This Week’s Spotlight - Nafeesa Koslik, Skills-Based Hiring, and More!
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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. Get to know Nafeesa Koslik, CHA, MBA, Owner of Nani’s Indian Kitchen…
Alaant’s Managing Partner, Miriam Dushane, shares her thoughts on the exciting news of Alaant being recognized by Forbes as one of ‘America’s Best Recruiting Firms’ for a 5th consecutive year.
With the global economy experiencing massive change, upskilling and reskilling have taken on a renewed sense of urgency. Success through these transitions requires major shifts in thinking about how hiring and employee development are done…
Attracting and acquiring top talent in one of the most competitive hiring markets in years is cause for celebration. At the same time, it’s a mistake to treat it as crossing the finish line. From the moment an organization brings a top professional on board, it’s essential to immediately begin the process of ensuring they stay…
Join us in showing support for vulnerable members of our community by signing up for USCRI Albany's "A Walk In Their Words" Virtual Walk/Fundraiser taking place this week in honor of World Refugee Day! on 6/20. Walk on a treadmill or in your neighborhood (or sit on your couch if you prefer!) while listening to local refugees tell their stories via cell/internet device. Participate any day of the week June 13 through June 20. Registration is $30 and funds raised support programs and services for refugees. Click below to register and select USCRI Albany as a “Walk Partner” under Additional Information:
The Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce will hold their Quarterly HR Council Meeting Tuesday, June 22, 8am-9:30am via zoom. The panel discussion will highlight the challenges, and strategies employers are using during a labor shortage. As well as the highs and lows many are experiencing. Register now, here.
Q: Is your company keeping a virtual onboarding process after covid?
Yes - 54% & No - 46%
Blending the” old” with the “new” is a great way to preserve and enhance your recruiting & hiring- here a few trends from SHRM you should be aware of: 2021 Recruiting Trends Shaped by the Pandemic
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.