What We Offer
Hiring, DEI, & Beyond
Hour-long webinars to introduce and discuss general topics
Approaches to DEI in Hiring
Topical overviews introducing & exploring the landscape of
DEI best practices
INCLUSIVE - Engaging everyone to be part of the conversation and solution
ACTIONABLE - Empowering everyone with tools to turn awareness into action
INTERACTIVE - Encouraging conversation, questions, and shared insight
Our Style: See for yourself
Learn with Peers
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Hiring best practices, DEI, & Beyond
Leadership, TA / D&I practitioners, employees
High-level introduction to topics
Covers 'what', 'so what', and 'now what'
Includes discussion & Questions/answers
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Navigating the path to diversity and inclusion in hiring
Explore the rich landscape of hiring and how to drive diversity and inclusion at every step: candidate experience, qualifications, screening, assessments, and selection. We will define goals, provide tactics and techniques, and share insights on how to effect change within your organization.
Walkthrough of the hiring process and how to increase equity and inclusion to drive diversity in every step
Journey from unconscious bias to actionable awareness
Learn about human biases, where they come from and how they impact you, your organization, and your community. We will introduce an awareness exercise anyone can use to create a culture of inclusion and turn unconscious bias into awareness, action, and change.
Introduction to unconscious bias - what it is, why it exists, and what we can do to cultivate an anti-bias culture of actionable awareness
Breaking the culture of microaggressions
Learn what microaggressions are, why they occur and what we can all do to stop them. We will equip you with techniques to systematically identify, understand, and remove these detrimental, but often, unintentional behaviors and discuss approaches to building positive inclusive cultures.
Introduction to microaggressions - what they are, why they matter, and how we can all be part of the solution to remove them
Shifting the privilege conversation to empower change
Privilege is not what we do or the choices we make, it is the difference in how the world treats us, consequences, opportunities, and paths. Learn what privilege is, where it comes from, how it impacts us all, and how to be a part of the solution in breaking the inequities behind them.
Exploration of the facets of privilege, the fallacies and fears that perpetuate the inequities behind them, and the actions to end them
D&I in today's talent acquisition technological world
Learn how to navigate TA technologies to enable an inclusive, diverse program: Artificial intelligence, automation, assessments, integrations, and candidate workflows. We will define goals and techniques for technology evaluation, selection, and share tips for driving adoption.
Introduction to popular TA technologies - what they are, how they work, their impact on DEI, and how to select the best ones for you
Candidate selection assessments 101
Dive into the science behind assessments to understand what they are, how they work, and how to evaluate them. We will walk through a three-step process to selecting assessments - evaluating their effectiveness, fit to needs, and if the vendor will be a good partner for you.
Introduction to TA assessments - what they are, how they work, and what you need to know to choose the right assessments for you
Approaches to DEI in Hiring
TA / D&I / HR Leadership, Management
Walkthrough of DEI opportunities within a topic
Covers 'what' with approaches and techniques
Includes discussion, exercises, and debrief
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Setting effective, measurable DEI initiatives
Explore the elements required to make strong initiatives, goals, and actions that command support and enable change. We will provide techniques to define actionable initiatives and aligning and communicating those initiatives to increase buy-in and gain financial and resource support.
How to create strong DEI initiatives, goals and actions that gain support and budget through organization alignment and ROI
Diversifying candidates at the source
Walk through the rich depth of options for expanding sources of both active and passive candidate pools. We will provide a guide for how to evaluate the quality and DEI impact of each source to determine which are worth the time and resources of your organization.
Explore opportunities to increase diversity at the source of hiring, expanding both active and passive candidate pools
Creating inclusive job titles and descriptions
Learn techniques for increasing inclusive language, tone, and style within every part of a job description; title, summary, culture statement, qualifications, and beyond. We will provide tips and techniques for evaluating and perfecting your content that are easy, approachable, and fun.
Resonate with the full, diverse pool of candidates with techniques to create fully inclusive and welcoming job titles and descriptions
Refining job requirements to maximize inclusion
Define strong, relevant requirements that lay the foundation for quality candidates and how to identify and remove those that do little more than discriminate or filter potential greatness. We will provide methods for evaluating, perfecting, and validating inclusive and effective requirements.
Expand the scope of requirements to include the widest pool of talent without compromising on quality and employee success
Drafting effective, equitable interview questions
Create insightful, equitable interview questions that fairly and effectively assess candidates' skills, abilities, knowledge, approaches, etc. without inadvertently giving preferential treatment. We will provide techniques for creating, evaluating, and validating interview questions.
