Cincinnati Event to Discuss Methods for Hiring and Developing Top Talent

Select International is sponsoring an educational workshop titled, “Identifying, Selecting, & Developing Top Talent: Proven Methods from Industry Leaders,” in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Wednesday, May 9. The half-day seminar, taking place at the Millennium Hotel Cincinnati, will focus on the key hiring and development processes that are essential to selecting the best employees.

Timothy Massa, Vice President Corporate HR at Kroger, and Dawn Gilmore, Manager of Talent and Performance at Kroger, will discuss how Kroger has infused behavior-based discussions within their organization and the delivery methods they employ when training interviewers.

Michael Hoseus, former Toyota corporate leader, founder of the Center for Quality People and Organizations, and co-author of the bestselling book, The Toyota Culture: The Heart and Soul of the Toyota Way, will discuss how organizations from all industries can learn from Toyota’s approach to a lean, people-centric culture and how that can result in innovation, profitability, and excellence.

JC Rice, Vice President Shared Services for Perio-Barbasol and Kevin Klinvex, Co-Founder of Select International and Co-author of the business bestselling book, Hiring Great People, will discuss how the implementation of pre employment assessments allow organizations to take a deeper look at whether or not a candidate will be a good fit for the job. Rice has first-hand experience in staffing a new facility and will discuss how utilizing assessments in the hiring process at Perio-Barbasol impacted their overall results.

“This workshop pulls together experts from various industries with the goal of educating attendees on identifying, selecting and developing talent.” said Klinvex. “I’m honored to be speaking on this panel and look forward to a very engaging event in Cincinnati.”

Seating for this event, which takes place from 8:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m., is limited, and registration is $100/person. To register or get additional information, visit the event website.

About Select International
Select International develops employee assessments and hiring systems to help organizations identify, select and develop a strong, productive workforce. The company’s employee selection and development solutions include pre employment assessments, executive assessment, online interview training, manufacturing assessment tests, healthcare hiring assessments, customer service assessment tests, and tools to help organizations hire safe workers. Select International works closely with its clients to improve hiring at all levels, and across all industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, customer service, energy, retail, transportation and logistics, and distribution.

Select International is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, and maintains offices throughout North America and around the globe.
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