On February 6, @shrmnextchat chatted with Parker Dewey CEO Jeffrey Moss (@Jeffrey_at_PD) about Micro-Internships -- A Powerful Tool for Talent Acquisition.
In case you missed this excellent chat, you can read all the tweets here or below:
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.
Finding 21st century skills to help build a more adaptable workforce
I admit it. I have been one of those HR people reluctant to hire ex-offenders under the assumption that once trouble – always trouble.
On January 16, @shrmnextchat chatted with LaSalle Network CEO Tom Gimbel (@TomGimbel) about Hiring Millennial Talent in 2019.
If you missed this excellent chat filled with great advice, you can read all the tweets here:
With a sub-four percent unemployment rate and one of the highest quit rates we’ve seen in decades, we are currently experiencing a very tight labor market. Companies across all industries, and of all sizes, are finding it challenging to attract and retain top talent.
As U.S. employers continue to expand globally, one of the biggest challenges they encounter is talent acquisition in other countries. Different cultures, laws and expectations can make finding the right workers―or any workers―a difficult task, and mistakes can be expensive.
On August 15, @shrmnextchat chatted with HR and Talent Acquisiiton Manager Claire Petrie @_strclaire about HR Ghost Stories.
If you missed this excellent chat about this new hiring phenomenon that’s spooking employers everywhere, you can read all the tweets here:
Ghosting can occur in many parts of the candidate/employee lifecycle. Three points in time specifically stand out to me - the applicant, the candidate, and the new hire – where HR partners, recruiters and hiring managers can make some changes to minimize their chances of being ghosted. What is common between all three of these? The importance of timely communication!
On July 18, @shrmnextchat chatted with Talent Strategist Mary Faulkner (@mfaulkner43) about The Rise of "New Collar" Jobs and Nontraditional Talent.
If you missed this excellent chat on how employers are boosting talent acquisition efforts by removing barriers to hiring, you can read all the tweets here:
No degree? No experience? No problem.
A high demand for skills combined with a low unemployment rate have made nontraditional pools of talent an attractive option for employers looking to boost recruiting efforts.
President Donald Trump said no one wins when people with criminal backgrounds are unable to adjust to life outside prison. It’s a waste of human capital, he said.
With today’s near record-low unemployment rate, HR professionals and employers are increasingly willing to tap underrepresented groups to fill the skills gaps in the American workforce.
We are operating in one of the hottest economies with some of the lowest unemployment levels in recorded history and yet, over 34 percent of people with disabilities are unemployed and looking for work. Companies who are committed to hiring the best talent and improving the candidate experience should be committed to being inclusive and accessible to all candidates, including those with disabilities.