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Spotlight Stage
Skills-Based Hiring for Expanding Diversity
Spotlight Stage
In-Person Tuesday 10/31/2023 08:30 AM - 08:50 AM   Add to calendar
Workplace Application:
Talent acquisition, Diversity and Inclusion, Talent management  

In-person session offerings are on a first-come, first-served basis. Seating is limited.

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You've likely heard the term "skills-based hiring" more frequently the last few years, but do you understand how to adopt a skills-based approach to talent acquisition in order to expand your talent pool of diverse candidates? Join us as we walk through an overview of skills-based hiring approaches vs traditional hiring, the benefits of adopting a skills-based strategy, and the tangible impacts to diversity and inclusion.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how skills-based hiring compares to traditional hiring approaches.
  • Learn how to adopt a skills-based approach to talent acquisition.
  • Explore the impact of skills-based hiring on diversity and inclusion.

If a speaker has provided session materials, please see below or visit

Ashley Dugger, SHRM-CP, Associate Dean and Director, HR Programs,
Western Governors University
Victor Aluise, Vice President and Dean,
Western Governors University
Emily M.  Dickens, J.D. Photo
Emily M. Dickens, J.D., Chief of Staff, Head of Public Affairs & Corporate Secretary,