Uncovering the Potential of Hidden Workers

Sep 22, 2023Recruiting Daily
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This piece explores the hidden talent that can be found often overlooked in the traditional workforce. It explains that by better understanding the needs of "hidden workers"- individuals who are independent workers, underemployed, workers with disabilities, military spouses, and workers from underserved communities - companies can expand the range of talent available and open the door to more diverse perspectives. It further suggests that organizations should tap into the hidden worker pool to get a better understand of an applicant's skills and abilities, such as through providing potential applicants with online classes and webinars. Additionally, the article highlights the importance of creating an inclusive environment with policies such as flexible working arrangements and accommodations for those with disabilities.