Skip to Page Content

Event Details

    September Chapter Meeting: Recruitment & Retention

    Date: September 10, 2020, 11:45am – 1:00pm
    Lynchburg Regional SHRM Inc.
    No Cost
    Event Type:
    iCal link
    Add to Calendar




    Annual Joint Meeting: Lynchburg Regional SHRM, Inc.
    & RANE – Resource Access Network for Employers
    September 10, 2020 Virtual Webinar Agenda


    11:50 AM        Business Meeting

    12:00 NOON   Presentation 

    Topic: How to Recruit During A Pandemic”

    Presenter:  Cathleen Reilly, Vice President of Talent Acquisition

    Cathleen joined Scott in 2016 with more than 16 years of experience in recruiting and 10 years of legal experience. After beginning her career as a litigation attorney, Cathleen began recruiting in the legal industry in 2000. In 2013, she joined a large commercial insurance company where she recruited for all departments and senior executive positions.

    Cathleen is passionate about building professional relationships through networking. She speaks regularly at events sharing her expertise and insights on resume writing, using social media for professional networking, interview preparation and effective career search strategies. She is also active in the community and regularly volunteers to help others in their search for employment.

    Cathleen is a graduate of St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA, and received her J.D. from the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University in Washington, D.C.

    Presentation Summary:  During the 60-minute presentation for SHRM, the presenter will discuss the many facets of recruiting during a pandemic including,

    • How to find great candidates during a pandemic
    • How to network for candidates without meeting in person
    • How to best connect with a candidate in a virtual interview
    • How to convey your company culture over Zoom
    • What to say to a candidate who is reluctant to change jobs during a pandemic
    • How to keep exceptional candidates engaged during a hiring freeze
    • How to ensure that a new hire feels connected when starting and working remotely

    12:45 PM        Closing Remarks

    1:00 PM           Adjourn


    Registration Link:



    Pending: Pre-Approval for SHRM Credit (1.00 "General HR" Credit Hour)

    Pre-Approved for HRCI Credit (1.00 PDC Credit Hour)

    Lynchburg Regional SHRM is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP professional development credits (PDCs). This program is valid for 1 PDC. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit

    Lynchburg Regional SHRM is a recognized provider of recertification credits. HR Certification Institute ® preapproved this program for 1 HR (General) credit towards aPHRi™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™, and SPHRi™ recertification.



    Scott Insurance