Ep 95 Virtual Attraction - Designing and Implementing Inclusive Strategies for Virtual Recruiting

In this episode of The Forum Podcast, Marie Larson (City of Minneapolis) and Karyn Berg (Ramsey County) provide information and resources to design, implement, and improve candidate outreach through virtual recruiting. The unprecedented challenges of COVID-19 have left organizations struggling to find effective, efficient methods for reaching candidates. As they re-examine standard practices, many companies find they lack the tools and networks they need to locate diverse applicants in today’s fluctuating labor market. This episode will dive deep into the power of collaboration, examine revamped messaging and processes for virtual recruiting experiences, and emphasize the importance of building inclusive opportunities to maximize your diverse hiring potential. Learning Outcomes Design a virtual recruiting strategy—identify and prioritize your goals Expand your collaboration—inventory recruiting channels and identify additional partnerships Create your action plan—use our template to guide your planning, charting a course for success! Show Notes Companion Planning Guide - Download Podcast timestamps: Introduction/Overview: .00- 7:50 Segment 1: 7:50-20:08 Segment 2: 20:08 – 27:05 Segment 3: 27:05 – 40:00 Segment 1 Resources: Is Your Company Actually Fighting Racism, or Just Talking About It, by Kira Hudson Banks and Richard Harvey: June 11, 2020, Harvard Business Review (Harvey, 2020) 9 Examples of Unconscious Bias for Manager to Watch For Presenter Contact Information: Marie Larson, Industry Relations Manager City of Minneapolis Department of Community Planning and Economic Development Marie.larson@minneapolismn.gov LinkedIn Karyn Berg, Planning and Evaluation Analyst Ramsey County Workforce Solutions Karyn.berg@co.ramsey.mn.us LinkedIn --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/fwi/support

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