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Proactive Talent Acquisition: Impact of Challenging Times and New Job Seeking Technologies

Presentation Summary:

With the increased pressures of a transforming healthcare landscape, patient satisfaction, federal regulation, and difficult labor market, is your organizational leadership focused enough on future employment market trends and their impact on talent acquisition?

- Short-term microeconomics landscape and its impact on your workforce and talent

- New job seeking technologies and how they will impact the employment market

- Potential Talent Acquisition disrupters

- Using strategic workforce planning to support your organization and be fully prepared for future trends


Presenter Bio:

Sebastien Girard, MBA

Vice President & Chief Workforce Officer

Sebastien Girard joined Parkland Health and Hospital System in December 2015 with nearly 20 years of experience as an industry-recognized employment market professional. Sebastien leads his team to success and helps them navigate through a variety of circumstances, including but not limited to: operational challenges, rapid growth, emerging market needs, economic downturns and large acquisitions and restructuring efforts.

Mr. Girard previously served as Senior Vice President at Randstad USA, where he oversaw North East U.S. operations. Sebastien has a diverse background across P&L/operations management, people leadership, sales force management and defining and implementing talent acquisition models across industries (healthcare, manufacturing, food and beverage, finance and accounting, aerospace and more).

Prior to his work at Randstad USA, Sebastien served at Randstad Canada from 2001 to 2010 serving as Executive Vic President in 2009 and 2010. In his tenure, Sebastien spearheaded double digit organic growth year-over-year for seven straight years while maintaining a Canadian Top 50 Best Places to Work status (rank: 12) and Canadian Top 50 Best Places to Work for Women (rank: 5).

Sebastien has seven years of large retail store management experience previous to working with Randstad. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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