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Part 1 recruiting and_hiring

  1. 1. SHRM Survey Findings: Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities In collaboration with and commissioned by Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute. April 6, 2012SHRM Survey Findings: Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities . In collaboration with and commissioned by Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute.
  2. 2. IntroductionSHRM, in collaboration with and commissioned by the Cornell University ILR School Employment and DisabilityInstitute, conducted a survey of its members about organizational practices and policies related to employingpeople with disabilities. Areas of focused in this survey research included:  Part 1: Recruitment and Hiring  Part 2: Accessibility and Accommodation  Part 3: Retention and AdvancementIn addition, the survey explored metrics that organizations track for all employees and for employees withdisabilities, as well as potential barriers in the employment of and advancement of people with disabilities.The data findings included in this document focus on Part 1 of the research: Practices and Policies Related toRecruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities. SHRM Survey Findings: Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities . In collaboration with and commissioned by Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute. 2
  3. 3. Part 1:Policies and Practices Related to Recruitment and HiringSHRM Survey Findings: Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities . In collaboration with and commissioned by Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute. 3
  4. 4. Study Purpose, Partners and Funding Study purpose: to provide new knowledge about differences in HR practices in hiring, retaining and advancing individuals with disabilities and the relationship between these practices and positive employment outcomes. Partners: SHRM, in collaboration with Cornell University. Funding: U.S. Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research grant to Cornell University, Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Employer Practices (Grant No. H133B040013). SHRM Survey Findings: Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities . In collaboration with and commissioned by Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute. 4
  5. 5. Definitions For this survey, we define a “person with a disability” as someone who has aphysical and/or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity. Thiscould include (but is not limited to) individuals with a physical disability, a chronichealth condition, a vision or hearing impairment, a mental health condition, or aworkplace injury or illness. We define an “effective practice or policy” as one that leads to improvedrecruitment, hiring, retention, engagement, workplace climate and/or advancementof people with disabilities. SHRM Survey Findings: Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities . In collaboration with and commissioned by Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute. 5
  6. 6. Key Findings What policies and practices related to the recruitment and hiring of people with disabilities are currently being implemented by organizations? Nearly two-thirds (61%) of organizations indicate including people with disabilities explicitly in their diversity and inclusion plans, 59% require subcontractors/suppliers to adhere to disability nondiscrimination requirements, 58% train HR staff and supervisors on effectively interviewing people with disabilities, and 57% have developed relationships with community organizations that promote the employment of people with disabilities. Among organizations that have implemented policies and practices related to the recruitment and hiring of people with disabilities, which policies and practices were found to be very effective? Nearly one-half (45%) of organizations found that training HR staff and supervisors on interviewing people with disabilities was very effective. Several organizations also believe that requiring subcontractors/suppliers to adhere to disability nondiscrimination requirements (38%) and having explicit organizational goals related to the recruitment or hiring of people with disabilities (34%) were very effective practices. SHRM Survey Findings: Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities . In collaboration with and commissioned by Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute. 6
  7. 7. Key Findings (Continued) Are some organizations more likely to have policies and practices related to the recruitment and hiring of people with disabilities depending on the organization’s staff size or sector? Larger organizations are more likely to have polices and practices related to recruitment and hiring of people with disabilities compared with smaller organizations. Publicly owned for-profit organizations also are more likely to have some of these policies and practices in place compared with privately owned for-profit organizations and nonprofit organizations. SHRM Survey Findings: Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities . In collaboration with and commissioned by Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute. 7
  8. 8. Policies and Practices Related to Recruitment and Hiring Our organization… Includes people with disabilities explicitly in its diversity and inclusion plan. 61% 39% (n = 567 ) Requires subcontractors/suppliers to adhere to disability nondiscrimination requirements. 59% 41% (n = 525) Trains HR staff and supervisors on effective interviewing of people with disabilities. 58% 42% (n = 580) Has relationships with community organizations that promote the 57% 43% employment of people with disabilities. (n = 568) Actively recruits people with disabilities. 47% 53% (n = 574) Yes NoNote: Respondents who answered “don’t know” and “in development/under review" were excluded from this analysis. SHRM Survey Findings: Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities . In collaboration with and commissioned by Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute. 8
