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Rise in Skill-based Hiring

Even at the turn of the century, a college degree was a golden ticket to begin a professional career. A stamp of higher education on the resume was the only way to a comfortable, salaried position with associated perks. While the direct correlation between a degree and potential for long-term income has been consistent, the nature of work and ...

Blind Hiring: How Effective Is It in Building a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace?

Blind hiring is a recruitment technique which ’blinds’ a candidate’s socio-demographic and personal information from the recruiting manager, which otherwise may lead to biased hiring decisions. The first blind hiring experiment was reportedly carried out in Boston Symphony Orchestra in the 1950s when musicians started to audition ...

Achieving Greater Gender Diversity in Corporate India

This article by Hetal Parikh, Rangam Co-founder & President, was originally published on LinkedIn.Quotas for at least a minimum representation of women on corporate boards have emerged as a key tool for policymakers to implement gender equality in the workplace. The movement started in 2003 when Norway mandated 40% reservation for women in ...

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Untapped talent gets connected with meaningful employment by a new source

The SourceAbled platform from recruiter Rangam acts as a kind of a liaison between talent and employers, helping to overcome the challenges both sides face when hiring neurodiverse employees--from understanding the procurement and strategy sourcing, to HR regulations and onboarding. The program considers candidates and the jobs, then connects with ...

Rangam Collaborates with Islands of Brilliance to Promote the Creativity of Neurodivergent Talent and Job Seekers

SOMERSET, N.J., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Staffing leader Rangam has partnered with Islands of Brilliance (IOB) to offer individuals on the autism spectrum a hands-on learning experience in UX design while helping improve the lives of other neurodivergent talent. In the most recent session of IOB's Digital Academy, participants took a deep dive ...

SourceAbled: Meet organization helping companies start autism hiring programs

Nish Parikh, the co-founder and CEO of Rangam Consultants and the chief innovation officer of SourceAbled, has learned three universal truths in his more than two-decade effort to create job opportunities and placements for those on the autism spectrum: Everyone knows someone on the spectrum; Employers want to help those on the spectrum; Very ...

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Why Diversity, Equity And Inclusion Is The Need Of The Hour

Corporate initiatives to foster an inclusive workplace — or what has come to be known as diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) — have been steadily growing in recent years. Earlier, DE&I was considered only government compliance or just a “program” to be run by companies. But organizations are now faced with an ...

Featured in SIA's 2021 DE&I Influencers List

We are excited to announce that our Co-founders Nish Parikh, CEO, Rangam and Hetal Parikh, President, Rangam have been named to SIA's 2021 list of DE&I Influencers. This Staffing Industry Analysts list recognizes individuals who advance Diversity and Inclusion in the workforce. http://dei.staffingindustry.com/

3 tips from Rangam Consultants for employers who want to improve their DEI by hiring more mentally and physically disabled students and recent grads

College Recruiter recently asked career experts for their top three tips for employers who want to improve their diversity, equity, and inclusion by recruiting more college students and recent graduates who are mentally or physically disabled. Below are tips from Nish Parikh of Rangam Consultants. The most important piece of advice I can give ...