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Q: What percentage of your workforce do you suspect is "quiet quitting”?
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Miriam Dushane, Managing Partner of Alaant shares more on the challenge of finding talent for a complex role or niche industry and how Alaant’s experts can help.
Our next "HR in the Car” podcast features special guest, Dr. Angela Pearson. This NEW podcast hosted by Alaant’s Miriam Dushane and Tom Schin features HR professionals and business leaders sharing HR stories that you can relate to. Be sure to subscribe, here.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know talent is hard to come by right now. Despite macroeconomic trends and a fluctuating economy, unemployment continues to hover around 3.7 percent, the lowest in half a century. We saw rates relatively close to this pre-pandemic…
Back when just about every business pundit out there was scratching his or her head trying to figure out the causes of the Great Resignation, a team of MIT researchers decided to take a more data-driven approach. They combed through more than a million Glassdoor reviews…
For those of a certain age, it was among the anthems of the legendary rock band The Who. For those of another age, it was the theme to the popular “CSI” TV series. Whichever category you fall into, the song “Who Are You” also has important meaning for today’s employers as they compete for top talent…
Q: Does your organization honor or recognize Indigenous People's Day?
- Yes 35%
- No 48%
- What is that? 17%
One of the many things we enjoy about Diversity Equity and Inclusion is the opportunity it provides us to learn about different groups and cultures. Indigenous People’s Day seems like it’s still a relatively new phrase to many (17% indicated they didn’t know about it), but did you know that it was actually instituted all the way back in 1992? It wasn’t till 2021 that it was commemorated as a federal holiday. To learn more about the history of Indigenous People’s Day, read on here.
Electric City Trucks, Taps, Corks and Forks – The Schenectady ARC is hosting their 5th Annual Food Truck event on Saturday October 15th @ 12-4pm at Via Port Rotterdam. This is their primary fundraising event for 2022 and volunteers are still need. More details can be found, here!
WERC’s Fall 2022 Constellation Building Event: Shining Brighter Together - Tuesday, October 18 @ 11:30am -1:30pm at the Hilton Garden Inn, Troy, NY. Details, here.
Interviewing for Emotional Intelligence - A complimentary online live webinar – Presented by ProKnowledge, Inc. (a MicroKnowledge, Inc. affiliate) in partnership with Alaant Workforce Solutions on Wednesday, October 19th @ 12-1pm. Register, now here!
October Learning Café- Gentelligence: Understanding and Leveraging Generational Diversity in the Workplace – Presented by the Early Care and Learning Council on Thursday, October 20, 2022 @12-1pm via Zoom. Register, here.
Culture Shift: HR Strategies to Retain and Motivate Employees in the 'Quiet Quitting' Era - Presented by Albany Law School on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 @ 1-2pm via Zoom. Register, now!
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.