Accessibility Statement for Alaant.com

Alaant Workforce Solutions is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

Measures to support accessibility

Alaant Workforce Solutions takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of Alaant.com:

  • Include accessibility as part of our mission statement.
  • Include accessibility throughout our internal policies.
  • Provide continual accessibility training for our staff.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Alaant.com is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.

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Diversity & Inclusion in Recruiting and Staffing

We firmly believe that diversity strengthens our workforce and enhances our community.

We strive daily to build bridges into, and relationships with, organizations that represent and showcase the uniqueness of individuals and society: from age, race, gender and religion to socio-economic status, educational background, diverse abilities, sexual orientation, and more.
At Alaant, our commitment to diversity and inclusion is much more than a compliance issue; it’s part of our DNA. We consider it critical to helping employers attract, acquire, engage and retain a high-performing, world-class team.

Below is a sampling of the partnerships we’re engaged in that reinforce our mission of creating a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Have an idea for additional groups or initiatives we should be involved with?
Let us know, we’d love to hear them!

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Miriam Dushane, Managing Partner, talks with local tv station CBS 6 on the topic of diversity and inclusion.

Alaant Diversity & Inclusion Partnerships

  • Albany Can Code

    We are passionate in our support of this unique program that helps to build our region’s software talent pipeline, with a particular focus on underrepresented socio-economic groups that have the aptitude to work in software but lack local options for training. From scholarships and sponsorships to our own Miriam Dushane’s service as Board Chair, we are all-in on Albany Can Code.

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  • Mission Accomplished
    Transition Services

    We are delighted to participate in these important programs that help aspiring young professionals prepare for the global economy with access to coaching, job training, and professional development. It is inspiring to give students a helping hand as they find their passion and purpose, gain clarity on their next steps, and build confidence in their ability to transition into higher education, the workforce, and a fruitful life.

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  • New York State Office of People with Developmental Disabilities

    We are proud to have taken the EmployAbility Inclusive Workforce Pledge, which recognizes our commitment “to the spirit of inclusivity by employing qualified individuals with disabilities and providing everyone full opportunities to be our patrons and customers.” This pool of candidates represents a tremendous untapped resource of qualified employees.

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  • Tech Valley High School

    We have significant involvement with this novel regional public high school built on the principles of project-based learning and collaboration. This includes participating in the TVHS Business Alliance, which works to ensure a strong linkage and ongoing interaction between the real world of work in an emerging technologies community and the school’s curriculum and activities, and the TVHS Foundation, which solicits financial support, so students have the necessary classroom resources for studies in advanced STEM-focused, project-based education.

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  • VETCON

    We are privileged to support and participate in the mission of the Veterans in Economic Transition Conference (VETCON), which encourages growth through education, entrepreneurship, and employment. In so doing, we strive to increase veteran prospects for independence and self-sufficiency through access to educational resources and entrepreneurial opportunities.

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  • Women’s Employment
    & Resource Center

    We are excited to support and sponsor events and activities for this not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing women’s success in the workplace by building their economic and personal independence. We also offer employment expertise to assist the mission of WERC, which has provided quality workforce development services to thousands of women who have lost their source of income due to the death, divorce, separation, disability, or dislocation of a spouse, or who are single mothers.

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Miriam Dushane

PHR, SHRM-CP, Managing Partner

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ph 518.689.3138

  • Sector Focus

    Management Strategy
    Human Resources
    Talent Acquisition

  • Years of Experience

    18
  • Certifications

    SHRM-CP, 2015-Present
    PHR, HR Certification Institute

Bio

Miriam Dushane is Managing Partner of Alaant Workforce Solutions, which is recognized as one of the nation’s leading firms in helping employers attract, acquire, engage and retain the best talent.

