A company is nothing without the people that comprise it. That is why FirstBank fills its ranks with intelligent individuals with strong moral compasses, and prides itself in hiring and training a diverse employee population. This is at the center of the bank’s “people-first” mentality.

Contrary to this philosophy is the inaccurate belief that employing individuals with a disability can present unwanted and unnecessary hurdles that aren’t worth the effort. We’re here to tell you that it’s simply not the case.

Last March, FirstBank had an open position for an IT Business Analyst. The Blind Institute of Technology (BIT) approached us with an excellent candidate for consideration.

Read the full article to find out how FirstBank tackled the onboarding process, what they thought of working with BIT, and the value they’ve gained from hiring an individual with a disability!