CFEC Employer Networking Meeting

#1 Mistake Made by Hiring Managers that Stifles Team Engagement

Employers are struggling to find talent for open positions, with most saying that the talent pool is small and shallow.

According to the 2019 Global Talent Trends report by LinkedIn,  92% of talent professionals reported that soft skills are equally or more important to hire for than hard skills. And 89% said that when a new hire doesn't work out, it's because they lack critical soft skills. The unfortunate reality is that most organizations focus solely on candidates' hard skills, such as experience and education because they lack the proper assessment tools required to accurately measure soft criteria like personalities and behaviors. By primarily emphasizing "hard" skills, they're inadvertently narrowing their potential candidate pool.

Learn how looking at the whole person can help your hiring team accurately assess candidate fit and ensure proper team alignment.

During this luncheon, Newland Associates will offer a complimentary Predictive Index Behavioral Assessment to all attendees, along with a group discussion on how to interpret the results.  You can take the 5 min assessment in advance at the following Link

Robert Newland, a frequent speaker and consultant, is CEO of Newland Associates, helping organizations Decode The Human for talent acquisition, talent management and business performance.

November 12, 2019 from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM - End of the Year Luncheon Meeting - Celebrating 25 years! 

  • 11:15 AM suggested arrival time for sign-in
  • 11:30 AM lunch is served, 11:45 AM program begins.

Approved for SHRM credit hour(s) - Special thanks to UCF Continuing Education who helps make this process possible for re-certification credit hours



At the door meeting fee $25.00. If check, payable to CFEC. Please make any cancellations by the Fri. before the meeting, or cost will be administered directly.

Seats go fast and space is limited, reserve your spot today!  Send your RSVP with your Name, Company Name and Email Address to Paulette Weir at .

  • Take the Member Challenge, bring a colleague, for a chance to win a prize!
  • Attendees are employers, recruiters, managers, human resource, career & employment professionals only please.

Nova Southeastern University | Orlando 4850 Millenia Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32839
Parking is FREE. For directions click here or call 407-264-5601 for directions only.

Also, we hope you will consider partnering with us for our Christmas Extravaganza 2019...

Be a part of helping others find work, get food, and have a merry Christmas, right here in Central Florida during our Christmas Extravaganza 2019“. Click here to impact a family or bring an unwrapped gift to the next CFEC Meeting or Job Fair.

Contact: Paulette Weir, CFEC Division Director
Central Florida Employment Council | | 407-834-4223 |