Learn why your business should tap into Sault Ste. Marie’s Discover Ability Network

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Join us on Wednesday, January 13th and learn why your business should tap into Sault Ste. Marie’s Discover Ability Network

6.2 million Canadians live with at least one disability – that’s 1 in 5 people. Businesses simply cannot afford to ignore this growing population of consumers and job seekers.

That’s why the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce to bring the Discover Ability Network to the Sault Ste. Marie area to provide tools, resources, and supports to help local employers attract and recruit job seekers with disabilities.

Discover Ability Sault Ste. Marie offers a free job-matching platform to help you find the best candidates with disabilities for your job openings. Our free online workshops provide you with the knowledge and confidence to hire and retain persons with disabilities in your workplace.

Research shows that businesses who recruit from this under-tapped talent pool experience real benefits:

  • Harness the value of innovative processes and new perspectives
  • Reduce costs associated with turnover, absenteeism and workplace safety
  • Increase the size of your skilled labour pool
  • Improve engagement from all employees, across the board

Please join us on Wednesday, January 13th, 2021 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm for an introduction to Sault Ste. Marie’s Discover Ability Network.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce
The Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce has been serving the Sault since 1889. Two years after the first Canadian Pacific railway reached Sault Ste. Marie, a group of businessmen formed an organization dedicated to community welfare and development. During the two years leading up to the Chamber's founding railway spurred an economic boom. Business prospered, the population doubled, and on June 25, 1889 forty businessmen organized the Sault Ste. Marie Board of Trade. Today, this non-profit organization continues to serve the interests of business in a rapidly changing economy. The Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce is funded through annual membership of its's member businesses and agencies, enabling it to advocate on behalf of business. Through the years, the Chamber has worked closely with the business community and various levels of government to find solutions to challenges faced by the community and has spearheaded numerous solutions.

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