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Recruit Wichita

An event to explore culture, trends and tools to boldly attract talent to the region

You know how to sell your organization. Now, discover how to boldly sell the Wichita region. Join employers, HR professionals and company and college recruiters from throughout the community at this free event to learn how to strategically sell the Wichita region as a relentlessly original place to live, work and play. Receive insight on culture, trends and tools to take your talent efforts to the next level. 

Keynote Speaker Jeremy Fojut

Jeremy Fojut is the CIO and Co-Founder of NEWaukee. Recently recognized by Forbes as a company to watch, NEWaukee was created to engage and attract talent to Milwaukee using innovative programs and initiatives. Jeremy has 17 years of experience in talent acquisition and community engagement with a specialty in recruiting Generation Z. He has been vital in the development of both Milwaukee and Wisconsin’s talent attraction and retention strategies. His unique perspective and high energy takes him across the country for speaking engagements, training sessions and talent attraction projects. 

Welcome

Jeff Fluhr, Greater Wichita Partnership President

​​​​​​​Shift Culture Innovatively

A peer perspective on innovating internal culture

Insight from Melissa Knoeber, Fidelity Bank EVP, Director of Culture and Talent

Utilize Research Purposefully

Understand the process, research and development behind talent attraction and retention for the Wichita region

Insight from Léah Sakr Lavender, Greater Wichita Partnership Talent Consultant

Sell the Region Strategically

Developing a strategic brand for talent attraction and retention

Insight from Sheree Nikkel Dixon, Howerton+White Associate Creative Director

Recruit Talent Passionately

 Explore tools to help you sell the region

Insight from Danielle Harmon, Koch Industries College Recruitment Leader

Recruit Talent Passionately

Explore tools to help you sell the region

Insight from Paola Nuñez, Newman University Admissions Counselor

Recruit Talent Passionately

Explore tools to help you sell the region

Insight from Meghan Carver, Greater Wichita Partnership Communications Specialist for Talent

XYZ Panel

A cross-generational conversation on calling Wichita home

Moderated by Alicia Sanchez, Wichita State University Director of Diversity and Inclusion

Keynote Introduction

Jeff Morris, INTRUST Bank Chief Human Resources Officer

Already Registered?

Thank you for registering for Recruit Wichita! Before the event on November 7, take advantage of the tools already available to assist in your recruitment efforts:

  • Research-based key messages to use during the talent acquisition process that strategically position the Wichita region as a #RelentlesslyOriginal place to work, live and play
  • A Wichita bucketlist that reveals the area's unique local activities
  • Wichita Insiders to provide talent with a real connection and a resident perspective 
  • The Choose Wichita blog that highlights the Wichita region as #RelentlesslyOriginal 

The Choose Wichita brand is part of the larger talent priority of the Greater Wichita Partnership, in collaboration with community partners. The Recruit Wichita event is free and open for all regional employers and company and college recruiters to attend and explore the culture, trends and tools to boldly attract talent to the region.

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