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Past Events

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Date:
November 8-10, 2015
Location: Lake Buena Vista, FL

Checkster attended the RecruitingTrends Conference (November 8-10, 2015) in Lake Buena Vista, FL. With a variety of presentations, workshops, discussions, and networking events, this conference provided opportunities for inspiration and growth in the hiring process. Great for recruiting, talent acquisition, sourcing, and human resources!


ERE Fall 2015 Conference

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Date: October 26-28, 2015
Location: Atlanta, GA

Checkster attended the ERE Fall 2015 Conference (October 26-28, 2015) in Atlanta, GA. This event was focused around the improvement of the quality of your hires. The keynote speakers at this conference were Jeff Ma (author of The House Advantage) and Tom Becker (CEO & Founder, Talennium).


NAHCR 41st Annual IMAGE Conference

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Date: July 21-24, 2015
Location: New Orleans, LA

Checkster exhibited at the NAHCR 41st Annual IMAGE Conference (July 21-24, 2015) in New Orleans, LA. This event was targeted specifically to health care recruiters and was hosted at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans.


Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology

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Date: May 15-17, 2014
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii

Checkster participated at the 29th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology held May 15-17, 2014, at the Hawaii Convention Center. This was an intellectually stimulating scientific program featuring more than 300 presentations by leading researchers, teachers, and practitioners, with special sessions that capitalized on our unique location including topics on East-West science and practice collaborations.


SHRM 2014 Talent Management Conference & Exposition

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Date: April 28 - 30, 2014
Location: Nashville, TN

Checkster exhibited at this conference designed specifically for recruiters and talent management professionals.  The 2014 SHRM Talent Management Conference & Exposition gives the tools, resources, innovations and solutions you need to move human capital strategies to the next level.  This fast-paced, energetic conference provided ideas that will help personal and professional success, while evolving your talent management strategies across your organization.


2013 Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference

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Date: June 10–12, 2013
Location: Boston, MA

Cutting edge, yet actionable case studies, peer to peer networking, and going home with a collection of strategies and new partnerships


ERE Conference

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Date: April 15 - 17, 2013
Location: San Diego, CA

For 12 years, ERE has been the premiere event where in-house recruiting leaders gather to share what’s new, what’s happening now and what’s next in corporate recruitment while building a network of outstanding peers.


ASHHRA 48th Conference and Exposition

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Date: September 22nd - 25th, 2012
Location: Denver, Colorado

The American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA) of the American Hospital Association (AHA) is the nation's only membership organization exclusively dedicated to meeting the professional needs of human resources leaders in health care.


 Taleo World

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Date: September 11 – 13th, 2012
Location: Chicago, IL

Checkster was a premier sponsor of Taleo World.

Yves Lermusi spoke at Taleo Worlds Partner & Product Fair, and Opening Reception in the historic Grand Ballroom.

Topic 
Singing the Bad Hire Blues? Learn How Checkster Improves The Quality of Hire While Reducing Costs by 50+% and Saving Time


ERE Conference

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Date: March 28 – 30, 2012
Location: San Diego, CA

ERE mission was clear right from the start — to create an event for corporate recruiting professionals to share new ideas that simply weren’t being discussed anywhere else in the establishment.


HR Tech Conference 

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Date: Monday, October 3, 2011

Nowhere else will you find so many like-minded people just like you from a dozen countries in one place — that’s why we are the Annual Town Meeting of the world-wide community of everyone who cares about HR technology. Everyone you need to know to solve whatever challenge (or problem) you have in HR is there.


Taleo World Conference

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Date: September 12, 2011

Taleo World provides the premier setting to provide you with Talent Intelligence: a blend of products and perspective that deliver the insights that your organization can use to know your people and grow your business.

Social Rating: The Pathway to Quality of Hire

It’s no secret that referrals are the best source of hires. But why are referrals still the best source of hires? Because-on the-job work assessment by colleagues really works. This session explains why and how you can scale it with social assessments.

Presenters
Cheri Hanson, Recruiting Operations Manager - Cargill
Yves Lermusi, CEO - Checkster


HR.com – Quality of Hire Conference

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Date: April 19, 2011

The Institute for Human Resources (IHR), the certification and accreditation process arm of HR.com, has a program for you!
Quality of hire workshops


Make Better Talent Decisions – Determining the Difference Between a Good and a Great Candidate – Webcast

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Date: March 28, 2011

Make Better Talent Decisions – Determining the Difference between a Good and a Great Candidate using Collective Intelligence

Join us for this career-changing webinar – courtesy of Recruiting Trends

In this webinar, Jason Pistulka, SR Manager Technology Recruiting at Asurion, a global leader in providing consumer technology protection with over 5,000 employees, and Yves Lermusi, CEO of Checkster and a talent management industry veteran, will share:

How to hire better quality employees How to become a true strategic partner How to make better talent decisions This session will give you the framework, tools, and techniques to become and be viewed as a strong strategic talent advisor, not a disposable sourcing professional focused on headcount.

