Recruiter Sharon Singh speaks with a man holding a white cane.
Recruiter Sharon Singh with a new recruit who is bind. Courtesy: Talent Untapped Group.

Turn your disability into your differentiator. That’s the advice to job-seekers from long-time recruiter Sharon Singh, a Human Resources business partner with Canada’s largest bank, RBC. She proactively seeks out and develops talent with disabilities.

“I know the hesitations, myths and misunderstandings. But I also know the long-term value of…

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A woman walks along a beach. Above her is text saying Most people with a disability survive on about $1000 per month.
When you hear the word disability, what comes to mind? I think strength and wisdom.

I spent over a decade as a broadcast journalist in Canada and another decade working in corporate communications with international colleagues in a range of industries. My background and life experience gave me an open-minded and inclusive perspective. Biases, misperceptions? Nope. Not me.

Until I took a closer look.

My…

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