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Tuesday, August 16 12:00pm - 1:00pm PDT

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As a “headhunter,” Jeff Kortes’ program provides a unique insight into the thoughts and reactions of candidates who have recently gone through the selection process at various companies. The content is invaluable for Human Resources professionals, managers and executives looking to gain a competitive edge when competing for talent. It is an eye-opening glimpse into how candidates for employment think and view prospective employers.both good and bad! Attendees will hear real life comments from candidates made to the speaker. This information will shock, amaze and validate many of the things that hiring managers often suspect but never hear directly from candidates about why they turn down job offers from seemingly highly regarded organizations. The comments will raise the level of awareness, so participants take a critical look at the recruiting process from a sales perspective.


Talent management. Recruitment.



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Leaders of all types including HR, accounting, finance, operations and sales as well as owners of companies.


Recognize the need to have a cohesive recruitment strategy that has “selling” as a key component. Prepare you to advocate to senior leadership the business and community implications of not “selling” as part of your strategic talent recruitment process. Enhance your organizations image in the eyes of candidates and community to avoid turning off candidates and hurting your brand. Understand selling techniques that will land “A” candidates that are entertaining an offer from other organizations and avoid “turndowns.”






Leader Bios

Jeff Kortes

Jeff has more than 25 years experience in human resources. He has worked at companies that specialize in manufacturing, construction, and software development. During his career he has worked to recruit, retain and develop employees, at companies including ConAgra Foods, SPX, Midas International and American Crystal Sugar.

Jeff is the founder of Human Asset Management LLC, which helps organizations to recruit, engage, develop and retain talent. He is a member of the National Speakers Association (NSA) and a frequent speaker on the topic of loyalty, employee retention, recruitment and culture building. He is an avid high school wrestling fan, CrossFit participant and US Army veteran. Jeff is the author of Give Your Employees C.R.A.P…and 7 Other Secrets to Employee Retention and HR Horror Stories…True Tales from the Trenches.

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Non-Member Price $59.00

Member Price $39.00