May 2021
12:00 pm
Public Event

MATTER Workshop: Hiring Rockstars - How to Recruit and Retain Employees

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Without great people, building and growing a company is impossible. When it comes to technical talent, the recruitment process becomes even more difficult. In this workshop, we will discuss best practices and methods to attract, assess and retain great technical talent to fit your unique organization.

Join this workshop to:

  • Understand how to approach your messaging in a way that is true to your company culture.
  • Explore different interview processes to identify individuals that will be a fit for your organization as well as highlight your culture
  • Learn how mentorship and training can help to build your team and decrease attrition
  • Learn how to hire and retain good employees
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Lauren Munroe has more than seven years of experience recruiting for technical positions, with the past five years spent recruiting technical talent in the Chicagoland area.

Meg Nurre has been recruiting for six years across a variety of roles and industries. Over the past two and a half years at Inspire11 she's recruited across all tech consulting roles and most recently has focused on recruiting for the data and analytics team. She has also taken the lead on determining our recruitment process and training the team on interviewing. She looks forward to sharing her experience hiring great technical talent!

Michael Hyzy is a consultant, product manager and designer with a passion for creating technology that brings a sustainable impact on business outcomes. His focus is on human-centered design, behavioral economic research and agile software development to produce measurable results. For over 10 years, he’s worked in management as well as consulted on startups. Mike developed two businesses which focused on food and nutrition. Mike has a B.A. in economics and studied graphic design, video production and software development. He is currently on the board of Social Enterprise Alliance Chicago and has served on various committees for the American Heart Association.

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This workshop is part of our Build Your Business series. Attend workshops in this series to learn how to:

1. Hire management/founding team and developed hiring pipeline

2. Implement metrics and system(s) to manage finances, operations and track OKRs

3. Build and manage your advisory board(s)

4. Understand legal frameworks and implications

5. Define vision statement, team culture and values