  9. 9. Policies and Practices Related to Recruitment and Hiring (Continued) Our organization… Has senior management that demonstrates a strong commitment to disability recruitment and hiring. 40% 60% (n =555) Takes advantage of tax incentives for hiring people with disabilities (e.g., Small Business Tax Credit, Architectural/ Transportation Tax 27% 73% Deduction or Work Opportunities Tax Credit). (n = 467) Has explicit organizational goals related to the recruitment or hiring of people with disabilities. 27% 73% (n = 540)Participates in internships or similar programs that target people with 20% 80% disabilities. (n =525) Includes progress toward recruitment or hiring goals for people with disabilities in the performance appraisals of senior management. 18% 82% (n = 547) Yes No Note: Respondents who answered “don’t know” and “in development/under review" were excluded from this analysis. SHRM Survey Findings: Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities . In collaboration with and commissioned by Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute. 9
  10. 10. Level of Implementation and Effectiveness Effectiveness of Policies Very Somewhat Not Effectiveness Our organization… effective effective effective not known Trains HR staff and supervisors on effective interviewing of people with disabilities. 45% 37% 17% 1% (n = 334) Requires subcontractors/suppliers to adhere to disability nondiscrimination requirements. 38% 30% 3% 29% (n = 310) Has explicit organizational goals related to the recruitment or hiring of people with disabilities. 34% 31% 9% 25% (n = 149) Participates in internships or similar programs that target people with disabilities. 33% 37% 5% 25% (n = 111)Note: Respondents who answered that a specific policy or practice related to recruitment and hiring was “not in place” at their organization, “in development/underreview” or “don’t know” were excluded from this analysis. Percentages may not equal 100% due to rounding. SHRM Survey Findings: Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities . In collaboration with and commissioned by Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute. 10
  11. 11. Level of Implementation and Effectiveness (Continued) Effectiveness of Policies Very Somewhat Not Effectiveness Our organization… effective effective effective not known Includes people with disabilities explicitly in its diversity and inclusion plan. 29% 36% 7% 27% (n =349) Has relationships with community organizations that promote the employment of people with disabilities. 28% 37% 7% 28% (n = 326) Has senior management that demonstrates a strong commitment to disability recruitment and hiring. 27% 42% 8% 23% ( n = 223)Note: Respondents who answered that a specific policy or practice related to recruitment and hiring was “not in place” at their organization, “in development/underreview” or “don’t know” were excluded from this analysis. Percentages may not equal 100% due to rounding. SHRM Survey Findings: Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities . In collaboration with and commissioned by Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute. 11
  12. 12. Level of Implementation and Effectiveness (Continued) Effectiveness of Policies Very Somewhat Not Effectiveness Our organization… effective effective effective not known Actively recruits people with disabilities. 26% 37% 6% 30% (n = 273) Takes advantage of tax incentives for hiring people with disabilities (e.g., Small Business Tax Credit, Architectural/ Transportation Tax Deduction or Work 26% 34% 6% 34% Opportunities Tax Credit). (n = 128) Includes progress toward recruitment or hiring goals for people with disabilities in the performance 29% 33% 11% 28% appraisals of senior management. (n = 99)Note: Respondents who answered that a specific policy or practice related to recruitment and hiring was “not in place” at their organization, “in development/underreview” or “don’t know” were excluded from this analysis. Percentages may not equal 100% due to rounding. SHRM Survey Findings: Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities . In collaboration with and commissioned by Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute. 12
  13. 13. Comparison by Organization SectorSHRM Survey Findings: Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities . In collaboration with and commissioned by Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute. 13
  14. 14. Definition of Sectors  Publicly owned for-profit organization is a limited liability company that offers its securities (stock/shares, bonds/loans, etc.) for sale to the general public, typically through a stock exchange or through market makers operating in over-the-counter markets. This is separate and distinct from a government-owned corporation that might be described as a publicly owned company.  Privately owned for-profit organization is a business company owned either by nongovernmental organizations or by a relatively small number of shareholders or company members. A privately owned for-profit organization does not offer or trade its company stock (shares) to the general public on the stock market exchanges, but rather the companys stock is offered, owned and traded or exchanged privately. Less ambiguous terms for a privately held company are unquoted company and unlisted company.  Nonprofit organization is neither a legal nor a technical definition, but generally refers to an organization that uses surplus revenues to achieve its goals rather than to distribute them as profit or dividends. States in the U.S. defer to the IRS designation conferred under United States Internal Revenue Code Section 501 when the IRS deems an organization eligible. A nonprofit organization may or may not have shareholders. SHRM Survey Findings: Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities . In collaboration with and commissioned by Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute. 14
