"Onboarding begins the minute an offer letter is signed."
-Amy Hirsh Robinson
This month, SHRM celebrated Second Chance Month by featuring a series of blogs from business owners—many of whom were formerly incarcerated themselves—and workplace influencers writing about hiring those who have criminal records.
My name is Harley Blakeman. I am one of the roughly twenty million Americans living with a felony criminal record. As an entrepreneur, my company has taken a pain point that millions face daily and turned it into a viable business – www.HonestJobs.co – a free-to-use, national fair-chance employment platform.
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.
In a global economy where goods and services flow freely across borders, multinational enterprises must also be able to move their employees to the locations where their talent is most needed. These companies need HR professionals who understand the nuances of global talent acquisition and mobility.
So, you guys know I wrote a book, right? A book on talent acquisition! I truly believe I actually know something about Talent Acquisition and Recruiting! So, it came as a pretty big shock when I took SHRM’s new TA Specialty Credential and Failed It! Well, kind of…
Technology now allows us to live and work in a borderless world. A diverse workforce is more important than ever to increasing an organization’s capacity for innovation and maintaining a competitive advantage in this global marketplace.
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