Talent Assessments, the Labor Shortage, and More!
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Alaant’s, Miriam Dushane shares her tips for setting up your hybrid or remote workers for success…
The latest "HR in the Car" podcast is almost here! This episode will feature technical expert Kathleen Pingelski of MicroKnowledge, Inc. Listen in now for a sneak peek of what’s in store. The full episode drops next week on 9/7.
Amid the ongoing workforce shortage, businesses are finding it more challenging than ever to hire talented workers. One source of talent employers should consider is people with disabilities. By recruiting, hiring, and retaining these individuals, businesses can give themselves a competitive edge and demonstrate their commitment to inclusion. The key is to focus on what a person can do rather than their limitations…
As HR and hiring managers grapple with the continuing challenge of trying to fill open positions, there’s a question many of them are asking: “Is there really a labor shortage, or do people just not want to work?” The answer won’t help them recruit more employees…
We’ve all seen the headlines. Employees are leaving jobs in droves; the labor market has never been so disrupted and volatile. Many CEOs are citing talent shortage and retention as the most significant challenges they face in executing their business goals in 2022 and the foreseeable future…
Q: How are you using training and development as a recruiting and retention tool?
Same as we've always done – 34%
Leveraging them more to attract and retain better candidates - 32%
Not leveraging them at all - 34%
There are many facets to employee attraction and retention. One of the most looked over areas is providing internal or external training opportunities. If you have the internal resources - use them, but don't be afraid to send your employees to a course or program to further their skills (short/long term). Make the investment to get a high return. Learn more from Staffing Industry Analysts, 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.
Why Disability Inclusion Matters: Perspectives on Ableism, Accessibility, and Intersectionality - Presented by the Early Care & Learning Council this September Learning Café is on Thursday, September 15th @ 12-1pm (EST) via Zoom. Register, 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.
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.