Three Key Ways to Personalize Millennial Recruiting in 2017
By Andy Roane, Vice President of Recruitment Process Outsourcing, Yoh

Andy Roane Andy Roane shares a thought-provoking observation: as our industry’s products have become more personalized, our hiring tactics are increasingly impersonal.  In this article, Andy makes the business case for high touch recruiting. Gain insight into how you can take your recruiting efforts to the next level this year. [Full Article]



Five Generations at Work: Managing an Age-Diverse Workforce

By Adam Hale, CEO, Fairsail

Today’s dynamic workforce spans five generations. Each age group has different perspectives on employment, learning and life in general which means a cookie-cutter approach to recruiting and retention won’t work. Adam Hale shares insight into how to successfully manage a blended workforce. [Full Article]





Need Benchmarks? Participate in CTHRA’s 2017 Comp & Benefit Surveys it comes to salaries and employee benefits, analytics are a key component for executive  decision making.  Recognizing the need for industry-specific benchmarks, CTHRA is currently seeking participants for two surveys: CTHRA’s Annual Compensation Surveys and, new in 2017, the Cable & Telecommunications Employee Benefits Survey. [Full Article]

CTHRA Announces 2017 Officers

Longtime board member Eric Hawkins, SVP of HR for Discovery Communications and The Oprah Winfrey Network, has stepped into the role of president for CTHRA’s board of directors. CTHRA’s Executive Committee includes Hawkins and Vice President Seth Feit, Group Vice President of Talent for Charter Communications; Secretary Rob Fodge, Vice President of Comcast Business for Comcast; Treasurer Tom Tooker, Vice President of HR at A+E Networks; and Cheryl Middleton Jones, Senior Vice President of HR for Scripps Networks Interactive.  To view all members of CTHRA’s 2017 board of directors, please [read the article].


Elizabeth Casanas Joins CTHRA’s Board of Directors

CTHRA welcomes Elizabeth Casanas, SVP of HR for Showtime Networks to its board of directors. Previously, Elizabeth served as SVP of HR at CNN Worldwide, where she provided strategic guidance for the Cable News Network and managed a team of HR professionals domestically and abroad. Her career also spans positions at TNT, Turner, ABC News and the Walt Disney Publishing Worldwide Inc.



Save the Date for CTHRA’s 2017 HR Symposium October 25-26

Given the popularity of its location, CTHRA’s Symposium is returning to Philadelphia! Last year, 250 HR professionals from across the industry joined us for a day of learning and networking, and plans are already underway for this year’s program which is being chaired by Michele Parks, VP of Talent Management at Cox Communications. The 2017 HR Symposium will kick off with a networking reception on October 25, followed by the day-long Symposium on October 26.  Mark your calendar and plan to attend! If you’ve not experienced a Symposium, check out the 2016 photo gallery.

Reminder: Free PsychArmor Courses for Employers Now Available

PsychArmor InstituteMission Media is pleased to partner with PsychArmor Institute, a national non-profit that provides free education and support for Guard, Reserve & Veteran employers. The robust collection of free online courses features best practices for veteran recruitment and retention, creating a military friendly work culture and military spouse hiring programs from national subject matter experts. [Full Article]




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