In-Demand Soft Skills, ICYMI “HR in the Car” w/ Kathleen Pingelski, and More!
Here's what's happening this week:
ICYMI: “HR in the Car” Ep.4 Highlight with Kathleen Pingelski
We’re taking you back to “HR in the Car” Ep. 4 featuring technical expert Kathleen Pingelski, Owner of MicroKnowledge, Inc. and President of ProKnowledge. Hosted by Alaant’s Miriam Dushane and Tom Schin, this podcast features HR professionals and business leaders sharing HR stories that you can relate to. Check out this highlight now, here!
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The 3 In-Demand Soft Skills Candidates Are ‘Most Lacking In,’ According to Ziprecruiter
A generation of young professionals are already struggling with burnout at work, despite only just beginning their careers. Generation Z spans from 1997 to 2012, which means the oldest of that generation are 26, and yet, for some of them, they already feel exhausted…
Microsoft Opens 'Different Front Door' to Neurodiversity
With October being Disability Employment Month, it’s important to remember how difficult it can be for neurodiverse job applicants to make it past the first hurdle of applying for positions and passing screening programs. But Neil Barnett, Director, Inclusive Hiring and Accessibility at Microsoft, has focused on inclusive hiring for years…
Last Week’s QOTW Poll Results:
Q: Team Dog or Team Cat?
- Dog - 55%
- Cat - 19%
- Both - 17%
- Neither - 9%
Most people are one side or the other, but does that mean you only have friends on one side? Of course not! Our workplace teams have a lot of similarities to this analogy. We all have different ways of processing or doing things, but we still find ways to create strong culture, collaborate on projects, and demonstrate inclusivity. This can attract a wider audience of candidates who have new and varied opinions, and differences which make them great contributors. For more on building a diverse and inclusive work team, reach out to your friends at Alaant today!
Women Leaders: Advancing Careers and Rising to New Heights – Presented by Ostroff Associates on Tuesday, October 31st @ 7:30-9am at the Fort Orange Club - Albany, NY. Register here!
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.