Jackie spent the majority of her career in various aspects of business in small startups to large Fortune 500 companies before earning her designation as Certified Diversity Executive (CDE) and becoming co-founder of The Diversity Movement. In her role as Head of Content & Programming for TDM, Jackie ensures premium educational content across all platforms. She is a member of the Forbes Business Council and the National Diversity Council and is published in Forbes and Almanac, among other publications. Jackie is a keynote speaker on diversity and belonging topics. She also hosts the Diversity: Beyond the Checkbox podcast, rated as one of the top 10 diversity podcasts to follow.
what you'll learn
The competition for talent is fierce right now. In fact, employment rose by an impressive 531,000 in October of 2021, and the unemployment rate edged downward to 4.6% according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. With a record 10.6 million jobs open, winning the best candidate for your role requires an intentionally inclusive hiring process. Have you considered if your interview process is sending the right message to top diverse talent?
In our last workshop, Certified Diversity Executive, Jackie Ferguson shared best practices for writing inclusive job descriptions. Join us for the next workshop in this series, where you’ll learn strategies for mitigating bias and exclusive practices in your interview process to hire the best candidates. In this 1-hour workshop, Jackie will cover:
Best practices for preparing for, conducting, and following up on interviews
Providing an equitable and accessible interview process for all candidates
Ensuring a rigorous but positive first experience for potential new employees