Learn how to effectively find and recruit talent in a sea of five generations of candidates. Explore the things that millennials and Gen Z workers are looking for. And gain a solid understanding of how to best manage your talent—from managing employee problems to boosting productivity.
Maximize your internal resources to find the best talent.
Identify how to adapt for Millennials and Gen Z employees.
To find the best and brightest people for a role, you need to know where to look. Barbara Bruno helps you implement talent-sourcing strategies to recruit top candidates.
1h 12m • COURSE
Align Recruiting with Job Requirements with Barbara Bruno
Learn how to align your recruiting strategy with the needs of your hiring organization.
1h 6m • COURSE
Performance-Based Hiring with Lou Adler
Lou Adler explains the performance-based hiring process—the only validated methodology based on how top performers look for, compare, and accept one position over another.
42m 41s • COURSE
Attracting, Hiring, and Working with Gen Z with Sophie Wade
Learn how to attract, hire, lead, and support Generation Z, the demographic following the millennials.
46m 23s • COURSE
Hire, Retain, and Grow Top Millennial Talent with Lisa Earle McLeod
Learn why millennials are different, what they contribute to the workforce, and why retaining millennial talent is imperative to staying competitive.
48m 50s • COURSE
Talent Management with Kathrine Sharon
Adopt a top-notch talent management strategy that helps you recruit and retain employees who add value to your company.
39m 21s • COURSE
Managing Employee Performance Problems with JoAnn R. Corley
Learn to manage employee performance problems.
58m 21s • COURSE
Boosting Your Team's Productivity with Lisa Bodell
Learn to help everyone on your team boost productivity with these easy simplification habits.
39m 8s • COURSE
Performance Management: Conducting Performance Reviews with Todd Dewett
Learn how to prepare for and conduct fair, productive performance reviews. Get tips for making reviews more useful and less stressful for both you and your employees.
28m 22s • COURSE
Performance Management: Setting Goals and Managing Performance with Todd Dewett
Set your employees up for success. Learn how to effectively manage employee performance and help your direct reports define and align smart goals.
19m 43s • COURSE
You'll learn recruiting, hiring, and talent management skills with these experts.
Barbara Bruno is an internationally recognized top expert in the staffing and recruiting profession.
She is the president of Good As Gold Training and HR Search and addresses 20+ events annually, conducts webinars, and provides in-house training and consulting. Her ideas are comprehensive, logical, easy to implement, and help guarantee that participants realize a strong return on their time and money. In addition, she offers several web-based training options like her Top Producer Tutor, which helps jump-start new hires and elevate the success of the most tenured recruiters or account executives.
Realizing the importance of the candidate experience, Barb created a customized career portal for the 95% of candidates not placed. The staffing and recruiting firms who have set up a career portal are now helping 100% of the candidates they attract while they enjoy the benefit of increased referrals, positive social media posts, and passive income.
Most recently Barb developed the Sales Performance Indicator, which is a simple-to-use metric tool that takes the guesswork out of consistent production.
Barb writes for numerous publications and authors one of the most widely read online publications, her biweekly No BS Newsletter. She is the author of several books and the creator of a mobile app for job seekers, and is often quoted as an industry expert.
Bottom line: Her enthusiasm and passion for this profession are contagious!
Lou Adler is president of The Adler Group, an international consulting firm.
The Adler Group helps companies implement performance-based hiring. Lou is also the Amazon bestselling author of Hire With Your Head (2007), the Nightingale-Conant audio program Talent Rules! Using Performance-Based Hiring to Hire Top Talent (2007), and The Essential Guide for Hiring & Getting Hired (2013). Adler is a noted recruiting industry expert, international speaker, and columnist for a number of major recruiting and HR organization sites, including Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA), Staffing Management Association (SMA), ERE, LinkedIn, Kennedy Information, and HR.com. He holds an MBA from UCLA and a BS in engineering from Clarkson University.
Sophie Wade is a work futurist and expert on practicing empathy at work.
Sophie's book, Embracing Progress: Next Steps for the Future of Work, is an executive MBA program textbook and required reading for several leadership courses. Her executive advisory work and transformative workshops help companies adjust to current business conditions and establish sustainable ways of working for the long term. Her interventions enable executives and managers to attract, engage, manage, and retain a productive, multigenerational, and distributed workforce. Sophie has lived and worked in five countries, helping major corporations and entrepreneurs develop, finance, and execute strategic initiatives; build teams and ventures; and create partnerships. She earned a BA from Oxford University and an MBA from INSEAD.
Sales leadership expert Lisa Earle McLeod is a popular keynote speaker, author, and consultant.
