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Learning Lab | A Recruiter’s Guide to Talent Assessment
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When: Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Program 3:00 -5:00 pm / Networking 5:00-6:00 pm
Where: Gallagher
2850 Golf Road
Rolling Meadows, Illinois  60008
United States
Contact: STAR Chicago Headquarters
(312) 442-9079

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A Recruiter's Guide to Talent Assessment
 STAR Chicago Member: $100 | Non-Member: $150

3:00 - 3:30pm Registration / Networking
3:30 - 5:00pm Presentation
5:00 - 6:00pm Cocktail Reception

As unemployment reaches historic lows, organizations need to select and invest in the right talent becomes increasingly crucial. The marketplace for talent assessments is crowded, and filled with exciting technological advances. However, HR leaders are faced with a staggering number of choices, and the costs of inaccurate talent assessment – financial, cultural, and otherwise – are significant.

In this Learning Lab participants will learn:

  • How to ask the right questions when considering talent assessment suppliers
  • How to distinguish marketing promises from scientific proof
  • What a panel of internal assessment scientists look for (and avoid) when partnering with assessment providers


Brendan Neuman, Ph.D.

Brendan has over ten years of experience helping organizations select, develop and lead their employees. He provides sensible, practical solutions for his clients, with a particular emphasis on drawing out the innovative and creative talents already present among the leaders with whom he works. After spending six years at United Airlines in HR analytics, leadership development and talent acquisition, Brendan returned to his passion of consulting across organizations. His areas of expertise include executive and high-volume assessment, leadership development and coaching. He has supported organizations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors across industries including financial services, transportation, utilities, consumer package goods, and telecommunications. In addition to his consulting work, Brendan has served as an adjunct faculty member at Roosevelt University and the Illinois Institute of Technology, where he has delivered undergraduate and graduate classes in organizational psychology and the psychology of creative thinking. He supports and volunteers with the Art Institute of Chicago and is a business volunteer for the arts through the Arts & Business Council of Chicago. Brendan received his Bachelor of Science in psychology from Northern Illinois University, and a masters and doctorate in industrial and organizational psychology from the Illinois Institute of Technology.






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