Changing the way that you interact with candidates in your selection process is crucial to your organization’s future success.
On July 17, @shrmnextchat chatted with Christine V. Walters, J.D., MAS, SHRM-SCP, SPHR @christinevbw about Can We Do That?! Recruitment, Selection and Hiring Tips and Traps.
If you missed this excellent #Nextchat about tips to avoid legal traps and pitfalls in selection procedures, you can read all the tweets here or below:
No one knows better than you—the employer—your jobs and the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to do them.
There are several hurdles, however, that can hinder the process of finding the right talent to fill those jobs.
Yep, you read that right. In fact, 1 of 3 adults (of 75 million Americans) have a criminal record. Before you Google me and try to figure out the story, and in the spirit of keeping it “real” let me share.
I’m a researcher. Process oriented. Peacemaker. Always followed the rules growing up. My mother never allowed me to ride my bike past a group of trees to the side of our driveway, and I never did until the summer before my freshman year of high school. To say I grew up somewhat sheltered, is a bit of an understatement.
Roughly 650 years after he sent it, Leonardo da Vinci’s letter to the Duke of Milan asking for a job is still very well known. In celebration of his upcoming April 15th birthday, it is worth looking at his approach to finding a new gig.
Every year, nearly 700,000 people are released from prison. Unfortunately, these individuals can find themselves locked out of the job market due to outdated employment practices that continue to present barriers to their hiring. With the unemployment rate below 4 percent, however, this is no longer a practical strategy for organizations.
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.