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Arkansas SHRM 2022 HR Conference & Expo • October 24-26 • Hot Springs, Arkansas

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Program Details

CPG Industry Best Practice & Strategies for Recruiting Ultra-Competitive Markets

Key Objectives

Learn ways to compete for talent Identify the best things you can do to retain talent in a tight labor market Pinpoint ways to train hiring managers to “Sell the Kool-Aid” Ascertain what you can offer and what you can’t offer Discuss what’s taking so long

The cost of doing business is currently high, but cheaper than being cheap.  In the current state of recruiting, you are likely witnessing or experiencing the cause and effect-snowball of good and bad hires.  In this session, we will discuss best practices utilized by Fortune 500 CPG Companies. As employers, you need to know who you are, what you need and where you can bend.  

Key Objectives:

  • Learn ways to compete for talent
  • Identify the best things you can do to retain talent in a tight labor market
  • Pinpoint ways to train hiring managers to “Sell the Kool-Aid”
  • Ascertain what you can offer and what you can’t offer
  • Discuss what’s taking so long

Scott Crossett

CEO at Cameron Smith & Associates

Scott Crossett is the CEO for Cameron Smith & Associates, a leading recruitment firm for the Consumer Goods Industry headquartered in Rogers, AR, where he oversees the strategy and operations of a 25-person team. Scott regularly meets with clients, potential clients, and candidates and participates in VP/C-Suite assignments for CSA’s Retained Search division.

Scott is in his 15th year at CSA. As a recruiter, Scott has filled roles ranging from CEO to Sales Analyst for clients such as ConAgra Foods, Ocean Spray, M&M Mars, Hostess Brands and Walgreens, to name a few.

Prior to Cameron Smith & Associates, Scott worked 5 years as a stockbroker for Morgan Stanley and Raymond James.

Scott currently serves on the board of directors for the Razorback “A” Club and coaches a variety of youth sports. He is a 2001 graduate of the University of Arkansas (B.S. Financial Management), where he was a 4-year letterman for the Razorback baseball team.

Scott resides in Bentonville, AR with his wife, Lisa, daughter Taylor and their dog Penelope.

Please Note: Speakers and topics are subject to change without notice.

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