The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy’s Building an Inclusive Workforce reference guide provides a great starting point on recruiting, hiring, and retaining employees with disabilities. Inclusion drives innovation, and disability is part of the equation.

This reference guide provides a quick outline of four simple steps to increasing workforce inclusion, complete with web links to resources available to help businesses benefit from the talents of qualified individuals with disabilities.

STEP 1 - Embrace Inclusive Strategies

STEP 2 - Create an Inclusive Culture

STEP 3 - Recruit and Hire

STEP 4 - Retain and Advance Employees