Recruit to Include

90-minute Workshops

Day 2

Session Code: S4-A
When: April 17, 2019
Location/Room: 102 ABC
Level: Intermediate
Track: Critical Employment Practices
Presenters: Bonnie Keppers, Report Partners, LLC  |  Lila Kelly, Lila Kelly Associates, LLC and


Today’s shifting workforce landscape and tight labor market demands much of recruiters. Those who know how to cross divides, energize people and drive change come out ahead. This session focuses on fine tuning practices we take for granted every day to build better outcomes for candidates, recruiters and hiring managers, leading to big wins for everyone.

Presenters will demonstrate: 1. techniques for writing job descriptions that ensure clarity and eliminate bias, 2. inclusive interview practices and 3. coaching to improve hiring managers’ cultural awareness and proficiency. Participants will build and hone skills through participation and practice, tailoring critical employment practices to better serve diverse populations while ensuring employers are positioned to attract and hire the very best candidates.

HR professionals, recruiters and diversity practitioners at all levels will find tips to raise their game!

Learning Outcomes
  1. Learn what to look for in job descriptions to maximize inclusion and hiring outcomes
  2. Practice interviewing techniques that remove potential biases from the process
  3. Build coaching skills to help hiring managers increase cultural awareness and improve cultural proficiency

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