Alternative Career Pathways for Today’s Youth

The COVID-19 pandemic has undeniably changed every aspect of life. Specifically in the world of work, how, where, when, and even who we work for looks quite different than it did pre-pandemic – opening opportunities for alternative career pathways.

Start Building Your Talent Pipeline Early

As “The Great Resignation” continues to impact nearly every organization, HR managers, recruiters, and managers continue to ask how they can effectively build their talent pipeline.

Recovering Citizens: Resourceful, Resilient, and Ready to Work

The following blog is from Hamilton County Public Health on their Recovery Friendly Hamilton County initiative, which champions recovering citizens and helps establish workplaces as recovery friendly employers. You can also view their August 10, 2022 informational session below to learn more.

The Benefits of Fair Chance Hiring

When addressing the impact of criminal convictions and prison on our society, we look to the numbers. Roughly 1 in 5 of the world’s incarcerated population are housed in the United States.

Work-based Learning 101

Work-based learning (WBL) is not a new concept. Undoubtedly, it has changed over the years and will continue to, especially as younger generations like Generation Z enter the workforce.

Workplace Culture and Cultivating Your Collective

It is important that organizations take alternative, people-centered approaches to truly engage and retain talent as they work towards creating an inclusive and equitable workplace culture. Let’s examine the current state to see why this matters more than ever.

Hiring Youth? Here’s What Employers Need to Know

There are approximately 42 million people between 15 and 24 years-old in America, which accounts for 12% of the entire population. The Cincinnati Metro Area has approximately 2.2 million residents, and of those, 14% can be defined as youth. While that may not seem like a high number, it is worth distinguishing this specific population for several reasons. 


As an update to our article posted in December 2021, on January 12, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against OSHA’s emergency temporary standard comprised of a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for businesses on January 14, 2022.  Many businesses, and employees, are rejoicing.  Businesses no longer are required to figure out rollout plans, determine economic impact, fear voluntary separations, invest in new systems…but still have the option to move forward with their own vaccine or testing mandates if they so choose.