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Each week we invite you to answer our Quick Poll on all things workforce & recruiting! (Please select 1 answer below.)
Q: Are you considering a job change (quitting) this year?
Take our quick poll now, here!
Thank you for weighing in. Check back next week for the results!
The Spring 2023 Alaant Hiring Index survey is almost here! Your feedback is vital to helping measure the Capital Region’s job market. Is hiring getting any easier? What are the biggest challenges? What are your expectations for the rest of the year? The survey goes live next Wednesday, May 3rd.
April is Second Chance Month in the United States. This is a nationwide effort to drive awareness of the significant barriers faced by those with criminal convictions when it comes to employment, housing and education…
Listen in to this preview of "HR in the Car” episode 21 featuring special guest Reg Harnish, CEO of OrbitalFire. Hosted by Alaant’s Miriam Dushane and Tom Schin, this podcast features HR professionals and business leaders sharing HR stories that you can relate to. Be sure to subscribe, here.
Although April Fools’ Day is over, this is no joke. If we didn’t have enough to wade through, now we have to consider fake job postings. An increasing number of job seekers are noticing this trend. But, unfortunately, it’s one that has been around for quite some time…
Q: Do you know how much turnover cost you in 2022?
Employee turnover has many costs – not the least of which is morale from losing a productive and valued colleague. Scales of hard costs can range from 50% to 150% of the annual compensation level of the individual who is leaving.
Here are some of the elements which factor into the cost:
Need help with finding the right person to fill their shoes? Reach out today!
Our Hour In-Person Happy Hour - All are invited to the March Our Hour In-Person Happy Hour on Thursday, April 27th @ 5pm at June's Restaurant - Rensselaer, NY Register, here!
518 Business Connect - Virtual Networking Event - Presented by Alaant & Groff Networks on Thursday, May 4, 11am-12pm. Register, here!
Why Accessibility Matters to Your Business – Presented by Overit this panel discussion will be held on Thursday, May 4 at 12-2:15pm virtually on Zoom OR in-person at Overit - Albany, NY. Register, here.
2023 CRHRA / CRATD Annual Conference – Presented by The Capital Region Human Resource Association and The Association for Talent Development (Capital Region Chapter) on Friday, May 5th @ 8:30am - 4:30pm at the Hilton Garden Inn, Troy, NY. Register now, here!
NYSA Annual Leadership & Growth Summit “Preparing Now to Drive the Future” - Presented by the NY Staffing Association on May 10th-11th in Armonk, NY. Register now here.
Tech Valley High School Design Expo – Presented by Tech Valley High School on Wednesday, May 17 @ 1-2pm. Learn more & register, here.
15th Annual First Impressions Second Chance – Presented by The Capital District Women’s Employment Resource Center (WERC) on June 6th @ 5-7pm at the Pruyn House, Latham, NY. Register, here!
Miranda March, Digital Communications Specialist
Miranda has a real knack for connecting the dots between employers and job seekers. She prides herself on keeping a pulse on the national and local hiring markets. In her downtime, she enjoys cooking new foods and spending time with her family. A little-known fact about Miranda is her love of video games, new and old.