Making talent decisions are hard, imperfect, rooted with landmines, and do not only rely on sourcing expertise.

To become more than resume pushers, talent acquisition departments need to arm themselves with knowledge, tools (including social tools), and techniques in order to make smart talent decisions. By attending this presentation, you will gain ways to instantly be more valuable to your hiring managers, department, and organization – and possibly make your job more secure.


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Date: March 24, 2011
Location: San Diego, CA

Recruiting. Talent management. Process improvement. The incomparable recruiting conference that delivers it all. The Industry’s Leading Recruiting Conference


 Annual HR Tech Expo – Brooklyn Center MN

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Date: February 23, 2011
Location: Brooklyn Center, MN

The Region’s largest Showcase of Knowledge and Products in HR Capital Management
Sponsored by LEHRN


Quality of Hire – the Next Talent Management Frontier

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Date: September 15, 2010

Presenters
William Uranga, Director, Talent Acquisition, TiVo
Yves Lermusi (aka Lermusiaux), CEO, Checkster

The Talent Management department has the potential to become the killer application of any organization. In order to achieve success, you will need to go beyond the traditional management of cost, reviews, brand, and legal issues.

A talent management leader will need to focus and deliver one thing: top performing employees.

In this session you will learn how to become truly strategic by measuring quality of hire, and see how this measure can direct all your initiatives. This presentation is divided in two parts. First, you will learn the limitations of the traditional measurement methods and offered a best measurement of approach. Second, you will learn a practical way to implement these methods, and the impact they will have on your organization – making you the strategic leader that you deserve to be.

After this program, participants are better able to:

• Understand how to best measure quality of hire
• Quantify the financial impact of bad hiring
• Implement the methods you will be learning
• Compare the different methods of measurements
• Understand why and how social media is a surprising contribution


Checkster Meets What Color Is Your Parachute

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Date: April 29, 2010

Job Search that focuses primarily on a candidate’s skills is not enough anymore; there are other critical factors, as we are only now beginning to understand. Delivered by a unique duo, Yves Lermusi, CEO of Checkster, a popular speaker at numerous HR conferences, and Richard Bolles the father of modern career counseling for job-hunters, and author of “What Color is your Parachute?” which has sold more than 10 million copies to date, and is used in 26 countries. The Careers Industry is undergoing change in the light of the financial crisis the whole world is going through. Advocates for the Employer and advocates for the Candidate are increasingly talking with each other. From this is coming a better understanding of how to go about career and talent management, namely by focusing on talent optimization, and its emphasis on broader factors. In this session, using a unique combination of recruiting, career counseling, neuroscience and expert performance principles, we will help you to spot Strengths, Fit and Passion, the critical factors for talent optimization and career satisfaction. You will be able to apply these new insights to your career practice and propel it to new heights.


 Using the Latest Technology and Research to Know How You are Doing at Work

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Date: April 22, 2010

Learn how the latest technology and research can let you know how you are doing at work. This is a review on how organizations can use online 360 feedback to get details on candidates and on how candidates can use it.


Broadening Our Understanding of How to Do Talent Management

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Date: November 3, 2009

Broadening Our Understanding of How to Do Talent Management: The New Dialogue between Advocates for The Employer, and Advocates for the Candidate.

Recruiting that focuses primarily on a candidate’s skills is not enough anymore; there are other critical factors, as we are only now beginning to understand. Delivered by a unique duo, Yves Lermusi, CEO of Checkster, a popular speaker at numerous HR conferences, and Richard Bolles the father of modern career counseling for job-hunters, and author of “What Color is your Parachute?” which has sold more than 10 million copies to date, and is used in 26 countries.

Recruiting is undergoing change in the light of the financial crisis the whole world is going through. Advocates for the Employer and advocates for the Candidate are increasingly talking with each other. From this is coming a better understanding of how to go about talent recruiting, and talent management, namely by focusing on talent optimization, and its emphasis on broader factors.

In this session, using a unique combination of recruiting, career counseling, neuroscience and expert performance principles, we will help you to spot Strengths, Fit and Passion, the critical factors for talent optimization and career satisfaction. You will be able to apply these new insights to your career and your practice of talent recruiting. Focus on these factors can transform you into a new Talent Manager, and propel your organization to new heights.


 OnRec Conference & Expo 2009

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Date: September 9, 2009
Location: Chicago, IL

Global Talent Competition – How Does Science Help Build A World Class Workforce?


