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More and more Canadian businesses are faced with challenges of finding the right talent. Skilled developers or engineers, experienced sales reps, top growth executives, labourers, service staff – employers are struggling to find the right people and bring them onboard.

In this 3-part series, you will learn about strategies for progressive and strategic hiring, importance of employer’s value propositionproper hiring and onboarding system and the value of performance coaching and career development.

We will cover a variety of topics related to recruiting, retaining and developing talent. Check the schedule below, join all session or select ones that are most applicable.

Who should attend:

  • Companies of any size who are recruiting.
  • Startups looking to hire for the first time or expand teams.
  • Founders or HR Professionals who are building teams.

SCHEDULE:

Friday, November 19, 2021, 9:30am-11:30am

Session 1 – Progressive and Strategic Hiring

  • Present landscape and future of work- Speaker: Cara Krezek, Director, Co-op, Career & Experiential Education, Brock University
  • Employer Value Proposition + Corporate Culture – Speaker: Judy Duncanson, President and Executive Search Consultant, Kitali Human Capital Solutions

Panel Discussion: Accessing Different Talent Pools

Moderator: Shann McGrail – Executive Director, Haltech Regional Innovation Centre

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Friday, November 26th, 9:30am-11:30am

Session 2- Recruiting and Hiring for Growth

  • Understanding the role, creating the job description, deciding on the right title, effective job posting
  • Understanding full time, part-time and contract
  • Interviewing techniques/hiring bias
  • Compensation and benefits
  • Developing and negotiating the job offer
  • Onboarding techniques

Speakers:

  • Judy Duncanson – President and Executive Search Consultant, Kitali Human Capital Solutions
  • Jim Cruickshank – Human Capital Consulting leader and a Senior Manager, MNP LLP
  • Shann McGrail – Executive Director, Haltech Regional Innovation Centre

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Friday, December 3rd, 9:30am-11:30am

Session 3 – Coaching and Development for Success

  • Planning and expectation setting
  • Performance conversation
  • Coaching for performance and coaching for development
  • Retention
  • Case Study
  • Funding – Work Integrated Learning- Digital Subsidies for hiring

Speakers:

  • Cara Krezek – Director, Co-op, Career & Experiential Education, Brock University
  • Fiona Mitchell – Coach and Consultant, Fiona Mitchell Coaching & Consulting
  • Vicki Gratkowski – Outreach Coordinator, Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC)