ERE Webinar

Building Better Teams: How Collaboration Drives Successful Hiring Decisions

Learn how to bring together stakeholders and hold team members accountable. 

Jul 25, 2024
6:00 PM UTC
1 Hour
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Presented by:
Kyle Smith
Michael Goldberg
Michelle Krebs
Kyle Smith, 
Michael Goldberg, 
and Michelle Krebs

Delve into human-centric hiring and how collaborative processes are essential for making informed and effective hiring decisions. From this session attendees will learn the importance of clear goal setting and how success can be measured, as well as how to bring together stakeholders and hold team members accountable. 

Key discussion points will include: 

  • Enhancing Stakeholder Engagement: Learn how to identify and involve key stakeholders throughout the hiring process to ensure diverse input and support, leading to more well-rounded and informed hiring decisions.
  • Leveraging the Right Technology: Discover how to leverage Applicant Tracking Systems and other task management/internal communication tools to streamline the hiring process, facilitate feedback loops, and enhance overall team collaboration and efficiency.
  • Managing Structured Panel Interviews: Understand the importance of structuring panel interviews to ensure fantastic candidate experiences, capture diverse perspectives, and assess candidates more comprehensively, ultimately improving the quality of hiring decisions and team cohesion.
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About the speakers
Kyle Smith

Kyle Smith

Founder and Lead Consultant

HRKyle Services

Kyle is a seasoned professional with an unwavering passion for Human Resources and a stellar record of leadership in this dynamic field. He has exceptional expertise in designing and executing comprehensive HR strategies that seamlessly harmonize with broader organizational goals, and he has become a trusted force in shaping HR excellence. Over the past 25+ years, Kyle has consistently demonstrated a remarkable ability to tackle unique HR management challenges and harness opportunities for growth, making him a valuable asset to any organization.

With a rich academic background, including an MBA focusing on Human Resources, a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, and an Associate’s degree in Business Management. His pursuit of a Master's in Counseling exemplifies his dedication to facilitating holistic growth and personal fulfillment.  

Kyle’s unwavering commitment extends to staying at the forefront of industry trends, rigorously tracking key performance metrics, and providing invaluable insights to elevate HR operations and talent management. He is the quintessential HR visionary who combines passion, expertise, and strategic acumen to drive organizational success.


Michael Goldberg

Michael Goldberg

Senior Director, Talent Acquisition and Sourcing COE

U.S. Renal Care

Recruiting and Sourcing Strategist, Candidate Experience Advocate, and Data Nut all describe Michael. He brings a unique talent of strategic HR and Recruiting experiences especially when it comes to servicing his internal and external customers.  Michael has helped companies across a variety of industries over his 20-something years of TA experience, but the last six have been focused on turning recruiting functions from good to great.

Michelle Krebs

Michelle Krebs

Senior Manager of Talent Acquisition

Post Consumer Brands

With over 20 years of experience in recruiting and talent acquisition, Michelle Krebs is embarking on her first venture into the CPG industry and is thrilled to be with Post Consumer Brands. Her team recruits exempt-level, salaried roles at the corporate headquarters in Lakeville, MN, and at various manufacturing plants across the country.