Maintaining a competitive edge in talent acquisition is of paramount importance in Omaha, a thriving business hub that attracts a diverse range of industries. With a strong job market and a growing number of companies vying for top talent, organizations must stay ahead of the curve to attract and retain the best candidates. The Greater Omaha Chamber’s 8th Annual HIRE Conference, held on August 4, 2023, at LinkedIn’s Omaha headquarters, gathers talent acquisition and recruitment professionals seeking to stay ahead of the curve in an ever-evolving job market.
Staying attuned to industry trends, emerging skill requirements, and the evolving needs of the workforce allows businesses to proactively adapt their talent acquisition approaches, ensuring they remain agile and secure the best talent available. The 2023 HIRE Conference will offer an extensive lineup of local thought leaders covering diverse topics such as: Leveraging artificial intelligence in the recruitment process; Building effective sales and negotiation skills; Promoting mental health and well-being in the workplace; Cultivating an Influencer mindset; Bridging the generation gap with younger candidates; and Attracting and retaining diverse talent.
Renowned local author, speaker, facilitator, and consultant Nicole Bianchi is this year’s keynote speaker. Nicole will share insights from her book Small Brave Moves: Learn Why Little Acts of Bravery Are the Key to Life-Changing Leadership and encourage recruiters to grow influence and accomplish more one small brave move at a time.
The Greater Omaha Chamber’s HIRE Conference promises to be a dynamic event for talent acquisition leaders seeking to enhance their skills, expand their networks, and gain valuable insights into the latest trends and best practices in the industry. By consistently adopting innovative recruitment strategies, leveraging cutting-edge technologies, and fostering a positive employer brand, companies can position themselves as desirable employers in the highly competitive landscape. Register for the 2023 HIRE Conference at omahachamber.org/hire-conference.
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Joining the Greater Omaha Chamber is a strategic move for businesses looking to thrive and excel in the vibrant economic landscape of Omaha. The Chamber offers a range of invaluable benefits that directly contribute to business growth, professional development, and enhanced brand recognition.
Direct Resources and Team Training: The Greater Omaha Chamber is a valuable resource hub, providing access to tools, information, and expertise to help businesses grow. From business planning assistance to market research and access to funding opportunities, the Chamber equips members with the necessary resources to navigate challenges and seize opportunities.
Access to Local Businesses and Service Providers: Membership in the Greater Omaha Chamber provides an extensive network of local businesses and service providers. This network becomes a powerful asset for collaboration, referrals, and strategic partnerships. Members can tap into a wealth of knowledge, experience, and potential customers, fostering growth and mutually beneficial relationships.
Direct Connections and Brand Recognition: The Chamber’s President’s Club and Red Ribbon Crew offer exclusive opportunities for direct connections with key decision-makers and influential individuals in the community. These connections open doors to new business prospects, joint ventures, and invaluable mentorship. Moreover, membership allows businesses to gain visibility and brand recognition through sponsorship opportunities, vendor engagements, and awards such as Small Business of the Month, further boosting their credibility and reputation.
Leadership Development: The Greater Omaha Chamber offers a range of leadership development programs, including Leadership Lab and Leadership Omaha. These programs equip individuals with the skills, knowledge, and networks needed to become effective leaders in their organizations and the community.
Technical Assistance and Talent Development: The Chamber’s REACH program provides technical assistance, training, contract access, and talent development opportunities. This program assists businesses in navigating complex regulations, accessing government contracts, and developing their workforce.
Tax Deductibility: Membership in the Greater Omaha Chamber offers a significant financial advantage. As a non-profit organization, the Chamber allows members to enjoy a tax deduction of up to 93% of their membership.