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Wednesday, April 4 • 11:35am - 12:00pm
Combatting the Amazon Effect: How The Container Store Attracts Top Talent In A Rapidly Changing Industry

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Forgetting talent acquisition for a second – just as a business -- The Container Store is remaining competitive in retail by using a “test and learn” model, trying out new store formats, products, and streamlining processes to get unique products to customers. Well, you’ll find out here how talent acquisition is doing much of the same. It’s testing new tools, re-evaluating vendors, and streamlining the interview process.

You’ll hear about all that, and also how the chain is pulling in great talent from all industries, not just those with retail backgrounds.

Who should attend

Anyone in an industry changing significantly (that’s you)

What to expect

Advice from someone in the midst of tight competition and a plan for winning


Speakers
avatar for Rachel Kennedy

Rachel Kennedy

Recruiting Manager, The Container Store
Container Store Recruiting Manager Rachel Kennedy started her career leading talent acquisition at The Beck Group, a commercial architecture and construction firm headquartered in Dallas, Texas, where she built a national summer intern and college recruiting program, mentorship program... Read More →


Wednesday April 4, 2018 11:35am - 12:00pm PDT
San Diego Ballroom C