Robin Mee and Michele McCauley to present at VACE 2018 conference

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Mee Derby Founder and President Robin Mee and Michele McCauley, Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Apex Systems, will present at the next VACE Conference.

VACE stands for Virginia Association of Colleges and Employers, an organization that facilitates relationships between colleges and employers in Virginia and neighboring areas. The annual VACE conference is a great way to spread the “Staffing as a Career” initiative. It’s an opportunity to inform and network with college career counselors, and to share important staffing related information to employers.


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VACE 2018: A Capital Event

April 25-27, 2018 at the Omni Hotel in Richmond


Mee and McCauley’s presentation will be titled: From the Front Line – Employers Hiring Priorities, Preferences and Prereqs. Here’s a preview:


The staffing industry plays a vital role in the economy, creating workforce solutions for America’s companies and jobs for America’s workers. With hiring over 15 million employers per year, staffing professionals are the experts at finding a needle in the haystack. In this encore and highly rated session from last year, hear from staffing professionals who work with companies fist hand all day, every day hearing their hiring priorities, preferences, and prerequisites. These experts ask the right questions to find out what the hiring managers really want and need. You will also receive a list of questions to ask your managers about the people that they want to hire to find the right person faster. The staffing industry, like most is hiring too. Colleges can help by learning more about the Staffing as a Career initiative which will be briefly highlighted in this interactive session.

Career professionals will walk away with a checklist of the things that top hiring managers look for to find top talent. Employers will see the value of partnering with a staffing firms and benefiting from their college partnerships. All participants will receive a list of questions that managers are asked by staffing firm consultants.