The Hiring Index Results Are In, Diagnosing the Skills Gap, and More!
Here's what's happening this week:
Diagnosing the “Skills Gap”: Educators and Employers Aren't Collaborating Well—And What To Do About It
THE PROBLEM: There’s a “skills gap” in the American workforce. Employers searching for skilled candidates can’t find them—even as candidates applying to hundreds of jobs can’t get hired. The diagnosis: an underperforming partnership between community college educators and employers…
Take a Sneak Peek at Ep. 12 with Miriam & Tom
This time around episode 12 of "HR in the Car” features Tom & Miriam interviewing each other. This NEW podcast hosted by Alaant’s Miriam Dushane and Tom Schin features HR professionals and business leaders sharing HR stories that you can relate to. Listen in now to Teaser #1 & Teaser #2 for a sneak peek of what’s in store. The full episode drops next week on 12/21.
Women Are Returning to The Workforce – Here’s How You Can Recruit Them
Women lost income, equality and opportunity due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Millions had to drop out of the workforce to care for sick family members or tend to children while schools were shut down. The pandemic cost women around the world at least $800 billion in lost income in 2020, equivalent to more than the combined GDP of 98 countries, according to a study by Oxfam International…
Resources for Autism & IDD Information Sharing Expo (RAISE) – Presented by the Anderson Center for Autism on Tuesday, January, 24 @ 2-6pm at the Crowne Plaza Albany - the Desmond Hotel, an IHG Hotel Albany, 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.