Silicon Valley Recruiter’s Association Workshop on 03.20.2019

It’s a well-established business axiom that “it’s better to be prepared than surprised.” It’s also important to be aware that in this increasingly volatile world of recruiting, under almost every likely upcoming scenario, the capabilities held by the type of recruiter that will thrive dramatic shifts and the number of total recruiters will likely decrease.

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If you need to secure your future in recruiting, it’s important to be forward-looking and prepared. And part of that preparation includes being aware of positive opportunities like new technologies and AI/machine learning. Also being fully prepared for the negative recruiting impacts under the next economic downturn.

Fortunately, we are pleased that Dr. John Sullivan, who was called the Michael Jordan of hiring by Fast Company magazine, has agreed to lead us in an exciting and highly informative session. He will provide you with a “heads up” view of changes that are likely to occur throughout recruiting in as few as 18 months. Topics that will be covered include:

  • Preparing for the next economic downturn – including what kind of recruiters will thrive. And with upcoming budget cuts, alternative jobs elsewhere in HR and the business.
  • Preparing to shift to the Talent Advisor role – with less transactional work, the best recruiters will transition into the Talent Advisor role with expanded and more strategic responsibilities in talent planning, retention, and internal movement.
  • Preparing for other significant changes in recruiting – including being aware or new technologies, new recruiting tools and mobile phone apps that will allow managers to recruit with less support from recruiters.

This highly interactive session will answer all your questions while making you aware of the range of upcoming possibilities.

Speaker Bio:

Dr. John Sullivan is an internationally known HR thought-leader from the Silicon Valley. Specializing in strategic Talent Management solution. He is a prolific author with over 900 articles and 10 books covering all areas of Talent Management. Along with his many articles and books, Dr. Sullivan has written over a dozen white papers, conducted over 50 webinars, dozens of workshops and has been featured in over 35 videos. He is an engaging corporate speaker who has excited audiences at over 300 corporations/organizations in 30 countries on all 7 continents. His ideas have appeared in every major business source including the Wall Street Journal, Fortune, BusinessWeek, Fast Company, CFO, Inc., NY Times, SmartMoney, USA Today, HBR and the Financial Times. In addition, he writes for the WSJ Experts column and the LinkedIn Talent blog. Dr. Sullivan has been interviewed on CNN and the CBS and ABC nightly news, NPR, as well many local TV and radio outlets.

Event Agenda:

6-7:30 pm: Presentation and Q&A

7:30 pm: Networking

*Appetizers and refreshments will be provided.

Thank you to our sponsor! 

About SVRA:

Silicon Valley Recruiters Association

The Silicon Valley Recruiters Association was founded in 2015 and is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Our community is home to the world’s most innovative companies and some of the world’s most visionary talent acquisition leaders. We believe that the work that is created here sets an example for businesses across the globe, within recruitment and beyond. We strive to be the global leader in education and training for those in the talent acquisition profession and to provide direct access to education and training best practices to our members.

Our values are mission driven and guide the vision of the work we create and share with others. They are to be visionary, inclusive, educational mentors, coaches, trainers, and networkers.

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About Dr John Sullivan

Dr John Sullivan is an internationally known HR thought-leader from the Silicon Valley who specializes in providing bold and high business impact; strategic Talent Management solutions to large corporations.

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