeship programs can help expand access to well-paying job opportunities for people with disabilities that are inclusive and accessible to all. […]

America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). If you are a worker with a disability or an employer of someone who has a disability, you likely already know the unique considerations and often under-recognized benefits that stem from employing people with disabilities. [...]

Podcast: Recovery Powered by Inclusion

Susan Mazrui, Director of Global Policy for AT&T, discusses the importance of accessible workplace technologies and how a commitment to accessibility and inclusion can help employers navigate the implications of long COVID as we shift to an increasingly [...]

Inclusive Workplace XR

This white paper gives an in-depth look at ways accessible extended reality (XR) technologies can enhance organizations and promote inclusion.

Inclusive XR Brief

This brief overview is designed to help leadership understand the value of inclusive extended reality (XR) technologies in the workplace.

Equitable AI Hub & Spoke Model Infographic

An infographic that shows a conceptual hub-and-spoke model for implementing Equitable AI in your organization. At the center of the graphic is The Equitable AI Hub, which is surrounded by Advisors. Advisors include: the CEO, Board of Directors and Chief AI Ethics Officer. [...]

Staffing for Equitable AI: Roles & Responsibilities

Staffing for Equitable AI: Roles & Responsibilities Start with a Model The Equitable AI Playbook encourages organizations to consider a hub-and-spoke model for their Equitable AI initiative. In a Hub-and-spoke model, a central group (“Hub”) is led by C-Level and establishes standards, [...]

Long COVID-19 and Workplace Accessibility

Employees with long COVID may be protected under the regulations that govern disability in the workplace. The resources listed below detail the classifications behind disability status and long COVID. They also contain guidance for employers and employees who may be new to the [...]

Organization and Roles

Organization and Roles This section defines organizational models and key roles that will be referenced throughout the Playbook. Organizational Models Common organizational models include the centralized, decentralized, and Hub-and-spoke models. While your organization may benefit from any of these approaches, this [...]

Example 3: Navigating Physical Spaces

Example 3: Navigating Physical Spaces Employees responsible for employee safety and in-person and remote workplace facilities might implement AI navigation tools to help employees with disabilities navigate physical spaces. Such AI navigation tools can help employees understand their location and immediate surroundings [...]

Podcast: AI and Workplace Inclusion

John Robinson, President and CEO of Our Ability, discusses how harnessing the power of AI technology can improve employment opportunities for people with disabilities. […]

5 Takeaways from the XR Access Symposium Report 

What if a construction company could use virtual reality to train employees on worksite hazards from the safety of a conference room? Or an expert wind turbine technician could use augmented reality to guide on-site technicians through repairs, despite being in a different [...]

Adopting an Accessibility Policy

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What’s Happening in Inclusive XR

The PEAT team recently participated in the ITIF Policy Forum and the inaugural XRA Limitless Futures conference. At these events, we shared thought leadership and resources surrounding inclusive extended reality (XR) in the workplace. While there are many areas to pay attention to [...]

Nathan Cunningham Receives Government Rising Star Award

The PEAT team is excited to share that Nathan Cunningham has received a Rising Star Award from the Government Innovation Awards. Nathan is a Senior Policy Advisor for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy and has overseen the PEAT [...]

Including Live Captioning

Including Live Captioning It’s a best practice to offer captioning in all meetings you host. People who are deaf or hard of hearing often require live captions to participate in meetings. It’s worth noting that hearing loss is common among people of [...]

Working with Sign Language Interpreters

Working with Sign Language Interpreters Attendees who are deaf or hard of hearing may require sign language interpreters to provide ASL or other sign language interpretation in real-time. Below are a few tips for working with sign language interpreters. Interpreters must join [...]

Handling Other Accommodation Requests

Handling Other Accommodation Requests Meeting participants may require a range of accommodations to take part in virtual meetings. For example, some employees may require technology that is interoperable with an assistive technology they are using. An individual may also need to coordinate [...]

Make Your eRecruiting Tools Accessible

TechCheck

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What’s Happening in Inclusive XR

The PEAT team recently participated in the ITIF Policy Forum and the inaugural XRA Limitless Futures conference. At these events, we shared thought leadership and resources surrounding inclusive extended reality (XR) in the workplace. While there are many areas to pay attention to [...]

Nathan Cunningham Receives Government Rising Star Award

The PEAT team is excited to share that Nathan Cunningham has received a Rising Star Award from the Government Innovation Awards. Nathan is a Senior Policy Advisor for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy and has overseen the PEAT [...]

Including Live Captioning

Including Live Captioning It’s a best practice to offer captioning in all meetings you host. People who are deaf or hard of hearing often require live captions to participate in meetings. It’s worth noting that hearing loss is common among people of [...]

Working with Sign Language Interpreters

Working with Sign Language Interpreters Attendees who are deaf or hard of hearing may require sign language interpreters to provide ASL or other sign language interpretation in real-time. Below are a few tips for working with sign language interpreters. Interpreters must join [...]

Handling Other Accommodation Requests

Handling Other Accommodation Requests Meeting participants may require a range of accommodations to take part in virtual meetings. For example, some employees may require technology that is interoperable with an assistive technology they are using. An individual may also need to coordinate [...]

Talent Sourcing

Implementing AI-Enabled Assistant Tools to Make Workplaces More Inclusive

Implementing AI-Enabled Assistant Tools to Make Workplaces More Inclusive AI-enabled technologies are adding new ways to make a workplace more directly accessible to people with disabilities. The following tools are increasingly available as organization-wide subscriptions. They offer a wonderful opportunity to reduce [...]

Interview Checklist for HR Professionals Using AI-enabled Tools

Interview Checklist for HR Professionals Using AI-enabled Tools HR professionals using AI-enabled tools must ensure their assessment methodologies are ethical and accurately measure potential in candidates. Even after a technology has been vetted and procured, the way it’s used can affect how inclusive [...]

The Challenge of Fairness Audits

The Challenge of Fairness Audits Many vendors provide “fairness audits” that claim to be able to measure when bias is taking place and recommend course corrections. In practice, many of these tools have only considered race and gender as dimensions of diversity. [...]

The Equitable AI Playbook

The Equitable AI Playbook is a blueprint that can help your organization foster inclusion as you procure, develop or implement artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in your workplace. Organizations are increasingly using AI to screen job candidates, streamline the application process, monitor employee actions, and provide employee training. However, AI technologies can often be unintentionally biased and produce unfair outcomes for different protected classes. This can increase the risk of bias and discrimination against job candidates and employees.

Civil Rights Principles for Hiring Assessment Technologies

Civil Rights Principles for Hiring Assessment Technologies In 2020, the Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights and other advocacy groups released Civil Rights Principles for Hiring Assessment Technologies. The Center for Democracy and Technology summarized these principles, with emphasis on the [...]

The Problems with Personality Tests

The Problems with Personality Tests Many AI tools assessing “personality” and “cultural fit” make big claims that they provide accurate identification of personality traits such as openness, conscientiousness, extroversion, emotional stability, adaptability, assertiveness, responsiveness, intensity, optimism, sociability, and grit. However, these assessments [...]

Online Applications

Accessibility Issues with Online Applications

Minnesota’s Chief Information Accessibility Officer Jay Wyant lists specific areas of concern that job applicants with disabilities often face when it comes to online applications. […]

Pre-Employment Testing