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    • April 09, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • At Your Desk

    Join us for the ISSA Virtual Roundtable Discussion Series: “Re!magine 2020”

    Week 1 Topic: CARES ACT and the PPP – Thursday April 9, 12-1PM CDT

    Moderated by Joe Priola, President, Coveted Financial Services


    12:00 – 12:15     High level review of CARES/PPP

    12:15 – 12:45     Open discussion on CARES/PPP

    12:45 – 1:00       Other Items open discussion

    This event is complimentary for all Search and Staffing company employees.

    Registrants will receive a link to attend the discussion prior to the start of the virtual event.

    Event sponsor: Coveted Financial Services

    Joe Priola founded Coveted Financial Services, LLC in March of 2011. The company was built on his +30 years in the banking industry where he discovered the need for business owners to have a trusted advisor to navigate them through their finances. 

    He began his career in 1980 with the former American National Bank of Chicago's Wheaton Branch (now Chase) as a Commercial Business Development Officer. After 10 years with American, he became Vice President of Commercial Banking at the Northern Trust, Schaumburg where his responsibilities were commercial business development and client servicing. Joe joined the PrivateBank in 2003 as an Associate Managing Director until he began Coveted Financial. 

    Joe is passionate about his community and has long been active in civic and charitable activities. He is a member and past president and treasurer of the St. Charles Breakfast Rotary, treasurer and committee chair of the St. Charles East Baseball Boosters and a parishoner of St. John Neumann Church. He is a graduate of National Lewis University. 

    Coveted Financial

    Coveted Financial is a team of passionate professionals who exceed in their area of consulting--whether that be finance, operations, marketing or human resources. With backgrounds rich in hands-on experience, each team member applies years of knowledge to our clients' businesses and understands the power of education. We believe in the old adage of "teaching a man to fish" so that they feed for a lifetime. In other words, by providing knowledge we empower our clients to build companies that create capital year over year. 

    We explore. We educate. We empower. 

    • April 23, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • At Your Desk

    8 Tips for Candidate Engagement

    Having an extremely positive candidate experience is a must for every staffing firm looking to achieve growth. In this webinar, Jon Rutten discusses must-have tips and tricks that deliver a candidate experience that is guaranteed to boost your firm’s placements. In this webinar, you will learn:

    • Practical tips to improve your overall candidate engagement process

    • How to best market your jobs using A/B testing and your careers page

    • How to make your application processing as streamlined and intuitive as possible

    • How to use analytics to make informed decisions about candidate sourcing

    Jon Rutten has worked for a variety of large global staffing firms in Business Development, Director and VP roles. Before joining Avionté as an Enterprise Account Executive, his primary focus in the staffing industry has been large volume onsite recruiting, operations, and business development. Jon is very passionate about improving the candidate engagement process and loves helping staffing firms achieve their goals with technology. His favorite past time is exploring the PacNW and sharing his mutual love for science and the outdoors with this 11 year old daughter Cali.

    This webinar is sponsored by Avionté and Assurance

    • May 07, 2020
    • May 08, 2020
    • Washington, D.C.

    The ASA Staffing Law Conference is the only event dedicated exclusively to the legal and regulatory issues facing staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions companies. Nowhere else will you find such high-caliber and targeted industry content! Register for this event at:  https://americanstaffing.net/lawconference20/

    • May 20, 2020
    • 12:00 PM
    • May 21, 2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 North River Rd, Rosemont, IL

    Midwest Staffing Conference May 20-21, 2020

    Join ISSA and WASS, your co-sponsors for the Midwest Staffing Conference, Re!magine 2020!

    Be there for the most dynamic two-day conference for search and staffing firms located in the Midwest! With high-profile industry experts, the conference offers top-tier management sessions, unsurpassed skill-building, recruiting excellence, dynamic sales training, networking, and let’s not forget fun!

    Bring yourself and your team to cultivate renewed energy and fresh perspectives as you drive your business to success in 2020! This event is for owners, managers, recruiters and sales consultants. There is something for everyone!

    Don’t miss two days of the best value that you can invest in. Every session was carefully selected and crafted for the highest quality experience. At the end of the first day, attend the Launch Party for networking, heavy appetizers, beverages and dueling pianos, all included with your registration.

    Registration will be limited, so sign up early and take advantage of early bird pricing! 

    To book a room at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare (connected to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center) click here!

