Presentation on theme: "DIVERSITY AND WORKFORCE READINESS CLA’S JOINT WEBINAR FEBRUARY 2013 WEBINAR Eric C. Peterson, MSOD Manager, Diversity & Inclusion Nancy Conway, SPHR SHRM."— Presentation transcript:
DIVERSITY AND WORKFORCE READINESS CLA’S JOINT WEBINAR FEBRUARY 2013 WEBINAR Eric C. Peterson, MSOD Manager, Diversity & Inclusion Nancy Conway, SPHR SHRM North Central Field Services Director (FSD) Phyllis Shurn-Hannah SHRM Northeast Field Services Director (FSD)
2 Agenda Welcome and Webinar etiquette Objectives of Webinar and joint Webinar Panel Discussion – introduction of panelists Q & A Best practice Sharing Future Webinar Dates
Gadsden Co. Jail Faith Behind Bars Re-entry Program Big Bend SHRM Martina McDowell Branch Manager Tallahassee, FL 32308
4 Re-Entry Program Partnership with Gadsden Co. Sheriff Dept. Community Collaboration Targeted inmate population – most likely to succeed Overcoming Criminal Mentality Life Skills/Budgeting GED Preparation and Testing Workforce Readiness Skills Substance Abuse counseling
5 Steps on the Journey to Success Self-Evaluation Developing a Personal Brand Resumes Job and/or Training Search Interviews After you Land the Job!
6 Big Bend SHRM Volunteers Once a month commitment to 3 hour class Female and Male Inmate Class Basics of Successful Interviewing What to say / What not to share Dressing for Success Most common interview questions practiced Targeting the right employer Basic Internet searches
A Partnership with a Passion: CSRA SHRM and Augusta Judicial Circuit Drug Court CSRA SHRM Sally Roberts Human Resources Director Morris Communications Company LLC
8 What is Drug Court? Started in Dade County, FL 1989 Started in Augusta, GA 2008 Augusta Judicial Circuit Drug Court (AJCDC) To reduce the impact of drug related crime by providing comprehensive treatment to substance abusers with the goal of improving public safety and decreasing the financial burden of drug addiction to the entire community.
9 How? Partner with Drug Court Build on existing program Provide high quality training Constructive feedback Donnie Campbell and Nikki Wright Drug Court graduates
10 Program: Phase I Networking Fashion Show Work/Life Coping Skills Resume Writing, Job Search, and Interview Skills
14 Best Practice Sharing What worked well for you in 2013 Challenges for 2013 How will you work with other CLA’s in your states This is the opportunity for you to learn from each other, bounce off ideas with your peers, or share concerns – your peers maybe able to help you !
15 2013 Webinar Schedule Diversity &Workforce InclusionReadiness May 9May 22 Sept 17Sept 10 Dec 4Nov 13 4:00pm ET