The Future of Work: Redesigning The Hiring Process For More Inclusive Teams
13

Tuesday, 13 April

1 2 pm EDT

GA D.C. (Online)

Online Class
Livestream
FREE!
Regular Ticket

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The Future of Work: Redesigning The Hiring Process For More Inclusive Teams | April 13

Alicia King Photo


Director of Talent Acquisition, Urban Institute

Kim Tran Photo


CEO and Founder, Your Work Inspires

13

Tuesday, 13 April

1 2 pm EDT

GA D.C. (Online)

Online Class
Livestream
FREE!
Regular Ticket

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Event

When it comes to finding and onboarding top talent, many factors have a big impact on who chooses to apply and who gets hired. The language used on a job posting, the screening and interviewing processes, onboarding protocols, and the broader company culture really matter when it comes to building healthy and inclusive teams -- especially in the highly competitive and diversity-challenged tech industry.

Join other leaders and industry professionals as they discuss their approaches and best practices for hiring talent from various backgrounds. All hiring managers or HR folks who are looking to update the talent acquisition process for greater inclusivity are encouraged to sign up.

Takeaways

  • Critically analyze your current job descriptions, role requirements, and responsibilities to attract a broader pool of qualified applicants
  • Reassess your systems for interviewing & vetting talent
  • Build or revamp onboarding processes to increase comfortability and ensure cohesion across the candidate-to-employee experience
  • Gauge your company’s culture for possible areas of improvement
  • Learn from leaders who have successfully revamped their hiring processes

Preparation

This event is taken completely online via Zoom.

About the Speakers

Alicia King Photo

Director of Talent Acquisition,
Urban Institute

As an innovative, dynamic, and strategic human resource practitioner with greater than 10 years of specialization in the development and implementation of HR programs, Alicia King has an established record of accomplishment and success with companies across multiple industries. King has demonstrated abilities in both unionized and nonunion work structures, driving her broad range of experiences toward organizational goals and development strategies. Her broad experience includes recruitment, onboarding, employee and labor relations, career coaching, diversity and inclusion, talent development, succession planning, and organizational design.
At the Urban Institute, King is a prominent leader in managing a strategic and comprehensive talent acquisition program that aligns with organizational priorities. In leading Urban’s talent acquisition activities, she applies best practices and tools that foster diverse candidate pipelines, support internal talent mobility, and measure the effectiveness of recruitment programs and operations. Before joining Urban, she supported talent management and talent acquisition efforts for SHRM, Comcast, and Southeastern Grocers. In addition, she provided diverse HR experience for General Electric, Georgia-Pacific, Schneider Electric, and the Cincinnati Reds.
King graduated from The Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and has an MBA from the University of Phoenix in HR management. She also received Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) Senior Certified Professional, Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR), Six Sigma Black Belt, and DISC certifications.

Kim Tran Photo

CEO and Founder,
Your Work Inspires

A former aspiring lawyer-turned-tech-marketer, Kim began her career working in media litigation and First Amendment law before jumping client-side with a global Fortune 500 media company. While there, she leveraged her legal background into a brand strategy, marketing, and advertising career full-time, leading high-performing cross-functional teams and producing multimillion-dollar media campaigns in highly regulated industries, from tech to financial services. Currently, Kim oversees regional marketing and growth initiatives in Latin America for a worldwide Internet infrastructure company in the broader Washington, DC metro area.

After a decade spent on both sides of the hiring table, Kim founded her negotiations and career coaching firm, Your Work Inspires, with one single mission—to help close the pay gap and wealth gap for women and communities of color, regardless of job title or industry. Kim holds a BA in Psychology and MA in Strategic Communications, and frequently speaks and facilitates workshops on various business and career topics for diverse audiences of all backgrounds at Duke University, American University, and Booz Allen Hamilton, among others. Connect with Kim on LinkedIn or learn more at www.yourworkinspires.com

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