Equity is at the forefront of many necessary conversations today. It has been the foundation for change within organizations, a call to action in communities, and a rallying cry for marginalized groups. However, as widely as equity is embraced theoretically, its application leaves many wondering where to start.
This free, online training series is for hiring managers, HR staff or anyone who wants to learn about skills-based practices and understand the business benefits of adopting this approach.
We recognize the critical role of career coaches and the importance of providing support and resources to help guide their clients and flourish in their own careers. That’s why we want to highlight the great work career coaches do and share our free Foundational Career Coach Skills Training.
There’s no doubt about it, skills-based practices are becoming more mainstream with many employers and states making commitments to drop degree requirements. But is it important to remember that skills-based hiring must extend beyond dropping degree requirements and updating job descriptions.
The Rework America State Network Coaching convening took place in Denver, CO. In this piece, check out some of the key topics discussed.
Historically, employers have overlooked talented candidates because of an overemphasis on educational achievements, such as bachelor’s degrees, and past job titles. But, data suggests companies are moving toward a more flexible model of candidate recruiting.
Adopting skills-based practices is a great way for employers to find the skilled talent they need while building a more diverse and equitable workforce.
The Detroit at Work center operated by Rework America Alliance partner Southwest Solutions aims to assist low-wage individuals who want a career that will help them obtain a sustainable income.
Employers looking to stay competitive are realizing the value of tapping into new talent pools by implementing a skills-based approach.