Monster.com HR Events: Reference Check 2.0:How to Transform a Questionable Practice into a Gold Mine

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Date: May 6, 2009

How can the traditional and much-debated reference check process be transformed into your best ally for your hiring process?

This webinar will first give you a benchmark for the traditional reference check based on a survey of 150 practitioners. From this information you will learn what questions these people find to be the most useful; how much time they spend on it; and how you can improve your results.

Secondly, this webinar will show you how leveraging the internet as a social networking tool can help you transform your reference check practice into a true assessment tool to improve the quality of hires.

After this program, participants will be better able to:
* Know which questions are the best to reveal top performers * How to use the latest technologies such as social networking to check references * Know the best practices (based on a survey of 150 practitioners) * How to eliminate the legal challenges reference checking might bring * How to avoid candidates gaming the system * How to dramatically increase the number of references while reducing your time calling them * How to turn automated reference checking into a cheap sourcing tool


 Recruiting Best Practices for 2010 at the Recruiting 2008 Conference

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Date: November 18, 2008

Nobody can predict the future of the recruiting tools (and the strategies to use them) that will deliver results over the next few years. But this recruiting leader (from a Fortune 500 company) and author of the recruiting blog The Talent Buzz, has a track record of finding the new ideas and technologies, and putting them to use well before they hit the mainstream. In this session,  you’ll engage with him and a panel of other experts to learn about the current recruiting trends and best practices – all designed to bring you up to speed fast on the latest and greatest ideas. You’ll learn of cutting edge ways to make social media an integral part of your recruiting strategy. You’ll hear about significant on-line trends, campus recruiting, new metrics for gauging recruiting ROI, and much more.


 HIRE TOP PERFORMERS: TOPGRADING/CHECKSTER FREE WEBCAST

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Date: November 4, 2008

“The old adage ‘People are your most important asset” turns out to be wrong. People are not your most important assets. The right people are.” — Jim Collins, author of Good to Great

Checkster performed a free webcast to learn how to hire not just “okay,” but just the high performers, the best candidates at the compensation level.

Dr. Brad Smart, one of the world’s foremost experts on hiring, has trained more managers than anyone in the world to hire high performers. Brad will teach you Topgrading methods that are commonsense yet extremely powerful. He has personally interviewed over 6,500 executives, authored 7 books, and has been featured in all the major business publications and on CNN.

“Brad taught us to select the best people at GE.” — Jack Welch, former GE Chairman

Yves Lermusi, Checkster CEO, pioneered the online talent industry and has been recognized as one of the most influential 100 people in the recruiting industry. Yves will teach you how Checkster’s latest technology blends perfectly with Topgrading methods, while reducing costs and time.


Webinar: Reference Checking Best Practices

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Date: August 20, 2008

Like most recruiters, you perm reference checks as part of your hiring process, even though they are frequently regarded as a waste of time.
When well performed, however, the reference check can be one the best ways to gain insight on a candidate’s true performance. With that said, how do you make them count?


 Recruiting & Talent Management Conference 2008

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Date: July 24, 2008
Location: San Francisco, CA

Neuroscience — The Secret to Talent Management


How to Recognize and Grow Talent – What Can American Idol Teach Us?

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Date: Wednesday, July 16, 2008

What can “American Idol”, “Who Wants to be a Millionaire” and the latest research in neuroscience teach you about recognizing and growing your personal talents?

During this webcast, listeners learned:

  1. Understand how top performers are created and how to make it a reality for yourself
  2. Identify ways to find a new career
  3. Learn the value of candid feedback and how to get it
  4. Explore what is missing to reach the career you are seeking

 Talent 3.0 – Latest Innovations to “Recognize and Grow Talent”!

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Date: Thursday, May 15, 2008

Talent 3.0 – Latest Innovations to “Recognize and Grow Talent”!


 How to Turn Reference Checking into an Effective Assessment Tool

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Date: Tuesday, February 12, 2008

An Interactive Seminar with Yves Lermusi, CEO and Founder of Checkster


 Kennedy Information’s Conference and Expo

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Date: November 13, 2007
Location: Orlando, FL

Best selection practices


 The Best of Talent Management Summit – Linkage

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Date: November 12, 2007
Location: San Francisco, CA

Talent 3.0: The Latest Innovations to “Recognize and Grow Talent”!


OnRec Expo 2007 Global Summit

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Date: September 18, 2007
Location: San Francisco, CA

The Future of Online Recruitment


 Career Masters Institute – Teleseminar

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Date: August 24, 2007

CANDIDATE-SCREENING TOOLS: The Intricacies of Corporate Recruiting Technologies


 HR.com – Human Resources Management Web Presentation

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Date:  August 9, 2007

Talent 3.0 Latest Innovations to Recognize and Grow Talent!