Lisa created the "noble purpose" concept and strategy after her research revealed that organizations driven by a noble purpose outperformed the market by over 350%. A sought-after keynote speaker who has rocked the house everywhere from Apple to Peterbilt Trucks, Lisa is known for her cutting-edge ideas, practical techniques, and inspirational humor. She is the author of four best-selling books on leadership, sales, and personal development. Her book Selling with Noble Purpose: How to Drive Revenue and Do Work That Makes You Proud has been a game changer at global firms like Flight Centre, Hootsuite, and Roche. She is also the sales leadership expert for Forbes.com, and she has appeared on NBC Nightly News, The Today Show, Oprah.com, and Good Morning America.
Katy Sharon is a leadership and organization development professional.
Katy has 20+ years of experience in a range of industries, serving clients from 50 to 150,000 employees. She is currently a consultant working primarily with technology companies to help them increase the effectiveness of their leaders and managers. Katy has held senior positions in human resources and talent management at Gap Inc., Levi Strauss, and Interactive Media. She has had consulting roles at Accenture, PDI Ninth House, and Alliance Leadership. Katy designs, develops, and facilitates management and leadership programs on a variety of topics, including management and leadership fundamentals, coaching and feedback, difficult conversations, developing others, and leading change. She has been a certified facilitator for situational leadership. She brings her certification as an executive coach to her facilitation, helping her to engage participants in a unique way. Katy's clients include Workday, New Relic, NetApp, Chegg, Pandora, ClearSlide, Electronic Arts, Informatica, Ubisoft, and Vanity Fair Outdoor. Katy has also facilitated management programs and has provided executive coaching services at Google, Salesforce, AOL, and Twitter. Katy has an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley, and a BA in international studies from Duke University. Katy was a Fulbright scholar in Paris.
JoAnn Corley-Schwarzkopf is the founder of JCS Business Advisors, a management consulting firm.
JCS helps companies increase profits and operate optimally by successfully connecting human behavior to better business outcomes through high-performance leadership and management teams. Joann's overriding business philosophy is "when we are our best human selves, we will have our best businesses." That philosophy is reflected in the pioneering work she does in improving the human quotient of leaders and managers.
Recognized globally as a top HR and management expert, she is also a passionate, inspiring business speaker and author. She shares that passion on such themes as creative and critical thinking, the human quotient in leadership, amplifying team synergy for increased productivity, emotional intelligence, holistic high-performance organizational leadership, and talent management.
Best-selling author Lisa Bodell is the CEO of futurethink, which enables companies to simplify and innovate.
A renowned innovation leader and futurist, Lisa founded futurethink in 2003 to provide a simple approach to the otherwise complicated topic of innovation. Working with leading brands such as Starwood, Merck, and Bosch, futurethink has become the largest source of innovation research, tools, and training in the world. Lisa is also the author of Why Simple Wins: Escape the Complexity Trap and Get to Work That Matters and Kill the Company: End the Status Quo, Start an Innovation Revolution, which was named one of the Best Business Books of 2012 by booz&co.
After earning her business degree from University of Michigan, Lisa launched her career at Leo Burnett in Chicago, where she discovered a gift for uniting strategically driven ideas with forward-thinking themes. She went on to build two successful businesses before moving to New York and focusing on the simplification and innovation space with futurethink.
With time-management skills that border on an art form, Lisa currently serves as an adviser on the boards of the Institute of Direct Marketing in London; the Association of Professional Futurists; the Institute for Triple Helix Innovation; and Novartis' Diversity and Inclusion Board in Switzerland. Among her many academic activities, Lisa is a finalist judge at Idea Crossing's Innovation Challenge held at University of Virginia, and has taught innovation and creativity at both American University and Fordham Universities.
A respected thought leader on simplification and innovation topics, Lisa is a regular contributor to Women@Forbes. She's also appeared on FOX News, and in such publications as Fast Company, Forbes, Crain's, Businessweek, The New York Times, WIRED, Investor's Business Daily, Harvard Business Review, and The Futurist.
On weekends, she's known for solving word scrambles, brain teasers, and logic puzzles with the speed of an Olympian. She can whip up five-course gourmet meals, though she's yet to master a perfectly grilled burger. After traveling through more than 40 countries, Lisa has set her sights on visiting the North Pole so she can stand in every time zone-simultaneously.
Dr. Todd Dewett is one of the world's most watched leadership personalities.
He is an authenticity expert, best-selling author, best-selling educator at LinkedIn Learning, a TEDx speaker, and an Inc. Magazine Top 100 leadership speaker. He is a thought leader and expert on leadership, focused primarily on authenticity and aspects of relationships and leader behaviors that drive success at work. His unique take on leadership has resulted in quotes in the New York Times, Businessweek, Forbes, TIME, and hundreds of other outlets. After beginning his career with Andersen Consulting and Ernst & Young he completed his PhD in management and organizational behavior at Texas A&M University and enjoyed a career as an award-winning professor and scholar. Todd has delivered over 1,000 speeches and created a body of educational work enjoyed by over 20,000,000 professionals around the globe. His recent clients include Microsoft, ExxonMobil, Pepsi, Boeing, General Electric, Caterpillar, and hundreds more. Visit his home online at www.drdewett.com.