ERE Webinar

State of the Union: Recruiting in Times of Uncertainty

Join us as our panel discusses how to navigate the raw realities of today's talent acquisition landscape with confidence and conviction.

Apr 26, 2024
6:00 PM UTC
1 Hour
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Presented by:
LeChez Solages
Michael Notaro
Mike Wolford
Mike Rasmussen
LeChez Solages, 
Michael Notaro, 
Mike Wolford, 
and Mike Rasmussen

In this discussion we’re diving headfirst into the raw realities of today’s talent acquisition landscape. We’ll confront topics head-on: discussing the difficult truths of the current job market fluctuations, exploring evolving candidate expectations, and examining the relentless pressures facing recruiters, both those who are between roles and those who are working but in a role while facing impossible odds. No stone will be left unturned as we dissect the current state of recruiting with unapologetic honesty.

But amidst the grit and the grind, this webinar isn’t just about dwelling on the difficulties; it’s about finding resilience and fostering hope. We’ll share insights, strategies, and stories of perseverance, highlighting the silver linings and opportunities within the chaos.

By the end of our candid conversation, participants will not only walk away with a clearer understanding of the challenges ahead but also with a renewed sense of optimism, armed with actionable takeaways to navigate the ever-changing landscape of talent acquisition with confidence and conviction.

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About the speakers
LeChez Solages

LeChez Solages


Your Corporate IQ Podcast

LeChez is a Talent Acquisition Strategist, DEI Leader, and Career Coach with over 13 years of corporate experience. She has helped Fortune 500 companies such as Marriott International, Volvo Group, and Robert Half International achieve their talent acquisition and DEI initiative goals. LeChez is the Co-Host of the Your Corporate IQ (YCIQ) Podcast, a show that focuses on the BIPOC experience in corporate America.
Michael Notaro

Michael Notaro

Sourcing Innovation Architect

Michael Notaro is a strategic, resourceful, and results-driven operations professional with a proven track record in analyzing business needs and crafting architectural designs to address them. With a deep understanding of technology, systems, and industry-specific requirements, Michael excels in selecting the most suitable technologies and designing comprehensive solutions to complex business challenges. He is known for his innovative approach to problem-solving and his ability to create tailored and scalable solutions that drive efficiency and business success.

Mike Wolford

Mike Wolford

Director of Analytics


Mike Wolford is the current Director of Analytics at Claro Analytics. With a career spanning over 15 years, he has served as a strategist for prestigious companies such as NPR, Twitter, and Allstate. As a contributor on multiple platforms, Mike shares his insights on critical issues from AI's potential impact on talent acquisition to the importance of a balanced workweek. His commitment to the industry is evident in his achievements, ranging from managing corporate recruiting teams to implementing innovative sourcing techniques. Check out his latest book "The AI Recruiter". Connect with him on LinkedIn or @mike1178 on Twitter.

Mike Rasmussen

Mike Rasmussen

The Source and Recruit Company

Michael Rasmussen is a Sr Recruiter and a seasoned HR Veteran. All in 18+ total years in HR disciplines with both a Generalist, Specialist focus. His main focus is his passion for Staffing/Recruitment which is his main HR discipline impact for most of his career.

In Mike's Staffing tenure he has been instrumental in 1500+ Placements which includes both Sourcing and Full Cycle Staffing projects with both Staffing Agency and Internal Corporate environments.

His Career includes industry experience in High Tech, The Defense Industry, Network Storage, Software, Pharma, Bio-Tech, Start-ups, Public Sector, Retail, Operations, HR, Legal, Professional Services, Consulting Services, IT and many more. Mike has both domestic US, and International HR experience.