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    Winning the Talent War: Strategies for Attracting and Retaining Top Talent in Challenging Times

    Date: September 21, 2023, 9:00am
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    Meeting ID: 812 7096 0091
    Passcode: 285933
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    Winning the Talent War: 
    Strategies for Attracting and Retaining Top Talent in Challenging Times

    Presenter: Patrick Mevs

    To provide attendees with practical strategies and tips for attracting and retaining top talent in today’s challenging job market, by providing a better understanding of needs and desires of top talent and what companies can do that appeal to the best available talent.
    Learning Points / Take-aways:
    1. Understanding what motivates top talent and how to align your organization’s offering with their needs and desires.
    2. Ways to attract candidates.
    3. Developing a strong employer brand that showcase your organization’s culture, value, and benefits.
    4. What are the current Must-Haves for Employee retention?

    Patrick Mevs has over 20 years of professional experience in the staffing and recruitment industry. Patrick began their career in 1996 as an Account Executive at Barter Corp. In 1997, they moved to CDW in a similar role. In 1999, they joined Robert Half International as a Staffing Manager. In 2008, they joined SNI Companies in the same capacity. In 2013, they joined Connect Search, LLC as Vice President of Finance & Accounting Contract Placement.

    Patrick Mevs attended the University of Illinois Chicago from 1992 to 1996.

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