In 2020, the Indiana Office of Technology dropped its degree requirement for job applicants.
In the aftermath of COVID-19, competition for talent has never been fiercer—especially in the clinical space in hospitals, she said. At the same time, hospitals are dealing with provider burnout, staffing shortages, high turnover rates and retirements.
Wells said the benefits and perks are necessary to keep employees engaged and happy, “so you’re not constantly having to hire new people.”
BlastMedia is an 18-year-old PR agency that works with tech companies to get them coverage in trade journals and national publications and boasts it has always emphasized constant learning for its employees. In 2022, it formalized its professional development program under the name BlastMedia Accelerator Program. “We really wanted to formalize it into something that […]
Becky Gonzalez leads three teams—operations, employee health and the Co-worker Assistance, Retention and Engagement (CARE) program—and six managers report to her.
Alyssa Skarbek started as human resources manager and a team of one. Three years later, she has four direct reports and is director of human resources and a member of the executive team.
Among Kierstin Janik’s achievements at Heritage Construction + Materials has been starting development programs and coaching to help people achieve what they want to in their careers.
They raised the base hiring rate to $16 an hour, provided part-time staff with access to health care benefits, decided to offer paid parental leave (effective this year), added paid time off for part-time and seasonal staff in addition to paid parental leave, and implemented paid internships.
Since then, the DEI and talent-acquisition teams have implemented several programs and initiatives related to diverse hiring and recruitment.
The school’s successes in recruiting diverse faculty come down to caring
Karin Sarratt, executive vice president at OneAmerica, told IBJ the company has not set hiring goals for diversity. There are no quotas.