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Leadership Training For Corporate Staffing and Recruiting Professionals

Seeks to Fill Educational Void

LONG BEACH, Calif. – June 2, 2008 – The Strategic Talent Acquisition Roundtable (STARoundtable) today announced its 2008 schedule of Corporate Recruiting & Staffing Leadership Academies. This fall staffing and recruiting professionals seeking to improve their leadership skills will have three opportunities to participate in the highly specialized educational workshops at one of the nation's premier universities. This year's schedule offers the following sessions:

Corporate Recruiting & Staffing Leadership Academy

  • Los Angeles: Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2008 - Pepperdine University, Westside Conference Center (Culver City)
  • Chicago:
    Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008 - University of Chicago, Graduate School of Management, Gleacher Center (Downtown Chicago)

Hospitality Recruiting & Staffing Leadership Academy

  • Orlando: Monday, Sept. 22, 2008 - University of Central Florida, Rosen College of Hospitality Management

All workshops begin between 8-8:30 a.m. and conclude at 5 p.m.

During these full–day intensive workshops recruiting and staffing professionals will learn and discuss such critical topics as: best practices for organizing, managing, motivating, measuring and leading a recruiting and staffing team; metrics executives and hiring managers care about the most and how to interpret and implement them; how to translate data from workforce planning into staffing strategies; and learning how to build a consultative recruiting culture.

Each Leadership Academy will be co-lead by three principals from Riviera Advisors, a premier global human resource consulting firm. With a combined 50-plus years of real-world experience, that involves leading and managing corporate recruiting functions, these uniquely qualified experts will share their own successes and failures, while also providing proven solutions for today's recruiting leaders.

"There is a serious gap in professional development opportunities for professionals who will be asked to lead or are already leading staffing and recruiting functions at their

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organizations," said Jeremy Eskenazi, principal of Riviera Advisors. "There is a lot of training to teach recruiters how to become better at recruiting, but there is a significant educational void for professionals seeking to become leaders. The STARoundtable Academies are an important professional development resource that can significantly fill that void."

Each workshop uses a module format. Some modules are presented seminar style, while others are roundtable discussions. With small groups of 30-50 professionals per session and with the input of Riviera Advisors' experts, the Academies naturally create dialogue between leaders, as well as extensive opportunities for an exchange of ideas and tabletop discussions.

The program has been approved for 6.25 recertification credit hours towards PHR, SPHR, and GPHR certifications through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI).

The tuition for participation, which includes breakfast and lunch, is $995 per person. Space at each Academy is limited and discounts may be available for participants. To register for a STARoundtable Recruiting and Staffing Leadership Academy or for more information, please visit http://www.staroundtable.com or call toll free (877) 201-STAR.

About STARoundtable
The STARoundtable is a powerful facilitated member community designed specifically for corporate and organizational recruiting and staffing leaders. The STARoundtable offers highly structured, professionally facilitated discussion and workgroup sessions focused solely on the challenges and opportunities of leading recruiting and staffing inside of organizations. In addition, the STARoundtable offers powerful access to tools, resources, and research reports on staffing and recruiting leadership and subjects driven by STARoundtable members. Regionally aligned throughout the U.S., there are currently three STARoundtable groups, and the membership of each STARoundtable group is made up of only members from that region. Membership is by invitation only. The STARoundtable also produces powerful educational events and workshops on staffing and recruiting leadership that are open to the public. STARoundtable is managed by Riviera Advisors, a premier global human resources consulting firm that specializes in helping organizations develop stronger internal recruiting and staffing capabilities. For more information visit STARoundtable .

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