Free edX online course “Inclusive Talent Acquisition”

Free edX online course “Inclusive Talent Acquisition”

Free edX online course “Inclusive Talent Acquisition”

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