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2 Maximize Your “Trends in Recruiting” Experience Tips for New Members and First Time Attendees Presented by: Midwest ACE Membership Committee

3 What You Should Learn from Trends 2014! Our speakers will provide research based insights on the recruiting cycle:  Employers – gain metrics useful in your recruiting strategy  Colleges – share information on recruiting topics to use with students, alumni, faculty and staff

4 Trends in Recruiting – The Measure of Success Prepare yourself for their presentations by learning about the background of our three keynote speakers:  Brad Karsh- President of JB Training Solutions Brad Karsh-  Melissa Bailey – President of Universum Americas Melissa Bailey  Mary Scott – President of Scott Resource Group Mary Scott

5 Breakout Sessions Choose to attend one of the informative sessions at 10:45AM Friday: 1.Employer panel discussion on current recruiting issues, 2.Diversity panel discussion 3.Using infographics and visual displays of quantitative information for reports and social media 4.Building the Career Services Brand at a Small College, or, A Large One!

6 Advice – How to Prepare for the Trends Conference Review the MWACE website to learn more about the committees and their leadership contacts committees and their leadership contacts If interested in joining a committee, consider attending a meeting during the conference on Friday, Nov. 21st from 8:00 -9:00AM Sign up for one of the employer site visits (college members only!) – 12:30-3:00PM, Thursday, Nov. 20th Plan to attend the Employer Colloquium (employers only!) – 1:00 – 3:00 PM, Thursday, Nov. 20 th (See slide below for employer comments!) Discuss your questions with your MWACE Ambassador Bring a supply of business cards!!!

7 Committees Consider attending a committee meeting at the conference, 8:00 – 9:00 AM, Nov.21st : Communications and Marketing Committee Diversity Advancement Committee Experiential Education Committee Membership Committee Partnership Committee Professional Development Committee Professional Exchange Committee Technology & Trends Committee

8 Employer Colloquium November 20th – 1:00 - 3:00 PM, Location – LaSalle Ballroom You will have an opportunity to submit topics to discuss when you register for the Conference. Mary Scott will speak for about 45 minutes and then Q & A for 15 minutes. Topic will be: ways for employers to make an impact on campus and sharing of current trends A panel discussion to include college and employer reps Additional questions to ensure conversation is valuable (i.e. How to get candidates to venture to remote areas, different strategies for attracting the right candidates on campus, and more!)

9 Employer Comments Some comments from employers who have attended recent Employer Colloquia. _____________________________________ “Really enjoyed the presentation and the other HR professionals, good ideas and insight.” “Student perceptions on Employers' usage of social media. (Student panels for employers are invaluable.)” “All great, great to be with other employers and work through some issues we all have.” “Loved it!! Drew is a fantastic speaker and he really made all of us feel comfortable enough to share some best practices. I learned a ton and thought the other participants were great! We definitely need more stuff like this for employers.” “I really enjoyed this chance to interact with other employer members.”

10 Tips for a Successful Conference Experience  Invite yourself along, make it a point to join a new group for refreshments or conversation!  Use your name badge  Look at the ribbons that others are wearing to help make contact with MWACE leaders or new members/first-time conference attendees

11 Tips for a Successful Conference Experience, Pt. 2  Bring a pen for sessions  Develop some questions for the keynoters and employer panel  Attend the workshops of your choice on Friday at 10:45 AM  Don’t miss the raffle to end the conference, 2:00 PM!  Network, network, network!

12  Check out the networking reception on Thursday – 5:00 – 7:00 PM, Nov. 20th  Connect with your MWACE Ambassador  Join a group for dinner on Thursday evening  Join a committee meeting on Friday morning – 8:00 - 9:00 AM, Nov. 21st  Volunteer as a new committee member Advice During the Conference

13 Questions??? Contact these members of the MWACE Membership Committee for help to answer your questions:  Jerry Donahue, Asst. Director, Medill School, Northwestern University, 847-467-1598  Julie Gourley, University Relations & Recruiting, Northrup Grumman Corporation, 703-659-7321

14 See you soon in Chicago!!!

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