    To review the list of speakers, you can check them out here:  2020  SPEAKERS

    Agenda: May 20: Day One


    OWNER/MANAGER SYMPOSIUM (Separate registration; additional cost)

    8:00AM - Registration for Management Sessions

    8:30AM - 10:15AM: Management Session 1: RE!MAGINE HOW YOU RUN YOUR BUSINESS   Presenter: Danny Cahill, AccordingToDanny 

    10:30AM - 12:00PM: Management Session 2: MOTIVATOR, LEADER, PRODUCER -- BLENDING THE 3 FACES OF MANAGEMENT  Presenter: Greg Doersching, Next Level Exchange

    12:00PM - 12:45PM - Boxed Lunch for Management Session Attendees


    12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Registration / Exhibit Hall Open


    1:00 PM – 2:00 PM: BACK TO THE FUTURE: ARE YOU READY FOR THE NEXT TEN YEARS?  Presenter: Greg Doersching, Next Level Exchange

    2:15 PM – 3:00 PM: WHAT'S YOUR VALUE?  Presenter: Rachel Modrak, Staffing eTrainer

    3:15 PM – 4:00 PM: GHOSTING: WHY CANDIDATES AND CLIENTS GO DARK ON YOU AND HOW TO STOP IT!  Presenter: Danny Cahill, AccordingToDanny

    4:15PM – 5:15 PM: Super Roundtable Panel of Stars  Presenters: Danny Cahill, Greg Doersching, Rachel Modrak

    5:30 PM - 7:30PM: 2020 Midwest Staffing Conference Launch Party with Dueling Pianos - at Donald Stephens Convention Center -  Sponsored by Automated Business Designs, Inc.

    Agenda: May 21: Day Two

    8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: Registration/Breakfast/Exhibit Hall Open

    9:00 AM – 9:35 AM: Welcome - Lana Johnson, ISSA President & Tyler Emerick, WASS President  /  State of the Industry Address - Lana Johnson, ISSA President 

    9:35 AM – 10:30 AM:  Keynote: OK BOOMER - GET READY FOR THE ERA OF ROOKIE TO MILLIONAIRE IN 5 YEARS! Presenter: Danny Cahill, AccordingToDanny

    10:30 AM – 11:00 AM: Break & Meet our Sponsors in the Exhibit Hall

    11:15 AM – 12:00 PM: Break Out Sessions - 4 Concurrent Workshops

    • Sales Topic: CLOSING STRATEGIES, DECISIVE DECISIONS  Presenter: Greg Doersching, Next Level Exchange
    • Broad Topic: CREATING ACTIVE CONVERSATIONS  Presenter: Rachel Modrak, Staffing eTrainer
    • EMPLOYER ESSENTIALS ON FORM I-9 and E-VERIFY  Presenter: Joel Grauer, Engagement Analyst, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

    12:00 PM – 1:30 PM:  Lunch  -  Sponsored by Assurance

    1:30 PM – 2:00 PM:  Break & Meet our Sponsors in the Exhibit Hall

    2:00 PM-3:00 PM: Break Out Sessions - 4  Concurrent Workshops

    • Recruiting Topic: RETHINKING THE RECRUITING EXPERIENCE FROM THE CANDIDATE'S POINT OF VIEW  Presenter: Danny Cahill, AccordingToDanny
    • Leadership Topic: THE MAGNIFICENT 7 TRICKS FOR EXTREME CUSTOMER SERVICE  Presenter: Greg Doersching, Next Level Exchange
    • Sales Topic: WARM IS THE NEW COLD  Presenter: Rachel Modrak, Staffing eTrainer  
    • Broad Topic: NOT YOUR FATHER'S MARKETING – “Must Do” Strategies for Success in 2020  Presenter: David Searns, Haley Marketing                 


     4:00PM-5:00PM: POST RAFFLE PARTY with the Exhibitors - Sponsored by Sunset Cove Solutions

    Thanks to our generous 2020 sponsors!

    Need assistance with membership or registration?

    Email info@issaworks.com

    • June 26, 2020
    • 2:15 PM - 7:15 PM
    • Arlington Racetrack, 2200 Euclid Ave, Arlington Heights, IL

    We have booked the luxurious Secretariat Suite at Arlington Park for our 2020 Member Appreciation event! Style yourself in "dressy business casual" for this fancy Friday afternoon. 

    Details to come!

    • September 13, 2020
    • September 15, 2020
    • Henderson, NV

    NAPS 2020 Conference is the premier education opportunity representing the search, recruiting & staffing industry. More than 300 attendees are expected to attend this year's annual event, which will be held September 13-15, at the Green Valley Ranch Resort.

    Attendees will have an opportunity to learn from best practices and understand how to improve their business through case studies while expanding their professional network. Exhibitors and sponsors will have dedicated time to showcase products and services in front of hundreds of leaders and decision makers who want to learn more about how you can help them run their businesses more efficiently and effectively.

    Register for this event at https://www.naps360.org/

    • October 20, 2020
    • October 22, 2020
    • Nashville, TN

    ASA's annual convention and Expo is scheduled for October 20-22, 2020 in Nashville, TN. You won't want to miss this event!

