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Welcome to GatherGeeks, the event industry podcast, where people passionate about the power of live experiences and events come together. Join host David Adler as he discusses the latest news and trends affecting event marketers, meeting strategists, nonprofit organizers, and everyone in between. This podcast by BizBash is the destination for information, innovation, and inspiration for anyone involved in planning events and meetings, from conferences, trade shows, and fund-raising galas to product launches, festivals, award shows, weddings, and birthdays.

Feb 16, 2018

Hosts: David Adler, Beth Kormanik
Guest: Dawn Penfold

In this episode of GatherGeeks, David Adler, C.E.O. of BizBash, and Beth Kormanik, editor in chief of BizBash, hear from recruiter Dawn Penfold of Penfold discusses why the qualified candidate pool is smaller right now, and the challenges to—and benefits of—hiring telecommuting employees. She also dives into the biggest skills Baby Boomers need to stay relevant, how to make job descriptions sound desirable for candidates, how social event planners can update their resumes for corporate positions, and the unique characteristics of Generation Z applicants. This episode is a must-listen for hiring managers as well as anyone looking to enter or advance in the event industry.

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