Virtual Think Tank Series
The State of the Economy: Insights to Help Guide Your Organization
A 30-Minute Coffee Break with the Indeed Economist
Thursday, August 20, 2020 • Every hour starting at 9:00 (EDT)
At the start of 2020, it would have been impossible to imagine the world as it is today. Companies are in an unprecedented situation navigating COVID-19, and one of the challenges has been the increased needs for recruiting and competing demands for talent.
During this one-on-one event, Indeed Economist Brendon Bernard will offer exclusive insights into the current state of the Canadian economy to help you navigate your recruitment challenges and better plan for the future ahead, including:
- What sectors are showing signs of recovery
- CERB’s impact on recruitment
- Government policy and what lies ahead
Another way to future-proof your recruitment strategy is to arm yourself with the tools you need to make efficient, data-driven decisions. As part of this session, Senior Recruitment Evangelist Saeed Sadooghi will walk you through one of Indeed’s powerful tools, Hiring Insights, that provides market and candidate insights for the roles your company is looking to fill right now.
Sessions will take place on August 20th starting on the hour (9:00 am EDT, 10:00 am EDT, 11:00 am EDT, 12:00 pm EDT, 1:00 pm EDT, 2:00 pm EDT, 3:00 pm EDT, 4:00 pm EDT). Slots will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Virtual Coffee Breaks with the Economist are very popular, so reply now to secure your spot. We look forward to seeing you there!
Brendon Bernard is an Economist at the Indeed Hiring Lab, focusing on the Canadian labour market. His research interests include analyzing how detailed trends in the job market fit in with broader developments in the Canadian economy. Brendon was previously an economist with Department of Finance Canada, where he focused on analyzing Canadian financial sector policy and the U.S. economy. He holds a Master’s in Economics from the Vancouver School of Economics at University of British Columbia, as well as a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Queen’s University.
As a Senior Recruitment Evangelist for Indeed Canada, Saeed brings industry trends and data to Canadian recruiters to help propel their strategies. As a product and platform expert, he consults organizations on how to best leverage Indeed to find the right talent and optimize their recruiting practices and performance. He has over 15 years of experience and has previously held global roles in North America and Asia.