The Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) has launched a new briefing
paper to help graduate recruiters understand disability discrimination.
Recruiting Disabled Graduates outlines disability discrimination legislation
in the workplace and offers advice on a range of issues, including attracting
disabled graduates, planning recruitment and selection activities to avoid
discrimination, tailoring induction programmes for disabled employees, and
retention and career building for disabled staff.
Carl Gilleard, chief executive of AGR, said: "It is important graduate
recruiters make sure recruitment processes are inclusive.
"Most recruiters would like to feel that their procedures are just, but
a lack of knowledge about particular issues can lead to unintentional
"This new briefing paper is designed to keep them up to date while
highlighting the positive reasons for recruiting disabled people."