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America Back to Work Ep 54: Ross Cadastre, BIPOC Jobs
Unconventional Recruiting Strategies and Hiring BIPOC
Have you heard of blind recruitment? Gamified assessments? Skills challenges? VR? These are some of the unconventional tactics that today’s recruiters are implementing into their strategies to ensure more diverse hires. The name of the game is seeing the candidate beyond what’s on their resume—and most importantly, beyond their demographic.
On this week’s America Back to Work, Ross Cadastre—a recruitment expert and Founder of ITS Global—digs into unconventional recruitment strategies like the above (and more) and shows us how we can use them to hire more BIPOC.
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Arnette Heintze is Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at S2Verify. Before establishing S2Verify, Arnette spent more than three decades working at the highest levels of federal, state, and local law enforcement.
He served more than 20 years in the United States Secret Service as a special agent and senior executive where he planned, designed, and implemented security strategies to protect U.S. Presidents, world leaders, events of national significance, and our nation’s most sensitive assets, including financial infrastructure.
After retiring from the Secret Service, Arnette focused on building growth and performance of innovative start-ups and SMBs. In 2004, he established Hillard Heintze, a globally recognized strategic security risk management and investigations firm. In 2009, along with Bill Whitford and Jim Zimbardi, Arnette established S2Verify with an approach and methodology that delivers fast, accurate, compliant, and affordable background screening insights crucial to better managing insider risks, threats, and vulnerabilities.