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    • October 19, 2020
    • (CDT)
    • October 22, 2020
    • (CDT)

    ASA's annual convention and Expo is scheduled for October 19-22, 2020. You won't want to miss this event, now virtual!

    • October 28, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (CDT)
    • At Your Desk

    Join the ISSA Young Professionals for a fun virtual trivia and BOOS hour!  We will have virtual trivia with staffing and recruiting topics.  Will the trivia be a trick or treat?  Be sure to join in on the fun with your peers. Score the most points and win a prize!

    Bonus Round: Following the trivia event, you are invited to join a private session with Pinnacle Society panelists, just for those newer to staffing (10 years or less). Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from the BEST in the industry!


    October 28, 2020


    Staffing and Boos Trivia 1:00-2:00PM CST

    Pinnacle Society private session 2:00-2:30PM CST 

    Cost to attend:

    ISSA member company $29, non-members $49

    Pricing includes both events! 

    You will receive separate links to attend the two sessions. You are welcome to attend the entire Pinnacle Panel session, from 2-4PM.

    • October 28, 2020
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (CDT)
    • At Your Desk

    The Pinnacle Society was founded in 1989 with the assistance and leadership of industry trainers Tony Byrne and Ben Meador. It was initially envisioned as a gathering of “the best of the best” within our industry to share ideas, best practices and provide networking opportunities--ideals which the society has embodied to this day.

    Join us virtually on October 28, 2020 for a session with Pinnacle Society members.  Learn from epic producers who will share their secrets for success in navigating this ever-changing industry.

    Date: October 28, 2020

    Time: 2:00 – 4:00PM CST

    The first half hour, 2-2:30PM, will be offered to those newer to the staffing/recruiting industry (10 years or less). All are welcome to join the session at any time!

    Cost to attend: ISSA member company $29, non-members $49

    Meet the Panelists

    Rich Bradley, Executive Recruiter - Pinnacle Society, TeamBradley Inc.

    Rich Bradley has been a recruiter for over 38 years and part of Pinnacle for 25+ years. He was a past board member for ISSA for many years but then moved to Florida 8 years ago. He specializes in IT recruiting in the Chicago- land area, and has been recruiting for over 38 years in the contingency marketplace. As a working owner, he stays on top of the market and its changes while hiring and training other recruiters to do the same, consistently billing 750K+ each year.

    Areas of specialty within IT include network, web, database, and email administration; help desk support; web and client server development; and all areas of IT management.

    Rich has taught and facilitated training in the recruiting field and for Zig Ziglar, Anthony Robbins, and Dale Carnegie Sales Training classes. He entered the recruiting field in 1982, passed the CPC exam in 5/91, and has been a member of both the ISSA and NAPS and has served as the VP on the ISSA board. Rich has been a member of Pinnacle since 1997.

    ·        Niche – Information Technology

    ·        Region – Chicagoland, Midwest

    ·        Industries – Information Technology

    ·        Search Type – Retained, Contingent

    Tyler Frisbie

    Tyler has been in the environmental industry for over 20 years and has been recruiting for just over 8 years. He is based in McKinney, Texas and is a solo practitioner. His priorities are 1) his faith 2) his family and 3) recruiting. Tyler billed $1.7m in 2019 and specializes in executive search within the environmental services sector. He also works a lot with private equity companies w/in his space. Tyler’s current YTD billings are $646K.

    Jennifer Poloni

    Jennifer started her career as a sales representative for BMS and then became a sales manager. After 14 years in pharma with both BMS and Novartis, she joined her husband’s firm as a pharmaceutical recruiter. She has been a recruiter on the commercial side of pharma for over 20 years. Together with her husband, they have built pharmaceutical sales forces and worked on marketing and payer marketing roles from product managers to VPs. They were part of MRI for over 20 years and during that time were in the top ten billers in the country. Billings YTD are 1,027,000 and cash 680,000.

    Brooke Ziolo

    Brooke Ziolo is the President of Egret Consulting. She has been recruiting for 12.5 years; she was welcomed into the Pinnacle Society in 2016 and bought her recruiting firm in 2019. She is niched in the lighting industry and places people from mid-level to C-Suite and does a mix of contingent and modified retained. Brooke individually did $298K in 2019 (while transitioning from recruiter to owner of the company) and YTD billings are $309K, her team did $1.25M last year and are at $1.1M YTD.

    Thank you to our event sponsor, Plata Pay!

    • May 26, 2021
    • 12:00 PM (CDT)
    • May 27, 2021
    • 5:00 PM (CDT)
    • Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL

    Midwest Staffing Conference May 26-27, 2021

    at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL

    • September 26, 2021
    • (CDT)
    • September 28, 2021
    • (CDT)
    • Henderson, NV

    NAPS 2021 Conference is the premier education opportunity representing the search, recruiting & staffing industry. More than 300 attendees are expected to attend this year's annual event, which will be held September 26-28, 2021 at the Green Valley Ranch Resort & Spa in Henderson, NV.

    Attendees will have an opportunity to learn from best practices and understand how to improve their business through case studies while expanding their professional network. Exhibitors and sponsors will have dedicated time to showcase products and services in front of hundreds of leaders and decision makers who want to learn more about how you can help them run their businesses more efficiently and effectively.

