Hire By Design: Design Thinker in a Recruiting World

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at 1:30pm and 3:00pm

Date: Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Beginning at 1:30 PM
Session Duration

Learning Objective
- Identify the basic principles of the design thinking methodology.
- Use design thinking to define the question framework or challenge statement to facilitate idea generation and great prototypes and solutions.
- Explore case studies of how other companies have utilized design thinking in talent acquisition and retention.

Session Description
The recruiting world today is nothing that we have seen before. Companies are navigating the uncertainty and ambiguity with the future of work and the future of their company. When you are looking for solutions for new challenges, design thinking provides you with a method that creates creative ideas and solutions that are both human and business focused. Design thinking is the method that can help talent acquisition professionals from recruiters to leaders come up with new ideas and solutions to move their organizations forward.

In order to understand design thinking, you must do design thinking. This session will be hands on. The group will start with understanding how to create a challenge statement, "what might we" question focused on the future of hiring and move into the ideation phrase where the group will experience a brainstorming session and finally prototyping. By the end, the group will see how fast & creative you can be with utilizing design thinking methodology.

Session Speaker

Jodi Brandstetter

Lean Effective Talent Strategies

More About Jodi Brandstetter

Jodi Brandstetter, SPHR, SHRM SCP is passionate about talent acquisition and uses design thinking in creating selection and hiring processes focused on people and business. She has 20 years of talent acquisition experience and is certified through IDEO U in design thinking. Jodi is the CEO and founder of Lean Effective Talent Strategies which includes The Hiring Blueprint, talent acquisition consulting firm and Talent Acquisition Evolution, a community for recruiting professionals to connect, learn, and work together. Her first book Hire By Design, launched September 18th and hit best seller in 7 Amazon Categories. Jodi lives outside of Cincinnati, OH with her husband and daughter.