Concurrent Session
Recruitment Strategies for Targeting the Most Diverse and Capable Candidate Pools
Salon D (Third Floor)
Monday 10/28/2019 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM Add to calendar
1.50 SHRM PDCs | Competencies: Communication, Global & Cultural Effectiveness, HR Expertise | Intended Audience: Intermediate (Fostering I&D)
Workplace Application:
Learn actionable methods for targeting diverse populations and why diversifying the employee pool is important for your organization’s bottom line. 

This session will demonstrate how to overcome the most challenging workforce issues, why diversifying is necessary, and how to gain instant buy-in from leadership. Simple steps will be shared to refine job descriptions to be more inclusive, target diverse populations of workers, and approach candidates who have never held a full-time job in your industry. I'll also speak on how to overcome generational differences that are creating conflict in the workplace and recruitment strategies guaranteed to help you reach your most desired candidates.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn what to say to gain instant support from leadership on introducing more diversity to the workplace.
  • Learn how to refine job descriptions to be more inclusive and welcoming for diverse populations.
  • Gain recruitment strategies for targeting your most desired diverse candidate pools.
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Melissa DeLay, communications strategist,