Closing the Deal with the Right Candidate

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60 minutes

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You’ve found a candidate, and the person accepted! Great news. Now the work is done, right? Wrong.

Most of us know it takes time, effort, and a consistent recruiting process to find the best candidates. But what steps do you take once you’re ready to seal the deal and offer that “right” person the position? What are the missteps to avoid? And how can you create the best environment to onboard everyone—so they feel as if the company they interviewed with is the one they are actually joining.

Learn how to close the interviewing process in an authentic and a thoughtful manner, how to use the time in-between offer acceptance and start date to get your candidate excited about his/her role, and how to make the most of the first month that new person is on your team. We will go over some common mistakes hiring managers and companies make as well as a practical and realistic 45 day plan hiring managers and HR leaders can put in place. When you find the “best” candidates, you want and need them to stick around. Join us as we discuss how to make joining your organization as “sticky” as possible.

About the Presenter: Leila Bulling Towne is a seasoned strategist specializing in management and leadership sociology and communication. As an executive coach, Ms. Bulling Towne helps busy leaders make strategic business and employee decisions with confidence and a forward-thinking approach. Her work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, HR, Reuters, The Christian Science Monitor, Women’s Health, Heart and Soul,, The Rotarian, and CareerSmart Advisor. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, her global facilitation and coaching experience includes working throughout the U.S. and Western Europe. Clients range from Fortune 500 companies to Silicon Valley startups. In addition to workshops and coaching, Ms. Bulling Towne facilitates executive offsites and delivers conference presentations and is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council.

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Viewing this webcast in its entirety qualifies for a recertification credit hour that may be counted toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification from SHRM, and PHR/SPHR/GPHR recertification from the HR Certification Institute.

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This webcast is sponsored by Right Signature

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