It’s officially October, the season of crisp fall weather, pumpkins, colorful leaves and, of course, the staffing industry’s highly anticipated annual conference: Staffing World. For staffing industry professionals, Staffing World is the chance to brush up on what’s new and trending in the staffing industry, as well as gain some valuable insight into everything from recruiting strategy to marketing to technology.
A number of exciting panels, workshops and speakers are coming together at this year’s event. Here are the highlights of a few of the sessions we’re looking forward to and information to help you prepare.
Tuesday, Oct. 14
ACA and Staffing — Managing Your ACA Ecosystem
Staffing agencies nationwide are gearing up for the play or pay mandate set to go into effect next year under the Affordable Care Act. This workshop – led by Mike Psenka, senior vice president, workforce analytics, and Kristin Lewis, director of product management, Equifax Workforce Solutions – will review everything your firm needs to know to stay in compliance with the ACA updates and what the legislation means for the industry, as well as the benchmarks and best practices to consider when developing your firm’s ACA strategy.
Start preparing your business today with these strategies for “Staying ahead of the ACA.”
Back to the Future — Recruiting for the Next 10 Years
What does the next generation of recruiting look like? Greg Doersching, managing director and founder, The Griffin Search Group, will shed light on what we can expect as the recruiting industry continues to evolve with new tools, technologies and strategies. Highlights include:
- The keys to direct hire success
- Staffing tools and techniques to improve your results
- Proven best practices for recruiting
To brush up on your recruiting best practices beforehand, read “How to Attract and Retain Top Talent.”
Wednesday, Oct. 15
The Executive Blind Spot: 10 Mistakes Most Staffing Firm Leaders Make in Their Businesses
Even presidents and CEOs mistakes. But you may be surprised to see the ones making this list of leadership don’ts. Presented by Eric Gregg, CEO, Inavero, this workshop offers insights compiled from more than 50,000 interviews of clients, job candidates and corporate employees. Best of all, it’s all presented in a fun, interactive quiz show format. What’s not to like?
Avoid common leadership pitfalls with our tips on “How to Be a More Mature Leader.”
The Hottest Technology Upgrades for 2014 That Will Move Your Business
We love hearing about the latest and greatest technologies available to the staffing industry. This informative panel features 12 new tech tools for the staffing space and shares solutions for some of the industry’s common IT challenges. Panelists include Hope Bradford, director, IT solution architect and business relationship management team, Kelly Services Inc.; Kevin Delaski, vice president and chief information officer, the TemPositions Group of Cos.; and Tom Erb, CSP, president, Tallann Resources.
Today’s most efficient staffing technologies are at our fingertips. Learn “How Your Smartphone Can Help You Sell.”