Workforce Wednesday Recap: Why Active Workforce Recruiting is Essential
18 Dec 2023
DEED’s Workforce Strategy Consultant team held an engaging December discussion highlighting different strategies employers can use to make an impact in filling workforce needs – even in a tight labor market. We heard from a panel of employers and subject matter experts who shared why active recruitment is essential for employers in their hiring efforts. Here are some snippets from the panel discussion:
Ali Bilden Camps, Strategy and Development Consultant, NORTHFORCE
- Casting a wide net and recruiting from populations that are often overlooked and underutilized – like veterans, second chance workers and older workers – is important.
- We’re currently working on a toolkit aimed at workers who have left the workforce due to retirement or who are caregivers, and it works as an internship for people looking for a new career path.