Addressing the Elephant in the Room: E-Recruiting and Accessibility

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Concurrent Session
Addressing the Elephant in the Room: E-Recruiting and Accessibility
04/16/2018 01:30 PM - 02:45 PM |
Promenade Level: Roman Ballroom I
1.25 SHRM PDCs
| Competencies: Relationship Management, Consultation, Communication
| Intended Audience: Mid-Level
Workplace Application:
You will learn the pitfalls to avoid and solutions to make recruiting accessible to all candidates. 

The subject of accessibility in e-recruiting and digital recruitment is often overlooked or misunderstood. This session will discuss how to leverage e-recruiting and use technology focused on providing accessible applications, onboarding and candidate engagement programs for job seekers with disabilities. This session will help you:

·         Find solutions, talent communities and organizations that provide access to candidates with
          disabilities going beyond job boards to reach specific, active and engaged job candidates.

·         Learn strategies to conducting an accessibility audit of your organization's current recruiting and
          e-recruiting processes and activities.

·         Understand how to address accessibility for federal contractors, government, and private as well as public businesses.

Josh Christianson Photo
Josh Christianson, project director, Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT)
Jessica Miller-Merrell Photo
Jessica Miller-Merrell, founder & chief innovation officer , Workology