The Overlooked Talent Pool: Women Reentering the Workforce

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One of the largest untapped sources of talent today is the pool of women reentering the workplace. Smart companies can leverage this resource to help both corporate culture and the bottom line. Here's how: If you are in a position of leadership with the power to hire, make an effort to deliberately seek out applicants who don't have traditional corporate experience. Sometimes, a woman who has been out of the workforce to care for an ailing parent or to start her own business, comes to the table with different and valuable skills that give her a unique perspective, one that someone who has only been immersed in corporate culture doesn't have. Corporations should want employees who think differently and this is a great opportunity to diversify your workforce.  As a people more...