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Fundamentals of Hiring

This Core Classroom will provide a brief introduction to effective hiring. This Classroom will have pre-work of readings/videos and practical application assignments, followed by live chat session to discuss and answer questions.


Format: 2-week virtual workshop that consists of weekly live virtual group discussions. Students should complete the assigned readings and the media prior to the live chat session. Students should also come prepared with questions, both about the content and about any workplace challenges they may have encountered, to help drive the discussion. The goal of this course is to help YOU, so attending these sessions ready to bring up what you need is important!


Core Classroom Class Schedule/Outline:


Week 1: Tuesday, October 26         11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Preparing to Hire:  Understand the steps necessary to create the groundwork for effective hiring.

Week 2: Tuesday, November 1          11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

The Hiring Process: Understand the basics of how to hire employees effectively, including best practices for avoiding bias.

Classroom Objectives:


At the end of this classroom, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify the key steps to effective hiring
  • Understand the potential impacts of bias on the hiring process
  • Learn how to advocate for fair and effective hiring practices



Students have 24/7 access to the class site for the duration of the class, and aside from assignment deadlines, the work can be completed at their own pace.  Presenters will have office hours to provide guidance and feedback as students work their way through the material.  The following list of live virtual discussion sessions, moderated by the presenters are the only live class events. All registrants must be able to attend the live zoom sessions and complete the assignments to receive the certificate of completion.


  • Tuesday, October 26, 11:00am – 12:00pm Central Time
  • Tuesday, November 1, 11:00am – 12:00pm Central Time
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