Stephen Lowisz Announces the 2011 Recruitment Learning Conference in Chicago

Chicago/September 01, 2011 – The Blackstone Renaissance Chicago Hotel will host the third annual Recruitment Learning Conference in downtown Chicago on September 27th and 28th. The Recruitment Learning Conference, created by Stephen A Lowisz, founder of The Learning Conference, continues its exceptional and unconventional “how-to” recruiting series an educational resource for both the recruitment practitioners and recruitment leaders who are responsible for sourcing, retention, talent acquisition, and the candidate experience.

The Recruitment Learning Conference will feature speakers from top companies such as Time-Warner Cable, Aon Hewitt, Comcast, CDW Corporation, Nike, Seagate, CareerXroads®, and Crowe Horwath LLP. These recruiting leaders will share their own organizations recruiting challenges and successes with practical teaching and step by step solutions to common recruiting issues.

Steve Dunman, VP of Talent Operations from Comcast, will be speak about moving from cost to investment — how to make the business case for funding recruiting initiatives that make real business impact. Erin Peterson, Leader, Recruitment Process Outsourcing from Aon Hewitt, will touch on the build or buy — how to evaluate and determine the right model for delivering outstanding recruitment. Janet Manzullo, VP, Talent Acquisition from Time-Warner Cable, will show attendees the TAPE — the key steps to developing Talent Acquisition Process Excellence by properly leveraging technology.

Other topics include:
redefining, rebuilding, and re-energizing Nike’s global talent acquisition function, one step at a time.
•how to transform recruiters into real talent consultants.
•how to define, develop, and retain exceptional recruiters in today’s economy.
•from offer to seat: the lack of luv tour
•understanding the key steps necessary in building a sourcing strategy specific to your organization.

Stephen Lowisz, founder of The Learning Conference, will discuss the motivation myth — the mismatch between how people motivate and how they are motivated. “Educating others is an important part of who I am,” said Lowisz. “When I speak at conferences, my goal is for professionals to gain tangible information they can use. They want the `how to’ steps that they can exercise in their own jobs. So we decided to create an event to give people exactly what they want – and without the distratction of vendors”

After rave reviews of the first two conferences, the third is widely anticipated. To learn more about the Recruitment Learning Conference, go to The Recruitment Learning Conference has now been certified by the HR Certification Institute for 9.00 general recertification credits to maintain attendees’ PHR, SPHR or your GPHR certifications.

About The Learning Conference and Stephen A. Lowisz
The Learning Conference was created in 2009 with the purpose of the conference to gather the leading minds in recruiting and talent acquisition from worldwide organizations of various industries to share their best practices, processes, and strategies for how they conquered their most difficult challenges with measurable success.

Stephen A. Lowisz, has nearly two decades of experience in the recruitment industry, and is a highly sought after trainer and speaker on all things talent. After leading both sourcing and staffing engagements for companies located throughout the world, he has a unique perspective of the industry, its challenges, and its present and future opportunities. Steve’s passion is to educate and equip recruitment professionals and hiring executives with the tools and techniques required to create effective recruitment functions and processes.

Media Contact:
Christine LaSalle, The Learning Conference, Marketing Director
PH: 734.462.3980 or 734.432.6300 x: 233

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