Date(s) - 09/01/2022
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Many employers are feeling a talent crunch, struggling to make tangible progress on diversity, and needing innovative solutions to these challenges. Meanwhile, millions of Americans face barriers to employment due to a criminal record, and they’re disproportionately from marginalized demographic groups.
Nearly 1 in 3 adults has something pop on their background check and nearly 12% of the U.S. workforce has a felony. Meanwhile, many employers don’t know how to fairy assess candidates with criminal records. Learn how your organization can boost its own success, while contributing to a world where every job seeker with a record has ample opportunity to thrive.
Fair-chance hiring enables employers to tap into this diverse, eager, loyal talent pool that other employers often exclude. This session will cover an introduction to fair-chance hiring including best practices and practical ways to get started or to scale existing efforts. It will also touch on skills-based hiring, a complementary talent practice.
On September 1, Tech Networks of Boston (TNB) will host a free Nonprofit Roundtable session featuring Amanda Sendero of Honest Jobs.
About Our Presenter:
Amanda: Amanda Sendero (she/her) is the VP of People at Honest Jobs, the nation’s largest fair-chance jobs marketplace. She’s passionate about using strategies, structures, and systems to make organizations more effective, vibrant, and equitable. At Honest Jobs, she acts as a champion for fair-chance and skills-based hiring, both internally and externally.
She has experience working in startups, multinationals, and industry-leading consulting companies. Her educational credentials include an MBA from NYU Stern and a BA in Economics from UPenn, both with high honors. Amanda is based in Denver, CO.
This session is ideal for anyone involved in recruitment, management, or culture-focused roles. This includes HR, hiring managers, talent and recruitment specialists, and DEI strategists and practitioners. Join us on September 1st to participate in this session.
Please apply using this link by August 29. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance within two days of their application.