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Session 208: Finding the Right Fit: Making the Right Hires, Right Now

Jim Johnson (SVP, Robert Half Technology)

Location: Panzacola F3/4

Date: Wednesday, April 10

Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm

Pass Type: Conference and Expo Package, Executive Connections - Get your pass now!

Track: People, Culture, and Performance

Format: Case Study

Vault Recording: TBD

In an especially tight market, what are support organizations doing to ensure they make the right hires at the right time? Not so long ago, the emphasis was on looking for hard-skill tech superstars, then it was on soft-skill superstars, and then it was on the ever-elusive cultural fit. But what's most important to organizations right now, and how are the most successful organizations bringing these candidates on board?

Led by Robert Half's Jim Johnson, Chip Caddell (Grow Financial), Matthew Parks (PACE Center for Girls), and Darren Johns (Baptist Health System) will answer the following questions and more:

  • How are managers avoiding hiring mistakes – in a labor market that does not allow for many errors - and making the right hires for their organizations right now?
  • What are hiring managers looking for when recruiting? Where are they putting the emphasis? Tech skills? Soft skills? Culture fit? Where are organizations upskilling in-house and what are non-negotiables?
  • How are hiring managers distinguishing their organizations in order to help with recruiting efforts? What unique efforts are they making?

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