How Inclusive Design Changes the Future of Work, Retention and Recruitment

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Concurrent Session
How Inclusive Design Changes the Future of Work, Retention and Recruitment
04/17/2018 02:30 PM - 03:45 PM |
Promenade Level: Roman Ballroom I
1.25 SHRM PDCs
| Competencies: Consultation, Communication, Ethical Practice
| Intended Audience: Mid-Level
Workplace Application:
You will learn the importance of inclusive design in recruiting the broadest pool of talent using today's technology trends. 

It's no secret that our workplace is increasingly depending on technology. This session will discuss a timeline and trajectory of technology and its evolution in the workplace, technology and innovation changes, and challenges focused on inclusive design and inclusion at work. This session will provide case studies and discuss the benefits of inclusive design to engage a broader talent pool focused on diverse and protected candidate communities including veterans, older workers and people with disabilities, as well as nonprotected communities like Millennials and members of Generation Z. This session will help you:

  • Understand how technology has been used in talent management and how it will be used in the future, plus pitfalls to avoid with new and trending technology.
  • Learn what inclusive design means and how to apply it to your recruitment practices.
  • Learn how to make a business case to your leadership team that inclusive design is important in order to recruit, hire, and retain the best and broadest pool of talent possible.
Jessica Miller-Merrell Photo
Jessica Miller-Merrell, founder & chief innovation officer , Workology
Josh Christianson Photo
Josh Christianson, project director, Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT)