ICON Session Speaker

Kate McMillen

Manager of Talent Acquisition & Programs, Infusionsoft

A self-proclaimed change junkie, Kate brings a high energy and results-focused approach to facing challenges. She’s responsible for leading and innovating the hiring processes, talent acquisition strategy, and candidate experience for Infusionsoft’s candidates and hiring leaders. In her time with Infusionsoft she and her team have hired over 400 people, implemented multiple new innovations and trained 150+ Infusionsoft leaders to our talent mobility best practices. Prior to Infusionsoft, Kate led a team of recruiters and managed accounts in the U.S. and Canada for Target Training International, consulted with clients like Girl Scouts, Wounded Warrior Project and K12 while at Insperity, and holds a Master’s degree from Pepperdine in Organization Development with an emphasis on job benchmarking, retention and talent selection. When not strategizing on people and process, Kate is collecting passport stamps, throwing dinner parties, and building her small business, Line of Sight.

Thursday, April 27th
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Drafting Your Dream Team: 4 Strategies to Help You Hire Great People
125 AB

Hiring your first employee is the ultimate business roller coaster. It's about letting go, trusting, and opening up new possibilities - except when it's not. Hiring is about way more than processing payroll. You're entrusting your brand, your business, your livelihood to another person so it's critical to have the right person in that seat. Get direction from experts who have dedicated their careers to attracting talent.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Discover how to define what you need from the right candidate and walk away with insider insight on sourcing talent
  • Create your employment brand promise and learn how to retain talent
  • Get advice on designing an interview process that gets results, best practices for onboarding your new employee