The Art of Recruiting: Inspire Talent to Join Your Company

Is recruiting talent a top company priority? Are your job descriptions boring? Gain control of your recruiting results with practical tips you can use right away.

Paul Freed
Managing Partner, Herd Freed Hartz

Learn industry secrets from an executive search leader with 20 years of experience helping other companies stand out from the pack. Attract key hires with your company's story and increase the quality, speed and efficiency of your hiring process.

In this keynote session, you'll learn:

  • How to upgrade your company "pitch" to attract top talent
  • Why your current job descriptions are broken and how to fix them
  • Free and inexpensive ways to upgrade your talent attraction strategy
  • How to create a positive candidate experience for a competitive advantage
  • 10 Dashboard metrics to assess and track your "Art of Recruiting"

Testimonials

“We are now winning the war for talent and just sold our company for $100M more because of you! Thanks again Paul.”

Brett Brinton

CEO - Zonar Systems

“Recruiting is now much FASTER. A developer hire that used to take 95 days to fill, now filled in just 37 days. We were able to 3x our hiring last year!”

Tim Turner

CEO - Subsplash

“Paul's assessment and strategy recommendations for our Employment Brand projects was amazing. We are excited to put these ideas to work right away.”

Tasha Anderson

TA Partner - MacDonald-Miller

“We now have a measurable recruiting game plan and feel more in control of our recruiting results. Recruiting no longer holds back our business growth plans.”

Dan Rogers

CEO - Point to Point Transportation

“We spent 6 months struggling to fill a leadership role. But after Paul's Employment Brand Boost assessment and updated recruiting approach, we filled it only 4 weeks!”

Brian Heather

CEO - Solterra Systems

“Recruiting was upgraded so we attracted higher quality people and much faster. This stregth led to us being acquired for top dollar.”

Chris Flugstad

CEO - Cascadelink

ABOUT PAUL FREED

Paul Freed is leading a movement for companies to reclaim the “Art of Recruiting” as a way to stand out from the pack and attract talent faster. With 20 years of executive search experience filling hundreds of key positions, Paul has a front-row seat to see what works, and what doesn’t, in today’s job market. This unique insight led Paul to help companies assess and upgrade their current recruiting employment brand and candidate first impression.

Some highlights on Paul's background:
* 22+ years of executive search track record filling a mix of roles across Technology, Manufacturing, Consumer & Non-Profit
* Co-Founder of Herd Freed Hartz in Seattle since 2001
* Named 2017 Top Northwest Executive Search Firm by Forbes
* National top-rated speaker and author on “The Art of Recruiting”
* Invited for Top Recruiter - Season 4 & Art of Recruiting docufilms
* Past President of Northwest Recruiters Association in Seattle
* ERE National Recruiting Conference speaker (2017); MC (2018)
* Loves watching Shark Tank, travel (80+ countries) and family adventures; Enjoys the thrill of skiing, mountain biking & hiking

Past events

August

10

2018
Art of Recruiting: How to compete for talent in Seattle today

Place : CEO Masters Forum (private event)

Seattle, WA
July

11

2018
People Work for People:10 Ways to W0W Candidates with Your Company’s Personality & Candidate Experience

Place : ERE Webinar

June

28

2018
Art of Recruiting: Inspire Talent to Join Your Company

Place : EDCO Pub Talk

Bend, OR
March

02

2018
Art of Recruiting

Place : Spherion Annual Conference

Orlando, FL
April

02

2018
ERE National Conference

Place : ERE Recruiting Conference (2018) - MC

San Diego, CA
March

13

2018
Art of Recruiting: How to be an irresistible talent magent

Place : EO Seattle Forum (private event)

Seattle, WA
September

28

2017
Art of Recruiting

Place : Cascadia Capital (Seattle)

October

07

2017
ERE Webinar – Conference speaker overview Q&A

Place : ERE Webinar

August

03

2017
ERE Webinar: Quality of Hire – 5 Ways To Upgrade Your Results With A Strategic Job Description

Place : ERE Webinar

(Global)
October

18

2017
Art of Recruiting

Place : ERE Recruiting Conference

Minneapolis, MN
September

20

2017
Art of Recruiting

Place : Seattle Northwest Recruiters Association

Seattle, WA
August

17

2017
Art of Recruiting

Place : Cleveland Entrepreneur Organization (EO)

Cleveland, OH
June

02

2017
Art of Recruiting

Place : EO Canadian Conference

Edmonton, Alberta
March

09

2017
Art of Recruiting

Place : SE Virginia Entrepreneur Organization (EO)

Virginia Beach, VA
March

07

2017
Art of Recruiting

Place : Birmingham Entrepreneur Organization

Birmingham, AL
November

05

2016
Art of Recruiting

Place : Seattle Entrepreneur Organization (EO)

Seattle, WA
April

15

2016
Art of Recruiting

Place : Portland Entrepreneur Organization (EO)

Portland, OR
May

03

2016
Art of Recruiting

Place : Portland Northwest Recruiters Association

Portland, OR
May

12

2016
Art of Recruiting

Place : Global Leadership Conference

Bangkok, Thailand
June

13

2016
Art of Recruiting

Place : Providence – Executive Search Team Summit

Seattle, WA

upcoming events

September

24

2018
Art of Recruiting

Place : USSSA National Conference

Las Vegas, NV
October

11

2018
Art of Recruiting & Job Description Workshop

Place : Chief Executive Forum (private CEO event)

Portland, OR
September

28

2018
Art of Recruiting: Inspire Talent to Join Your Company in Bend

Place : Return on Innovation conference (OSU Cascades)

Bend, OR

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