Carol Schenkler & Jon Swift

June 9, 2017 - 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

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2017 Hiring and Compensation Trends for Creative and IT Professionals

Jon Swift - Branch Manager - Robert Half Technology
Carol Schankler - Division Director - Robert Half Creative

Want to know what’s in store for the Creative and IT profession in 2017? The Creative Group’s Carole Schenkler and Robert Half Technology’s Jon Swift will give an overview of the current hiring landscape, most in-demand jobs and salary trends for creative and IT professionals. They will also discuss some of key skills employers desire as well as the competencies one needs to possess in today’s workforce to be successful.

Jon Swift's Bio:

Jon Swift is the Branch Manager for Robert Half Technology, a division of Robert Half, the world’s first and largest specialized staffing firm. Robert Half Technology provides highly skilled IT engineering professional on a permanent or consulting basis. In his role, Jon manages all technology recruitment and consulting operations for the West LA and Ventura regions. Within the LA Metro area, Robert Half Technology works with some of the most renowned LA-based companies within entertainment, law, finance, advertising, healthcare, and technology. Jon has played a pivotal role in crafting ongoing staffing and consulting partnerships with many public and private LA-based companies such as an Am-Law 100 Listed Law Firm, a major apparel manufacturer, a global publically-traded asset manager, a major motion picture studio as well as a Central-California based healthcare provider. In addition to helping companies source talent for major projects and initiatives, Jon and his team provide resources & counsel to help clients navigate challenges surrounding ever-changing market trends in talent acquisition and employment.

Carol Schenkler's Bio:

Carol Schenkler is the Division Director for The Creative Group (TCG), a division of Robert Half, the world’s first and largest specialized staffing firm. TCG is the fastest growing division of Robert Half, specializing in placing social media, interactive, creative, marketing, PR, UX, and advertising talent. With more than 15 record breaking years in the creative staffing arena, Carol helps creative and marketing professionals find fulfilling full-time employment and find top talent for businesses to be successful. In her role, Carol oversees the staffing, recruitment and business development in the greater Los Angeles area including both LA and Ventura counties. Carol works with some of the most renowned LA-based companies within entertainment, finance, advertising, healthcare and technology. Whether in the start-up phase or a current category leader, Carol intuitively understand the needs of her clients and has a keen eye for the talent that will ultimately drive a company’s success. As a consummate professional, she has placed key positions for various companies including: The Honest Company, Midnight Oil Agency, Mattel, Amgen, Sierra Investments and Ecosmart to name a few. In addition, Carol successfully provides resources & trusted counsel to help clients navigate challenges surrounding ever-changing market trends in talent acquisition and employment.

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