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Widening Pathways to Work: Results You Can Use from Employer Pilot Efforts to Transform Hiring and Retention
In-Person and Virtual Monday 06/24/2024 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM   Add to calendar

Competencies: Leadership (Behavioral), People (Technical) | Intended Audience: Mid-Level, Senior-Level
Workplace Application:
Attendees will hear concrete outcomes and innovative case studies about how employers are piloting ways to increase access to work and expand the criteria used in hiring and advancement. 
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We won't be ready for the future if we hire the way we have in the past. But how do you shift something as fundamental as hiring and advancement practices to widen pathways to work for all? In this session, hear about completed and ongoing pilot efforts with over 150 employers who are implementing innovative hiring and retention strategies, banding together to educate local talent about job opportunities and address social drivers that can keep people from being able to work, and underwriting first-of-their-kind efforts to shift practices from degree-centered to focused on the full talent, aptitude, and potential of every candidate. Whether you're struggling to find or retain talent, interested in expanding access to work for you local population, or looking for quality case studies on how you can shift practice, this is the session for you! Learning Objectives:Hear why and how employers are piloting new practices in hiring and retention.Learn about two major pilot projects, collectively involving over 150 employers, to expand access to work and implement skills-first hiring and advancement strategies.Explore how you can take concrete steps, based on the pilot outcomes, to change your own practices and widen access to your open positions.

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