2019 Midwest Staffing Conference

Register Now! Seating is Limited
Midwest Staffing Conference May 22-23, 2019

This year’s Midwest Staffing Conference promises to be the best yet.  We are thrilled to present a lineup of well-known industry experts to bring you current Industry insights, top-tier skill-building focus on recruiting excellence, personal effectiveness, and legal updates to bring you and your team renewed energy and fresh perspectives as you drive your business to success in 2019.

Join us for the most dynamic two-day conference for search and staffing firms located in the Midwest! The Midwest Staffing Conference is the premier event to attend for owners, recruiters and sales consultants. We will be wrapping up the first day with a cocktail party and networking event. Registration will be limited, so sign up early!

To review the list of speakers, you can check them out here: SPEAKER LIST


DAY 1, THE POWER RECRUITING CLINIC, May 22

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM: Registration & Welcome
Registration will open at 12:30 PM

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM: Creating the “Wow! Factor” – Conveying Your Client’s Compelling Story to Candidates
Speaker: Paul Siker, Founder and CEO, Advanced Recruiting Trends & Managing Partner of the Artisan Group

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM: The Four Pillars of Recruitment Marketing
Speaker: David Searns, CEO, Haley Marketing

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Why Recruiting Millennials is Different
Speaker: Claudette Cunitz, Senior Consultant and Career Coach

4:00PM – 5:00 PM: Recruiting Centric Super Roundtables
Paul Siker, David Searns, Claudette Cunitz, (2) Power Recruiters will moderate (3) 20-minute recruiting discussions. The moderators will switch tables after 20 minutes.

5:30 PM: Midwest Staffing Conference Launch Party at Cityworks at the Hyatt




Agenda: DAY 2 – The Midwest Staffing Conference

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: Registration/Continental Breakfast/Visit Sponsors/Exhibits Open

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM: Opening Remarks and Welcome

9:15 AM – 10:30 AM: Keynote – The Changing Value Prop of Recruiting
Speaker: Scott Wintrip

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM: Break, Exhibits Open – Visit Sponsors

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Break Out Session 1- Concurrent Workshops

  • Just in Time Talent – Have the Candidate Your Clients Need Right When They Need Them
    by Scott Wintrip
  • Developing Performance Oriented Cultures in Today’s Economic Climate
    by Bruce Hodes
  • Candidate Ghosting: The Problem is Fixable
    by Kevin O’Brien
  • Negotiating Tactics and Demands
    by Rob Mosley

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Lunch Break

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM: Exhibits Open – Visit Sponsors

2:00 PM-3:00 PM: Break Out Session II- Concurrent Workshops

  • How to Get More Clients and How to Get Them Buying Quickly
    by Scott Wintrip
  • Four Great Truths of Our Industry
    by Rob Mosley
  • Manage What Matters
    by Claudette Cunitz
  • The Pattern & Power of Conflict: Team Smart Relationships & the Leader’s Role
    by Brian DeCook

3:00 PM-4:00 PM: Break Out Session III- Concurrent Workshops

  • Going Old School – The Art & Science of Making Every Call a Great Call!
    by Paul Siker
  • The Pattern & Power of Conflict: Team Smart Relationships & the Leader’s Role
    by Brian DeCook
  • Building Your Persona in The Marketplace: Making a Mark as a Young Staffing Professional
    by John Skoutelas
  • Creating High Performance Teams
    by Bruce Hodes

4:00 PM: Post Party: Passport Raffle, Snacks and Beverages, Networking and visiting with Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors



Silver Sponsors















Bronze Sponsors




Register Now! Seating is Limited
Midwest Staffing Conference May 22-23, 2019