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Untapped Talent

Ignoring untapped talent is costing your organization.

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Untapped talent pools such as veterans, military spouses and caregivers, individuals aged 60 or older, disabled workers, those with a criminal record, and nonstudent unemployed youth all present unique opportunities and value to organizations willing to make the effort to seek them out.

For employers to remain competitive and continue with a more equitable post-Covid recovery, bringing untapped talent to the forefront of recruitment and hiring will be of paramount importance. The SHRM Foundation, in partnership with Walmart, surveyed the American workforce about untapped talent pools to gain a fuller understanding of the state of the inclusion of these groups in the U.S. workforce.

Download the Untapped Talent Report.


​An organization run by AI is not a futuristic concept. Such technology is already a part of many workplaces and will continue to shape the labor market and HR. Here's how employers and employees can successfully manage generative AI and other AI-powered systems.