People who have disabilities are just as eager to present their qualifications and to be judged on their abilities the same as any other applicant.
Many disabilities are hidden and it is not necessary for a candidate to disclose a disability during an interview. When a disability is evident, seasoned human resource professionals offer the following best practices for conducting effective interviews.
For more in-depth information on interviewing a person who has a disability, visit the Job Accommodations Network (JAN) at www.jan.wvu.edu and search 'interview.'
Find out more about interviewing and read the business case story, Successful Interview.
For consultation and support, contact your regional Disability Employment Specialist (800-328-9095).