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  • Face2Face: San Francisco, CA

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    • Date: Monday, December 16, 2019
    • Time: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. PT
    • Location: GAP Inc., 2 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

    • Career Level: Basic-, intermediate- and advanced-level career services and university relations and recruiting professionals
    • Competency: Management and Administration; Brokering, Connecting, and Linking
    • Fee: $75 (member); $100 (nonmember)
    • Summary

      Future of We: Trends & Predictions

      Now is the time to ACT – not react.

      What are the macro trends impacting career services and university relations and recruiting professionals on a global and national level? What shifts in perspective and direction do these require us to make?

      Join NACE colleagues for this collaborative career services and university recruiting and relations session to:

      • Learn about important issues and trends affecting our profession.
      • Identify unique challenges and learn how they are being addressed.
      • Lend insight to the conversation and tap into the expertise of your peers.
      • Forge new relationships on both sides of the profession.

      Following this program, you will be able to:

      • Describe macro trends and issues affecting career services and university relations and recruiting professionals;
      • Select and apply techniques employed by peer organizations to improve processes and outcomes at your organization; and
      • Expand your professional network by connecting with other career services and university relations and recruiting professionals in attendance.
    • Event Details

      8:30 a.m. Breakfast and Networking

      9 – 9:15 a.m. Welcome and Event Opening!

      9:15 – 10 a.m. Future of We: Trends & Predictions

      10 – 11:30 a.m. Small-Group Discussions

      • How will macro trends impact your students, candidates, and new hires?
      • What do these trends mean in terms of how students, candidates, and new hires gain the competencies to be career ready for the demand of work in the future?

      11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Panel Discussion: A Focus on Change

      • How does the changing landscape impact the nature and work of career services and university relations and recruiting in the future?
      • How will this affect career services-employer relationships?
      • What is your organization doing to prepare for change? What is your role in leading change within your organization and with your stakeholders?
      • What can NACE do to support your change efforts?

      12:15 p.m. Final Thoughts/Discussion

      Participants engage in a review of the morning’s insights and ideas as a foundation for developing action plans in preparing for the future.

      To view the presentation deck, attendee list, your receipt, and your confirmation, use the “I'd like to” option next to the F2F: San Francisco listing in MyNACE > Events.

      To see the NACE cancellation policy, please visit our FAQ page.

    • Format

      Following a 30-minute presentation by executive leadership, which covers emerging trends affecting career services and university relations and recruiting professionals, attendees will engage in small- and large-group discussions aimed at maximizing peer-to-peer learning.

    • Presenter

      Marilyn Mackes

      Marilyn Mackes, Executive Director, NACE

      Marilyn Mackes leads an organization of more than 3,100 employing organizations and educational institutions engaged in the career development and employment process of college students and alumni. In her extensive interactions with recruiting professionals, leaders in business and education, and the media, she addresses such issues as employment, salary trends, benchmarking, best practices, candidate expectations, and effective recruiting strategies. On behalf of the association, she advocates on issues affecting the profession. Most recently, she presented NACE's national standards and protocols to key public policy makers, including the White House Domestic Policy Council; legislators, including the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee; and relevant associations, including the American Council on Education, Council on Graduate Schools, and American Society for Engineering Education.

      A frequent speaker and facilitator, Mackes is regularly tapped by the national media for interviews, and has appeared on ABC Nightly News, CNN Headline News, MSNBC, CBS, and The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.


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