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Spotlight Stage
Utilizing the Power of AI to Kickstart, Connect and Foster the Growth of Gen Z Jobseekers
Spotlight Stage
In-Person Tuesday 10/31/2023 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM   Add to calendar
Competencies: Business (Behavioral), People (Technical), Workplace (Technical) | Intended Audience: Beginner (Committing to DEI)
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Vern will discuss the impact AI will have on the job market. Challenging the antiquated career service centers, Hallo utilizes AI's capabilities to connect qualified candidates, preparing them with on-demand access to digital coaching, interview training, and a network of executives at companies that students actually want to work with. 

In-person session offerings are on a first-come, first-served basis. Seating is limited.

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What better way to prepare for the next generation of students than tapping into the nationwide colleges and universities that prepare them for the job market? Vern Howard, CEO and Co-Founder of Hallo, has created a seamless student-to-career pipeline by assessing the needs of Gen Z as they approach the job market, while fostering his relationships with Fortune 500 companies to ensure they’re prepared. Now, Vern is providing actionable insights on approaching the next generation of job seekers and how their success relies on the companies most interested in furthering their growth. As a means to deploy AI for the well-being of future generations, Hallo’s new AI Coach, Boris, also helps high school and college graduates prepare to interview with some of the top companies in the world, enabling them to tackle interviews at the best companies nationally. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Attract qualified job seekers.
  • Create a student-to-career pipeline.
  • Provide access to jobs no matter their gender, race, education level or college prestige.
  • Understand the importance of creating a strong network between universities and top companies to increase accessibility to the next generation of candidates.


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Vern Howard, Jr., CEO and Co-Founder,