2018 OSSA Annual Conference: Securing Your Treasure

  • Wednesday, July 11, 2018
  • 6:00 PM
  • Friday, July 13, 2018
  • 12:00 PM
  • Put-In-Bay Ohio


  • This is for non-members only. If you are a member of OSSA, please log in to your profile before registering.
  • This is for invited guests of OSSA active sponsors.
  • Contact Jeanne Hoffman at executivedirector@ohiostaffing.net to attend as a sponsor.


The Ohio Staffing and Search Association 

2018 Annual Conference


Your company has a lot of treasure -- human capital, financial assets, data and a lot more. Join us for this fun and informative conference as we learn how to secure (and grow!) staffing and recruiting treasure! Conference highlights include:

Selfies for Success with keynote Marvin Montgomery, Professional Sales Trainer, Author & Coach. 

In this interactive session, Marvin will help us:

  • Learn what we have to take full responsibility for ourselves
  • Identify specific selfies that are an opportunity for improvement
  • Identify the negative selfies that can be harmful
  • Explore five specific areas that we can control ourselves
  • Brainstorm negative selfies to stay away from

How to Become a Trusted Advisor with Marvin Montgomery

You only have seconds to begin reversing the negative stigma that a potential customer has about you which means the initial approach that you use is crucial. Remember that people buy from people who they Know, Like and Trust.  In Marvin's second session, we will learn:

  • The Two Rules of Customer Engagement
  • The Benefits that are gained by using this approach
  • The importance of Actively Listening so you can immediately remove the client’s negative perception and start to Become A Trusted Advisor

Smart Marketing Ideas: Insights to Strategically Attract, Engage and Convert More Job Seekers and Clients with David Searns, Haley Marketing

Is your staffing company’s marketing STRATEGIC, MEASURABLE and based on ANALYTICS?  In staffing, great marketing isn’t about spending more…it’s about getting more ROI from the money you spend. In this presentation, David Searns, CEO of Haley Marketing, will show you the big trends going on in marketing and what they mean for staffing and recruiting companies.

Buckle up…and get ready for lots of ideas to dominate the web, differentiate your services, radically improve your recruiting, and fill more of your open job orders.

In this workshop, you’ll discover:

  • 5 essential upgrades for your website
  • 6 trends in SEO…and one thing you MUST start doing
  • 7 strategies to make your content marketing work better
  • The latest insights on using social media for sales and recruiting

Attract, Retain and Motivate Internal Talent presented by Kim Whiteley and Robin Mee, Mee Derby & Company

"What is keeping you up at night"? Most staffing executives say that hiring internal staff - and that is their biggest impediment to growth. Join the conversation and hear from industry experts, staffing companies across the country, along with your colleagues as we share and brainstorm on innovative ideas to attract, retain and motivate your internal teams.

    Addtional Confernece Topics Include:

    Time Management for Recruiters with Tom Erb, Tallann Resources

    Cybersecurity with Jerry Grady, UHY, LLP Certified Public Accountants

    Claims Management for Staffing Companies with Corey Lambrecht, V&A Risk Services

    Industry Udpates with Adam Russ, Frantz Ward, LLP Attorneys at Law

    Want to attend as a SPONSOR? EMAIL Jeanne Hoffman at executivedirector@ohiostaffing.net. To view sponsorship options, CLICK HERE!

    OSSA has reserved a block of rooms until June 10 at the Islander Inn & Niagara Conference Center at a special price of $139 + tax.  Be sure to mention the OSSA Conference when reserving your room.

    Also be sure to check out the ferry schedules for Miller Boatline and Jet Express.

    Member: $225 for first registration then $200 per person from same company

    Non-Member: $350 per person

    Check back soon for our conference schedule and updates!

    Address: PO Box 20757 Columbus OH 43220

    Email: executivedirector@ohiostaffing.net
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