Job Boards for Candidates with Diverse Abilities
1. Recruit Disability
Best for finding: Candidates with diverse backgrounds and abilities.
This job search site is powered by the Sierra Group, the rehabilitation engineering consulting firm that develops workplace solutions to help more people with disabilities find fantastic career opportunities.
On Recruit Disability, employers can:
- Quickly post jobs and manage listings
- Create Email Alerts for candidates that match your search criteria
- Save candidates to view later
- Take advantage of additional advertising and sponsorship options
About Recruit Disability: Their million-member robust and self-serve model is available for your independent use as a job seeker with a disability, an agency providing services, or a hiring manager looking to hire Americans with disabilities. In addition to our resources for employment incentives and educational teleseminars — be seen, heard, and hired! The One More Way collaborative is brought to you by The Sierra Group.
Cost: Starts at $195 for a 30-day posting.
Top Feature: Teleseminars help employers connect with candidates in an organic learning environment.
Best for finding: Candidates with disabilities
AbilityLinks has a rich data pool of candidates with disabilities. With over 700 of AbilityLinks’ job seekers finding employment, this is one job site making a real difference. Still, you’ve got to have a clear policy for disability inclusion if you want access to the top talent listed here.
On AbilityLinks, employers can:
- Access a dynamic community of candidates with disabilities
- Build a custom page with a description, job postings, contact information, video, links, and updates
- Search resumes and receives applications
- Partner with educational, advocacy, job programs, and disability-owned businesses to take your employer brand to the next level.
About AbilityLinks: Persons with disabilities want the opportunity to pursue a career of their own choosing but have an unemployment rate that is two times higher than average, not counting individuals who become discouraged and stop actively seeking work. At the same time, businesses that value a diverse workforce lag behind when it comes to disability inclusion. They want better access to candidates with disabilities. That’s why AbilityLinks, a first-of-its-kind website for persons with disabilities, was launched in 2001.
Applicant skills, experience, and background range from entry-level to administrative, technical, professional, and managerial. Member companies represent various industries, occupation types, and business sizes.
Cost: Single job posting starts at $400 for a 30-day posting.
Top Feature: Opportunity to upgrade from one-time posting to regular sponsor for increased visibility with candidates.
Best for finding: Candidates with disabilities.
DisabilityJobBoard.net is built on a vast community of North American employers determined to help promote an inclusive and accessible workplace.
On DisabilityJobBoard.net, employers can:
- Post job ads in just a few steps.
- They can track their job ads from their dashboard. They can seek out more candidates with the advanced search.
About DisabilityJobBoard.net: DisabilityJobBoard.net is focused on working with and highlighting employers dedicated to providing unique, exciting, fulfilling jobs for disabled job seekers.
They have committed to EEO to take affirmative action to ensure that job seekers are well recruited in accessible work environments; job applicants are considered for employment opportunities; and employees are treated regardless of their race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin as a qualified individual with a disability.
Cost: Starts at $139 for a 90-day posting.
Top Feature: Their support team is always a phone call or email away for any assistance you need while you look for your next talented employee.