The Secret Recipe for Great Hiring

2018 Talent Conference & Exposition
You will learn how switching focus from owning all the recruiting processes to developing a culture of self-sufficient hiring managers leads to better results.

Talent acquisition specialists, it's time to take a long look in the mirror. The reality is, if you want recruiting efforts to skyrocket, especially during times of growth, you need to let your hiring managers run the show. Yes, that is scary. For some teams, that means shifting the philosophies and value propositions central to your talent acquisition function. It also means giving up control. Recipe for disaster, you say? Nope. It's actually a recipe for success. You will learn how to make hiring managers the star of the talent acquisition show. This session will share the secret ingredients you need to make hiring managers the top chefs of the recruiting process. We'll discuss:

·         What traits recruiters and hiring managers have in common, why those traits are good,
          and why those commonalities may leave a bad taste in your mouth.

·         Why recruiters are scared to let go of the recruiting process and why that is killing results.

·         Quick tips that talent teams can implement now to create make good hiring managers.

·         How having a company of good hiring managers helps grow and scale your organization.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 9:45am to 11:00am

Dawn Burke


Dawn Burke, founder of Dawn Burke HR, is an HR leader, speaker and writer specializing in new HR practices, engagement and workplace culture. Her HR and leadership career has spanned the last 20 years, most recently serving as VP of People for Birmingham, AL, award-winning technology company, Daxko.

During her tenure as VP of People, Dawn was responsible for finding great talent, developing team members, and preserving company culture - a culture recognized in Fortune Magazine as one of the “50 Best Small and Medium Workplaces.” Recognized as a Top HR Innovator, she is creator of, and a contributor to a variety of national blogs including SHRM Next and Fistful Of Talent.

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