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Eric joins us as a Talent Acquisition Manager and a part of our Talent Acquisition Partnership (TAP) team. Eric brings a passion for connecting top professionals with exciting career opportunities and a unique and high-profile recruiting experience to Alaant. Learn more about Eric, here.
Tom Schin of Alaant, talks employer value propositions and what to do to strengthen yours.
A year since the U.S. began seeing record turnover, exhausted recruiters are putting everything on the table. The recovering pandemic economy has proven to be a job-seeker’s market, with nearly 48 million people quitting a job last year and 76 million taking a new one. Still, the labor market currently has 11 million openings, according to recent Labor Statistics data, and roughly two jobs for every person looking for one…
The Alaant Spotlight features local leaders and businesses to highlight the great work they are doing in our community, sharing their career advice and/or secrets to success—in their own words. They are the people making a powerful impact for good across our region. Learn more about Jane H. Canale, SPHR, Associate Executive Director for HR & Support Services at Schenectady ARC…
The importance of promoting diversity, equity and inclusion across society is well understood, and the workplace is no exception. Organizations are devoting considerable time and energy to taking steps that ensure they are welcoming to all employees, regardless of age, gender, race, or ethnicity, among other factors…
Q: Have you OR are you implementing Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a recruiting tool?
If you’re using Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a recruiting tool, it may not be working as well as you’re expecting. The best laid plans don't always work out the way you think it will. It can lend itself to potentially discriminatory elements, and it removes the human factor in learning what people CAN do, not what they've done. Check out this piece from HR Executive to learn more.
Join the Saratoga Chamber for their Quarterly HR Council Meeting – The Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce will hold their Quarterly HR Council Meeting Tuesday, May 3, 8:30am-9:30am via zoom. The discussion will center around the “Top 10 Things You Can Learn from Using Your SHRM Membership”. Register now, here.
Career Jam Explore Spring 2022 Employer Registration - Hosted by Career Jam & Junior Achievement Virtual Experience is April - June 2022 and the 1-day In-Person Career Exploration Program is Thursday, June 9th. Register now, here!
14th Annual CDWERC First Impressions Second Chances Networking Event - Hosted by Capital District Women's Employment Resource Center on June 1st from 5 - 7pm at the Pruyn House in Latham. Don't miss this great event! For more information and to register, click 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.