Hiring untapped talent not only benefits job seekers who are most often overlooked for opportunity, it also helps businesses access a motivated, skilled workforce.
Cara Plus and World Business Chicago hosted a dynamic virtual conversation on what companies can accomplish when they revamp their recruitment and hiring practices.
Senior executives from BMO Harris Bank, ComEd, and The Bazaar discussed how they came to prioritize inclusive hiring, some of the surprises and challenges they discovered, and lessons that others can build on.
Watch here to candid stories on how leading employers in the Chicago area are taking action on Inclusive Hiring.
The Bazaar's Brad Nardick, ComEd's Diana Sharpe, and BMO Harris Bank's Julie Garfield discuss:
- Inclusive, skills-based hiring
- Community-based partnerships
- Removing barriers in the application process
- Engaging and supporting employees
World Business Chicago aims to drive inclusive economic growth and job creation, support business, and promote Chicago as a leading global city. Learn more at www.worldbusinesschicago.com.
This virtual event was also part of an ongoing collaboration between Cara Plus, the Corporate Coalition of Chicago, and the Chicagoland Workforce Funder Alliance to promote inclusive employment across Chicago. Companies highlighted in these events include employers from these partners’ networks.