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Posted February 22, 2018 by

How your diversity activities can increase retention

 

Do you know whether your diversity activities results in increased retention? Any organization that is known for churning through its diverse talent will have a hard time recruiting future diversity. Here we get into challenges for HR leaders, including causes of high turnover, the impact cultural sensitivity, specific ideas for retention strategies, and what millennials bring to the table. We spoke with Martin Edmondson, CEO of GradCore, and with Janine Truitt, Chief Innovations Officer at Talent Think Innovations.

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Posted September 01, 2015 by

Why is Diversity in the Workplace Important?

The importance of a diverse workforce used to be quite controversial. Many employers either refused to hire women, racial minorities, military veterans, disabled, and other so-called diverse candidates or advocated for a system under which such candidates were given no special treatment. Affirmative action laws forced many employers to diversify their workforces and today most employers have embraced diversity. Yet some employers remain reluctant to do so for a variety of reasons, one of which is their claim that they prefer to hire the candidates who are best qualified to do the job regardless of whether those candidates are diverse.

To help explore these issues, College Recruiter is hosting a College Recruiting Bootcamp on LGBT and other diversity hiring issues on Tuesday, September 29th at the Twilio headquarters in San Francisco. Join us.

Prior to that event, we’ll publish the opinions from a number of talent acquisition and recruiting leaders about why and how employers should diversify their workforces. In today’s article, Mary Beth McGrath discusses why Level 3 Communications believes that it is important for it to have a diverse workforce. (more…)

Posted December 26, 2013 by

Want Information About Entry Level Jobs? 4 Steps to Reach Out and Touch Experts in Your Industry

Before applying to entry level jobs, you may want more information about them from those more knowledgeable than you.  The following post shares four steps to approach contacting experts in your industry, which could lead to a mutually beneficial relationship in the future.

So you just started a blog, launched your side hustle or began your own business. You’re eager to learn quickly so your new project can springboard your career onto bigger and better things. But sometimes you just get a little stuck. Sure, you know how to Google as well as the next person. But

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