Accelerate 2022: Virtual Event Explores Recruiting Challenges

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Is your talent acquisition team wondering how economic uncertainty will impact your jobs and, ultimately, your organization? Your team is not alone, and Lever will bring talent acquisition pioneers to discuss this subject during our virtual event titled, Accelerate 2022.

The free, one-day event is scheduled to launch on November 3rd from 9:00 am PT to 2:00 PT. This event will bring together well-known thought leaders in the TA space to discuss some of the most pressing issues facing talent acquisition teams today.

At Accelerate 2022, attendees will hear how talent acquisition teams should approach hiring during an economic downturn, how to drive internal mobility, how to improve employee retention and strategies for safeguarding their mental health during difficult times.

Read on to learn more about the benefits of attending Accelerate 2022.

Attend Accelerate to Get Inspiration & SHRM Credits

Lever designed each session to be informative and inspirational. In fact, we’re honored to welcome insights from our opening keynote speaker Betsy Summers, Principal Analyst, Future of Work at Forrester, who will speak to “How Leaders are Preparing Their Organizations for an Economic Downturn.”

Attendees will also learn how to anticipate and plan for economic headwinds, discover internal mobility strategies that will reward employees for loyalty, and maintain diversity, equity, and inclusivity goals even when headcount budgets are at risk.

Our stellar closing keynote speaker Claude Silver, Chief Heart Officer at VaynerMedia, will discuss how organizations can lead with empathy.

What’s more, each attendee will earn SHRM credits for attending Accelerate sessions.

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Accelerate Offers Insights, Advice and Inspiration That Will Drive TA Success

Below are some of the highlights of Accelerate 2022. In addition to the sessions below, Lever customers will have the opportunity to attend an exclusive session with Senior Vice President of Product, Lori Ellsworth.

Other sessions include the following:

Keynote Speech 9:00 am – 9:45 am (PT) – Shifting Focus withCh Uncertainty on the Horizon: How Leaders are Preparing Their Organizations for an Economic Downturn

With Q4 approaching, many leaders may shift their approach to hiring in the new year. Conversely, employees who would have decided to switch companies during the Great Resignation may rethink if leaving is right for them, but how long will they stay?

Our keynote Betsy Summers, Principal Analyst, Future of Work at Forrester, will explore how TA leaders can retain their talent – especially during a recession.

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm (PT) – Planning for DEI in 2023: Don’t Let Economic Uncertainty Derail your DEI Strategy

In the final panel session for the Accelerate 2022 event, Lever will release the findings of its new DEI survey. Attendees will learn how companies are fine-tuning their DEI recruiting strategies in 2023.

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm (PT) – Closing Keynote: Are You Really Leading Your Org with Empathy?

Claude Silver, Chief Heart Officer at VaynerMedia, will take you through how having a more empathetic and human approach to hiring will drive loyalty, retention, and a deep connection to corporate values—bridging the gap between employee experience and candidate experience.

Check out our landing page to learn more about our event lineup.

Register for Accelerate 2022 Today

The future of work is constantly changing, and 2023 will be no different. In the future, the most successful TA teams will be those who can adapt to the ever-changing work landscape. Accelerate 2022 is for you, whether you’re just starting talent acquisition or a seasoned pro. So register today, and we’ll see you on November 3rd!