Nearly 700,000 people are released from prison each year and are locked out of the job market. Those who have served their time should not be “re-sentenced” by employers, especially when businesses are experiencing a human capital crisis.
Last month, Congress and the Trump Administration passed and signed into law the bipartisan First Step Act, improving rehabilitation and re-entry opportunities for thousands of incarcerated men and women.
SHRM has enjoyed a strategic partnership with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) for more than a decade, helping advance the organization’s mission, leadership development and educational services programs for emerging student leaders.
Free airline flights for an employee to spend time with her terminally ill sister. A manager who turns away a customer for mistreating a front-line worker. These are real-life stories from a company that has built a wildly successful business in the restaurant industry, which is known for high turnover and low morale. In Yes Is the Answer.
Jeff Korzenik of the Fifth Third Bank talks about why businesses should consider hiring formerly incarcerated people, which was the topic of his presentation at #SHRMDiv in Atlanta.
Heather Tinsley-Fix of AARP talks about why employers need to learn how to prevent unintended age bias as recruiting becomes increasingly powered by AI and automation and why it matters to employees.
Marlin Smith, founding partner, Mandrake HR Consulting, talks about unconscious bias, the topic of his presentation (what it is and how to deal with it as an employer & employee) at #SHRMDiv in Atlanta.
To mark National Disability Employment Awareness Month, SHRM supports efforts to expand the talent pool for jobs, including with people with Down syndrome
ATLANTA, Oct. 24, 2018 — Given the most competitive job market in decades, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) actively advocates for employers to expand the pool of people considered for employment. Today, SHRM recognized the progressive work of the National Down Syndrome Society with a surprise to the organization to further its #DSWORKS® Employment Program.