CSSHRM has been awarded SHRM's

2014 Excel Silver Award for outstanding

achievements in Chapter operations with continued

growth and development as a business leader!



Please join local human resources and business professionals at

our February event!


Event Title: Recruitment and Selection Best Practices 


Ella Arroyo, Senior Recruiter, Target 

Jonathan LiepeSenior Human Resources Specialist, Talent Acquisition & Selection, Colorado Springs Utilities 

Beth Lathrop, Senior Recruiter, United States Olympic Committee 

Event Date: Tuesday, February 9th 

Event Time:  

  • Registration & Networking3:00 PM 

  • Presentation: 3:30PM – 5:00PM 

Event Cost:  Members $10
                     Guests     $25



Pikes Peak Library District, Venue Meeting Room at 21st Century Library, 1175 Chapel Hills Dr 


Presentation Summary 

In this session, we will discuss the changing recruitment industry and the best practices to stay ahead of the curve with recruitment and selection processes in your company.  We will provide relevant information on candidate engagement, social media tools, personalization in recruitment messaging, providing a world-class candidate experience, along with understanding the appropriate selection and interview resources.  We will help you learn to build a strong relationship between the hiring manager and the recruiter, and provide specific examples of how a strong partnership can yield long-term results with staffing and employee retention. In this session, you will:  

  1. Understand the top tools and resources for candidate engagement (social media, personalization, candidate experience) 

  1. Learn about relevant recruitment and selection tools 

  1. Implement a strategy to develop a strong hiring manager/recruiter working partnership 

With today’s changing labor market, attracting top talent to any organization is getting more and more difficult.  It is critical to implement the right recruitment and selection strategies to attract the right candidates for long –term organizational success. 

Speaker Bios: 



Ella Arroyo, SPHR, SHRM-SCP 

Mrs. Arroyo has over 10 years of Human Resources experience, over 8 of those years in recruitment.  She has worked for Target Corporation for 10 years and has progressed in the organization from stores HR to campus recruiting to healthcare recruiting, currently working on Stores Leadership recruiting. She has created and led numerous company-wide trainings for business leaders, HR managers and recruiters to learn top recruitment strategies and best practices.  She holds a B.A. in Organizational Studies and Spanish from the University of Michigan, and a M.A. in Industrial Relations from Wayne State University.   



 Beth Stokes Lathrop, PRC, CDR  

Mrs. Lathrop has over 20 years of HR experience in the manufacturing, staffing, real estate, and retail industries. She is currently a sr. recruiter for the United States Olympic Committee after joining the organization as a contract recruiter in March 2012. Responsible for recruiting strategy, passive candidate development, inclusive recruiting, and recruiting analytics, she also serves on the Diversity and Inclusion working group.  

Beth also serves part-time as Administrative Manager for Caliber Services, LLC where she is responsible for strategic planning, HR, and financial oversight. Beth attended Mississippi University for Women and has continued her education through University of Phoenix. She volunteers with Pikes Peak Brewing fundraising events and has also volunteered with the City of Colorado Springs Therapeutic Recreation Program.  




Jonathan Liepe, SPHR, SHRM-SCP 

Mr Liepe offers nearly 20 years of experience creating best practice recruiting methods using LEAN principles to reduce operating costs while improving the overall candidate experience and employer brand.  Possessing a Master's Degree in Human Resources Development, he is well-versed and trained in the use of psychometric principles related to selection system design.  Jonathan has created employer advertising strategies maximizing use of social media and search engine optimization (SEO) to drive internet search traffic directly to corporate careers pages, leading applicant tracking system design efforts, and has been directly involved as the lead recruiter for hard-to-fill and executive leadership positions.    





HRCI & SHRM CP/SCP Approval:  Pending 1.5 recertification credit hours 

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For more information:

Contact: CSSHRM Programs Team


Please join us for this free local opportunity available to HR and Business leaders to learn about developing a strategic recruitment, onboarding and retention strategy for military veterans.  You will hear more about the value of hiring military veterans from companies who have seen great business results from implementing  a winning strategy.    This workshop has been approved for 5.25 HRCI and SHRM-CP/SCP credit hours.  We hope to see you there!             

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