12th Annual Illinois Recruiters’ Forum


We invite you to join fellow recruiters and the Career Services Network at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for the 12th Annual Illinois Recruiters’ Forum.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
9:15am – 4:00pm (check-in begins at 8:30am)
I-Hotel and Conference Center, Champaign IL

Seating is Limited – Register today!

What to Expect:
• Networking opportunities and best practice sharing with recruiters from various industries
• Informative breakout sessions covering detailed information about how to engage with Illinois students
• Q & A with University of Illinois students


Doors open at 8:30am

9:30am – Welcome and Introduction from Keynote Speaker, Eric Minor, CMO, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
10:30am – Break
10:45am – Student panel/Q&A
12:00pm – Lunch
1:00pm – Breakout Session 1
1:50pm – Break
2:00pm – Breakout Session 2
2:50pm – Break
3:00pm – Keynote Speaker, Rachel Switzky, Director, Siebel Center for Design
4:00pm – Wrap-up

Breakout Sessions
Experiential Learning at Illinois
Recruiting for Soft Skills
Intersectionality at Illinois
Breakout session 4 – call for proposals

Submit a Breakout Session Proposal: We are inviting attendees to submit a proposal for a 50 minute breakout session on what you are doing right now, including any new strategies or initiatives you are working on, or any collaborative efforts you have in place to enhance the work you do! More information on submissions will be available with registration. Submit a proposal here.

Employer Brand Activation Workshop with Universum
Join us and Universum the afternoon before the Forum for more networking and learning!

Monday, April 20, 2020
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Enterprise Works, Champaign, IL

  • Everyone knows they should care about their employer brand. After all, it’s key to attract and engage talent. But exactly how is a recruiter supposed to play a part? In this three hour hands-on workshop, that’s exactly what you’ll learn. This workshop will be facilitated by Universum.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Jessica Howard (jhoward8@illinois.edu). We hope you will join us!

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