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2017 Event Recap

 

December 2017

 

Our December 13, 2017 ESOA Luncheon, will be a member-lead Round table focusing insights from our members. It will be facilitated by Tad Mcintosh, so there will be plenty of dialog! Please plan to attend this month’s luncheon and program. It will be held on Wednesday, 12/13 at 11:30 AM, Prestonwood Country Club. 

Our Program Topic: ”What went Right…what went wrong…and what do you plan to do in 2018 different!”.

 

Tad, our Facilitator is looking to you for your topics, comments, and questions. Please e-mail him directly with your questions: tad@humcapinc.com.

 

Today’s goal is to have 1-2-3 takeaways that can be incorporated into your 2018 business practices. The discussion may spur more questions than answers…which is also a goal and fodder for future discussions/meetings.

 

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November 2017

 

Our November ESOA Luncheon, we have the pleasure of Jim Ashworth, Senior Partner of Joseph Michaels International. Please plan to attend this month’s luncheon and program. It will be held on Wednesday, 11/15 at 11:30 AM, Prestonwood Country Club.

Many of us remember Jim from last year’s ESOA Luncheon. He was a tremendous speaker, talking about Recruiting in today’s market. As a member of Metroplex Association of Personnel Consultants (MAPC), and Texas Association of Personnel Consultants (TAPC), Jim is a top producer in professional and technical placements. He is a Member of the Pinnacle Society for over 15 years, a nationally recognized organization of 75 of the top recruiters in the country.

Jim is on target to make over 60 full time placements this year, and he has made over 1,000 placements in the DFW area since 1990! He specializes in executive and senior level management positions in accounting, finance and manufacturing operations. In today’s marketplace, with the highly competitive candidate pool, Jim has been able to utilize various old AND NEW techniques in order to stay competitive, and make placements!

Plan to attend this program, where Jim will openly share “what works” in today’s candidate-starved environment. Also, how he helps decision makers…make a decision and hire his guy over the other!

 

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Oct 17-18 ~ Barb Bruno Training Event

 

 

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SEPTEMBER 2017

 

 

Our September 20, 2017 ESOA Luncheon, will be a member-lead Round table focusing insights from our members. Please plan to attend this month’s luncheon and program. It will be held on Wednesday, 9/20 at 11:30 AM, Prestonwood Country Club.

Our Program Topic: ”Actions and Processes to put in place today for a Record 2017!”.

 

Our Facilitator has a great agenda, and you don’t want to miss it!

 

Today’s goal is to have 1-2-3 takeaways that can be incorporated into our daily business practices. The discussion may spur more questions than answers…which is also a goal and fodder for future discussions/meetings.

 

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AUGUST 2017

 

Our August ESOA Luncheon we have the pleasure of ROB RADCLIFF, partner with the law firm of Weinstein, Radcliff, Pipkin, LLP as our guest speaker.

 

Please plan to attend this month’s luncheon and program. It will be held on Wednesday, 8/9 at 11:30 AM, Prestonwood Country Club.

 

Note: we are meeting a week earlier, so plan accordingly!

 

Rob represents placement professionals in fee and employment disputes.  Rob’s annual legal update will cover:

 

(a) the latest on fee disputes;

(b) developments in Texas non-competes; and

(c) some basic employment issues to consider.

 

In today’s market, and legal environment, it is important to be award of the legal changes that may/can affect your business.

 

 

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JULY 2017

 

Our July 2017 ESOA Luncheon, will be a member-lead Round table focusing on Business Development and Today’s Recruiting Atmosphere in our Industry. Please plan to attend this month’s luncheon and program. It will be held on Wednesday, 7/19 at 11:30 AM, Prestonwood Country Club.

 

 

Our very own Jolene Risch will be our facilitator. She will oversee a discussion on ”What is working in Business Development in today’s Economy.”

 

As a Business Owner we are constantly being challenged to identify and build our business with new customers. We have countless roadblocks and obstacles, what is working/not working for you. What tools, software, scripts, etc. are meaningful in today’s gate keeper, automated world.

 

Today’s goal is to have 1-2-3 takeaways that can be incorporated into our daily business practices. The discussion may spur more questions than answers…which is also a goal and fodder for future discussions/meetings.

 

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JUNE, 2017

 

 

Our June 2017 ESOA Luncheon, we welcome Randy Pennington, Performance coach on change, culture, and results. Please plan to attend this month’s luncheon and program. It will be held on Wednesday, 6/21 at 11:30 AM, Prestonwood Country Club. 
 


Your world requires you to be better tomorrow than you are today. Randy brings real-world experience as a business owner, senior executive, C-suite consultant and coach to help you transform and revitalize your organization to thrive.

