Dates & Times




We are taking steps to safeguard you against COVID-19, including canceling and or rescheduling events until further notice. Please feel free to contact us  for updates on specific events, some of which may be moved online. The Firm Foundations-Talent Acquisition: Recruiting in the 21st century workshop that was scheduled for April 28th & 29th is being combined with our fall session which is tentatively scheduled for September 16th & 17th. If you have signed up for the April event, your registration will be honored for the fall event. If you have any questions please reach out to us by phone or email.

Workshop Description:

Firm Foundations-Talent Acquisition: Recruiting in the 21st century, is designed for managers, recruiters and those with the responsibility for recruiting and selection in their organization specifically in the financial services industry. This two-day workshop will take you through strategy and execution. In partnership with the Hoopis Performance Network, rəˈkro͞ot’s Co-Founders, Kimberly Buck and Morgan Freitag, will showcase field-tested top industry expertise with over a combined 17 years of recruiting experience. Faculty also includes Hoopis Performance Network’s CEO, Harry Hoopis and President, Joey Davenport.

During this workshop you will learn and leave with a recruiting business plan, an understanding of what it takes to achieve your yearly goals, how to execute a selection process, understand what each generation is looking for in a career opportunity, the ability to learn from faculty that has successful experience in the field and a great opportunity to create alignment with your leadership team and brainstorm together!

Workshop Agenda

Day One:

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

  • What’s Trending in Recruiting
  • Generational Recruiting
  • Social Recruiting
  • Planning for Growth- growth goal worksheet, ideal candidate, value proposition
  • Setting up your Talent Pipeline- job description, social media, brand marketing
  • Sourcing Topics: Building a referral culture, Nominator & COI’s, Specialty Recruiting
  • Panel Discussion
  • Networking & Dinner

Day Two:

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

  • Sourcing: LinkedIn and Cold Sources
  • Do’s and Don’ts in Selection Process
  • Selection Profiles
  • Selection Process

“The successful manager builds the organization, the organization builds the business”

— Harry Hoopis, CEO Hoopis Performance Network

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Workshop Fee

Individual Attendee: $1,497.00/attendee

Fee Includes:

  • Two-Day Workshop
  • Continental Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on Day 1
  • Continental Breakfast and Lunch on Day 2
  • All ground transportation during the duration of the workshop.*


McCormick Place Lofts
2036 S. Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL, 60616


***Please book departure flights after 5:00 pm following the workshop

Arriving by Air

O’Hare International Airport – 18 miles SW (approx. 35 min.)
Midway International Airport – 30 miles S (approx. 1 hr.)

Local Transportation

We recommend the following transportation options:
Uber, Lyft


the taxi line at O’hare or Midway airports.


You can click the link below or call direct to reserve your room
Call Direct: 312-791-1121
(select 1 for reservations)