Understanding Employers’ Hiring Intentions in Relation to Qualified Workers with Disabilities: Preliminary Findings

  title={Understanding Employers’ Hiring Intentions in Relation to Qualified Workers with Disabilities: Preliminary Findings},
  author={Robert Malcolm Fraser and Kurt Johnson and James C. Hebert and Icek Ajzen and Jana Copeland and Pat O. Brown and Fong Chan},
  journal={Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation},
Introduction As part of the planning process for a larger survey study to examine factors affecting employers’ intention to hire and hiring of people with disabilities, a series of three semi-structured focus groups were held with key hiring decision makers, such as Human Resources directors, Chief Operating Officers (COOs), or Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of small, medium, and large Seattle area companies. Aim The chief goals of the focus groups were to elicit and refine the participants… CONTINUE READING

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