Event Preview: Bullhorn Engage Conference 2021

June 9, 2021 by Verified First

Event Preview: Bullhorn Engage Conference 2021

The Engage Experience is back for its second year and hosted by none other than our partner, Bullhorn. Join your staffing and recruiting peers for this two-day virtual conference where you can share ideas, network, and unlock the power of people through technology. With Engage coming up on June 15th and 16th, we wanted to lay out each day’s agenda, so you don’t miss any of the highlights!

Bullhorn Engage Day 1: Tuesday, June 15

On day one, you’ll hear from keynote speakers, Bullhorn clients, and industry experts on their business insight and strategies. The day is divided into five breakout periods, with two sessions you can choose from for each. Don’t worry though — there are 10-minute breaks in between sessions, so you’ll have plenty of time to run to the bathroom or grab a quick snack!

Keynote Speaker: Art Papas

11:00AM-11:30AM, ET

Kicking off the conference, you’ll hear from Bullhorn Founder and CEO, Art Papas. He’ll explore the digital revolution of staffing and automation and also identify what types of opportunities staffing firms should look for in the next decade. 

Vision for Innovation

11:30AM-12:15PM, ET

Next, Bullhorn’s President and COO, Matt Fischer, and SVP of Product - Automation and AI, Jason Heilman, will join the conversation to discuss how Bullhorn’s product lineup drives engagement, productivity, and growth. You’ll hear their strategic vision for helping companies innovate, differentiate, and stay ahead of the competition. 

Choose Your Breakout Adventure!

1:00PM-5:00PM, ET

Following those insightful presentations, join in on the day’s breakout sessions with industry-leading experts! You can choose whether you want to attend an industry session or see some tech in practice. As a leader in the staffing and recruiting industry, Bullhorn’s industry knowledge makes them the perfect entity to address business challenges, trends, and changes.

Breakout Session 1:

  • Industry: Talent Acquisition Models: Staying Competitive Amidst Changing Client Needs

Speaker(s): Ursula Williams, Staffing Industry Analyst | Mike Dachenhaus, Yoh’s Sr. Director of Digital Transformation | Brendan Courtney, HealthTrust Workforce Solutions’ President & Chief Executive Officer | Jonathan Prothero, TalentNet’s Co-Founder

  • Tech in Practice: Automation - How It Changes the Game for Candidates and Clients

Speaker(s): Mark Hummel, Bullhorn’s Director of Sales and Strategy

Breakout Session 2:

  • Industry: Automation Best Practices: Lessons from the Leaders 

Speaker(s): Keith Weightman, Bullhorn’s Regional Vice President of National Accounts | TJ McGoldrick, Baer Group’s Vice President of Delivery | Jason Leverant, AtWork Group’s President & Chief Operating Officer | Jessica Montes McNelley, TEKsystems’ Executive Director of MSP Strategy

  • Tech in Practice: From Vision to Reality - A “Start-to-Finish” Platform in Practice

Speaker(s): Mitesh Ashar, Bullhorn’s SVP of Product Management | Russ Danford, Matrix’s VP of Strategic Technology

Breakout Session 3:

  • Industry: Understanding the Future of the On-Demand Labor Market 

Speaker(s): Jeff Walk, Founder of Work Market | Kendra Cato, Bullhorn’s Director of Enterprise Strategy

  • Tech in Practice: Introduction a Breakthrough in Candidate Experience: Bullhorn Connect 

Speaker(s): Jason Heilman, Bullhorn’s SVP of Product - Automation & AI

Breakout Session 4:

  • Industry: The Ever-Evolving Staffing M&A Landscape and What it Means for Your Business in 2021 

Speaker(s): Nina Eigerman, Bullhorn’s SVP of Alliances and Business Development | Mahfuz Ahmed, Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC’s CEO and Principal Founder | Dena Campbell, Vaco’s Vice President of Systems and Process

  • Tech in Practice: What’s in your Tech Stack? 

Speaker(s): Jennifer Hartenbach, Bullhorn’s Manager of National Accounts | Sagar Pandya, Brilliant’s VP of Operations | Adam Sprecher, Salo’s VP of Strategy and Development | Roxanne Kos, Vaco’s Head of Solution Delivery | Jennifer Hartenbach, Bullhorn’s Manager of National Accounts

Breakout Session 5:

  • Industry: Future Forward: Growing Your Business Post-Pandemic 

Speaker(s): Kendra Cato, Bullhorn’s Director of Enterprise Strategy | Lauren M. Griffin, Volt Workforce Solutions’ Senior VP | Sunny Ackerman, SThree’s President | Todd Bavol, Integrity Staffing Solutions’ President & CEO

  • Tech in Practice: Achieving Success With Salesforce, An Insider Perspective 

Speaker(s): Jeff Neumann, Bullhorn’s VP of Product Marketing | Gareth Rogan, Bullhorn’s Director of SFDC Practice

If you can’t attend a live breakout session, you can watch it on-demand but only for a limited time, so plan wisely!

Keynote Speaker: Cheryl Cran

5:00PM-5:30PM, ET

Finishing out the day strong, join Best-Selling Author and Founder of NextMapping, Cheryl Cran, for her keynote address. As the #1 future of work influencer, Cheryl will share her vision for the future of staffing and recruiting and how to prepare for it today — a conversation you don’t want to miss!

Bullhorn Engage Day 2: Wednesday, June 16

Heading into day two, experience a day chalked full of breakout sessions, including customer roundtables and insight from product experts. With five breakout periods and three sessions to choose from, you’ll walk away with actionable takeaways to implement in your own strategy! 

Although there are 15 great breakout sessions to choose from on day two of Bullhorn Engage, we want to highlight a couple you do not want to miss!

How a Data-Driven Culture is Providing the Ultimate Competitive Edge for Large Staffing Companies

12:30PM-1:20PM, ET

In session three, the partner roundtable with Cube19 is a must-see! Join Cube19 Founder, Dan McGuire, in an informative session on how a data-driven culture is providing the ultimate competitive edge for large staffing companies. Dan and his expert panel will explore the necessity for data-led decision-making in the staffing industry and how it is undeniably valuable when done correctly. With real-life case studies, discover the power of automation and how it impacts business performance. 

Candidate Engagement - Beyond Recruiting

2:20PM-3:00PM, ET

Nearing the end of the conference, we are excited for session five with Prism and Sixcel on candidate engagement - beyond recruiting. In a market where candidates have the bargaining power, it’s important to view their experience holistically. Post-hire initiatives, all the way from onboarding to payroll/HR, determines an employee’s commitment and retention. Follow along as we see how candidate engagement impacts the company’s bottom line when it’s done right and done wrong

See ya at Bullhorn’s Engage!

And that’s all folks! Prepare to have a highly informative and actionable two days! With overwhelming success at last year’s virtual conference, we know you’re in for a good time!

Have we convinced you to attend yet? Don’t just take our word for it, explore for yourself and get registered here. See you there!

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