What to Expect
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We simply need to open the doors to welcome this talent back in! By participating in our signature Return-to-work Event, you and your company are working towards gender-equality and increasing diversity in the workplace. In speaking with our candidates, you show them that you value the social impact of caregiving work as well as the potential contributions they can make in the business post-caregiving.
The data shows gender diversity in leadership advances business and increase profitability, so let's move together, advancing business, to reignite careers of this sidelined talent pool! Be part of the solution. Let our talent know who you are...
The goal of our Client/Candidate Event is for you to meet with as many candidates as possible in order to get a sense of their core skills and potential target opportunity. The candidates will likewise be assessing where they might fit in your organization. You'll meet in rapid mini sessions of 5-10 minutes. If there is interest, a longer conversation may be set up through Untapped Potential as a follow-up.
Noon Welcome, Introductions, Industry Comments
12:10 Breakout Rooms (1:1 Meetings with talent)
1:10 Wrap up, closing remarks
Often our talent consists of educated-experienced resources that have 5 or more years in their particular profession. They may be pivoting for more flexibility or have a gap from the workforce due to caregiving or other reasons. We use a high-level profile which offers a quick view of skills and experience. See upotential.org/talent-profiles While meeting Candidates, refer to their profile alphabetized by first name. Notice that only years transpired are used in our profile. We ask you to value the candidates skills and experience and not discount them due to caregiving work.
Please introduce yourself first. When meeting our talent, please focus on their skills and experience. Please Do NOT dwell on their gap. We encourage our returners to explore new industries, so please be open-minded when one’s prior experience may not align with your industry. Consider how they might skill up? Could they fit elsewhere in your organization or in your network?
The format of our event is similar to speed dating. It takes place via zoom and uses the zoom breakout rooms feature to rotate the talent in and out of your room. Once the one to one meeting portion of the event is underway, it is important that you DO NOT leave your room, or the rotation will be off. Expect there may be a pause between interviews. The pause allows time to provide feedback.
Provide feedback so our candidates can learn from the event, regardless of a specific fit with your organization. Click here bit.ly/UP_CommentForm in between interview sessions.
Based on your feedback in the Form, we will follow-up. All follow up communication goes through Untapped Potential. Resulting engagement follows Untapped Potential's Engagement Model which gives opportunity for our talent at a cost savings to industry.
Thank you for lending your time and talent to furthering the return journey of our participants!
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