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  • Tactics for Leading a Remote Recruitment Team

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    • Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019
    • Time: 1 – 2 p.m. ET
    • Location: Online

    • Career Level: Intermediate- and advanced-level University Relations and Recruiting professionals
    • Competency: Organizational design
    • Fee: $119 (member); $199 (nonmember)
    • Summary

      How can you keep a remote recruitment team engaged? What are the incentives of comprising and developing a remote team?

      For Disney Internships and Programs, an extensive operation, a team of remote recruiters are used to assess applications of prospective employees. Jeff Hickman, manager, Disney Colleges and International Recruiting, examines how to effectively lead a remote team.

      Attendees will review how Disney’s program uses continuous training opportunities to maintain both quality and cohesion amongst the team. Learn how to effectively lead remote teams through connectivity methods and best practices training for team building.

      Following this program, you will be able to:

      • Appraise the benefits of having a flexible, remote recruiting team;
      • Analyze how a remote team remains engaged with each other and the overall business; and
      • Assess the traits, skill set, and background needed to have a successful remote workforce.
    • Event Details

      Registration includes three-month, post-event access to the webinar archive.

      To view the presentation, supplemental materials, attendee list, your receipt, and your confirmation, use the “I’d like to” option next to the Tactics for Leading a Remote Recruitment Team 5.16.19 listing in MyNACE > Purchase History. The presentation and supplemental materials can be accessed in “View Course.” Remember to download your copy of the presentation deck (available one to two days prior to the webinar). A video archive will also be available in the Learning Platform within five (5) business days of the webinar’s completion.

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    • Format

      During this one-hour webinar, the presenter will deliver a synchronized audio and PowerPoint presentation. Participants will have time for live Q&A throughout the program, and may be asked to contribute opinions or feedback via live chat, virtual polling, and other mechanisms.

    • Presenter

      Jeff Hickman

      Jeff Hickman, Manager, Disney College & International Recruiting, The Walt Disney Company

      Jeff Hickman is a 19-year employee of the Walt Disney Company, and has spent his last 13 years with the Disney Internships and Programs Recruitment team.

      Hickman began his career with the Walt Disney Company as an assistant manager with the Disney Stores, Inc. in 1998. In 2000, he relocated to Florida and assumed a retail guest service manager position at Downtown Disney. Hickman first joined the college recruiting team in the fall of 2004. During his time with the team, he held various recruiter and leadership roles. Hickman’s current position is manager of college recruitment, and includes leading faculty relations responsibilities and managing a team of remote, salaried HR professionals.

      Hickman holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Rowan University. Additionally, he earned his master’s degree in tourism and hospitality management from Temple University.

      Hickman currently resides in Central Florida with his wife and two daughters.

    • Certification Credits

      Continuing Education Clock Hours:

      HRCI – 1 clock hours; Credit awarded to named registrant upon attendance verification.


      HRCI – This activity has been approved for 1 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at


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