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    Character, Competence and Red Flags: Interview & Hiring Skills for the Modern Workplace

    Date: September 26, 2018, 3:00pm – 4:30pm
    Amy Arthur Packer
    CMC- Edwards
    Room TBD
    $15 HCHRA Members / $35 Non-Members (Registration Fees are Non-Refundable)
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    Character, Competence and Red Flags: Interview & Hiring Skills for the Modern Workplace

    September 26th from 3 - 4:30

    Hiring managers, HR Professionals and anyone who hires will want to know these tips!

    Participants will leave learning how to...

    • Attract strong candidates in a competitive job market
    • Quickly reviewing applications and screen applicants
    • The legalities behind interviewing
    • The best interviews questions for the modern workforce
    • How to walk the line and make a decision between skill set versus character
    • Successfully hire the candidates you want!


    Presented by Aryn Schlichting and Erin McCuskey.

    Aryn Schlichting, is the Senior HR Professional at the Town of Vail and specializes in recruiting.  Outside of work Aryn is the co-founder of Mountain Careers, a hub for professional opportunities in the mountains and on the board of the Vail Valley Young Professionals. With 15 years in Human Resources in the Vail Valley she finds excitement in attracting others to the area and growing talent in the community. Originally from Chicago, Aryn was drawn to the mountains for college where she received her Bachelor's degree in International Affairs from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

    Erin McCuskey found a career in HR following a stint as a newspaper journalist - she decided to apply her interviewing skills to recruiting. She is currently the HR Manager for the Cordillera Metro District, and has over 10 years of HR experience with White Lodging, Vail Health, and Vail Resorts in addition to implementing recruitment plans for several smaller employers. She has developed creative recruitment strategies on national and local levels using low-cost social media campaigns, college partnerships, and talent development. Erin enjoys creating partnership across our valley, and believes we can all learn from each other and work together to grow and support our talent pool.