Wednesday, May 29, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Presentation at 8:30 a.m., Networking at 10:00 a.m.
Light Breakfast Provided

Event Description

Finding and Retaining the Right People: An Interactive Discussion and Exercise

Lisa Matthews, Talent Acquisition Consultant, Cascade Employers Association 

This session will be a creative and interactive brainstorming session and exercise of "how to" attract, retain and engage talent in today's competitive employment market. During this session, participants will work through a recruiting road map that can be applicable to any nonprofit organization and talent aquisition need - from hiring for entry level, management or executive positions to hiring for diversity, equity and inclusion. Participants will learn about communication, planning, and budgeting for talent aquisition, and how to engage your target audience to help sell your company and culture to prospective talent.

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain hand's on experience using tools and strategies to structure a successful hiring process.
  • Learn about key trends driving the competitive hiring market and how your nonprofit stand out.

Target Audience
Senior Leaders, Managers, Supervisors, Human Resources Professionals and/or any individual is responsible for attracting, retaining and engaging talent to their organization/department.

Area of Nonprofit Excellence - Human Resources & Operations and Leadership & Culture

Every learning opportunity NAO offers is aligned with one of nine areas of our Principles and Practices for Nonprofit Excellence that NAO believes are critical to every nonprofit’s effectiveness and success. Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential for a thriving, effective and successful nonprofit; therefore, DE&I is embedded across all nine areas.

This event focuses on Human Resources & Operations and Leadership & Culture. For additional resources in this category, visit: Human Resources & Operations and Leadership & Culture.

About the Presenter

Lisa Matthews, Talent Acquisition Consultant, Cascade Employers Association 


Lisa is a passionate and strategic Talent Acquisition Leader with 20+ years of demonstrated success. Lisa specializes in complete staffing support and recruiting management for positions ranging from Early Career to Executive. Lisa offers a deep technical knowledge of talent acquisition as well as the strong personal skills required to engage management and candidates in today’s extremely competitive hiring environment.

Lisa has a solid general knowledge of Human Resources practices and is sought out by management and employees for her advice and counsel on issues broader than recruiting. She is resourceful, goal oriented, and can manage-by-influence cross functional teams of any size. She builds trust and credibility with HR and business leaders to achieve goals and deliver results. Her global talent acquisition experience includes working in a wide variety of industries, from Consumer Products to IT for companies of all sizes.


$25 NAO Member 
$50 Nonmember

If you are logged in as an NAO member you will see your member discount reflected in the cost listed on the following registration page. For questions about this event, or trouble registering contact


*Please note the location of this series, as it is different from last season.

May 29th, 2019 8:30 AM   through   10:30 AM
St. Charles Medical Center
2500 NE Neff Road
Conference Room
Bend, OR 97701
Event Fee(s)
Price $ 50.00
Event Particulars
City Bend
NAO Event? Yes
Topic Leadership Development, Networking
Event Region Central Oregon
Programmatic Approach Capacity Builiding

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