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 Export to Your Calendar 2/12/2020
When: February 12, 2020
8:00am - 5:00pm
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Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel
606 Congress Street
Boston, Massachusetts  02210
United States
Contact: Marissa Cammarano

Online registration is available until: 2/11/2020
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NEHRA's 2020 Talent Acquisition Summit

Program Overview:
Join us for this one day event created for talent acquisition professionals from all levels (recruiters, managers and VP’s) who are responsible for finding, attracting and retaining talent in this unprecedented labor shortage. Topics will include workforce planning, employer branding, candidate experience, onboarding, metrics and more!


Who Should Attend:  Anyone and everyone who has responsibility for attracting/recruiting talent, including VP’s and Heads of Talent, Talent Acquisition Managers/Directors, Recruiters and Recruiting Specialists.


Topics will include: Creative Sourcing, Leveraging Technology, Maximizing Internal Partnerships, Managing External Vendors, Enhancing the Candidate Experience and Workforce Analytics.

Schedule at a Glance:

(subject to change)

8:00 – 8:30am - Registration and Continental Breakfast


8:30 -9:30am - Opening Remarks and Panel

Panel: Winning the War for Talent in Boston

Moderated by Aaron Green, Founder/CEO of Professional Staffing Group. Aaron will lead a discussion with executives from Boston-based employers who will share their best practices for attracting and retaining employees in a hyper-competitive market.


9:45 – 10:45am - Breakout Sessions (choice of 3)


11:00am – 12:00pm - Breakout Sessions (choice of 3)


12:00 – 12:45pm - Lunch (included)


1:00 – 2:00pm - Breakout Sessions (choice of 3)


2:00 – 2:30pm – Break and visit with workforce readiness partners


2:30 – 3:30pm – Closing Keynote

The Evolution of Employer Branding:  Beyond Buzzwords
Speaker: Tracie Sponenberg. Chief People Officer, The Granite Group
Tracie is responsible for leading all human resource functions throughout The Granite Group, which has 45 locations, and nearly 600 employees throughout New England.

She has gained broad experience across a wide range of industries in her more than 20 years in human resources, with much of her career focused on working with CEOs to develop people strategies to help the organization grow.  Tracie has led the HR function at an award-winning multi-state professional services firm; a Pulitzer-prize winning newspaper and publishing company, and a national wellness distribution and technology company.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from The College of The Holy Cross, and a Master’s Degree in Human Resources from Framingham State University. She is SPHR and SHRM-SCP certified; was named to the 2017 Supply House Times “Women in Industry 20”; was a 2018 Bob Gatti HR Leadership Award Nominee; and was the recipient of the 2019 GSHRC Ry Perry HR Hero Award. 


3:30 – 4:30pm  - Networking Reception with workforce readiness partners


$399 REDUCED RATE for Members
$599 Non-Members

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NEHRA Registration Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be received in writing at least 3 days prior to the workshop in order to receive a refund.


CEU Credits:
This program has been applied for 5 General Credit Hours.


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