Diving In

Simple Policy Fixes

  • Adjust tuition reimbursement programs to allow for tuition advancement
  • Change policies that prevent hiring individuals with criminal records
  • Make diverse, inclusive, local hiring an explicit goal in the strategic p...

Quick Practice Upgrades

  • Communicate with workforce partners and intermediaries about forecasted job needs
  • Tweak job descriptions to eliminate unnecessary requirements
  • Evaluate recruiters, hiring managers, and department heads on local hiring...

Readiness Checklist

Do a basic assessment of where your institution is at, and identify the steps you need to take to implement a local and inclusive hiring program.