Mike "Batman" CohenFounder
Cohen is the Founder of Wayne Technologies, a Contract Sourcing and Recruitment Training Organization. His approach to sourcing is one based on deliverables, transparent data, and using multiple sources/platforms to find the greatest diversity and quality of candidates.
He has worked with a diverse group of clients including: Whole Foods, The New York Times, Waste Management, GIPHY, Walter P. Moore, etc. He is also a Board Member of The Association of Talent Acquisition Professionals (ATAP).
11:50 a.m.–12:20 p.m. Pacific —
4:10 p.m.–4:50 p.m. Pacific —
Diversifying your pipeline isn’t an easy task. Join us for this engaging panel discussion with leading talent sourcers to learn how to turn goals into action with key milestones for your diversity sourcing strategy. Panelists will discuss looking beyond LinkedIn to get creative with your diversity sourcing strategy using traditional and non-traditional recruiting platforms to serve underrepresented communities. They’ll dive into engagement and messaging best practices to help you learn how to bring a human approach to the daunting task of sourcing for diversity.
9:00 –9:15 PM PDT —
9:15 –9:45 AM PDT —
ChatGPT and other generative AI tools, when used correctly and with the right guidance, can positively transform TA pros to be far more productive and efficient. Join us for this opening keynote session to kickstart your day with data, knowledge, and practical use-cases for sourcers and recruiters.
In this session, Mike "Batman" Cohen will explore in-depth automation, new (free) tools, and how ChatGPT can actually help you do your job (not do it for you).
1:00 p.m.–1:40 p.m. Pacific —
Let’s face it, not all interviews are created equally. Many struggle with getting information that is truly indicative of a candidate’s likelihood of success on the job. Implementing structured interviews is the first step in conducting fair and effective candidate selection.
2:20 –3:00 PM PDT —
To achieve your DEI goals, the first step is building a more diverse talent pipeline that will feed into the workforce and provide more opportunities for people from underrepresented groups. Join this interactive and engaging panel discussion about how to attract diverse talent, set goals for sourcing diverse talent, proactively source candidates to build your diversity talent pipeline, update job descriptions to make them more inclusive, and look internally to drive diversity hiring initiatives and curb potential bias in the recruiting process. Bring your questions!