Headquartered in Albany, NY, Alaant is the next generation of Linium Recruiting, which Ms. Dushane launched in 2006 and built into a regional powerhouse. Generating more than $10 million in annual revenue while placing more than 3,000 professionals with over 300 companies, the firm has been recognized by Forbes for three years in a row (2017-2019) on its exclusive list of America’s Best Recruiting Firms. The company also received the prestigious ClearlyRated Best of Staffing® Client Award for excellence in client service for the past three consecutive years (2017-19) – an honor bestowed on fewer than 2 percent of all staffing agencies in North America – and in 2019, received a Best of Staffing® Talent Award in its initial pursuit. And, it was chosen in 2016 by the Albany Business Review as one of the Capital Region’s Best Places to Work.

In September 2018, Ms. Dushane rebranded the business as Alaant, broadening its expertise and resources to expand into two innovative practice areas – Employer Brand Strategy and Talent Acquisition Partnerships – that enable employers to build motivated, high-performing workforces for long-term success. Ms. Dushane is responsible for oversight of all operations, including recruitment efforts, business development, complete P&L, and employee management.

A SHRM Certified Professional and PHR with more than 20 years of human resources experience, Ms. Dushane specializes in recruitment, employee relations, and training and development, serving industries that include IT, science and engineering, health care, accounting and sales. Her career has been guided by two central tenets: always doing the right thing over turning a profit, and leading by example.

Ms. Dushane is a passionate community advocate and leader, recognized for her service to a host of organizations focused on education and workforce development. She is currently Board Chair of Albany Can Code, a nonprofit organization providing skills training in computer programming, which she joined in 2016. She is also on the board of the Tech Valley High School Foundation, and prior to that served a three-year term on the Tech Valley High School Business Alliance. Ms. Dushane has been active for many years in the Capital Region Human Resource Association, serving as Chair of the Legislative and Public Relations Committees and Secretary of the Executive Committee. In 2015, she was recognized as a Woman of Excellence by the Capital Region Chamber in the category of Excellence in Management (1-99 employees), and in 2017, she was honored by the Albany Business Review as one of its Women Who Mean Business.

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Joseph Monahan

Director, Healthcare Recruitment Division
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ph 518.322.8397

  • Sector Focus

    Healthcare:
    Physicians  
    Nurse Practitioners
    Healthcare Case Management 
    Healthcare Executive Management

  • Years of Experience

    5+
  • Education

    Bachelor’s Degree Vassar College, Doctor of Medicine Albany Medical College

Bio

Joseph has joined the team as Director of the Healthcare Recruitment Division. With his history as a retired primary care physician, former chairman of the board of a large local health insurance carrier and successful business developer and recruiter in the staffing industry, ‘Dr. Joe” has his finger on the pulse of the healthcare space.

With a focus on establishing and maintaining client relationships, Joe is tuned in to the talent acquisition needs of companies in the Capital Region and beyond. He takes great pride in using his in-depth knowledge of healthcare and consultative approach to help organizations find the kind of employee who will be a long term and loyal asset.

Joe is a proud member of the National Association for Health Care Recruitment (NAHCR) and is currently working towards his certification.

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Kristin Cameron

Managing Partner
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ph 860.659.1900

  • Sector Focus

    Management
  • Years of Experience

    25
  • Education

    BA, Psychology Penn State

Bio

Kristin, born in Akron, Ohio and a graduate of Penn State University, started her career in Human Resources in Maryland where she learned the nuances of recruitment and employee relations, as well as how to work with staffing firms from the other side…as a client.

Upon relocating to Connecticut, she decided to switch gears and combine her HR experience with sales and started her career in the staffing industry with a national staffing firm. Since then, Kristin has gained 20 years of staffing industry experience in recruitment, sales and management, starting the Connecticut office in April 2000, when the entire team consisted of her and just one recruiter.

Over the years, the Connecticut office has grown steadily and now consists of three Divisions: Office Professional, IT and Engineering/Manufacturing with recruiters specializing in each area. Kristin attributes her success to treating her clients, candidates and employees with respect and a commitment to excellence, and enjoys the challenges and rewards the staffing industry brings her and her team on a daily basis.

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