Embracing People with Disabilities, "HR in the Car" S1 Wrap-Up Video, and More!
Here's what's happening this week:
ICYMI: Behind the Scenes - HR in the Car - Season 1 Wrap-Up Roundtable
Check out this behind the scenes video as we wrap-up Season 1 of our "HR in the Car" podcast. We bring back special guests, Catherine Hover, Joe Bonilla and Trent Griffin-Braaf for a Season 1 wrap-up roundtable discussion. Hosted by Alaant’s Miriam Dushane and Tom Schin, this podcast features HR professionals and business leaders sharing HR stories that you can relate to. Watch now, here!
Nine Ways You Can Make 'Giving Back' Part Of Your Company Culture
As a business owner, it’s easy to assume that you have to be a nonprofit in order to get involved in the world of philanthropy. However, your business doesn’t have to be centered around a particular cause in order to give back. By building a company culture that values generosity and doing good for the community, you can make a difference no matter what type of business you’re in…
How to Embrace People with Disabilities In Your Business: A Disability Advocate Explains
People with disabilities face several barriers to entering the workplace and frequently face discrimination and exclusion. To develop an institution of inclusivity, people with disabilities must be represented and embraced at every level…
Last Week’s QOTW Poll Results:
Q: How many interviews do you think it should take to hire someone?
- 1 - 13%
- 2 - 57%
- 3 - 25%
- 4+ - 5%
How many is too many? Often times, companies invite candidates back for more discussions than are necessary. This is usually so everyone feels like they had a say in the decision. Let's rethink this philosophy. If you have a plan and a process, identifying and getting candidates to clearly explain their experience for those CORE areas should be straight forward and quick. Excessive interviews will turn the right candidates away. Need help with your recruiting process? Call Alaant today!
Getting to Know WERC - This virtual information session is for volunteers, community partners, and employers interested in getting involved with the Capital District Women’s Employment & Resource Center (WERC) and is being held on August, 22, 2023 @ 10-11am. Register, here!
The Future of HCM Now - Presented by Paylocity and featuring Elatia Abate, Futürist in Residence. Streaming live from New York City on August 31 @ 2-3 p.m. ET. This session qualifies for one SHRM recertification credit. Register now, here!
Women in Tech Collaborative: Meet & Greet Networking Event - Thursday, August 31st @ 6pm at the Jahnel Group HQ. Details, here.
Links to Leadership – 2023 Charity Golf Tournament - Proceeds to benefit the Capital District Women's Employment & Resource Center (WERC). Monday, September 11, 2023 @ 9:30 am – 5pm at the Albany Country Club. Register, here.
WEBINAR: What You Need To Know About Reasonable Accommodations - Presented by Human Resources Today on September 14th, 2023 at 12:30pm EST. Register, here!
WERC’s 2023 Constellation Building Event: “Recharge Your Light From Within: So We Can Shine Brighter Together” – Presented by the Women’s Employment Resource Center (CDWERC) on Tuesday, October 17 @ 11:30am -1:30pm at the Hilton Garden Inn, Troy, NY. Sponsorships are available! Details, here.
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.