Evaluate your diverse pool of candidates fairly and effectively with interview questions that reveal true talent and ability
Creating an inclusive and welcoming candidate experience
Ensure a welcoming candidate experience across all steps, both by intentional design as well as in through perception awareness and removing unintentional biases. We will provide tips and techniques for evaluating, and improving the experience for all candidates.
Walk through the candidate experience in both virtual and physical environments to ensure everyone feels welcomed at every step
Driving an inclusive and equitable candidate selection process
Promote fair and objective final selection practices that balance current alignment, future potential and true culture fit. We will provide tips and techniques for prioritizing needs and comparing candidates, so you select the best choice without compromising standards or equity.
Navigate the challenges of choosing 'the one' among the final few candidates with techniques that embrace both equity and quality
Selecting TA technologies & tools for DEI impact
Enable effective technology evaluation and selection processes focused on tools that fit to needs, strengths, and DEI enablement. We will provide step-by-step evaluation techniques to separate marketing fluff from fact and measure true potential and fit for your organization needs.
Evaluate and select candidate sourcing, screening, and selection technologies & tools that enhance your DEI efforts, not hinder them
Collecting candidate & employee feedback
Explore the importance of candidate and employee feedback and how it can be used as an effective tool for DEI. We will provide a step-by-step approach to gathering impactful feedback backed by examples and exercises.
Design productive and valuable feedback surveys that drive strong candidate and employee experience
Establishing a process of continuous improvement
Establish an approach of continuous improvement by framing change as an actionable series of steps. We will walk through the change process with tips and methodologies to drive, validate, and adjust strategic and tactical efforts.
Explore the path of continuous improvement because perfection is not a destination, it’s a journey
Driving a diverse, equitable workplace beyond TA
Shift from decision maker to influencer as you extend beyond TA to impact greater DEI programs. We will walk through common DEI opportunities and methods and tips for enabling change beyond your department.
Discuss opportunities and techniques to drive diversity, equity, and inclusion beyond Talent Acquisition
Bringing it all together to build your DEI initiative
Turn the list of possibilities into an actionable plan by evaluating their alignment, benefit, cost, and risk. We will share techniques for evaluation, prioritization, and planning as well as tips for balancing your program over time to build momentum through success.
Build an effective DEI initiative by evaluating, selecting, and scheduling the actions covered throughout the strategic training
DEI Hiring Methods
TA / D&I practitioners, hands-on managers
Deep-dive skill building training
Covers 'what' and 'how' using actionable techniques
Includes discussion, examples, practice, and debrief
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Discovering the true content behind job descriptions
Effective job descriptions that are compelling, inclusive, and informative start with the true needs of the hiring manger, team, and role. We will provide techniques for turning intake conversations into a powerful interview that engages hiring teams and drives truly informative conversation.
Learn techniques to effectively interview the hiring manager to get behind the simple ask to the real needs and job experience
Drafting effective job titles and descriptions
Using the true needs and experience of a job, a well-crafted job title and description will attract, engage, and excite candidates. We will provide a detailed look at job descriptions with step-by-step how-to's full of actionable tips and techniques for writing each section.
Examine the anatomy of a job description and how to draft strong, inclusive, informative job titles and descriptions
Repackaging job descriptions to maximize reach
The most effective job descriptions only reach as far as the channel they use. Expanding across channels; websites, job boards, social media, career fairs, etc. expands and diversifies pools. We will explore channel options and provide techniques to optimize job descriptions for each.
Lean how to leverage great job descriptions across a variety of media and channels to reach the widest range of candidates
Identifying the right metrics for your TA/DEI program
Answers are only as good as the questions asked, and metrics are no exception. Strong metrics drive success by providing the behavior, performance, and decisions we need. We will provide approaches to defining and validating metrics you need to drive success.
Learn the true power of metrics as drivers of behavior, decision and performance and how to identify the right ones for you
Finding and capturing the data behind strong metrics
Even the best designed metrics are only as good as the data that feeds them. Wield the power of metrics by knowing the meaning, strengths, and limits of the data. We will provide an overview of how to find, evaluate, validate, and understand the data you need to drive your success metrics.
Explore the sources of data behind metrics and how to evaluate each for accuracy, accessibility, and value
Unlocking the true power of metrics
Well designed metrics backed by strong data can still end up as just pretty numbers on a page if not used properly. Unlocking the true potential of metrics is in the presentation. We will provide methods for how to select the right visualization, add context and communicate to incite action.