Free edX online course “Inclusive Talent Acquisition”

Free edX online course “Inclusive Talent Acquisition”

Free edX online course “Inclusive Talent Acquisition”

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24 March 2017                                                             

Free edX online course “Inclusive Talent Acquisition” (3 hours)

The “edX” online learning platform is currently offering a free training on “Inclusive Talent Acquisition” that you might be interested in, available at https://www.edx.org/course/introduction-inclusive-talent-perkinsx-inc1-1-1

About the course:

How do you foster a company culture that supports a diverse workforce, including employees with disabilities?

Co-developed with Harvard Extension School, this course gives hiring managers and recruiters the tools they need to attract, interview and on-board a diverse team, including candidates with disabilities.

Course structure:

Session 1: Building a Diverse Recruiting Pipeline

  • Introduction
  • Pre-Course Survey
  • What jobs are appropriate for candidates with disabilities?
  • What are the barriers to employment?
  • How can I attract more diverse candidates?
  • Your Organization current section
  • Reflections This content is graded
  • Share Best Practices: Recruiting
  • Discussions This content is graded
  • Wrap Up

Session 2: Acing the Interview

  • Introduction
  • How do I conduct an interview with a person who has a disability?
  • Conducting an Interview: Reflection
  • Reflections This content is graded
  • What is it like to interview as a blind person?
  • Share Best Practices: Interviewing
  • Discussions This content is graded
  • What’s appropriate to ask during an interview?
  • Practice: How to Ask the Right Questions
  • MC This content is graded
  • Why is it hard to disclose during the interview process?
  • Your Organization
  • Reflections This content is graded
  • Wrap Up

Session 3: Adapting the Work Environment

  • Introduction
  • What is an accommodation?
  • How can I ensure my workplace is accessible?
  • What types of accommodations are used at work?
  • How do I make my workplace accessible? current section
  • Your Organization
  • Reflections This content is graded
  • Share Best Practices: Workplace Accessibility
  • Discussions This content is graded
  • What does an accessible website look like?
  • Wrap Up

Session 4: Preparing for Day One

  • Introduction
  • What is my role as a manager?
  • How can I prepare my team?
  • How can I encourage inclusive company culture?
  • Your Organization – Pulling it All Together
  • Reflections This content is graded
  • Share Best Practices: Local Resources
  • Discussions This content is graded
  • Post-Course Survey and Feedback
  • Course Wrap-Up