Digital disruption isn’t only changing the way businesses operate, it’s beginning to shape the way corporations recruit and retain talent. Workforce Opportunity Services—a nonprofit organization dedicated to aligning individuals from underserved communities with transformative career opportunities—is excited to announce the launch of our new online platform: WOS Digital.
According to a study released by CareerBuilder, 60 percent of U.S. employers have job openings that stay unfilled for 12 weeks or longer; costing them upwards of $800,000 annually. WOS Digital was designed as a tool to connect corporations with diverse ready-to-work professionals to fill high-demand jobs. It’s a one-of-a-kind talent network that makes it easier and faster for hiring teams to link with potential job candidates.
Hiring teams can search our extensive database of candidates by location, skillsets, and education levels to meet their specific organizational needs. After corporations select candidates from our database, our organization provides end-to-end support; continuing to work with both the company and candidate(s) to ensure the transition into the role(s) and
Leveraging WOS Digital creates the following advantages for businesses:
- Access to Candidate Search—a custom database of ready-to-work professionals who reflect diverse communities and customers
- Dedicated support to vetting and training candidates to specifically meet your organizational needs
- Access to candidates who can fill project-based, short-term or long-term engagements
- A streamlined process for filling high-demand roles in Information Technology, Business, Finance, and more
“We are excited to expand our services to meet the growing needs for diverse and talented workforces. WOS Digital is positioned to provide alternative talent sourcing required by an evolving global digital economy,” says Dr. Art Langer,
About Workforce Opportunity Services
Workforce Opportunity Services (WOS) is a next-generation 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that transforms early career professionals by cultivating their talents. We connect leading companies all over the world with a network of thousands of ready-to-work professionals who reflect diverse communities and customers. Our partners rely on us to recruit, educate, and train employees with the highest potential who will remain committed to their work over the long term.
Every day, we promote upward mobility, professional success, financial independence, and lifelong learning. We are experts in helping companies identify and assimilate the skills of veterans and underserved jobseekers. We offer hands-on support services to ensure that promising employees stay on a steady career path.
Based at Columbia University in New York City, our scientifically-based program offers cutting-edge research and analytics in partnership with top-tier academic institutions. Since our founding in 2005, we have partnered with more than 50 corporations in 35+ locations around the world. For more information, visit wforce.org.