Every Career Site Should Be Accessible. Here’s Where to Start.
When we look to accessibility standards, few of the requirements are groundbreaking: add a description for images, be sure link text is purposeful, give users better control over dynamic content, provide closed captions for videos, ensure form instructions are detailed, etc. None of these criteria come as a surprise. So why do 89% of Fortune 100 companies fail a simple accessibility test that benchmarks against these and similar criteria?
The reason is mindset.
Companies are developing tools and features for their websites and technology platforms without the regulatory oversight