Oct 05, 2017 11:00am -
Oct 07, 2017 04:30pm

Event Type: Owners Only Retreat
Category: OOR

Speaker Information

Doug Beabout

Owners Bootcamp

– Maximizing Your Business Potential in Our Current Economy

- Developing a Rainmaking Team​

- How to Build a Business that Will Sell Profitably

– Best Practices in Adding Direct Hire or Temporary Staffing Service Offerings to Your Existing Lines of Business


Mike Neidle, Optimal Management

Current Economic Trends and How They Impact Staffing

Ryan Phillips, AIRs Essentials

Out of Box Ideas that Give you a Cutting-Edge Advantage


Tim Landhuis, Staffing Industry Analysts

Data Driven Insights on the Staffing Industry in a Time of Great Change

Mike Robson, Edelstein, Gilbert, Robson & Smith

Legislative Updates


ShopTalks Highlights


Shop Talk Tables are held in a confidential forum to discuss topics like: Compensation plans, Client issues, Hiring practices, ACA, Insurance, Social Media/web sites, Internal HR Issues, In-house Contracts, Temp issues,  Technology, ATS, To move or Not to move to the Cloud, How to locate and work with and your legislature.....and more.

​Check back as this list WILL update, adding topics!           

Shop Talk Table Moderators Day 1

1)    Rosanna Hayden and Ryan Phillips - Ideas for Cost Saving Measures

2)    Bob Pugliano – Exit Strategy

                  Exit Strategies for the Staffing Owner

            a.  Is Selling your staffing firm right for you

            a.  Valuations

            b.  Enterprise value vs. Equity Value

            d.  When to sell

            c.  Market forces


3)    Mike Neidle – How to Grow Sales, Profit and Company Value

4)    Jay Ramos – Offshoring – “Get on the Boat and Partner Offshore”

5)    Cameron Stewart, Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck

      Cannabis - “It’s legal, but it ain’t a hundred percent legal.”

      A summary of California law regarding legal marijuana (state and federal) in the workplace, potential new claims facing employers (i.e., disability discrimination), the legal landscape of medical marijuana (summary of legal decisions in state and federal court), and company policies. 

6)    Trevor Linn - The 7 Most Common Insurance Exclusions that Affect Staffing Companies and How to Protect Your Business


Shop Talk Table Moderators Day 2

1)    Mackenzie Froese – Best Strategies for an optimal online presence: Social Media,Website and more

2)    Stacy Mackey – How to lower your Workers Compensation and State Unemployment Expenses

3)    Bob Pugliano – Growth through mergers or a purchase

            a.  Should I buy another staffing business or merge with another

            b.  Advantages

            c.  Disadvantages

            d.  How do I buy someone else.

            e.  Liquidity

            f.  Buy vs. organic growth.

4)    Mike Neidle – Designing Win/Win Compensation Plans


Speaker Name Organization Session
Beabout Doug The Douglas Howard group Speaker List
Froese Mackenzie Haley Marketing Group Speaker List
Hayden Rosanna Artizen Staffing Speaker List
Landhuis Timothy Staffing Industry Analysts Speaker List
Linn Trevor NFP Property & Casualty Speaker List
Mackey Stacy XL Staffing, Inc. Speaker List
Neidle Michael Optimal Management Speaker List
Phillips Ryan AIRS, an ADP Company Speaker List
Pugliano Robert J. Blackthorn Advisors Speaker List
Ramos Jay Amtec HUMAN CAPITAL Speaker List
Robson Mike Edelstein, Gilbert, Robson & Smith, LLC Speaker List
Stanford Jason Corporate Tax Incentives Speaker List
Stewart Cameron Kaufman Dolowich Voluck, LLP Speaker List