Talent Acquisition Conference: The DNA of a Recruiter
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 Export to Your Calendar 11/13/2020
When: 11/13/2020
7:00 AM- 2:30 PM
Where: LaCentre Conference & Banquet Facility
25777 Detroit Rd
Westlake, Ohio  44145
Contact: Admin Director

Online registration is available until: 11/4/2020
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2020 Talent Acquisition Annual Spring Conference - Friday, November 13th, 2020
LaCentre Conference and Banquet Facility

The DNA of a Recruiter


Event Overview:
Talent Acquisition has evolved over the years, which means great recruiters need to possess a diverse set of skills to a make a real impact on their company's bottom line. Join us for a full-day conference to advance your skills as we bring you sessions on: Talent Advising, Sales, Addressing Feedback, and Time Management skills.

Sessions Include:

The Future of Talent Acquisition:  The Role of the Talent Advisor
Gloria Sinclair Miller

With U.S. unemployment at an historically low rate, the competition for talent to fill critical roles in organizations is heating up, and companies are expected to face increasing completion for the best people to help them succeed. In this session, you will learn about the elevation of the Talent Acquisition function and the role of the Talent Advisor.

By the end of the session, you will:

·       Understand today’s global workforce, the impact of cultural diversity on this global workforce, and the HR strategies needed to succeed in it.

·       Identify the challenges in Talent Acquisition and leveraging them for competitive advantage.

·       Define the key areas where creation of Talent Advisors differs from development of other HR leaders.

·       Describe the key approaches to the professional development of Talent Advisors that will close the gap.

Level Up as a Recruiter by Applying Sales Best Practices

Brad Owens

Recruiters should be doing more than just running a resume dating service. In this session, we’ll learn how to apply some of the best practices from the sales world to increase our effectiveness as recruiters and as a critical function of our workplace.

The takeaway, goals & objectives of my presentation will focus on:

-Creating and leveraging your “Employer Value Proposition”
-What a sales funnel is and how to leverage it for more qualified candidates
-Asking the right questions during interactions with candidates and hiring managers
-Identifying and handling objections • Leveraging your expertise internally


The Power of Feedback & Glassdoor
Christopher Kurtz

This interactive presentation will address discussion around feedback, including common questions about Glassdoor.

During our time, we will explore these questions:

·       How do we get more reviews (mostly positive)?

·       How do we get senior leadership involved?

·       Should we respond to review on Glassdoor and if so, which ones?


Time Management & Organization for Talent Acquisition Professionals
Stephanie Cramm

Feel like you're always "too busy" and there is "never enough time to get everything done". The nature of our work is fast-paced. The lack of margin increases our stress, shortens our tempers, impacts the effectiveness of our work and overall quality of work lives. It can also distract us from honoring our priorities and values; in turn our happiness, relationships, and our productivity suffers. So, let's have a conversation about what it takes to work smarter, not harder.

In this session, you will learn:

·       Focusing on being productive instead of busy

·       Balancing prioritizing it all

·       Creating extra breathing room in your daily/weekly schedule

·       Avoiding overwhelm and burnout



Event Schedule
7:00-8:00            Registration

8:00-8:15            Announcements

8:20-9:20            Gloria Sinclair Miller - The Future of Talent Acquisition: The Role of Talent Advising

9:25- 10:25         Brad Owens- Increasing Sales Effectiveness for Talent Acquisition

10:25- 10:35       AM Break

10:50-11:50        Christopher Kurtz - The Power of Feedback and Glassdoor

11:50-1:00          Lunch

1:00-2:00            Stephanie Cramm- Time Management and Organization for Talent Acquisition Professionals

2:00-2:30            Closing

Speaker Information
Gloria Sinclair Miller- Gloria Sinclair Miller is an accomplished Senior HR Business Executive with more than 20 years of success in the human resources in a variety of different industries including banking, retail, and pharmaceutical. Gloria has held leadership positions with the USO of Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey, SMG Global Solutions, AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Borders Group Inc, TD Bank and Rosenbluth International. In her most recent role, as a Field Services Director for the Eastern region with Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), Gloria is part of the Marketing and Membership team responsible for overseeing the fostering and promotion of memberships, educational programs, certification and services focused on advancing the profession of human resources and creating better workplaces for all. Gloria holds a Master of Science (MS) in Human Resources Management and Services from Widener University and a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Human Resources Management from Wilmington University. She also holds the SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (SCP) designation. Gloria has served in various Volunteer Leader roles including Chapter President for the Philadelphia Society for Human Resources Management (Philly SHRM) Chapter and Board Chairman for USO of Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey.

