How Second Chance Hiring Works for Your Business and the Community
by Jeffrey D. Korzenik
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Pub Date 13 Apr 2021 | Archive Date 19 Jan 2024
Tens of millions of people in the U.S. with criminal records are highly talented, reliable, and eager to work. Implement these second chance hiring practices to give your company a significant competitive advantage over those that do not.
Researched, tested, and written by the chief investment strategist of one of the country’s leading business banks, Jeffrey Korzenik includes dozens of examples of businesses that have successfully implemented the second chance hiring practices outlined in this book.
Korzenik shows those companies that have learned to go beyond the label and to evaluate the qualities of the individual applicant have tapped into an often-overlooked source of loyal and productive talent.
In Untapped Talent, you will:
- Understand what goes into a successful second chance hire, from the support that will be needed internally to the resources that are available from outside agencies.
- Learn how businesses from a variety of industries have instituted successful second chance hiring programs and how this has positively impacted their culture and bottom line.
- Gain practical onboarding and coaching strategies that will help ensure a smooth transition and a productive, happy new employee.
- Acquire relevant knowledge of the criminal justice system to provide context in identifying the potential of second chance hiring.
Your path to a loyal, engaged, and productive workforce starts with the clear competitive advantage you’ll gain by implementing the second-chance hiring practices within Untapped Talent.
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Average rating from 3 members
Took my time reading this book and it's worth it!
I love how raw and straightforward the content is. It gives you what you expect and what you did not expect at all!
People say such books are just theory. But we got to believe we have to take the best practical tips from such books in order to get the best out of it.
And I sure did.
What's different about this new book?
It focuses on the indifferent scenario of second chance hiring and how it will affect your investment and business.
The updated scenario in today's working system with well explained figures and examples.
Who is this book for?
I would say the language is apt even for beginners, the students and the ones who are at the top of their business/company.
Before you pick up this book, you have to believe you will gain something out of it.
Thank you, HarperCollins Leadership, for the advance reading copy.
The book will not take much of your time. It's easy to follow and will make you understand the core concepts pretty easily.