Conference Sessions

The Real Recruiter Lives of the Pandemic
This session repeats at 10:15 am on 9/23/2022
Date: Friday, September 23, 2022 Beginning at 8:15 AM
Session Duration

Learning Objective
  • Learn how the COVID-19 Pandemic changed recruiting trends and what is current.
  • Learn current candidate behaviors and how managers and companies will need to pivot their attraction/benefits/compensation strategies
  • Learn alternate recruiting methods and simple changes you can implement/review to increase applicant/candidate flow.
  • Session Description
    Erin M. Stevens, PHR/SHRM-CP will discuss how her recruiter life was flipped, turned, upside down when the pandemic hit and how suddenly recruiting had new rules! She will discuss the “Then and Now” of recruiting trends and what she expects to see going forward. She will discuss remote work, change in hiring manager behavior, candidate behavior, marketing trends, and the effects of covid in the workplace.

    Session Speaker

    Erin Stevens

    Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist
    Fortune Brands

    More About Erin Stevens

    Erin M. Stevens, SHRM-CP, PHR is a Senior Talent Acquisition with Fortune Brands Home and Security which is based north of Chicago, IL. She is a native to the Southern Indiana/Louisville, Kentucky area where bourbon and horses rule!

    She started college career in music, but ultimately switched to Psychology and Human Resources. Earning her PHR prior to graduating, she started as a Recruiter in nonprofit and quickly realized recruiting was her niche. She returned to school after two years working in “the real world” and earned a Masters in Human Resource Management.

    After 6 years in non-profit, she worked a year in third-party recruiting before joining MasterBrand in spring of 2015. She was recently promoted and transferred to FBHS to use her talent and recruiting knowledge to help build and deploy their DEI strategic objectives.

    In her spare time she is very actively involved in her local SHRM Chapter, sits on the HR Indiana State SHRM Council, travels to Cancun as much as possible, and enjoys trying to get a workout in everyday so she can continue to be the ultimate foodie!