Without on-campus networking events, “recruiting” in the age of social distancing is far from easy—both for the students seeking opportunities and for the companies who need to manage and cultivate their talent pipeline. While COVID-19 continues to present unprecedented challenges for talent acquisition teams across the globe, technology and new products allow for different and often more effective ways of sourcing and interviewing candidates.
Recognized every year on March 8, International Women’s Day honors the contributions and achievements of women in our world. The 2021 theme #ChooseToChallenge, highlights the importance of challenging biases and misconceptions in the interest of creating a more inclusive and gender-equal world.
In support of women’s history month, we are showcasing quotes from women leaders on the benefits of connecting people, making others better, cultivating a network of trusted mentors and colleagues, and just overall helping advance the entire organization by helping others advance. Below are these quotes and a little information about each woman.
The demand for diverse, entry-level candidates is higher than ever, causing recruiters to rethink how they find, engage, and convert the next generation of workers. Sometimes, in order to find creative solutions to difficult problems like this one, it helps to look outside of your niche to learn from others who are grappling with similar issues but in a different vertical.
Developing a great team and making sure that your company is profitable are likely two of your biggest goals as you look ahead to 2020 and beyond.
Investing in Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) initiatives that work could be the difference between outperforming your competitors and falling to the wayside. In fact, research shows that two-thirds of job applicants use diversity as a major deciding factor when choosing and accepting job offers.