Join employers in exploring best practices for recruiting ready to work talent.

JPMorgan Chase / Gap Inc. / Jos. H. Lowenstein & Sons / Principal / Prudential / Robert Half / U.S. Bank / Wells Fargo

Introduction

Beverly Riddick, Executive Director, Ready To Work Business Collaborative

Speaker

Gad Levanon, Ph.D., Chief Economist, North America, The Conference Board
Presentation of current statistics of the labor market and skills shortage

Employer Success Stories

Learn about programs that corporations have implemented to aid in hiring veterans, long term unemployed, underemployed, opportunity youth, and people with disabilities.

New Start Career Network, Heldrich Center for Workforce Development: Issues and solutions around the long-term unemployed

Principal Financial Group: Mentorship from high school through employment— first generation college graduates

Gap Inc.:  Hiring opportunity youth

Wells Fargo: Hiring long-term unemployed in targeted geographic areas

U.S. Bank: Hiring veterans

Jos. H. Lowenstein: America Works, non-college, manufacturing program

EY: Hiring people with disabilities

Prudential: Hiring veterans

Robert Half: Methods to recruit ready to work talent

Break for Lunch

Breakout Sessions

• ‘Ready to Work’ Talent Acquisition Best Practices

• Setting Goals, Metrics and Ways of Evaluating ‘Ready to Work’ Initiatives

Wrap Up

Sharing group outcomes with all participants

 

See bottom of page for resources from our March Convening.

March 15, 2017
8:30 am – 3:00 pm

HOSTED BY

Wells Fargo
Connections New York
150 East 42nd Street
Concourse Level
New York City

Free admission.
Space is limited.
Registration required.

SPONSORED BY

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PRODUCED IN CONJUNCTION WITH

PG&E
Wells Fargo
Principal
Prudential
US Bank

WITH SUPPORT FROM

Rockefeller Foundation

March 2017 Convening Presentations

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