America's Got Hidden Talent: Social Impact Hiring

Recording: America's Got Hidden Talent: Social Impact Hiring, Mar 9, 2019

With unemployment at historically low levels at just over 4%, nearly 2/3 of organizations report difficulties recruiting for open positions –despite many talented people unable to find employment. Simultaneously, the demand for socially innovative companies is increasing, with people looking to invest their time and money in organizations driving positive change. Both of these needs can be fulfilled by tapping into hidden talent populations such as Military Spouses, Opportunity Youth, Baby Boomers and Justice-Involved Individuals. Learn how brands have invested in social impact hiring: talent practices that create business advantage through hiring and developing individuals who often face barriers to opportunity. Find out how to source, hire, and retain these untapped, proven talent pools.



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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Film Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner