Home >> Sessions >> Conversations That Matter Conversations that Matter Join your industry peers for smaller group discussions on issues that matter for your firm. Conversations will include content for owners, sales teams, recruiting challenges, back office challenges and many more. Conversations will be facilitated and you will be encouraged to participate and share ideas. Size of the groups will be limited to 15, allowing for a more candid discussion of the issue. Don’t see a topic that you are interested in? Reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will see if we can build a conversation that matters for you and your firm! Using Gamification to Supercharge Recruiting Operations A Facilitated Peer-to-Peer Exchange to Discuss Creative Team Engagement Facilitated by Hank Levine, President & CEO, iPlace The millennial generation and technological advances are driving a movement to make work fun, but still productive. An increasingly popular solution to making work fun is gamification, which is a process of adding game-like elements to activities to make them more enjoyable and motivating. Gamification is an excellent management tool that drives employees to perform better, creates employee engagement, improves productivity, and expedites learning. Come join the conversation and see how you can energize your recruiting team no matter the size of your firm. Topics covered will be: What is gamification and why does it work? What staffing firm functions can be gamified (sales, training, and recruiting operations)? How to use weekly and quarterly games to increase recruiter productivity Simple things you can do in the next month to try out gamification Identifying and Releasing Toxic Team Members A Facilitated Peer-to-Peer Exchange for Team Leaders Facilitated by Claudette Cunitz TSC, CSP, Sr Staffing Consultant, CC Advisors Group Every employer occasionally does a double-take when a team member's behavior disappoints. These situations are among the most sensitive and stressful that any staffing leader will face. However, these moments also present opportunities to define an organization's culture by reinforcing how the firm acts on its values. By using a thoughtful approach to correct tricky or toxic dilemmas, Claudette will share how to make the best of the bad while minimizing the likelihood of repeating these problems in the future. Challenges and Celebrations of Running a Lifestyle IT Staffing Firm A Facilitated Peer-to-Peer Exchange for smaller IT & Engineering Staffing firms Facilitated by Michael Testa, CEO, Testa Consulting Many firms are small by choice and the success of a small firm can provide a very comfortable lifestyle for those who operate one. However, it is not always easy and can be isolating. There may be times when your business expands and contracts, but that can be managed. Because your business isn’t growing, it doesn’t mean that it is dying. This is your opportunity to get some fresh ideas and create a new network. Join in on this candid conversation with your peers about the challenges and celebrations of running a lifestyle staffing firm. Participants should be prepared to share how you run your business, why it works for you and challenges you are facing. Discussion topics: How many people run your company Recruiting challenges and opportunities to share sourcing resources Business development/partnership opportunities with other small firms Back office challenges and successes when you are the back office Programs and services needed for smaller firms Financing Office space Succession planning 2019 SPONSORS 2019 SIGNATURE SPONSORS 2019 EXHIBITORS 247 Headhunting Access Capital Advance Partners Assurance Avionte Staffing and Recruiting Software Bullhorn CareerBuilder Ceipal Corporation ClearlyRated Crelate echogravity EmployStream Flexible Funding Gustav Technologies, Inc Herefish IDB Bank iLabor Network IMS People JobDiva Menemsha Group Networkers Funding, LLC People 2.0 PGC Group Rhythm Systems Round Table Resource Group SALES MANAGE SOLUTIONS TechScreen, Inc. TextUs TrackerRMS START UP ALLEY Rolebot LLC XOR, Inc.