What Schitt’s Creek taught us about Diversity and Inclusion

I’ll admit it: I’m a fan of the series Schitt’s Creek. I stumbled upon the series one rainy weekend and binged the first three seasons without realizing it. It became my go-to show on the nights I just wanted to relax and laugh at the shenanigans the characters encountered in every episode. After watching the Netflix documentary on the show, I came to appreciate the intent of the show, especially its message around diversity and inclusion. I’ve spent some time reflecting on what Schitt’s Creek taught us about Diversity and Inclusion. Continue reading What Schitt’s Creek taught us about Diversity and Inclusion

Recruiting’s Opportunity and Responsibility in High Unemployment Markets

The Recruitment Automation Conference held the first week of October 2020 was packed full of great panelist and topics. One of the panels I had the pleasure of sitting on tackled the topic of the recruiting industry’s opportunity and responsibility in high unemployment markets. There were several interesting pieces shared by the panelist. Click the … Continue reading Recruiting’s Opportunity and Responsibility in High Unemployment Markets

The Candidate Experience during Challenging Times

Could 2020 get any more complicated? As if COVID19 wasn’t enough, we’ve had hurricanes, wildfires, and social unrest to deal with. I know when speaking to others in the industry, most of us share a sense of exhaustion with everything being thrown our way. Managing the Candidate Experience can be challenging enough in a normal year but 2020 has definitely made us innovate how we look at this critical part of our job. Continue reading The Candidate Experience during Challenging Times

How COVID19 changed our Candidate Experience and Diversity Strategy

Candidate experience and Diversity Recruiting are two areas I obsess over in my role. These two areas can dramatically affect the brand image as well as the level of talent brought to any organization. As COVID19 continues to affect all areas of recruiting, I’ve been intrigued with how it has forced us to revisit how we can impact both the candidate experience and diversity recruiting in a positive way. Continue reading How COVID19 changed our Candidate Experience and Diversity Strategy

The 2020 Workforce: It’s time to Rethink, Reskill and Redeploy

The true competitors in 2020 have taken an offensive strategy by reinvesting in the talent they already have. Industry giants like AT&T, Amazon and Walmart recognize the threat the technology revolution has created in the 2020 talent landscape but have turned it into an opportunity. If you want to get ahead of the “War for Talent” in 2020, it’s time for you to rethink, reskill and redeploy your employees. Continue reading The 2020 Workforce: It’s time to Rethink, Reskill and Redeploy

3 Reasons Why Hiring Veterans is a Winning Strategy

I recently read an article in The Motley Fool featuring Daymond John, one of Shark Tank’s successful entrepreneurs, sharing his thoughts on why veterans make great entrepreneurs. Daymond, the founder and CEO of hip-hop clothing company FUBU has created the Heroes to CEOs competition, hosted by Bob Evans Farms, a subsidiary of Post Holdings (NYSE:POST). The contest invites … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why Hiring Veterans is a Winning Strategy