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Thursday, April 20 • 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Defining that Nebulous “Cultural Fit” Thing

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Cultural fit: OMG, it’s often just an excuse for hiring people who aren’t like the people on staff now. !ndigo Books & Music, out of Canada, has a new approach. Principal Staff Officer Sarah Wilson describes her approach, including: a) a speed dating approach reminiscent of medical school selection; b) a series of auditions used for front-line employees.

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Sarah Wilson

Principal Staff Officer, Indigo Books & Music
Sarah Wilson is the principal staff officer at Indigo Books & Music. In this role she’s responsible for talent acquisition, onboarding, and performance management. Since her arrival in 2015, she has redefined how Indigo sources and assesses talent leveraging non-traditional hiring practices to ensure the right people are brought into the organization in the right roles at the right time. Prior to joining Indigo, she ran talent acquisition for the retail division of Aritzia LP based in Vancouver. Her career in human resources began in an agency setting where she led recruitment practices in legal support and law firm management. When she... Read More →

Thursday April 20, 2017 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Marriott Grand Ballroom 12

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