DirectEmployers 2018 Annual Meeting & Conference

April 24–26, 2018 • Seattle

Call for Presenters

We are currently seeking knowledgeable and energetic speakers to help us build an outstanding program through sessions centered on recruiting, OFCCP compliance and sourcing strategies that ultimately benefit the candidate. Topics being considered for our 2018 agenda include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • OFCCP compliance strategy
  • Hiring regulations focusing on veteran and diversity—specifically pertaining to VEVRAA and Section 503 regulations
  • Executive Order 13672 Final Rule
  • HR Data and Metrics
  • Guidance for undergoing an OFCCP audit
  • Disposition codes
  • Writing effective job descriptions
  • Recruiting marketing strategy
  • Source coding jobs
  • Social recruiting strategy and practices
  • Diversity Sourcing
  • Employee referral programs
  • Candidate experience
  • Candidate engagement
  • Diversity referral programs
  • Diversity sourcing
  • Sourcing strategies for hard-to-fill positions
  • Fundamentals of career websites

The deadline to submit your proposal is July 31, 2017.

Questions regarding our call for presenters, or the selection process, can be sent to Nancy Holland


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Fairmont Olympic Hotel

411 University Street, Seattle, WA 98101

Located in the heart of downtown, the Fairmont Olympic Hotel is close to the waterfront pier, cruise ship terminal and many local attractions including the famous Pike Place Market, Space Needle and Seattle Art Museum.

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Deluxe King Room Rate:
$239 + local taxes and fees

Rate expires March 28, 2018.

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