The Training Camp was attended by over 350 recruiters and human resources professionals from companies including Hallmark, Garmin, Bank of America, Sprint, H&R Block, Dairy Farmers of America, Virgin Mobile USA, State Street, and Cerner Corp.
"Over the last 12 years, TeamKC has become an essential resource for our region's largest employers," Managing Director Jessica Palm said. "With a current unemployment rate of 3.2 percent in Kansas City, 2018 is the right time to establish an annual event that brings the industry together and inspires continuous improvement of our efforts to compete for top job candidates globally."
The event also featured interactive presentations from national talent leaders on the latest recruitment and engagement strategies including innovative sourcing and pipelining, development and inclusion strategies, company culture and employee engagement.
Cheryl Cran, best-selling author of The Art of Change Leadership, gave a keynote presentation on HR leaders adjusting to technological innovation. Other speakers included HBO vice president of sales strategy and education and Crash author Carla Moore; Bank of America senior vice president and human resources executive Allyson Webster; Kansas City Royals general manager Dayton Moore; and ShotTracker co-founder Davyeon Ross.