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Modern recruitment processes rely so heavily on digital technology. 14.1 million people in the UK have a disability and often encounter obstacles online when applying for jobs. Only one in three job seekers think employers and recruiters make online job applications suitably accessible for disabled people. Download our Recruitment and Careers Report which looks at why digital barriers are a problem, who needs support, the importance of inclusive recruitment, Recite Me careers clients and an overview of our data from the past year.
A recent study found that the disability employment gap between disabled and non-disabled people was nearly 30 per cent in 2020. Why? Because modern recruitment processes rely so heavily on digital technology, many applicants cannot access the information, let alone complete the required online application forms and skills assessments. Download our Guide to Accessible Online Recruitment that we have written in partnership with Guidant Global. This guide will look at online access barriers, who needs support, the barriers that candidates face, why you should be inclusive and tips to provide an inclusive candidate journey.
A recent study found that only 60% of UK local authority websites’ home pages are accessible to people with disabilities. The Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No.2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 are set to change this. This guide will give you a summary of the regulations, plus information about what you need to do to comply and how Recite Me can help you.