Article: Hennepin County reduces unnecessary job requirements to open up hiring opportunities

Article: Hennepin County reduces unnecessary job requirements to open up hiring opportunities

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This MinnPost article describes some of the initial steps taken by Hennepin County to evaluate and change the county's current hiring practices and to remove barriers that prevent people from seeking employment with the county. The article also provides background information on why this initiative is necessary.

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The ideas in this article could be used in a number of different ways and for varying purposes. For example:

  • In a leadership team meeting to brainstorm how and where to incorporate work on health equity into public health practice
  • To develop talking points or discussion questions for a meeting with a county board, community leadership team, or similar audience
  • In the context of assessing workforce development needs
  • For strategic planning at any organizational level
  • When developing job descriptions

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Hennepin County reduces unnecessary job requirements to open up hiring opportunities

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