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How to Recruit for Potential Rather Than Pedigree
September 2021 virtual conference

How to Recruit for Potential Rather Than Pedigree

As the head of talent acquisition for the FBI for the past four years, Peter Sursi realized that the bureau’s career portal was persistently attracting the same kind of candidate. “A lot of white guys find their way to us,” he said. So Sursi reasoned that the task of the FBI’s recruiters was to change the […]

BY Angelica Frey | October 4, 2021

Innovative Ways to Open up Your Talent Pipeline
September 2021 virtual conference

Innovative Ways to Open up Your Talent Pipeline

The pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb has nixed a requirement that employees have a four-year degree in order to be promoted above a certain level. “There was an unintended glass ceiling we were creating for ourselves,” said Erin Pierpoint, the company’s head of talent strategy for diversity and early-career recruiting. What they were hearing from employees […]

BY Emily McCrary-Ruiz-Esparza | October 2, 2021

The Bold Plan to Create 1 Million Jobs for Black Americans
September 2021 virtual conference

The Bold Plan to Create 1 Million Jobs for Black Americans

Late last year, a coalition of CEOs and organizations came together with an ambitious goal: to upskill, hire, and promote 1 million Black Americans over the next ten years into family-sustaining jobs. A few months later, Maurice Jones was tapped to figure out how to bring that goal into fruition. “Ken Frazier and Ken Chenault […]

BY Emily Nonko | September 20, 2021

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