Four Challenges in Higher Ed Hiring? and How to Beat Them!November 12, 2015 at noon to 1 p.m.

Time: November 12, 2015 at noon to 1 p.m.
Location:Beck Hall 121

People are the foundation of your institution, and your job is to help identify the candidates that are most likely to make a lasting contribution to your educational community. But finding and keeping the right talent isn't always easy. Join Sharon Ewles from Mott Community College and Jann Gillingham, Higher Education Industry Specialist, as they identify the challenges in talent acquisition today and share solutions you may not even realize exist!

After the webinar, you'll be able to:

  1. Apply ways to reduce your organization's "time-to-hire ein order to lock in the best talent first.
  2. Understand why some hiring tools have an adverse impact on protected classes and learn to avoid bias during the hiring process.
  3. Identify the "soft skills enecessary for individual positions and why they can be even more important that the "hard eskills.
  4. Discover the leadership potential of your candidates even before they're hired, and impact succession planning.

Sharon Ewles is the Staffing Manager at Mott Community College, an Aspen Institution for Community College-recognized institution. Sharon has over 21 years of experience in human resources and staffing in the higher education and healthcare industries. In her role, Sharon is responsible for the recruitment and on-boarding of new staff. In addition she has extensive experience in HR and employee relations. Sharon graduated from Adrian College with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. As the Higher Education Industry Specialist at SkillSurvey, Jann Gillingham is responsible for understanding the problems and needs of the market and ensuring that both buyers and users are satisfied. Jann has spent her entire career in higher education? first working as an administrator and adjunct faculty member in both public and private institutions, and now serving in the higher education vendor world. Jann holds a Bachelor's degree in Education and a Master's degree in Marketing.