HireACane Academy

Student Panel at HireACane Academy
Audience engaged at HireACane Academy
Fireside chat at HireACane Academy

HireACane Academy is our annual two-day recruiter conference and retreat. Connect with colleagues and faculty, get tips from reverse consulting sessions with students, and gain insight into recruiting trends from thought-leaders in the field. Register now!

Academy Schedule

Thursday, June 22

Registration and Breakfast
8:00-8:30am

Welcome and Introductions
8:30-9:30am

Morning Sessions
9:30am-12:00pm     

  • University of Miami's Roadmap to Our New Century with Khaleel Seecharan, Assistant Vice President for Special Projects at University of Miami's Office of the President 
  • One Size Fits None: Customizing the Candidate Experience in Campus Recruiting with Dan Black, Americas Director of Recruiting at EY

Lunch Keynote Speaker
Dr. Tony Musto, Director, Fitness Programs, Herbert Wellness Center 
12:00-1:30pm

Faculty Panel: How UM Prepares Students for the Workforce
1:30-2:30pm

Afternoon Sessions
1:30-5:30pm

  • Utilizing Data Analytics & Technology in Recruiting with Aaron Goldberg, VP University Relations at Citi
  • Wowing the Applicant: The Ultimate Customer Service Experience with Katie Bruns, Campus Recruiter at Chewy
  • The Gig Economy and its Impact on Recruiting with Helen Martinez, CEO and Chief Freelance Relationship Officer at Skilled Shift
  • South Florida Workforce: Trends and Insights with Mark Trowbridge, President and CEO at Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce
  • Marketing the Culture of Your Organization with Christian Garcia, Associate Dean & Executive Director of University of Miami's Toppel Career Center 

Evening Reception at Marlins Stadium (Miami Marlins vs. Chicago Cubs)
Sponsored by UM Housing & Residential Life, Summer Intern Housing
6:00pm-Game End 

Friday, June 23

Breakfast & Student Panel: Insights on Recruiting Strategies
8:30-10:30am

Reverse Consulting Sessions with UM Students
10:30am-12:00pm