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West Suburban - “Peering Into The Crystal Ball – What are your talent needs for the future?”
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West Suburban - “Peering Into The Crystal Ball – What are your talent needs for the future?”

*FREE* Join the West Suburban Interest Group as we examine what the future holds for Human Resources.

When: Tuesday, May 12, 2015
8:00 - 8:30 Registration & Networking; 8:30 - 10:00 Program
Where: Banner Personnel
7425 Janes Avenue
Woodgrove Professional Building, Lower Level
Woodridge, Illinois  60517
Contact: Lyndy Nierman

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Join the West Suburban Interest Group as we examine what the future holds for HR/Talent Management.  What will hiring look like and what can you do today to prepare?  Where will the biggest skill gaps be?  What will the effect of talent supply and demand be on the business climate?  What are the signals indicating for future business performance?

Our distinguished panel includes an economist’s view of the market indicators and well as practitioners from several different industries. 

Eric Sanders, Principal, OD Economist

An organization development economist and consultant, who helps leaders and their organizations achieve measurable results through developing their people. He has twenty years of retail sales and management experience, and has worked for over ten years as a scholar-practitioner combining the best of academia and practical business management, with clients in various industries, including distribution, financial services, manufacturing, retail, telecommunications and non-profits. He has particular skill in organization and leadership development, the design and facilitation of training, and communications. Eric holds an MA in economics, an MBA in international business and is presently a doctoral candidate in Organization Development. He has taught leadership, organization development, management and economics at several universities, and has published and presented on the return on investment for learning and OD programs at conferences for ASTD, OD Network and others.

Mike Chernesky, Director, Talent Acquisition, McDonald’s Corporation

Mike leads the McDonald's Corporate Recruiting team that consists of Corporate Recruiters, an On-Boarding Specialist, Recruiting Coordinators, RPO, and Contractors to support all of the Corporate level hiring. He also is an HR Business Partner to the Corporate Ronald McDonalds House Charities department.  He is recognized for building sustainable recruiting processes for Corporate (non-restaurant level) hiring. 

Prior to McDonald’s, Mike held positions at Nicor Gas, Coca-Cola Enterprises and Avalon.  He holds a Bachelors Degree in Communications from Illinois State University.

Ed Zaretsky Talent Acquisition Leader, Mercer Marketplace

Ed is responsible for hiring talent across the US in Operations, Services, Consulting & Sales.  He is recognized for helping leaders reach key goals, by crafting strategies and implementing action plans.  He is responsible for Full Cycle Recruiting, creating custom recruiting strategies, Human Resource Transformation and growing revenue.

His prior positions include leadership roles with ThoughtWorks, The Oliver Group, Arrow Messenger Service Inc. and Todays Office Professionals.  Ed has a BA in Journalism & Mass Communications from Drake University.

Erin Kube, Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant, Baker & McKenzie

Erin is a Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist with outstanding record of achievement in recruiting. She has been the Project lead in implementation of ATS and recruitment models.  She is recognized as being a HR thought leader, who is uniquely qualified to work with all levels of management.  She is a professional that focuses on the candidate experience and creating a true partnership when hiring talent.  She creates and manages the talent acquisition and retention strategy and process for Global Services in hiring critical positions.  She was selected to be the lead recruiter to partner with in house counsel on all Immigration employees and to manage manage all International recruitment efforts with WHEM, EMEA and AP Regions. 

Prior talent acquisition positions include Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Beechworth Windows LLC of James Hardie Building Products, Studio M Creations and Tripp Lite.

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