Evidence-Based Hiring Academy (3.3)
Most net new job creation is driven by young, high-growth firms that may have limited HR capacity or strategy. These businesses may not have the knowledge or capacity to institute best-in-class inclusive hiring practices without intensive outside support. This initiative provides cohorts of mid-sized, high-growth companies (at least 50 employees) with a structured process and consulting services to help them institute evidence-based hiring processes that are designed to eliminate bias in hiring.
SCORECARD FOR SHARED PROSPERITY: MEASURING CHANGE TO DRIVE COLLECTIVE ACTION
Civic Commons measures Greater Seattle’s shared prosperity by tracking the total well-being of its residents. Collectively these measurements are meant to help guide local decisions and drive greater equity. Learn More>
Please share your organization’s programs and activities in support of this initiative. The more we elevate best practices in the region, the more we can align resources to optimize impact.
Programs & Activities
Career Connect Washington Regional Enrollment Outcomes
The Career Connect Washington Progress Report was submitted earlier this month on behalf of the Career Connected Learning Cross Agency Work Group to Governor Inslee and the Washington State Legislature in fulfillment of ESS HB 2158, passed in the 2019 Legislative Session. For the Puget Sound region overall, 287 students under the age of 30
EASC LAUNCHES NEW DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION INITIATIVE
SnoCODE (Creating Opportunities Diversity Equity) is a partnership between EASC, Leadership Snohomish County, Snohomish County Government, non-profit and for-profit entities. It will help EASC to provide a direct line of education, communication, and advancement for the business community seeking to expand their DEI work. CEO’s will pledge to continue, or start, DEI work in their
Seattle Southside Chamber Business Incubator Program
36% of employees who plan to return to work will do so after up/reskilling or changing industries (Southside Chamber of Commerce data). In order to support the shifting workforce and ensure South King County retains businesses and workers, Seattle Southside Chamber is proposing a business incubator program that includes a startup package, technical assistance, mentoring