Day 2

Modernizing Recruitment & Maximizing Resources with Technology & People Analytics

An Interactive Workshop Morning to Establish Your Retail Organizations Future TA Strategy

Join this optional breakfast deep-dive session before the main event begins and uncover concrete recommendations on why and how you should invest in technology and data strategy to optimize your TA process that will save your retail brand money in the long term.


7:00 am Registration & Networking Breakfast

7:20 am Discover: Implementing Virtual Interview Technology to Increase New Hire Onboarding Experience


  • Reduce no-shows and open positions and increase retention within the first 30 days of a new hire
  • Implement interview technology to reduce windshield time and re-organize the TA team to ensure stores are not understaffed
  • How RaceTrac are completely re-organizing their TA team to conduct online interviews, to increase the number of staff in stores, ultimately increasing the new hire experience and retention of new staf

7:40 am Discover: Leveraging Talent Development Analytics to Create New Retail Career Pathways that Increase Retention


  • Create internal sourcing opportunities, increase retention, and save time with administrative job posting tasks
  • How Big Lots are utilizing skills mapping data that they can lean on for efficient and temporary job postings, and internal sourcing opportunities, giving employees career development opportunities, increasing retention and reducing turnover rates

8:00 am Develop: What Other Resources & Strategies Can We Try to Completely Modernize How We Recruit & Retain In-Store Talent?


Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Focus Day Chair

Modernizing our processes and technology is absolutely vital to keep our seat at the table as retailers. This is your chance to gather details on exactly how Big Lots and RaceTrac have made their LEAPs

8:20 am Action: What New TA Technologies, Strategies or Resources Are You Going to Utilize?


Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

Implementing new and unknown processes can be scary, take a look at the ways we can do this by exploring the following questions:

  • What does the modernized TA tech stack look like?
  • What are organizations doing to ensure that their business cases are sound and impactful for these purchases?
  • How can we make use of data analytics to build outcome targets?

8:40 am End of Breakfast Deep-Dive