Businesses encouraged to hire people with disabilities

(From the left): QASA recruitment officer, Dhaneshree Naidoo, and QASA COO, Raven Benny, addressing businesses during the online employment workshop.

QASA hosted an online employment workshop on February 26. Business owners, HR managers and recruitment agencies were in attendance to learn more about the benefits of employing people with disabilities.

During the event, QASA highlighted how its programme offered tremendous value to businesses by upskilling people with disabilities with no placement or recruitment fee. Speakers pointed to the value proposition or advantages of employing people with disabilities; what reasonable accommodation entails; and the employment equity policies that guides employers on employing a person with a disability.

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