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Wednesday, April 4 • 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Professional Vulnerability -- The Future of Connection

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What makes Airbnb, Apple, and ZocDoc so successful? They’ve gone through periods of losing money, they’ve faced social scrutiny at times, and their approach to the market are all very different. What they do have in common is that they are companies who have embraced vulnerability to better connect with their audiences.

In a world introducing more and more tools every day built around connecting with others, it somehow seems harder to make genuine connections with people. We can all tweet, throw up a funny Facebook post, or have LinkedIn share an informative blogpost -- but why are we building meaningful relationships with our audience?

The only way to make genuine, intimate, long-term relationships with people is by being vulnerable. We do this in our personal lives with those we care for and love, but how do we do this professionally -- as individuals and as a business?

Who should attend

Recruiters looking to better connect and engage with others.

What to expect

Mike "Batman" Cohen will talk about navigating the tricky waters of professionalism as it relates to vulnerability. He'll discuss successful strategies. He'll talk about how to toe the line between vulnerability and professionalism. You'll find out which companies and people are doing this well, and get your own strategies for future success.

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Mike "Batman" Cohen

Founder, Wayne Technologies Inc
Mike Cohen -- who goes by “Batman” (a story he’s more than willing to share) -- has been a recruiter for over 10 years, a trainer for over nine years, and a manager/director of recruiting for over seven years. He is a huge proponent of making personal connections, networking... Read More →

Wednesday April 4, 2018 1:00pm - 1:30pm PDT
Salons 1-4