The Future Role of Workforce Technology in Higher Education

When:  Jun 17, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (PT)
Associated with  Global HERC Community

Join HERC and our partners at NEOED for a deep dive into our recent survey on workforce technology in higher education. We’ll review workforce technology benchmarks, as well as findings on budget and hiring forecasts; the intersecting roles of DEI and technology in recruitment and onboarding; and the potential of using technology in upskilling the higher education workforce. We will also identify areas where workforce technology can be leveraged to improve DEI outcomes and the efficiency of our recruitment and onboarding process. 




Beth Fleek

Solutions Engineer


With NEOGOV/NEOED for 4+ years, Beth is currently a Solutions Engineer. She previously worked as part of NEOED's implementation team and served as Course Developer and Instructor for NEOGOV University. Before her time at NEOGOV/NEOED, worked in Human Resources for 10+ years with experience in both public & private sector HR in roles from Corporate Trainer to Generalist to Assistant Director of HR (overseeing all employment for a state owned, public university in the Northeast US). 

Beth brings a unique first hand perspective to discussions. As a former product user and implementation consultant, her experiences makes her well versed in conducting needs analysis to align products with processes, and she is known for making technical sound doable. 

Beth holds a M.S. Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from Capella University, a B.A. in Liberal Arts from the University of San Diego and multiple HR certifications - allowing her to design training and facilitate discussions around best practices & full employment life cycle expertise, grounded in HR rules and regulations. 

Kari Steele

Technology and Finance Director

As the Technology and Finance Director, Kari oversees HERC’s technology tools focusing on the job board and HERConnect, the online member portal.  Kari works closely with HERC's Technology Committee, exploring new technologies and enhancing the current solutions. She also oversees the Central HERC office’s finances. 

Kari is passionate about developing and growing internal infrastructures, companies, communities, and, most of all, people. With a good strategic plan, hard work and flexibility anything is possible.

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