Ernest holds a BS in Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences from Northwestern University (Evanston, IL, USA). Prior to Danaher, Ernest held progressive roles in Human Resources within the retail and pharmaceutical sectors. In 2013, Ernest joined Danaher with global responsibility for Danaher’s University Recruiting and Early Career Leadership Development programs. Later he was appointed into an expanded role to lead Diversity and Inclusion where he has global responsibility for the Office of D+I and the enterprise’s strategic direction related to D+I which drives policies, actions and culture for the over 20 Danaher operating companies around the world.
“At Danaher, the goal is to continuously improve and sustain a culture rooted in D+I. We are focused on ensuring the culture within each of our operating companies invites all associates to learn, ask questions, share and innovate. We are continuing to broaden our D+I foundation to ensure all associates feel respected and a sense of belonging.”
Doug is a renowned entrepreneur and innovator of talent technology, founding startups like techies.com and Jobs2web (acquired by SuccessFactors/SAP for $110M) and raising over $125M dollars in venture capital. Doug is an active investor and advisor to several bleeding-edge technology companies and serves as Chief Zapper of ZAPinfo.io, one of the fastest-growing recruitment automation platforms in the market, interfacing with more than 100 talent platforms, social networks, and search engines globally.
Matt Singer is Jobvite's marketing leader. He's officially been in marketing and sales for the past 18 years, but informally for 35 years starting with newspaper delivery, lemonade stands, and lawn mowing businesses in his neighborhood at the age of 8. His career in B2B has focused primarily on the world of HR software, with a particular fascination for the parallels between marketing and recruiting. A self-proclaimed data geek, Matt works to channel that data obsession into building great brands and scalable marketing machines.
With 23 years of human resources and talent acquisition leadership experience, Jason Buss is a recognized expert with deep experience in identifying, recruiting and hiring high-performing teams. He is currently the vice president of talent acquisition for MongoDB.
Jason has authored and published content in, and has been quoted by The Huffington Post, Fast Company, Bloomberg, MarketWatch, Society for Human Resource Management, Corporate Executive Board and more.
He is also the founder of the Recruiters Network and serves as the president and community leader for several of the nation’s largest and most active regional recruiting communities. You can connect with Jason on LinkedIn or Twitter @jjbuss.
8:30 - 9:00: Check-in and networking
9:00 - 9:10: Kickoff with Jason Buss, Founder, Recruiters Network
9:10 - 10:10: Ernest Adams - Diversity + Inclusion: Leveraging the Opportunity
10:10 - 10:30: Matt Singer- Market Update
10:30-10:55: Networking Break
10:55 - 11:00: Prize Drawings & Announcements
11:00 - 12:00: Doug Berg- 2020 Recruiting
12:00: Wrap up
Diversity + Inclusion: Leveraging the Opportunity
Most organizations are trying to understand how to increase the diversity of their workforces and hot to maximize inclusion within their cultures – but are they being successful?
As Talent Acquisition & HR professionals, you often find yourself on the front lines of cultivating relationships with underrepresented talent and are many times leading conversations with hiring managers on D+I – but are you being successful?
In this session, attendees will learn:
- How personal biases influence hiring processes
- How biases are a critical challenge facing modern Talent Acquisition professionals’ ability to source, cultivate and hire talent.
- Tools to help recognize and mitigate personal biases
- How to challenge the traditional notion of organizational fit.
Recruiting has changed dramatically in the last 20 years, and recruiting in 2020 will look even more different than it does today. Advances in technology and consumer marketing alongside the advent of AI, bots, and automation have changed the game. It’s never been more confusing to understand the technology available, how it can work together, and what you should be considering NOW to be ready for the next generation of recruiting.
Doug will share the biggest trends and technologies in the talent market - the ones truly changing the hiring game - that need to be considered in 2019 to give you a clear vision of what recruiting will look like in 2020 and beyond.