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Virtual Midwest Staffing Conference 2020

May 20 - May 22


Re!magine Rebuilding

Register Today for the Virtual Midwest Staffing Conference

May 20-22, 2020

We’re all “reimagining” our company’s plans for 2020 …and ISSA/WASS have also ReImagined our 2020 conference. We’ve assembled 3 days of virtual training sessions that offer something for everyone, whether you’re in sales, recruiting, leadership, or operations. We’ve got Danny Cahill and Greg Doersching as our headliners, plus dozens of industry experts … and they’re all sharing their insight to help staffing firms not only survive, but THRIVE during the pandemic and beyond.

The best part? The conference is FREE, thanks to our speakers’ generosity and compassion for our industry and our state associations.

Participating is easy.  There is one registration and one link to login. You can come and go depending on the sessions you want to hear. Just register once, and you’ll be all set. You will receive the link to attend as the event nears.

Don’t miss out on these informative sessions that will help your business immensely this year. Register today!


Agenda: Wednesday, May 20: Day One

For Day One session descriptions and speaker bios, click below:

Day One Sessions and Speakers

9:00AM-9:15AM: Opening Remarks / Review of 3-Day Full Agenda

Lana Johnson, ISSA President & Tyler Emerick, WASS President

9:15AM-10:45AM: Keynote: NEVER AGAIN – What “Shelter in Place” Should Have Taught You About Your Desk

Presenter: Greg Doersching, Next Level Exchange

11:00AM-12:00PM: Winning Tactics for Building Relationships Virtually

Presenter: Rachel Modrak, Staffing eTrainer

12:30PM - 1:00PM: Positioning for Recovery: Client Relationship Management During COVID-19

Presenter: Shawna Evans, TempWorks

1:30-2:00PM: Selling in a Recession

Presenter: Terri Roeslmeier, Automated Business Designs

2:30-3:00PM: Technology & Communication Strategies

Presenter: Steve Thess, Avionte

3:30-4:00PM: The Economy is Open - Now What?

Presenter: Nick Andriacchi, Madison Resources

4:30-5:00PM: Philanthropic Staffing Strategy to Attract and Retain Talent

Presenter: Jonathan Ginsberg, Brink's Money Paycards

5:00PM: Close of Day

Agenda: Thursday, May 21: Day Two

For Day Two session descriptions and speaker bios, click below:

Day Two Sessions and Speakers

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM: Opening Remarks / Review of Today's Agenda

Lana Johnson, ISSA President & Tyler Emerick, WASS President

9:15 AM – 10:45 AM: Keynote: I Crushed it During Covid: How to Impress Your Grandkids

Presenter: Danny Cahill, AccordingToDanny

11:15 AM – 12:30 PM: Strategies for a Changed World

Presenter: David Searns, Haley Marketing

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM: COVID Coverage and Claims--Lessons Learned

Presenter: Assurance

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM: Find Sales Now & 9 Staffing Sales Ideas

Presenter: David Searns, Haley Marketing

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM: Communications Systems Deep Dive

Presenter: Jonathan Melton, Text-Em-All

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM: The New Movement for Paying Employees

Presenter: Dallas Wilfong, rapid!PayCard

4:30 PM-5:00 PM: "Sip & Learn"


John Seelander, ISSA Past President and Tyler Emerick, WASS President

Sponsored by: Essential StaffCARE (ESC)

Agenda: Friday, May 22: Day Three

For Day Three session descriptions and speaker bios, click below:

Day Three Sessions and Speakers

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM: Opening Remarks / Review of Today's Agenda

Lana Johnson, ISSA President & Tyler Emerick, WASS President

9:15 AM – 9:45 AM: The Season of Reinvention

Presenter: Tyler Emerick, WASS President

10:00AM – 10:30 PM: State Of Staffing

Presenter: Lana Johnson, ISSA President

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Form I-9 and E-Verify Updates: COVID-19 Temporary Policies

Presenter: Jenny Nelson, Department of Homeland Security

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM: Work From Home and the Changing Compliance Landscape

Presenters: Julie Develin and Chas Fields, Kronos

1:30 PM-2:00 PM: Best Practices in Drug Testing: Streamlining the Process and Going Handsfree

Presenter: Vadim Pikus, Lochness Medical

2:30 PM-3:00 PM: Cybersecurity and Working From Home

Presenter: Anjali Camara, Highland Risk Services, for World Wide Specialty Programs

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM: Close of Virtual Conference

Closing Remarks: Lana Johnson, ISSA President & Tyler Emerick, WASS President

Thank you to all of our 2020-21 sponsors!


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