Panel Discussion: Why bad hiring decisions are made and what can be done?

A 2016 survey by consulting firm, Deloitte, suggested that a combination of hiring costs and lost productivity added up to $121,000 per departing employee. Figures from the second quarter of 2018 showed that employee turnover in the American software sector was running at an annual rate of 24%, with two-thirds of those workers leaving voluntarily.

High employee turnover is a real business problem and it starts with bad hiring. How do organizations make bad hiring decisions and what can be done to reduce mis-hire and decrease employee turnover?

What you'll learn

In this webinar, our panel of talent acquisition experts provide a better understanding of the issue and offer advice on avoiding the most common hiring mistakes. Listen to the experts discuss these five questions:

  1. What is the primary reason bad hiring decisions get made?

  2. What’s the single most important thing the talent acquisition team can do to reduce employee turnover?

  3. Recommendations on the assessment process to avoid mis-hiring and technology favorites.

  4. How do you measure candidate quality? How does that correlate with future employee performance?

  5. What is the one practical tip you can offer on ensuring quality hires and avoiding mis-hires?

Join the discussion and learn best practices from seasoned talent acquisition experts.


Erin Peterson, Partner, PeopleResults (Moderator)

Erin has been the Talent Acquisition leader for some of the most successful organizations in the world. She has translated her unique global expertise on everything from how to design talent acquisition strategy and supply chain to how to select the right tools and partners to make it work. She has deep knowledge in recruiting process outsourcing (RPO) and advises leaders on how to make smart decisions in selection and implementation. Erin also has the expertise to advise organizations on how to enhance their employment brand, improve candidate experience, optimize processes, and advises on whether to outsource recruitment, and which partner to choose.

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Pam Verhoff, President, Advanced RPO

Pam is an accomplished executive leader that has extensive experience building RPO businesses and solutions, as well as developing growth strategy. Pam is responsible for all aspects of strategic planning, sales and marketing, operations, financial management and compliance for Advanced RPO. Her success has largely been a result of building high performance teams and creating a values-driven culture resulting in exceptional employee engagement.

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Cory Kruse, RPOA Advisory Board Member

Cory Kruse managed and drove all corporate operations and talent acquisition strategies as SVP, of Strategy and Solutions at Orion Talent.

Cory partnered with other members of the Orion Talent executive team, constantly stove to evolve and enriches recruiting strategies and product offerings, improved client and candidate relationship management, drove new customer acquisition, and enhanced the overall architecture, management, and delivery of talent acquisition services.

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Jason Krumiede, Partner, TalentRISE

Jason brings twenty years of leadership, business development, consulting and management experience in Talent Acquisition and Human Capital services. As a trusted advisor, his goal is to help clients realize efficiencies in recruiting and staffing by identifying ways to scale and standardize through innovative value-based solutions. Through collaboration and careful analysis of a client’s hiring processes, employees, cost structure and systems, he partners to challenge their current delivery structure and how best to leverage recruitment outsourcing and assessments to drive better outcomes.

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Bill Boutwell, Chief Operation Officer, Hueman RPO

Bill Boutwell is the Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of Hueman, an award-winning recruitment process outsourcing company. Boutwell has been in the recruitment space for more than 20 years and is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He leads strategic operations of Hueman's RPO division, which includes over 100 recruiters for 20+ accounts in industries ranging from healthcare and technology to food and labor markets. Currently, Hueman tops the list of companies on HRO Today's annual Baker's Dozen Customer Satisfaction Rankings list.

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Original live webinar date: Thursday, February 7, 2019