    Register for this event on NAPS website

Past events

October 01, 2020 Webinar - E-Verify and Form I-9: Staying Compliant Through COVID
September 24, 2020 Midwest Staffing Owners and Executives Symposium
September 10, 2020 Virtual Legislative Conference
August 19, 2020 Staffing Survival 101 - A Young Professionals Virtual Event
June 03, 2020 ASA Staffing Law Conference - Virtual Event
May 20, 2020 Virtual Midwest Staffing Conference 2020: Re!magine Rebuilding
April 30, 2020 ISSA Virtual Roundtable Discussion Series - Week 3
April 23, 2020 Recruiting Webinar - 8 Tips for Candidate Engagement
April 16, 2020 ISSA Virtual Roundtable Discussion Series - Week 2
April 09, 2020 ISSA Virtual Roundtable Discussion Series - Week 1
March 25, 2020 Young Professionals Event - March Staffing Madness - CANCELED
February 27, 2020 ISSA Legislative Conference
January 23, 2020 Webinar: Leadership Excellence--Four Best Practices of Overperforming Organizations
December 05, 2019 ISSA Annual Meeting, Client Panel and Holiday Party
November 14, 2019 Webinar: Hiring Veterans / Giving Back to Those Who Have Served
October 24, 2019 Afternoon With Pinnacle Society Members
October 24, 2019 OSHA Temporary Worker Safety Seminar - Presented by the Illinois Department of Labor
October 15, 2019 ASA Staffing World
September 22, 2019 NAPS 2019 Annual Conference
September 12, 2019 Midwest Staffing Owners and Executives Retreat
August 20, 2019 Webinar: Social Recruiting
August 08, 2019 Young Professionals - Recruiting with LinkedIn®
June 27, 2019 Member Appreciation Event - Chicago Dogs Baseball Game
May 22, 2019 2019 Midwest Staffing Conference
April 04, 2019 ASA Staffing Law Conference
March 27, 2019 Young Professionals - March "Staffing" Madness
February 28, 2019 ISSA Legislative Event
November 29, 2018 Annual Meeting and Holiday Party
November 04, 2018 NAPS 2018 Annual Conference
October 16, 2018 ASA Staffing World
September 25, 2018 Midwest Owners and Executives Symposium
September 13, 2018 Afternoon with Pinnacle Society Members
June 19, 2018 Seal at Ravinia - Member Appreciation Event
May 09, 2018 Networking Reception - Happy Hour
April 19, 2018 NAPS Immersion Webinar
March 07, 2018 Navigating the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – A Primer on the 2018 Tax Law
November 30, 2017 Meet the Owners Panel and Annual Meeting Holiday Party
November 02, 2017 State of the Law in Illinois
October 24, 2017 ASA Staffing World
September 28, 2017 Midwest Staffing Owners and Executive Retreat
September 20, 2017 NAPS 2017 Annual Conference
August 10, 2017 Why Salespeople Fail, and What You Can Do About It
June 16, 2017 Day at the Races Member Appreciation Event
June 07, 2017 Are You Ready for the Sick Leave Law Going into effect 7/1/2017 and Other Employment Law Updates!
April 07, 2017 MIDWEST STAFFING CONFERENCE - 2nd Day Leadership Session with Danny Cahill
March 22, 2017 Young Staffing Professionals Event: Networking 101 for Sales and Recruiting Professionals
January 19, 2017 Fast and Furious: The Road to Bigger Billings
December 01, 2016 Meet the Client Panel and Annual Meeting Holiday Party
November 16, 2016 Inside the Mind of the Modern Job Seeker
November 15, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
October 25, 2016 ASA Staffing World
October 20, 2016 Young Staffing Professionals Fall Event: LinkedIn for Sales and Recruiting
October 13, 2016 Afternoon with Pinnacle Society Members
October 04, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
September 19, 2016 NAPS 2016 Annual Conference
September 14, 2016 Staffing Company Owner and Executive Symposium
September 01, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
August 04, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
July 27, 2016 Labor and Employment Law Update
July 07, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
June 21, 2016 Rooftop Chicago Cubs Game Member Appreciation Event
June 02, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
May 05, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
April 20, 2016 ASA Staffing Law Conference
April 06, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
March 15, 2016 The Loyalty Playbook: Using Remarkable Service To Unleash Your Firm's True Potential
March 03, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
February 11, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
February 10, 2016 Transform the Profitability of your Staffing Firm with WOTC
January 21, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
January 20, 2016 Good Recruiting Habits
December 10, 2015 Meet the Client Panel and Annual Meeting Holiday Party
November 10, 2015 Afternoon with Pinnacle Society Member
October 27, 2015 ASA Staffing World
October 22, 2015 Exclusive Event for Young Staffing Professionals
October 03, 2015 Arlington Resources CureSade 5K Run/Walk
September 28, 2015 NAPS 2015 Annual Conference
September 10, 2015 Midwest Staffing Owners and Executive Retreat
August 27, 2015 Connecting With Your Audience – Making Your Communication Count!
April 28, 2015 ASA Staffing Law Conference
March 24, 2015 Legal Legislative Update: What Is Going On Out There?
January 14, 2015 Controlling the Chaos! Effective Time Management for Staffing Professionals
December 04, 2014 Meet the Client Panel and Annual Meeting Holiday Party
November 13, 2014 Pinnacle Panel and Networking Event
October 17, 2014 The Power of Nice ~ Probing Skills
September 18, 2014 Cutting Edge Marketing Tools for the Staffing Industry
August 20, 2014 Why Specializing is the Key to Recruiting Success
August 14, 2014 ASA Certification Workshop
July 09, 2014 Impact! Handling Challenging Conversations Effectively
April 16, 2014 How to Sell Without Selling
March 11, 2014 ACA - Planning that your Staffing Company should be doing to be ready for it





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