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    MVHRA Meeting - presentation: Candidate Experience and Onboarding Strategies

    Date: February 1, 2023, 11:30am – 1:00pm
    Via ZOOM
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    Presentation Title: “Candidate Experience and Onboarding Strategies”


    Presented by: Jim Morgan, Vice President, Business Development & Workforce Strategies with MRA


    Presentation Overview: First the Pandemic. Now the Sansdemic ("Sans" = without. "Demic" = people)! The talent shortage is real, not only skills but bodies, and it is crippling business growth. And yesterday’s recruitment and retention practices simply won’t work anymore! Employers have reached new levels of creativity and innovation in their search for talent.


    This event will shed light on:

    • The numbers behind the talent shortage: What are the underlying factors causing the great sansdemic?
    • Effective approaches to a positive Candidate Experience: How have employers changed their       candidate experience to be faster, on brand, and candidate friendly?
    • A Winning Onboarding Experience: What are companies doing to re-engineer their onboarding process to ensure positive first, second and third impressions?
    • An Engaging Employee Experiences: Having secured people, how are they changing the employee experience to keep them engaged and motivated at work?
    • Top Ten Talent Attraction Strategies: Where in the world are they going to find talent?


    Attendees of this presentation will:

    • Understand the causes of today’s talent (re: body) shortage
    • Learn to how to develop new strategies for a positive candidate experience
    • Be able to establish a winning onboarding experience


    Speaker’s Background & Experience:

    Jim has facilitated strategic planning sessions for businesses, chambers of commerce, and economic development groups, primarily around developing a talent pipeline for employers. He has provided keynote presentations for groups from 50 to over 1000. CEOs, policymakers, educators, and students have enjoyed his mix of data, experiences, research, stories, and humor. Jim holds a master’s degree in education and a bachelor’s degree ineducation from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin. Coordinated a statewide initiative to address Wisconsin’s talent shortage. And facilitated local business and education partnerships designed to attract and maintain talent.


    This program has been pre-approved for 1 HRCI (General) PHR/SPHR & 1 SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Professional Development Credit.

    “The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.”