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Wednesday, April 4 • 3:30pm - 4:00pm
How to NOT fail your candidates

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What do the Blind Side, the Golden Globe, and Academy-award hit starring Sandra Bullock and Michael Oher have in common with recruiting top talent? They get blindsided all too often. Most candidates feel under prepared, overwhelmed, and stressed out about what to expect in an interview. Recruiters tend to give generic tips like “Do your best. Be yourself” or worse. Why are we failing our candidates and what can we do to change the outcome? 

Sief Khafagi, recruiter at Facebook, tells you why you should be investing into candidate preparation to attract and hire the best talent. Learn how to implement it and why it could be the secret sauce to improving both candidate outcomes and the overall candidate experience.  

Who should attend

Executives/recruiters/HR managers who are interested in branding, inclusion, and empowering candidates to succeed. 

What to Expect

  • How to get “buy in” from candidates regarding prep
  • How to structure your prep without giving away the interview
  • Learn how to empower your recruiters to prepare candidates
  • Why confidence is the X-Factor for increasing candidate outcomes
  • How to track the success of candidate preparation and the effects on the candidate experience  
  • An example of a candidates journey with prep

Speakers
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Sief Khafagi

Engineering recruiter, Facebook
What happens when you take a computer science wannabe student and tell him he can’t study computer science? He ends up recruiting for it as the next logical decision. Sief Khafagi currently hires senior and leadership engineering talent at Facebook and previously founded a recruiting... Read More →


Wednesday April 4, 2018 3:30pm - 4:00pm PDT
San Diego Ballroom B