The digital revolution has brought countless wonders – the Internet, the World Wide Web, Google, social media, mobile computing, and big data. But it has also completely disrupted and transformed virtually every aspect of our lives including how organizations recruit and hire employees.
Please join our panel of experts and hear how workforce trends, social media, cutting-edge technology, and employment law are forcing companies to both adopt new best practices while simultaneously complying with paradoxical regulations and change when recruiting talent – from the production floor to the C-suite.
November 17, 2015
Ben Franklin Technologies, 116 Research Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18015
(Located on the mountaintop campus of Lehigh University)
Registration begins at 6:00 PM
Food and Drinks provided
Panel Discussion Followed by Q & A
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Registration is FREE but Pre-Registration Required (Deadline November 15)
Ira S Wolfe – Sourcing in the Age of Googlization
No one understands the complexity of the labor markets and how businesses can reach and engage more qualified candidates better than Dr. Ira S Wolfe. He is president of Success Performance Solutions and author of Geeks, Geezers, and Googlization and Perfect Labor Storm 2.0. His most recent publication is a white paper about Recrooglization. He is a columnist for Business2BusinessMagazine, Huffington Post, and several regional and industry business journals and blogs. He’s been featured recently in articles in INC Magazine, Fast Company, Forbes, Business Week, NFIB, Inc., Intuit Small Business and Fox Business.
Kevin Flanagan – Background Checks in the Age of Googlization
Who better to help organizations screen the backgrounds of candidates and employees than Kevin Flanagan. Kevin brings a quarter century experience from his days as detective with the New York Police Department followed by Senior Director of Business Intelligence and Investigations at Kroll, and now a Managing Director of Rydan Security and Investigations and FSG Consultants, a firm specializing in complex financial investigations, fraud, and forensic accounting. Kevin is a partner with OPUS, software that is revolutionizing how companies will identify, credential, and check background checks in our new On Demand/1099 Economy.
Debra Franklin – The Law and Recruiting in the Age of Googlization
The recruiting and selection environment is changing faster than the law is keeping up with it. How can organizations recruit and screen applicants effectively but stay on the right side of the law in the age of Googlization. Deb will conclude the discussion with a legal perspective on the current state of do’s and don’ts relating to recruiting, social media, background checks, and pre-hire testing. Deb is Vice President of Murray Securus Human Resources Solutions and an attorney with more than 25 years of experience in both private litigation and as in-house counsel with Carpenter Technology, concentrating primarily on labor and employment matters.