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.  

TalentWorks General

Product Manager, Designer & Developer

Role-Related Resources Product Manager, Designer & Developer Are you a product manager, designer or developer looking for information on ways to bake accessibility into the products you create? Below are a few of PEAT’s most popular resources that will help. [...]

Employee Trainer

Role-Related Resources Employee Trainer Are you an employee trainer looking for information on ways to make your training and the technologies you use more accessible and inclusive? Below are a few of PEAT’s most popular resources that will help. [...]

CTO & IT Manager

Role-Related Resources CTO & IT Manager Are you a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) or Information Technology (IT) manager looking for information on ways to make the technology you procure and use more accessible? Below are a few of PEAT’s most [...]

Employer & Senior Leader

Role-Related Resources Employer & Company Senior Leader Are you an employer or senior leader within your company who is looking for information on ways to make your company accessible and inclusive? Below are a few of PEAT’s most popular resources [...]

Check Out PEAT’s axe-con & CSUN Slides

The PEAT team presented at some exciting events during the month of March. If you attended and want a refresher or could not make it and would like to read what we shared, the slides are linked below. […]

Job Resources

Role-Related Resources Explore PEAT'S Resources Related to Your Job Digital accessibility is important in every workplace. Click on your job title to see a tailored selection of relevant resources from PEAT. Remember that these are just some of the resources [...]

eRecruiting and Accessibility

Product Manager, Designer & Developer

Role-Related Resources Product Manager, Designer & Developer Are you a product manager, designer or developer looking for information on ways to bake accessibility into the products you create? Below are a few of PEAT’s most popular resources that will help. [...]

Employee Trainer

Role-Related Resources Employee Trainer Are you an employee trainer looking for information on ways to make your training and the technologies you use more accessible and inclusive? Below are a few of PEAT’s most popular resources that will help. [...]

CTO & IT Manager

Role-Related Resources CTO & IT Manager Are you a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) or Information Technology (IT) manager looking for information on ways to make the technology you procure and use more accessible? Below are a few of PEAT’s most [...]

Employer & Senior Leader

Role-Related Resources Employer & Company Senior Leader Are you an employer or senior leader within your company who is looking for information on ways to make your company accessible and inclusive? Below are a few of PEAT’s most popular resources [...]

Check Out PEAT’s axe-con & CSUN Slides

The PEAT team presented at some exciting events during the month of March. If you attended and want a refresher or could not make it and would like to read what we shared, the slides are linked below. […]

Job Resources

Role-Related Resources Explore PEAT'S Resources Related to Your Job Digital accessibility is important in every workplace. Click on your job title to see a tailored selection of relevant resources from PEAT. Remember that these are just some of the resources [...]

The ROI of Accessible eRecruiting

Product Manager, Designer & Developer

Role-Related Resources Product Manager, Designer & Developer Are you a product manager, designer or developer looking for information on ways to bake accessibility into the products you create? Below are a few of PEAT’s most popular resources that will help. [...]

Employee Trainer

Role-Related Resources Employee Trainer Are you an employee trainer looking for information on ways to make your training and the technologies you use more accessible and inclusive? Below are a few of PEAT’s most popular resources that will help. [...]

CTO & IT Manager

Role-Related Resources CTO & IT Manager Are you a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) or Information Technology (IT) manager looking for information on ways to make the technology you procure and use more accessible? Below are a few of PEAT’s most [...]

Employer & Senior Leader

Role-Related Resources Employer & Company Senior Leader Are you an employer or senior leader within your company who is looking for information on ways to make your company accessible and inclusive? Below are a few of PEAT’s most popular resources [...]

Check Out PEAT’s axe-con & CSUN Slides

The PEAT team presented at some exciting events during the month of March. If you attended and want a refresher or could not make it and would like to read what we shared, the slides are linked below. […]

Job Resources

Role-Related Resources Explore PEAT'S Resources Related to Your Job Digital accessibility is important in every workplace. Click on your job title to see a tailored selection of relevant resources from PEAT. Remember that these are just some of the resources [...]

Buying Accessible eRecruiting Products

Podcast: DEIA Driven by AI

Jeffrey Brown, Diversity and Inclusion Research Fellow at the Partnership on AI, discusses strategies for using AI-enabled recruiting technologies in ways that enhance diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) priorities. […]

Questions to Ask Hardware & Software Vendors

Know What to Ask You should involve your organization’s procurement team before you bring any new XR hardware or software into your workplace. For example, if you want to buy a head-mounted display (HMD) with an embedded operating system, you should work [...]

Digital Accessibility Best Practices Still Apply

Follow Best Practices While emerging technologies like XR have unique sets of accessibility considerations, they also require you to follow basic accessibility best practices. For example, you must make sure that the content you create for XR is accessible and train staff [...]

Ways to Boost Inclusion in Your Workplace

Inclusion Starts with You There are many ways that you can boost inclusion in your workplace. From ensuring that the technologies you use are accessible to participating in community initiatives, you can make an impact. Below are ideas and resources to help [...]

The Benefits of Inclusion in All Workplaces

Inclusion Advantages Inclusive workplaces come with many benefits for employers and employees alike. Ensure that every part of your employment lifecycle is inclusive and revisit your recruiting, hiring and retention practices often to find areas for possible improvements. Below are just a [...]

Section 6: Discover More Resources

Learn More About Inclusive XR The following resources will help you learn more about inclusive XR technologies and how you can use them in your workplace. The Accessibility Playbook for Emerging Technology Initiatives A blueprint for anyone seeking [...]

Section 3: Learn Why Accessibility & Inclusion Are Important

Accessibility & Inclusion Are Key Whether your employees telework, work in an office or you have a hybrid workplace, you must consider accessibility and inclusion in all instances. Before you procure XR technologies for your workplace, make sure to consider how they [...]

Section 2: Learn How XR Technologies Support Hybrid Workplaces

Immersive Technologies & Hybrid Work XR technologies have the potential to create a positive and immersive experience for all employees. In hybrid workplaces, remote employees use XR tools to virtually work alongside colleagues who are in an office, allowing for seamless collaboration. [...]

Section 1: Learn the Basics

The Basics of XR Technologies What Are XR Technologies? Extended reality (XR) technologies include virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR). In this Toolkit, the terms XR technologies and immersive technologies mean the same thing. These technologies are part [...]

Inclusive XR & Hybrid Work Toolkit

How to Use Accessible Extended Reality (XR) Tools to Make Hybrid Workplaces Inclusive. The Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) created this Toolkit to help employers understand the value of using accessible extended reality (XR) technologies in hybrid work environments. After reading this Toolkit, you will better understand how to procure accessible XR technologies for your workplace. You will also learn how to use these technologies in ways that include all employees equally.

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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 [...]

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.

Adopting an Accessibility Policy

Product Manager, Designer & Developer

Role-Related Resources Product Manager, Designer & Developer Are you a product manager, designer or developer looking for information on ways to bake accessibility into the products you create? Below are a few of PEAT’s most popular resources that will help. [...]

Employee Trainer

Role-Related Resources Employee Trainer Are you an employee trainer looking for information on ways to make your training and the technologies you use more accessible and inclusive? Below are a few of PEAT’s most popular resources that will help. [...]

CTO & IT Manager

Role-Related Resources CTO & IT Manager Are you a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) or Information Technology (IT) manager looking for information on ways to make the technology you procure and use more accessible? Below are a few of PEAT’s most [...]

Employer & Senior Leader

Role-Related Resources Employer & Company Senior Leader Are you an employer or senior leader within your company who is looking for information on ways to make your company accessible and inclusive? Below are a few of PEAT’s most popular resources [...]

Check Out PEAT’s axe-con & CSUN Slides

The PEAT team presented at some exciting events during the month of March. If you attended and want a refresher or could not make it and would like to read what we shared, the slides are linked below. […]

Job Resources

Role-Related Resources Explore PEAT'S Resources Related to Your Job Digital accessibility is important in every workplace. Click on your job title to see a tailored selection of relevant resources from PEAT. Remember that these are just some of the resources [...]

Make Your eRecruiting Tools Accessible

Product Manager, Designer & Developer

Role-Related Resources Product Manager, Designer & Developer Are you a product manager, designer or developer looking for information on ways to bake accessibility into the products you create? Below are a few of PEAT’s most popular resources that will help. [...]

Employee Trainer

Role-Related Resources Employee Trainer Are you an employee trainer looking for information on ways to make your training and the technologies you use more accessible and inclusive? Below are a few of PEAT’s most popular resources that will help. [...]

CTO & IT Manager

Role-Related Resources CTO & IT Manager Are you a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) or Information Technology (IT) manager looking for information on ways to make the technology you procure and use more accessible? Below are a few of PEAT’s most [...]

Employer & Senior Leader

Role-Related Resources Employer & Company Senior Leader Are you an employer or senior leader within your company who is looking for information on ways to make your company accessible and inclusive? Below are a few of PEAT’s most popular resources [...]

Check Out PEAT’s axe-con & CSUN Slides

The PEAT team presented at some exciting events during the month of March. If you attended and want a refresher or could not make it and would like to read what we shared, the slides are linked below. […]

Job Resources

Role-Related Resources Explore PEAT'S Resources Related to Your Job Digital accessibility is important in every workplace. Click on your job title to see a tailored selection of relevant resources from PEAT. Remember that these are just some of the resources [...]

Talent Sourcing

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. And if they are considering [...]

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

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 elevated risks based on disability, in the [...]

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 aren’t actually based on scientific [...]

How Good Candidates Get Screened Out

AI reflects the implicit biases of the people that design it. Models learning from biased training data may perpetuate historical bias against marginalized groups, such as people whose gender is non-binary, people of color, people with disabilities, or other minorities. Further, training [...]

Risks of Bias and Discrimination in AI Hiring Tools

Disabilities are highly diverse and virtually impossible to analyze at scale Consider that half of disabilities are invisible, and only 39 percent of employees with disabilities disclose their disability to their managers, let alone an interviewer. Disabilities are also highly diverse, ranging [...]

Online Applications

Pre-Employment Testing