Start with WHY: Rethinking User Adoption and Change Management for Recruiting

SHRM 2015 Talent Management Conference & Exposition
Workplace Application: Provide a clear method to help you drive user adoption of new technologies and recruiting initiatives in your company.
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In a world with so many systems, tools, and technologies fighting for your mind share, change management and user adoption can be an uphill battle. Matt Grove, formerly Recruiting Director and Sourcing Leader at KPMG, will discuss approaches and strategies to ensure changes are met with open arms and users adopt the tools that underpin your organization’s talent acquisition strategies. You'll leave this session with a new perspective and new real-world tools that will help you drive adoption of recruiting technologies and initiatives. You will learn how to:

  • Build and communicate your own high quality user adoption strategy, with quality inputs and outputs, to achieve buy-in from users and business leaders.  
  • Proactively drive all aspects of the user adoption process with users, leaders, and business partners, including how to lead change and how to build and leverage partnerships.  
  • Diagnose and resolve user adoption issues including how to coach users and leaders as change agents.
Date(s) & Time(s): 
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 11:15am to 12:30pm

Matthew Grove, SPHR


Matt Grove is a Principal Consultant with Recruiting Toolbox based in Chicago. Matt is an accomplished recruiting leader and speaker who is a storyteller with a unique point of view as a former opera singer and actor. In his presentations, Matt shares his greatest learning experiences (both the highlights and the lowlights!) and helps people see new and better ways of working. He shares What to do and How to do it.

Matt has been a featured speaker and panelist at recruiting conferences and leadership events. He has led live and virtual trainings for a variety of industry organizations and has trained sourcing and recruiting teams in the US, Canada, Europe, India, and South Africa.

Harbor Ballroom F
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Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Relationship Management
HR Expertise
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