Smart Hiring for 2013: What to Know Before Saying "You're Hired"

Presented by Jen Shirkani
Recorded on: Monday, December 03, 2012
Duration: 90 minutes
Prerequisites: None
CE Credits: 1.5 HRCI Credits awarded upon completion
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Employers constantly struggle with how to efficiently staff positions while minimizing the risk of turnover due to poor hiring decisions.

The stakes are high: Studies show that nearly 46% of newly hired employees will fail within 18 months.

And hiring managers face new challenges, because it is increasingly difficult to obtain candidate reference information, and job candidates are savvier than ever about the interviewing game.

So, how do you ensure that you’re hiring the right candidates for your organization’s needs and avoiding the risk of costly turnover?

Join us for a 90-minute webinar featuring Jen Shirkani, president and CEO of Penumbra Group, Inc. to learn what you must know before conducting another candidate interview. Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to ask your hiring questions during the live Q&A portion of the webinar.

You’ll Learn:

  • Proven techniques for successful interviewing and selection
  • Common interviewing pitfalls and how to avoid them
  • Techniques for strengthening your interviewing and selection process
  • The latest trends in talent acquisition

Who Should Attend:

  • Hiring managers
  • Recruitment professionals
  • Human resources professionals
  • Business managers and supervisors
Jen Shirkani Jen Shirkani
Jen Shirkani shares examples from her 20+ years as a learning and development specialist and executive coach to her speaking events, bringing relevant and practical examples to life. She is as comfortable speaking at large venues as she is with intimate groups for a corporate retreat. As a sought-after speaker, she provides insight into human dynamics in a humorous and engaging way. Her topics often include Emotional Intelligence presented from a leadership perspective filled with practical strategies and immediately useable tips. Jen has worked with organizations from the Fortune 50 ($40B) to family-owned entities specializing in the application of Emotional Intelligence. She holds a Masters Degree in Organizational Leadership.

She is certified in several assessments and has been educated in personality styles, motivation theory, development coaching, principles of adult learning, and the stages of human development. She is certified in multiple assessments and has administered over 1,000 Emotional Intelligence assessments to employees in organizations across the United States. She is also the co-author and self-publisher of a training video called Investigating EQ that defines Emotional Intelligence and shows examples of the application of 10 key EI skills through workplace examples.

CE Credits:
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