Alaant Advisor

Spotlight on Katie Navarra, Aligning Company Purpose, and More!

Alaant Advisor Spotlight on Katie Navarra Aligning Company Purpose
+ About the Alaant Advisor
The Alaant Advisor is our column focused on all things going on in the world of recruiting, job placement, and search. Think of it as your weekly briefing—a handy, quick guide to what's going on.

Here's what's happening this week:

Last Week’s QOTW Poll Results:

Q: Does your company make a great first impression during the hiring process?

- Extremely (almost always) 37%

- Sometimes (depends on a couple of factors) 42%

- Don't know (scared to ask) 21%

You never get a 2nd chance to make a 1st impression. Just as it's relatively true for candidates making an impression on you, it's even more true for you making an impression on candidates. This piece from Spark Hire explains more. In an ultra-competitive hiring market, can you risk being unsure what your messaging or employment brand may be? That's where the experts at Alaant can help.

wheelhouse and miss out on things such as how to screen a candidate INTO a role, vs. screening them out.  The experts at Alaant are here to help. Reach out today to discuss how you can maximize your investment in recruiting top talent.

Community Events:

Annual Back to School Bash - School Supply Drive - Presented by In Our Own Voices, Inc., Saturday, August 20th. 10am – 3pm. More info: event details & giving details.

518 Business Connect - Networking Event - LIVE & In-Person - Presented by Alaant & Groff Networks - Thursday, August 25 at 11:30am-1:00pm, East Side of Troy, NY. RSVP, here!

Links to Leadership - 2022 Charity Golf Tournament - Proceeds to benefit to the Capital District Women's Employment & Resource Center (WERC). Monday, September 12, 2022 at the Albany Country Club. Registration opens at 9:30am for 11:00am Shotgun & Clinic Start. Register, here. 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit 2022 - Presented by the Capital Region Chamber on Thursday, October 6, 2022 @ 8am-12pm at the Hilton Garden Inn Troy. Reserve your spot now, here!

11th Annual Harvest Evening Celebration – This annual fundraising gala benefits The Food Pantries for the Capital District on the October 13th at Franklin Plaza in Troy. Details, here.

Save the Date! 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.

About the Author

Miranda March Digital Strategist for Alaant Workforce Solutions

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.

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