    • May 26, 2021
    • 12:00 PM
    • May 27, 2021
    • 5:00 PM
    • Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL

    Midwest Staffing Conference May 26-27, 2021

Past events

March 25, 2020 Young Professionals Event - March Staffing Madness - CANCELED
February 27, 2020 ISSA Legislative Conference
January 23, 2020 Webinar: Leadership Excellence--Four Best Practices of Overperforming Organizations
December 05, 2019 ISSA Annual Meeting, Client Panel and Holiday Party
November 14, 2019 Webinar: Hiring Veterans / Giving Back to Those Who Have Served
October 24, 2019 Afternoon With Pinnacle Society Members
October 24, 2019 OSHA Temporary Worker Safety Seminar - Presented by the Illinois Department of Labor
October 15, 2019 ASA Staffing World
September 22, 2019 NAPS 2019 Annual Conference
September 12, 2019 Midwest Staffing Owners and Executives Retreat
August 20, 2019 Webinar: Social Recruiting
August 08, 2019 Young Professionals - Recruiting with LinkedIn®
June 27, 2019 Member Appreciation Event - Chicago Dogs Baseball Game
May 22, 2019 2019 Midwest Staffing Conference
April 04, 2019 ASA Staffing Law Conference
March 27, 2019 Young Professionals - March "Staffing" Madness
February 28, 2019 ISSA Legislative Event
November 29, 2018 Annual Meeting and Holiday Party
November 04, 2018 NAPS 2018 Annual Conference
October 16, 2018 ASA Staffing World
September 25, 2018 Midwest Owners and Executives Symposium
September 13, 2018 Afternoon with Pinnacle Society Members
June 19, 2018 Seal at Ravinia - Member Appreciation Event
May 09, 2018 Networking Reception - Happy Hour
April 19, 2018 NAPS Immersion Webinar
March 07, 2018 Navigating the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – A Primer on the 2018 Tax Law
November 30, 2017 Meet the Owners Panel and Annual Meeting Holiday Party
November 02, 2017 State of the Law in Illinois
October 24, 2017 ASA Staffing World
September 28, 2017 Midwest Staffing Owners and Executive Retreat
September 20, 2017 NAPS 2017 Annual Conference
August 10, 2017 Why Salespeople Fail, and What You Can Do About It
June 16, 2017 Day at the Races Member Appreciation Event
June 07, 2017 Are You Ready for the Sick Leave Law Going into effect 7/1/2017 and Other Employment Law Updates!
April 07, 2017 MIDWEST STAFFING CONFERENCE - 2nd Day Leadership Session with Danny Cahill
March 22, 2017 Young Staffing Professionals Event: Networking 101 for Sales and Recruiting Professionals
January 19, 2017 Fast and Furious: The Road to Bigger Billings
December 01, 2016 Meet the Client Panel and Annual Meeting Holiday Party
November 16, 2016 Inside the Mind of the Modern Job Seeker
November 15, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
October 25, 2016 ASA Staffing World
October 20, 2016 Young Staffing Professionals Fall Event: LinkedIn for Sales and Recruiting
October 13, 2016 Afternoon with Pinnacle Society Members
October 04, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
September 19, 2016 NAPS 2016 Annual Conference
September 14, 2016 Staffing Company Owner and Executive Symposium
September 01, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
August 04, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
July 27, 2016 Labor and Employment Law Update
July 07, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
June 21, 2016 Rooftop Chicago Cubs Game Member Appreciation Event
June 02, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
May 05, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
April 20, 2016 ASA Staffing Law Conference
April 06, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
March 15, 2016 The Loyalty Playbook: Using Remarkable Service To Unleash Your Firm's True Potential
March 03, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
February 11, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
February 10, 2016 Transform the Profitability of your Staffing Firm with WOTC
January 21, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
January 20, 2016 Good Recruiting Habits
December 10, 2015 Meet the Client Panel and Annual Meeting Holiday Party
November 10, 2015 Afternoon with Pinnacle Society Member
October 27, 2015 ASA Staffing World
October 22, 2015 Exclusive Event for Young Staffing Professionals
October 03, 2015 Arlington Resources CureSade 5K Run/Walk
September 28, 2015 NAPS 2015 Annual Conference
September 10, 2015 Midwest Staffing Owners and Executive Retreat
August 27, 2015 Connecting With Your Audience – Making Your Communication Count!
April 28, 2015 ASA Staffing Law Conference
March 24, 2015 Legal Legislative Update: What Is Going On Out There?
January 14, 2015 Controlling the Chaos! Effective Time Management for Staffing Professionals
December 04, 2014 Meet the Client Panel and Annual Meeting Holiday Party
November 13, 2014 Pinnacle Panel and Networking Event
October 17, 2014 The Power of Nice ~ Probing Skills
September 18, 2014 Cutting Edge Marketing Tools for the Staffing Industry
August 20, 2014 Why Specializing is the Key to Recruiting Success
August 14, 2014 ASA Certification Workshop
July 09, 2014 Impact! Handling Challenging Conversations Effectively
April 16, 2014 How to Sell Without Selling
March 11, 2014 ACA - Planning that your Staffing Company should be doing to be ready for it


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