An Introduction to the Discover Ability Network for Sault College and Algoma University
Join us for an introduction to the Discover Ability Network on Tuesday, November 2ndfrom11am to 12 noon as we welcome reps from the Ontario Chamber of Commerce and the Discover Ability Network to walk participants through the Discover Ability platform (which is hosted by Ryerson University as part of its MAGNET network).
This session is tailored for Sault College and Algoma University students, faculty, staff, and employment councelors and is ideal for:
anyone working in (or planning to work in) Human Resources
anyone working in Employment Services
recent graduates with a disability who are currently seeking employment
students with any form of disability that may soon be entering the job market
students in programs who may enter a career where they help or work with individuals that have disabilities
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER A link to join this ZOOM session will be sent to registered participants at the e-mail provided on the afternoon of Monday, November 1st
About Discover Ability
Funded by the Government of Canada and powered by Magnet, a data-rich, job-matching technology platform. Discover Ability is a free online portal and resource that connects businesses directly to people with disabilities.
The Discover Ability Network includes a variety of associations, community and government partners:
Business Council of Canada
Canadian Manufacturers and Exports
Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium
Human Resources Professionals Association
Information and Communications Technology Council
Information Technology Association of Canada
Ontario Chamber of Commerce
Toronto Financial Services Alliance
Government of Canada
The online portal connects employers directly with persons with disabilities seeking employment. The website includes a 6-step guide acts as a great resource for employers, and provides answers to any questions employers may have when hiring—and retaining—employees with disabilities. Businesses that post on jobs on the portal have access to free training on employment and disability-related topics.