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Partner Event - GVF HRA - The Art and Science of Hiring the Right Person

  • 20 Feb 2018
  • 5:30 PM
  • Crowne Plaza - King of Prussia

The Art and Science of Hiring the Right Person

We all know that there is a war on for talent. How do we know if we have the Right person for the Right job? How do we reduce the Risk of choosing the wrong person, and how do we help our Managers to make the Right choice. Attendees will walk away with techniques they can implement immediately to make the hiring and boarding processes easier, more full proof and less Risky. You will learn how to save a lot of time and headaches you experience when that person you thought was perfect, you find out either during the onboarding process or shortly thereafter is not.


Dana Riker Jackson has been an entrepreneur and leader of businesses since 1994, when she bought, owned and operated a plastic fabrication business. In 1997, she started Riker Opportunity Institute, Inc., an organizational development business that has been working with CEO’s and HR Professionals over the past 20 years to develop high performing Leaders, Teams and Cultures. Dana is passionate and skilled at bringing out the best in people and organizations. She has helped companies across all industries, ranging in size from privately owned small businesses to Fortune 500 companies; including nonprofits and Educational Institutions.

The outcomes of her work have been to increase customer satisfaction scores, annual revenues, productivity and efficiency.

Many of the organizations Dana has worked with have experienced double-digit growth as a result of her organizational/leadership development and team building work. In 2013, Dana was the recipient of the international Athena Award given to women in recognition for their excellence in business, leadership and service to their communities. In 2016 she was among the top finalists for the Delaware Valley HR Consultant of the Year Award.

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