Neurodiverse Talent, Ep.7 "Two Words: Psychological Safety”, and More!
Here's what's happening this week:
The Question of the Week
Each week we invite you to answer our Quick Poll on all things workforce & recruiting! (Please select 1 answer below.)
Q: As an HR professional, how often do you network with fellow HR peers?
Take our quick poll now, here!
Thank you for weighing in. Check back next week for the results!
Tune in to Ep 7 of “HR in the Car” w/ Dr. Angela Pearson
Ep. 7 of the "HR in the Car” podcast is here! "Two Words: Psychological Safety" 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.
How Leaders Can Support and Embrace The Untapped Potential of Neurodiverse Talent
When we think of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), we often think of race, gender, sexual orientation and physical disability. But what about mental and cognitive diversity? These days, more and more people are coming out as neurodiverse. An estimated 15-20% of people worldwide are neurodivergent...
Having Trouble Retaining Gen Zers? Why the Consumerization of IT May Be the Answer
According to a recent Deloitte survey, 40 percent of Gen Z workers would like to leave their current jobs within two years. Where are organizations missing the mark when it comes to retaining this generation? Organizations must consider whether they are providing the same level of efficiency...
Recruit Employees for Unique Roles? Yes, We Can
There are many jobs that are commonplace across different companies and industries, from administrative roles and financial professionals to marketing managers and more. There are also positions that are highly specialized, with some that may exist only in certain sectors. It’s that second category that sometimes prompts this observation from a business: “You couldn’t help us recruit employees. Our roles are too complex for an outsider to understand.”…
Last Week’s QOTW Poll Results:
Q: What percentage of your workforce do you suspect is "quiet quitting”?
Less than 10% - 26%
10-25% - 28%
25-50% - 31%
More - 15%
While the phrase “Quiet Quitting” has been popularized, the sentiment of people checking out (figuratively) has been around for decades. Results show that 46% of employers think more than 25% of their workforce is in this state. The follow up question comes down to what employers can do about it. Digging into where you fall short is only part of this. Acting on the data is crucial. Looking for answers on what to do next? The experts at Alaant are here to help. Reach out today.
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.
Our Hour In-Person Happy Hour 10/27 – The 518 Business Connect is teaming up with Our Hour Happy Hour as they bring their monthly in person get-together back to Schenectady for the traditional Irish pub experience! Come one, come all to Pinhead Susan's as we gather for some networking with friends and colleagues, old and new. The fun starts at 5 pm! 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!
About the Author
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.