You may think that with the unemployment rate so high, the pool of good candidates is also high and ripe for the picking. This only means it is even easier to hire the wrong person. Hiring the wrong person can cost you upwards of $120,000 or more. You can’t afford that right now. Learn how to hire the right person for the right job the first time.
Tiffany Hoffine, Managing Partner AquantUs, LLC
AquantUs is a results-oriented firm providing executive recruiting and coaching services. We cultivate long-term professional relationships with both employers and employees to assist them with achieving their goals. We work with the highest caliber clients, candidates and networks. We are committed to your success and to providing exceptional service. We use a collaborative process to ensure employers find the right person for the job, the company and the team.
Tiffany graduated with honors from Clemson University with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting. She began her career in public accounting as an audit professional with Deloitte & Touche, progressing to the Senior Manager level. Prior to AquantUs, she was a partner with another executive search firm. She is also on the Board of Ahimsa House and a member of the Board of Directors Network.
Tiffany is also co-owner of The Sundance Co., LLC and co-inventor of the Chill Out and About stay-cool food serving and storage system that can be found in over 120 gift and kitchen stores throughout the United States. Tiffany Hoffine Segment
Barbara Carkenord, Co-Founder & Chief Curriculum Strategist, B2T Training
Barbara Carkenord, Co-Founder and Chief Curriculum Strategist of B2T Training, has over 20 years experience in business analysis. Barbara possesses an MBA from the University of Michigan and is a Certified Business Analysis Professional Recipient (CBAP®). She began her career in the Information Technology area as a programmer, systems analyst, business analyst, and project manager. Barbara is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, has authored many articles on business analysis and published her first book, Seven Steps to Mastering Business Analysis in 2008. She is a contributing author to the IIBA book Managing Business Analysts which will be published at the end of 2010. Actively involved in the IIBA, she was a core team member of the IIBA BABOK® creation committee.
Barbara possesses detailed knowledge and experience in many structured approaches and methodologies. Her experience covers many industries including insurance, banking, and manufacturing. Barbara designed the business analysis curriculum of B2T Training bringing together proven techniques with real-world experience. She conducts formal and informal training sessions, consistently receiving excellent feedback. Barbara Carkenord Segment
Jane Weathersby, Strategic HR Consultant, Argus Benefits
Jane Weathersby combines deep experience in total HR build-out. Her experience includes companies such as CNN, TBS and Caribiner, where she served in executive leadership roles. Throughout her career, which begain at Deloitte & Touche, she has obtained and utilized broad strategic HR consulting experiences. Her HR experience crosses multiple disciplines, including mergers and acquisitions, shared service implementations, international assignments and employee relations. Additionally, Jane is an expert in developming and delivering corporate and employee communication strategies and content. She has hired hundreds of talented people in her career, and has built and managed programs and processes to harness the power those people bring to organizations.
Jane’s focus is working with mid-sized companies to help them move the HR function from tactical to strategic. She specializes in companies going through transition, and always enjoys working with start-up organizations and people. Jane is an Atlanta native and gradutated from the University of Georgia with a degree in journalism. Jane Weathersby Segment