Tools for Business Leaders Looking to Attract and Retain Talent

If you are an employer who wants to attract and retain talent – the Burnaby Board of Trade is partnering with the Presidents Group to help.

The Presidents Group is a network of small and large BC business leaders who have found that hiring people with disabilities is a great way to attract and retain talent during a labour shortage.

The Presidents Group knows that while many employers understand the business value of hiring a diverse workforce, it’s hard to find the right information and resources to help. What has been missing is up-to-date, practical advice – created by employers for employers – about how to effectively recruit, hire and retain a diverse employee base. In response to this need, they launched Whether you’re a small business owner, a non-profit organization, or a large employer, this site is for you.

With close to one million job openings expected in BC by 2025*, and 334,000 British Columbians aged 15 to 64 with a disability**, people with disabilities represent an important employee talent pool that is largely untapped.

We hopes you find the site helpful, and is keen to hear from you as you continue on your journey.