  15. 15. Comparison by Organization Sector Our organization… actively recruits people with disabilities. Organization sector Differences based on organization sector Publicly owned for- Privately owned for- Publicly owned for-profits (58%) Privately owned for-profits (41%) > profits profitshas relationships with community organizations that promote the employment of people with disabilities. Organization sector Differences based on organization sector Publicly owned for- Privately owned for- Publicly owned for-profits (64%) Privately owned for-profits (52%) > profits profitsincludes progress toward recruitment or hiring goals for people with disabilities in the performance appraisalsof senior management. Organization sector Differences based on organization sector Publicly owned for- Privately owned for- Publicly owned for-profits (24%) Privately owned for-profits (14%) > profits profitsNote: Respondents who answered “don’t know” and “in development/under review" were excluded from this analysis.Only statistically significant differences are shown. SHRM Survey Findings: Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities . In collaboration with and commissioned by Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute. 15
  16. 16. Comparison by Organization Sector (Continued) Our organization… takes advantage of tax incentives for hiring people with disabilities. Organization sector Differences based on organization sector Privately owned for-profits (21%) Publicly owned for- privately owned for- Publicly owned for-profits (42%) > Nonprofits (23%) profits profits, nonprofits requires subcontractors/suppliers to adhere to disability nondiscrimination requirements. Organization sector Differences based on organization sector Privately owned for-profits (48%) Publicly owned for- privately owned for- Publicly owned for-profits (80%) > Nonprofits (55%) profits profits, nonprofits includes people with disabilities explicitly in its diversity and inclusion plan. Organization sector Differences based on organization sector Privately owned for-profits (54%) Publicly owned for- privately owned for- Publicly owned for-profits (77%) > Nonprofits (60%) profits profits, nonprofitsNote: Respondents who answered “don’t know” and “in development/under review" were excluded from this analysis.Only statistically significant differences are shown. SHRM Survey Findings: Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities . In collaboration with and commissioned by Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute. 16
  17. 17. Comparison by Organization Sector (Continued) Our organization… has explicit organizational goals related to the recruitment or hiring of people with disabilities. Organization sector Differences based on organization sector Publicly owned for-profits (40%) Publicly owned for- privately owned for- Privately owned for-profits (19%) > Nonprofits (34%) profits, nonprofits profits has senior management that demonstrates a strong commitment to disability recruitment and hiring. Organization sector Differences based on organization sector Publicly owned for-profits (49%) Publicly owned for- privately owned for- Privately owned for-profits (32%) > Nonprofits (48%) profits, nonprofits profitsNote: Respondents who answered “don’t know” and “in development/under review" were excluded from this analysis.Only statistically significant differences are shown. SHRM Survey Findings: Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities . In collaboration with and commissioned by Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute. 17
  18. 18. Comparison by Organization Staff SizeSHRM Survey Findings: Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities . In collaboration with and commissioned by Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute. 18
  19. 19. Comparison by Organization Staff Size Our organization… actively recruits people with disabilities. Smaller organizations Larger organizations Differences based on organization staff size 1 to 99 employees (37%) 2,500 to 24,999 employees (64%) Larger organizations > smaller organizations 100 to 499 employees (39%) 25,000 or more employees (78%) has relationships with community organizations that promote the employment of people with disabilities. Smaller organizations Larger organizations Differences based on organization staff size 1 to 99 employees (48%) 2,500 to 24,999 employees (75%) Larger organizations > smaller organizations 100 to 499 employees (50%) includes people with disabilities explicitly in its diversity and inclusion plan. Smaller organizations Larger organizations Differences based on organization staff size 500 to 2,499 employees (66%) 1 to 99 employees (47%) 2,500 to 24,999 employees (72%) Larger organizations > smaller organizations 25,000 or more employees (85%)Note: Respondents who answered “don’t know” and “in development/under review" were excluded from this analysis.Only statistically significant differences are shown. SHRM Survey Findings: Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities . In collaboration with and commissioned by Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute. 19
  20. 20. Comparison by Organization Staff Size (Continued) Our organization… has explicit organizational goals related to the recruitment or hiring of people with disabilities. Smaller organizations Larger organizations Differences based on organization staff size 1 to 99 employees (18%) 25,000 or more employees (52%) Larger organizations > smaller organizations 100 to 499 employees (24%) includes progress toward recruitment or hiring goals for people with disabilities in the performance appraisals of senior management. Smaller organizations Larger organizations Differences based on organization staff size 100 to 499 employees (12%) 25,000 or more employees (39%) Larger organizations > smaller organizations participates in internships or similar programs that target people with disabilities. Smaller organizations Larger organizations Differences based on organization staff size 2,500 to 24,999 employees (28%) 100 to 499 employees (13%) 25,000 or more employees (35%) Larger organizations > smaller organizationsNote: Respondents who answered “don’t know” and “in development/under review" were excluded from this analysis.Only statistically significant differences are shown. SHRM Survey Findings: Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities . In collaboration with and commissioned by Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute. 20
