Fordyce Family Council: What Would YOU Like to Know?

What if you could have the most knowledgeable people possible answer your recruiting and placement business questions?

No hidden agendas, no ego trips, no sales pitches. Nothing off limits.  For the first time, you can, during the Fordyce Family Council. This unique meeting will meet on Friday, June 12 at 3:30 PM during the 2009 Fordyce Forum.

The Council members include:

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  • Jeff Allen (Moderator). Jeff’s name has been synonymous with placement law since 1975. Jeff is the world’s leading placement lawyer. He’s worked a desk, been an HR manager, has collected more placement fees, prosecuted more trade secrets cases, and assisted more placement practitioners than anyone else. Questions for Jeff might include: Does sending the resume mean I am entitled to the placement fee? Should I sign a client’s PSA (placement service agreement)? How do I word a referral period so that it works?
  • Jordan Greenberg. Starting out working a desk almost 30 years ago, Jordan founded The Pinnacle Source, Inc. in 1986. Since then, his solo practice has become a major IT sales placement business. Jordan is a recruiter’s recruiter — he knows that his success is based on a commitment to the quality of his service and the “community” he helps to create day in and day out. In short, Jordan is exactly the generous, candid, high biller you would ask if you could. Now you can. Questions for Jordan might include: What high-tech tools are your greatest asset in this market? What are the most important things to manage in a solo search practice? How did you choose and develop your search niche?
  • Jenifer Lambert. Jenifer is Vice President of TERRA Staffing Group, a major placement business. She is a “working manager” who makes placements while she trains others to do so. Jenifer also has an independent training business, and is a member of the prestigious Pinnacle Society. Jenifer brings her unique experience, talent and systematic approach to the Council, and we are delighted to have her with us. Questions for Jenifer might include: What specific techniques do you use to develop search superstars? How can average recruiters turn themselves into high billers? How can a rookie to start out the right way?
  • Mel Zwirn. A successful owner of a chain of 24 staffing businesses with $50 million in billings? Half of a renowned husband-and-wife team (Mel and Mary) — absolutely people you should know! Mel will share his management and business secrets of success with you. You just have to ask. Questions for Mel might include: How do you maintain big margins? What are you doing differently in this recession? How did you grow such a large business?

Our objective is to have you leave the Council meeting with all you ever wanted to know.

Don’t miss it!

Elaine Rigoli has nearly 15 years of experience managing content and community for various B2B and consumer websites. Elaine has written thousands of business and technology articles and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal and eWeek, among other publications.

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