York Region: The Great Resignation or The Great Realignment?

Date and Time

Starts:06/23/2022 10:00 AM

Ends:06/23/2022 11:30 AM

Registration Closes:06/22/2022 8:00 AM

Event Type: Webinar

1.5 pending approval Hour(s)



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Although Canada has yet to be impacted as severely by the ‘Great Resignation’ compared to our US counterparts, recent data shows that it’s likely headed our way in 2022.  Instead of fearing this trend, employers should embrace it! Don’t treat it as a threat, rather look at this as an opportunity. Now is the time to rethink your talent strategy and focus on how Candidate Experience, Culture, and your Employee Value Proposition (EVP) are the first steps to winning the war for talent.

Join our experts in a live Q&A session to discover how to increase your competitive advantage in today’s market by looking at your recruitment and engagement practices through a refreshed lens.

We will share best-practices on:

  • Understanding how the “War for Talent” has shifted
  • Looking at attraction drivers that will help maximize your recruitment efforts
  • Understanding how to adapt your employee value proposition to better attract, engage and retain talent

 Learning Objectives

  • HR professionals will gain a better understanding on how the “War for Talent” has shifted and learn how they can improve their talent acquisition and employee engagement processes and strategies
  • HR Professionals will learn more about attraction drivers and how to strategically maximize their recruitment efforts
  • HR professionals will gain a better understanding on how to adapt their employee value proposition to better attract, engage and retain talent


10:00 AM  Welcome and Introductions

10:05 AM  Speaker Presentations, including  Q & A

11:30 PM  Event Concludes

Registration Closes: June 22, 2022 at 8:00 AM

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Speaker bio(s)
Estrella Frias

As a partner with MaxPeople, Estrella Frias is a Talent Acquisition Leader with more than 20 years of experience building and leading high-performance teams and re-imagining leadership and talent acquisition practices that create work environments that differentiate in the markets they represent. Estrella spent the last 10 years of her career leading the complete transformation and rebuild of the Global Talent Acquisition function for a reputable film tech company driving innovative and highly valued strategic sourcing efforts targeting relevant talent communities. She is a strong advocate for a positive candidate experience as a game changer in attracting talent and strengthening the employer brand. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Kinesiology and a minor in Anthropology from York University.

Julia Ruben Rodney

Julie Ruben Rodney M.Ed., CHRL is the Founder and CEO of MaxPeople, a consulting firm specializing in HR Services, Training, Recruitment and Employment Law. A proud Maritimer to the core, Julie truly values people and relationships which led to her start in organizational behaviour early in her career. She has always been a trailblazer and her company inception, and its structure is no exception. She founded MaxPeople 15 years ago after dealing with the loss of a very close friend and realizing that she wanted to build a business that prioritized family and making time for the important things in life. She also teamed up with her husband to become one of the first boutique HR firms to provide in-house employment law services. Julie has been quoted and contributed articles in publications such as The Globe and Mail, The HR Professional and Dialogue Magazine. She is also a dynamic and accomplished presenter who is invited to numerous speaking engagements each year. Julie’s passion for HR is apparent from the first time you meet her. She lives and breathes her company purpose of helping people be focused, happier and more productive and is grateful for the opportunity to assist other organizations to achieve the same