Tips and tricks for hiring a person with a physical disability

A person with a physical impairment has difficulties in moving, holding, grasping, feeling or the ability for perform certain physical activities.

Find our tips and tricks for hiring a person with this disability on the right.

  • Talk

    First of all talk to the candidate and find out whether he or she has any needs, other than the ones employees without a disability in your company would have

  • Adaptations

    Can any low- or no-cost adaptations be made to the environment in your company on the work-floor, if needed?

  • Accessibility

    Think about accessibility of entrance and the different floors in your building

  • Bathrooms

    If needed look for necessary adaptations of the bathroom(s)

  • Skills

    Find out whether candidate has the skills to perform the essential tasks in a function. If needed, non-essential parts of the function can be given to others, in order to make the function suitable for a person with a disability

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