  21. 21. Comparison by Organization Staff Size (Continued) Our organization… has senior management that demonstrates a strong commitment to disability recruitment and hiring. Smaller organizations Larger organizations Differences based on organization staff size 1 to 99 employees (33%) 25,000 or more employees (63%) Larger organizations > smaller organizations 100 to 499 employees (33%) takes advantage of tax incentives for hiring people with disabilities. Smaller organizations Larger organizations Differences based on organization staff size 500 to 2,499 employees (36%) 1 to 99 employees (16%) 2,500 to 24,999 employees (43%) Larger organizations > smaller organizations 100 to 499 employees (15%) 25,000 or more employees (61%) requires subcontractors/suppliers to adhere to disability nondiscrimination requirements. Smaller organizations Larger organizations Differences based on organization staff size 500 to 2,499 employees (68%) 1 to 99 employees (46%) 2,500 to 24,999 employees (69%) Larger organizations > smaller organizations 25,000 or more employees (82%)Note: Respondents who answered “don’t know” and “in development/under review" were excluded from this analysis.Only statistically significant differences are shown. SHRM Survey Findings: Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities . In collaboration with and commissioned by Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute. 21
  22. 22. Demographics: Organization Industry Percentage ofIndustry RespondentsManufacturing 26%Finance and insurance 12%Professional, scientific and technical services 12%Retail trade 12%Wholesale trade 9%Transportation and warehousing 8%Accommodation and food services 7%Entertainment and recreation 5%Information 5%Utilities 5%Construction 4%Educational services 4%Note: n = 637. Total does not equal 100% due to multiple response options . SHRM Survey Findings: Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities . In collaboration with and commissioned by Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute. 22
  23. 23. Demographics: Organization Industry(Continued) Percentage ofIndustry RespondentsHealth care and social assistance 4%Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional and similar organizations 4%Repair and maintenance 4%Real estate and rental and leasing 3%Administrative and support and waste management and 2%remediation servicesManagement of companies and enterprises 2%Public administration 2%Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 1%Mining 1%Personal and laundry services 1%Other 8%Note: n = 637. Total does not equal 100% due to multiple response options . SHRM Survey Findings: Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities . In collaboration with and commissioned by Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute. 23
  24. 24. Demographics: Respondents by OrganizationSectorPrivately owned for-profit organization 56%Publicly owned for-profit organization 28% Nonprofit organization 14% Other 3% n = 611 SHRM Survey Findings: Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities . In collaboration with and commissioned by Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute. 24
  25. 25. Demographics: Respondents by OrganizationStaff Size 1 to 99 employees 23% 100 to 499 employees 28% 500 to 2,499 24% employees 2,500 to 24,999 18% employees 25,000 or more 7% n = 627 employees SHRM Survey Findings: Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities . In collaboration with and commissioned by Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute. 25
  26. 26. Demographics: Other Does your organization have U.S.-based In the U.S., is your organization a singe-unit operations (business units) only or does it or a multi-unit company? operate multinationally? Multi-unit company 80% U.S.-based operations only 60% Single-unit company 20% Multinational operations 40% n = 635 n = 617 Are HR policies and practices determined by the multi-unit corporate headquarters, by eachWhat is the level of HR department/function work location or both?for which you responded throughout thissurvey? Multi-unit headquarters determines 51% HR policies and practicesCorporate (companywide) 57% A combination of both the work location and the multi-unitFacility/location 26% 46% headquarters determine HR policies and practicesBusiness unit/division 17% Each work location determines HRn = 519 3% policies and practices n = 516 SHRM Survey Findings: Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities . In collaboration with and commissioned by Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute. 26
  27. 27. Survey Methodology Response rate = 23%. Sample consisted of 662 HR professional respondents from a randomly selected sample of SHRM’s membership. A series of e-mail reminders along with a call campaign were used to encourage survey participation. Margin of error is +/-3%. Survey fielded October 19-December 15, 2011. • For more survey/poll findings, visit www.shrm.org/surveys • For more information about SHRM’s Customized Research Services, visit www.shrm.org/customizedresearch • Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/SHRM_Research SHRM Survey Findings: Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities . In collaboration with and commissioned by Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute. 27
  28. 28. Further Information Available SHRM® Disability Employment Resource Page http://www.shrm.org/hrdisciplines/Diversity/Articles/Pages/disability_072110.aspx HR. Tips – www.hrtips.org Employer Assistance and Resource Network (EARN)- www.askEARN.org Job Accommodation Network - http://askjan.org/ National ADA Network – www.adata.org Cornell Employment and Disability Institute publications online http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/ Employment and Disability Institute at Cornell University - www.ilr.cornell.edu/edi/ U.S. Disability Status Report - www.disabilitystatistics.org SHRM Survey Findings: Employing People With Disabilities: Practices and Policies Related to Recruiting and Hiring Employees With Disabilities . In collaboration with and commissioned by Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute. 28

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