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The CEFN is dedicated to helping Calgary Business recruit and include employees with disabilities.

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The Calgary Employment First Network represents a wealth of disability-related Diversity and Inclusion Resources for Employers. Please access our library at your convenience and feel free to contact the CEFN if you have questions, if you would like more information, or to request a consultation.

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Resources for Inclusive Employment

View or download our resources from a variety of sources:

CEFN Best Practices in Employer Engagement

This document outlines the standards and protocols surrounding the assistance that the CEFN provides to our business partners.
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Supported Employment Definition

This is the framework through which the CEFN defines Supported Employment and its corresponding outcomes.
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From Diversity to Inclusion

This paper from Deloitte discusses the desire for companies to create an inclusive environment, but also highlights their unpreparedness with doing so.
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Forbes: Fostering Innovation Through a Diverse Workforce

This article from Forbes highlights that businesses are increasingly realizing that diversity is necessary precursor to innovation.
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Workplace Diversity Strategies Seminar Presentation

During DEAM the CEFN and Calgary Alternative Employment Services hosted an informative seminar for Calgary Employers and HR Professionals on Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace.  Download the full Workplace Diversity Strategies Seminar Presentation below.
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