Communication is Key, Veteran Talent Pool, and More!
Here's what's happening this week:
The Question of the Week
Each week we invite you to answer our Quick Poll on all things workforce & recruiting! (Please select 1 answer below.)
Q: How does your organization honor veterans for Veteran's Day?
Take our quick poll now, here!
Thank you for weighing in. Check back next week for the results!
HR in the Car - Glovebox Moments: Communication. The Key to Transparency & Engagement
Alaant’s Tom and Miriam present to you HR in the Car's "Glovebox Moments." In our latest episode, Miriam & Tom share more on why communication is a crucial aspect to a transparent and engaged workforce. Watch now, here!
Listen in to the full podcast here and be sure to subscribe: alaant.com/podcast
Bridge My Return: Businesses Should Pick from Veteran Talent Pool
On most days, the government reports that there are some 10 million job openings in the U.S., with leaders from businesses in a variety of industries reporting a struggle to find workers. But in their efforts to find workers, are employers tapping all of the available talent pools?...
How to Create Company Values That Actually Resonate
Your company’s core values are splashed across the “Who We Are” section of your website, showcased in the annual report, and featured in all marketing and training materials. Yet your employees cannot remember them. Indeed, only about 38% of HR leaders believe that the majority of their employees can recite the core values they are supposed to work by…
Last Week’s QOTW Poll Results:
Q: How does your workplace celebrate Halloween?
- Decorations - 14%
- Costumes - 12%
- Party/Fun Activities - 15%
- They don’t. - 59%
While it's essential to maintain professionalism, it's equally vital to remember that small, cost-effective gestures can make a significant impact. Incorporating fun elements around a day like Halloween can boost morale and foster employee engagement. When teams come together to celebrate, it promotes camaraderie and a sense of community, ultimately leading to a more productive and happy workforce. Let's not miss these simple chances to bring joy to the office! The Alaant team got in on the Halloween fun around the office, check out our post on Facebook here. Looking for more creative ways to elevate employee morale? Connect with us today!
Capital Of New York State (CNYS) Black Expo Day 11/11/2023 - Mahogany Connections presents the 5th year anniversary of the CNYS Black Expo celebrating Black business, culture, and community on Saturday, November 11th @ 11am-5pm at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center - Albany, NY. Details here!
2023 Pride Center Gala - Amplifying Queer Voices of All Ages - Presented by the Pride Center of the Capital Region on Friday, Nov 17th @ 7-10:30pm at Franklin Plaza - Troy, NY. Register here!
About the Author
Miranda March, Digital Communications Specialist
Miranda has a real knack for connecting the dots between employers and job seekers. She prides herself on keeping a pulse on the national and local hiring markets. In her downtime, she enjoys cooking new foods and spending time with her family. A little-known fact about Miranda is her love of video games, new and old.