eNews · October 2017
In celebration of this year’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month theme—Inclusion Drives Innovation—PEAT has launched Buy IT!, a free online resource to help employers and their purchasing teams build accessibility and usability into their IT procurement processes.
From recruitment to retirement, technology plays a key role in each phase of an employee’s time with your company. This new short video explores the connection between the six phases of employment and where accessible IT comes into play.
Save the Date
Thursday, November 16, 2pm ET WEBINAR
Jessica Miller-Merrell is a technologist who focuses her efforts in human resources, healthcare, and the workplace. In this webinar, she will discuss how recruiters and HR leaders can prioritize their digital recruiting options and move these efforts forward by developing smaller initiatives designed to drive change and establish buy-in.
Open enrollment until December 12
Perkins School for the Blind and Harvard Extension School have partnered to provide this free, self-paced online course for hiring managers and recruiters. The curriculum includes PEAT’s own TalentWorks tool, which provides key resources to help employers make their eRecruiting technologies accessible.
The Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) is a multi-faceted initiative promoting the employment, retention, and career advancement of people with disabilities through the development, adoption, and promotion of accessible technology. To learn more, visit www.PEATworks.org.