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Workshops

A "Kennedy Conference" tradition, our add-on 3–hour workshops take place on Tuesday, May 19 from 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM. These low–cost seminars feature high–caliber presenters who'll educate you on the latest ideas to improve your recruitment success. Please choose from these concurrent sessions, at $495.
Tools focusRecruiting focus

Workshop A: TBD


Sourcing focus

Workshop B: Become a Sourcing MacGyver!

with Chris Murdock, Executive Sourcer & Knowledge Manager, Yahoo!
MacGyver is known for using bubble gum, paperclips, and duct tape to build creative devices to save the world from the bad guys. Chris Murdock will show you in real-time, creative uses of the tools we all use to find candidates for your open positions.
In this very hands-on workshop, you will learn research and sourcing techniques that will both shock and amaze your clients/hiring managers. You are encouraged to bring your laptop and ask questions that are specific to the searches that you are working on. We will be covering:
  • Making your tools work together and get better results for your money
  • Strategizing to get the right candidates, right now
  • Leveraging the phone to get what you want
  • Bringing the fun back to sourcing
After this fun, informative, and humor-filled workshop, you will be able to claim that you are both certifiable and a certified Sourcing MacGyver!

Tools focus

Workshop C: TBD

with Mark Berger, President, SWAT Recruiting

Recruiting focus

Workshop D: Improving the Candidate Experience: Can You Put Yourself in Their Shoes?

with Matthew Kaiser, Vice President & Talent Strategist, NAS Recruitment Communications
As you evaluate your recruiting process, it is important to understand the factors that may ultimately influence a candidate’s decision to choose your organization over your competitor. What does the candidate want to see? What is the perception of your facility? How does your organization look… through the eyes of a candidate? We will examine this concept – a concept called the “candidate experience”. This workshop addresses the meaning behind the candidate experience, how to measure it and how to effectively improve the experience to attract, engage and retain the best talent. The program format is interactive and you will leave with ideas that can impact your organization immediately. We will examine and initiate discussion on the following:
  • Understanding the concept of the candidate experience
  • Developing tools to help measure the candidate experience
  • Examining how to effectively enhance candidate touch points throughout the recruiting process
  • Identifying creative and strategic ways to improve the overall candidate experience
(Program workbook provided to attendees)

Three Easy Ways to Register

1. Online
2. E-mail
3. Call 800-531-0007 or 603-924-1006 ext 631