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Katie Rakusin

How Merit America is making hiring more inclusive for people with disabilities (and why you should care)

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), a time to celebrate the contributions of workers with disabilities and raise awareness about the importance of creating inclusive workplaces. At Merit America, we are committed to building a workplace where everyone feels welcome and supported, regardless of their ability. Why You Should Care A diverse and…

Accountability & Transparency: Merit America’s Candidate Experience

Through their commitment to transparency, accountability, and continuous improvement, the Merit America Talent Acquisition team has navigated the intricate landscape of candidate engagement to create an enriching and impactful experience. In this blog post, Merit America’s Director of Talent Acquisition Katie Rakusin shares some of the insights her team has learned to build a great…

Maximizing Your Job Search with Transferable Skills

Are you on the hunt for a new job? The pandemic has changed how employers assess candidates, and transferable skills have become more important than ever. In fact, 81% of employers believe we should prioritize skills over degrees. Studies show that the next era of work will be about skills rather than pedigree, and at…