Employer Success Stories

The Ability First Coalition is proud to showcase some of our local success stories. We invite you to see how organizations, just like yours, have benefitted from inclusive hiring practices. Browse the articles below as well as those in our Tuesdays at Ten section, where we post transcripts from this acclaimed series.

Success Stories

  • Scene Magazine Logo
    Oct 22, 2015

    Congratulations to 2015 Small Business Award Nominee, Scene Magazine. Read more about their business and why they choose to put ability first in the workplace.

  • Corus Radio London Logo
    Oct 21, 2015

    Congratulations to 2015 Large Business Award Nominee and Winner, Corus Radio London. Read more about their business and why they choose to put ability first in the workplace.

  • Extreme Indoor Golf Logo "Play the world...play today"
    Oct 20, 2015

    Congratulations to 2015 Small Business Award Nominee Extreme Indoor Golf. Read more about their business and why they choose to put ability first in the workplace.

  • Farmers' and Artisans' Markets logo featuring rooster
    Oct 19, 2015

    Congratulations to Ability First Coalition Champion Awards 2015 Advocacy Award Nominee and Winner Farmers’ & Artisans’ Markets. Read more about their business and why they choose to put ability first in the workplace.

  • Christopher Murphy, Supervisor Specialized Transit Services, London Transit Commission
    Jun 11, 2015

    Christopher Murphy, Supervisor of Specialized Transit Services with the London Transit Commission says, “Hiring for ability first makes good business sense. You can’t go wrong. You’re investing in a person who knows what it’s like to be an underdog and rise above it, and will give a really unique contribution to their employment situation.”

  • Kaitlyn Annaert, Human Resources Manager Voices.com
    Apr 30, 2015

    Kaitlyn Annaert, Human Resources Manager with Voices.com, describes how this leading London technology company has successfully built an inclusive work environment.

  • Jan 29, 2015

    At the Ability First 2014 Champion Awards, held on November 7, 2014, Tim Hortons Sherwood Forest Mall location received the Small Business Award for their commitment to employing people with disabilities. The Small Business Award is presented to a business under 50 employees that develops and applies the concept of ability first and best practices in recruitment, retention, and talent management.

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