Brad Owens - Brad Owens has seen a little bit of everything. He’s spent over a decade as an external recruiter for some of the biggest brands in the world. He’s hosted a top ranked podcast where he interviewed companies that have been voted a best place to work and shared their best practices on attracting and developing top talent with clients all over the country. He’s led an internal recruiting department for a publicly traded company. He knows what recruiters are going through because he’s been there. He’s seen recruiting in companies big and small, high volume and low volume, publicly traded and non-profit, hyper-local and international and filled roles from entry level to C-level. Now, Brad is taking this knowledge and developing top performing recruiting departments throughout the US while also running a niche recruiting firm to keep his skills sharp.

Christopher Kurtz - Christopher Kurtz is the CKO (Chief Kindness Officer) of Do Good. Be Kind.®, a company that he co-founded with his wife, Brittany, in 2017. He is also the Founder and Principal at PeerThru, LLC, an independent agency committed to helping clients translate Glassdoor reviews into a better place to work. Prior to launching PeerThru, Chris spent over 3 years leading Enterprise Sales at Glassdoor where he was instrumental in helping them craft their story and presence in the B2B space. He has worked with recognized names like L'Oreal, Nike, Facebook, Liberty Mutual, and Amazon and many, many small and mid-sized companies. Chris brings over 20 years of experience leading a wide range of high-performing teams. He is an advocate of work-life harmony, and believes that the influence of leadership goes far beyond the walls of the office. Chris is a devoted husband and father of four wonderful and stinky boys.

Steph Cramm - Steph Cramm is an expert of productivity, organization, fixing what’s broken, coordinating chaos and mastering the mundane. Described by teammates and clients as personable, high-energy, service-focused, consistent and the most non-nerdy tech-lover you’ll ever meet. Steph has over a decade of experience in HR, Staffing/Recruiting and Talent Acquisition, having great success working in both third-party and Corporate worlds and managing a full desk of high-volume and professional “niche” searches. But in the process, discovered that overwhelm and burnout quickly crept in due to lack of effective time management and organization systems. More importantly, realized that priorities and boundaries were essential to ensure productivity both in the office and keeping focus on things most important at home - like health and family. As a result, Steph was able to find “balance” that allowed her to be successful BOTH in her professional career and online business, while also promoting good health and creating more breathing room between the busy cracks of life


***Complimentary networking Happy Hour immediately following the conference *** Please join us right down the road for a networking event at Sibling Revelry Brewing, 29305 Clemens Rd. Westlake.


Early bird pricing starts at $90.00 if registered by October 20th. $125 to register after October 20th.
Companies who have 3 to 4 employees attending the conference will receive a discounted rate of $80 per attendee
Companies who send 5 or more employees, will receive a discounted rate of $75 per attendee. If you are interested in taking advantage of our group rate discount, please contact admin@clevelandshrm.com.

*Lite breakfast and lunch are included in the registration fee.


This program has been submitted to HRCI and SHRM for recertification credits.




Cleveland SHRM is committed to the full inclusion of all its members. As part of this commitment starting January 2017, CSHRM will make every attempt to ensure that all members with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate to the highest degree possible in all CSHRM activities. Accommodations will be provided to CSHRM members through collaborative efforts with the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities, local non-profits, and other community organizations to acquire accommodations that are being provided to CSHRM members.

To request an accommodation for a workshop or CSHRM activity, please contact the Reasonable Accommodation Coordinator below.

Katti Sorboro
Email: ksorboro@me.com
Text: 330.990.3046