How Businesses Can Recruit and Develop More Young People of Color

There is a lot here that affects #culture and requires #leadership buy-in to drive #change that only parts of the organization value.

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Who’s interested: Primary – CSR and Giving Professionals, DEI professionals, TA and TM, CHROs

Takeaway(s):
– Research finds one-third of today’s graduates, “Sprinters,” jump into careers or start down a path that will lead to “success” in the working world right after graduation – because of access they had during undergrad
– Internships and skill-specific programs have been set up by Corporations to even the playing field
– B2B Partnerships with a multitude of non-profits allow for equal availability of technology
– The goal should be for organizations to align their hiring rubrics, screening questions, and tests with the skills needed in a specific position rather than using degrees or references

ideascape thought(s): There is a lot here that affects #culture and requires #leadership buy-in to drive #change that only parts of the organization value. Start by understanding what your employees need and can mutually benefit from these new practices. Then prioritize and roll out activities that are most likely to gain traction.

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