For a successful diversity recruitment strategy, employers must have a written plan that includes strategies in which are measurable and accountable, and buy in from the corporate community. More importantly, support from corporate executives is critical to the success of any diversity recruitment plan.
There are three reason why companies should be interested in diversity recruitment. First, there may be regulatory reasons. OFCCP, for example, has established targets for percentages of their workforce that are veterans and disabled persons. It’s important for companies to show progress toward those targets in case of an audit.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, there are many industries (healthcare and technology for instance), that are growing faster than the talent pool available. Casting a wider net means you will attract more skilled workers to fulfill your hiring needs. Most corporations have a business mandate to hire candidates regardless of race, color, or … Continue reading Why Diversity Hiring is Essential to Your Organization
All companies have a brand- a reputation and public perception. Through branding, job seekers learn about company values and culture. Effective, employer branding is key to attracting talent to the organization. If you need to build and enhance your brand, read below for a few tips: Define Yourself: To define your employer brand, you need … Continue reading Branding- Perception and How it Affects Recruitment
As a company that focuses on helping companies ensure they have a diverse work place, we, at America’s Job Exchange, were pleased to see that’s becoming more and more important to employees. The SHRM Talent Expo’s 2015 job satisfaction and engagement report, published on April 28, 2015, brought to light the following:In the last four … Continue reading WHY DIVERSITY HIRING?