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Recruiting and Retaining Minorities in the Workforce
8/16/2017 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
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Adrienne Foster
Adrienne Vallejo-Foster was appointed as the Executive Director of Kansas Hispanic & Latino American Affairs Commission by the governor in May 2011.
A diverse workforce can lead to increased innovation, productivity levels, and profitability in your organization. Learn current trends through a facilitated panel discussion to help you in recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce.

Recruiting and retaining a diverse employment population can lead to increased innovation, productivity levels, and ultimately the profitability of the business. In this facilitated panel discussion, you'll learn about current trends in recruitment and retention of women and minorities that can help you in recruiting an inclusive workforce. This program will focus primarily on the recruitment and retention of the Hispanic population, with real world examples and case studies presented by the panelists. 

Learning objectives: 

  • Understand the economic impacts of recruiting diverse employee populations
  • Obtain an understanding of cultural differences that may impact how your recruit and manage Hispanic employees
  • Learn what barriers exist for recruitment and advancement of Hispanic and other minority employees
  • Learn alternative strategies for sourcing candidates in minority populations
  • Learn key strategies for retention of Hispanic and other minority populations
Abode Venue
1330 E Douglas
Wichita KS, 67214
Enjoy great wine as we raise money for the SHRM Foundation.
8/29/2017 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
SHRM Competency Building Workshop: Space is limited to 30 participants
9/13/2017 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Play ball with HR and Kansas SHRM
9/20/2017 12:00 PM to 9/22/2017 1:00 PM
Episcopal Social Services / Breakthrough Club (ESS) has a need for HR professionals to assist in their employment program by helping individuals prepare for the interview process with mock interviews. HR professionals with interviewing experience are needed to spend 1-5 hours of time per month on this endeavor. A brief orientation will be provided. Please contact Alleshia Fox, Intake Coordinator for Episcopal Social Services - Venture House at 316-269-4160 or for
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