 

Every person at every level in every organization knows that success is getting tougher.
The difference between those who thrive in a world of accelerating change and those who don’t is…


Key results include:

  • Ability to stay nimble and embrace change in order to remain competitive, efficient, and effective

  • Tools to sustain a strong, confident culture that delivers positive results for the organization and its customers

  • Renewed focus and commitment from every member of the organization

  • Reduced fear and uncertainty

  • Skills to adapt and thrive in any economy

  • Personal responsibility, accountability, and improved performance

  • Improved trust and communication between leaders and their employees

  • Improved ability to overcome resistance, create buy-in, and lead through change

  • Strategies to implement immediately that differentiate your organization from “the other guys”

 

It will be a fun, informative session. Randy’s enthusiasm and fast-paced and interactive style makes listening and learning fun.

Make time for professional development, you are your best asset!

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May 2017

 

We welcome Rex Houze Founder of Improving Performance & Results. Please plan to attend this month’s luncheon and program. It will be held on Wednesday, 5/17 at 11:30 AM, Prestonwood Country Club.

 

 

Rex Houze is a leadership development expert who has worked with hundreds of businesses and thousands of leaders the past 40 years.

 

He was the president of Leadership Management in Waco, TX and the Game of Work in Park City, UT before starting his own leadership development company in 2003.

 

Rex is the author of three leadership books, seven business improvement programs, and numerous booklets. He is an avid reader and reads more than 50 books a year on personal, professional and business development and has been doing so for more than 40 years.

 

Rex believes if you want your circumstances to be better, you must get better. At our May 17 luncheon Rex will share his four keys to developing and enhancing your personal leadership. 

 

It will be a fun session. Rex’s enthusiasm and fast-paced and interactive style makes listening and learning fun.

 

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APRIL 2017

 

Studies show that by 2025, over 50% of workers will be contract labor. Here’s a chance to begin to learn how we can adapt, morph, and/or incorporate contract labor into our service offering.

 

Our April 2017 ESOA Luncheon, our speaker will be Brad Stevens, from Signature Back office Solutions. Please plan to attend this month’s luncheon and program. It will be held on Wednesday, 4/19 at 11:30 AM, Prestonwood Country Club.

With the professional workforce moving more and more toward contract placement rather than direct hire, full time placement; Brad Stevens with Signature Back Office Solutions will be discussing how we can profit from this trend.

In this session you will gain valuable knowledge of the following:

 

  • Trends in the professional contract workforce

  • How to  profit from the growth of the professional contract workforce

  • What is EOR, PEO and DIY

  • How do you choose which one is right for you

  • What are the risks with contract placement

  • How to eliminate or minimize your personal risk

  • Details on the Signature EOR solution

  • What are typical markups (profit margins) by industry and job title

  • Run the actual  numbers on a professional contract placement

  • Is selling contract different from selling W2 placement

 

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March 2017

 

Our March 2017 ESOA Luncheon, will be a member-lead Round table focusing on Top Performers in our Industry. Please plan to attend this month’s luncheon and program. It will be held on Wednesday, 3/15 at 11:30 AM, Prestonwood Country Club.

Our very own Gaines Baty will be our facilitator. His will oversee a discussion on ”What works in today’s Market”.

 

Gaines has a great agenda, here’s what will be discussed:

 

This panel, like our diverse membership, represents distinct and different search firm models. The panel will present ideas that apply to their own models and potentially transfer to different business approaches. Each panel member will hit the highest and most relevant points, and will be brief – but impactful - with comments.

 

Today’s goal is to have 1-2-3 takeaways that can be incorporated into our daily business practices. The discussion may spur more questions than answers…which is also a goal and fodder for future discussions/meetings.

 

The search firm models we represent include:

  • Single Desk Contingency – Ron Sunshine

  • Multiple Desk Contingency Healthcare (from a big-picture, ownership perspective – Steve O’Dell)

  • Multiple Desk Contingency IT (from in the trenches perspective – Charlie Quinn)

  • Boutique Retainer – Team model – Gaines Baty

 

A series of questions/topics will be prompted of the panel:

  • Please give an overview of your model

    Single or multiple desk - Contingency or retained

    Industry

    Average placement $$

  • Please describe your best BD/new account sales methodologies (2-3 key tips)

    Most important/effective

    Most unique

    General

  • Client Management techniques (2-3 key methodologies)

    Most important

    Most unique/effective

    Processes?

  • Magic Sauce - if you could narrow down one action item or task that was a “difference maker” for 2016, in making an impact to more placements, what would it be?.

 

  • And finally, a provocative question for the panelists and audience: If you could change/fix any one thing that would help your business the most, what would it be? (1-2 minutes per person)

 

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February 2017

 

 

Our February 2017 ESOA Luncheon, will focus on Recruiting processes and techniques. Please plan to attend this month’s luncheon and program. It will be held on Wednesday, 2/15 at 11:30 AM, Prestonwood Country Club.

Our very own Bill Vick will be our presenter. His presentation will be on The Big Biller Commandments.

 

 

Over the last few months, Bill Vick has been talking to and interviewing the recruiting industries superstars, or Big Billers, for his upcoming book to find out what they do and how they do it that allows them to bill in excess of $500,000 or more per year. He will discuss the tools, techniques and tactics they employ and share what he is calling "The Big Biller Commandments" with the ESOA. 

 

 

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January 2017