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November Chapter Meeting - Beyond Outreach: Best Practices in Hiring and Retaining Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities

 

November 17, 2020
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Beyond Outreach: Best Practices in Hiring and Retaining Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities

Current demographics, labor participation and unemployment rates make recruiting more challenging than in the past. Talent Acquisition leaders must begin to identify and grow their sources for talent. 

Most employers are looking for a diverse pool of candidates to create a resilient and talented workforce -- and this often means reaching out to Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. But then what? How do you make sure these protected classes are able to apply, showcase their talents, feel welcome and included, and develop additional competencies at your organization? This presentation will go beyond the importance of outreach to offer some tips and best practices during the recruitment, onboarding, and employee development stages of diverse candidates.  This is a must-see for employers looking to hire and retain Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

Learning Objectives:

As a result of this program participants will:

  1. Benefits of hiring Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities
  2. Learn ways to make it easier for Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities to apply to your organization
  3. Gain tips on creating a welcoming culture for Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities
  4. Resources to assist in hiring and retaining Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities
  5. Best practices for communication of initiatives

Speaker Bio

Lauren Buerger is an HR Consultant at Berkshire specializing in helping federal contractors comply with affirmative action regulations. Lauren’s comprehensive understanding of affirmative action has aided her in regularly designing, developing, and implementing affirmative action programs for her clients. She also has a strong passion for helping new contractors come into compliance, educating clients about what their AAP or Pay Equity analysis results mean, and building relationships with clients to learn about their company. Lauren regularly contributes as a blog writer to Berkshire’s blog. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University.

https://www.berkshireassociates.com/

 

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