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Workforce System Oversight Committee
September 22, 2020
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 963 3293 5698
Passcode: 125388

This meeting will begin at 10am

Skillful Talent Series 101: Attract the Right Talent
July 14, 2020
September 29, 2020
10:00 am. - 11:30 a.m.

Hiring the right employee is now more important than ever. As the economy changes, our hiring practices should adapt and ensure we hire the best employee possible. A skills-based approach to hiring can increase retention by up to 65% and improve staff performance. Join us to learn how to attract the right candidates based on their skills and not proxy.

In SKILLFUL Talent Series 101: Attract the Right Talent, an engaged workshop hosted by Skillful, you’ll learn:

  • How to focus your job posting  on the skills candidates need to succeed
  • Broaden your talent pools to all qualified applicants
  • Reduce bias in your hiring process
  • Source and recruit the right talent that you’re struggling to find

Future-proof your workforce by focusing on skills in your talent management process. By concentrating on competencies, you can hire better candidates, speed up your time-to-hire, increase employee retention and engagement, and improve your company’s diversity.

This program is valid for a total of 1.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP(r) or SHRM-SCP(r).



OKMilitaryConnection Virtual Hiring Event
September 27, 2020
Sept. 30, 2020
Virtual Event

Are you or a family member a veteran or transitioning service member looking for a job? This virtual hiring event will link you to employers currently hiring. Attend to learn more, apply for open positions, and chat directly with employers who are hiring.

Oklahoma Military Connection (OKMilitaryConnection) connects civilian employers with Oklahoma veterans, service members, and their families. It is a cooperation between the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission, Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education, Oklahoma Military Department, E.S.G.R., and the Oklahoma Office of Workforce Development.

Attend the Event

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