CA Recruiters Spring Networking Event

May 2nd, 2019

Hotel Nikko - Golden Gate Room
San Francisco, CA
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Date & Time:
Thu, May 2, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PST
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$15 - $15

Event Details

Hear directly from our recruiting conference attendees with feedback on their experiences and the value of attending our recruiting events in Silicon Valley. 

This is your opportunity for professional growth and development, continuing education credits, and to build your network and relationships with top Recruiting, HR, and Talent Management professionals throughout the Bay Area. 

Join California Recruiters for a premier professional development and networking event with 200+ of your Recruiting and HR peers, on Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 from 6 pm - 8 pm! The event will be held at Hotel Nikko in San Francisco. 

Meet your peers and build your professional network with Talent Acquisition professionals from companies including Facebook, Zillow, MongoDB, Workday, TechSoup, Yelp, FedEx, Yummly, HoneyBook, TellTale Games, Mechanics Bank, Sequoia Consulting Group, Vungle, Twitter, Google and more!

Invest in your professional development in 2019! We know your time is valuable, so we're hosting a meetup featuring a happy hour and networking event with a short panel discussion focused specifically on tips and insights from top Bay Area recruiting leaders on building your skills and career as a Recruiting, HR and Talent Acquisition professional. 

In addition to learning from our panel and your peers, your registration includes:

  • Wifi access
  • The best peer networking with recruiting and HR professionals throughout the Bay Area 
  • Prize Drawings
  • Appetizers and beverages
  • Exclusive California Recruiters swag
CA Recruiters Spring Networking Event



6:00 pm - 6:30 pm:  Event Check-in & Networking

6:30 pm - 6:35 pm:  CA Recruiters Event Kickoff 

6:35 pm - 7:25 pm:  Ernest Adams- Diversity + Inclusion:  Leveraging the Opportunity

7:25 pm - 8:00 pm:  Networking

8:00 pm:  Event Wrap Up


The Speakers


Ernest Adams 168 x 168.jpgErnest Adams 

Ernest holds a BS in Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences from Northwestern University (Evanston, IL, USA).  Prior to Danaher, Ernest held progressive roles in Human Resources within the retail and pharmaceutical sectors.  In 2013, Ernest joined Danaher with global responsibility for Danaher’s University Recruiting and Early Career Leadership Development programs.  Later he was appointed into an expanded role to lead Diversity and Inclusion where he has global responsibility for the Office of D+I and the enterprise’s strategic direction related to D+I which drives policies, actions and culture for the over 20 Danaher operating companies around the world. 

“At Danaher, the goal is to continuously improve and sustain a culture rooted in D+I.  We are focused on ensuring the culture within each of our operating companies invites all associates to learn, ask questions, share and innovate.  We are continuing to broaden our D+I foundation to ensure all associates feel respected and a sense of belonging.”


Janine Woodworth Headshot.jpegJanine Woodworth 

As a result of having consulted for Fortune 500 recruiting teams, including CVS Health, Merck, Wells Fargo, and Pepsi, Janine Woodworth, Director of Strategic Service at Jobvite, has a unique insider’s look at how these companies recruit for talent. More importantly, Janine was fundamental in helping to streamline these companies’ recruiting processes while optimizing their recruiting systems and technologies to build out a high-performance talent acquisition function.



Lisa-Crossett_Headshot.jpgLisa Crossett

Lisa is the Vice President of Talent Acquisition for Mechanics Bank, where she spearheads all aspects of Talent Acquisition encompassing strategy and process along with leading a team of experienced recruiters to find the paramount talent in the marketplace.  She is extremely passionate about talent acquisition and ensuring both the candidate and hiring manager have an engaging and positive experience. Prior to joining Mechanics Bank, Lisa’s progressive career spanned 18 years at Nelson Staffing with the last 10 years as the Regional Vice President for the East Region.  She oversaw the recruiting, operations and sales efforts along with building and nurturing client relationships. Lisa has been an active board member for the past 8 years with the Tri-Valley region of NCHRA, holding the co-chair, college relations, and social committee roles.

Lisa is a native Californian who resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and their two Havanese doggies, Marty and Stewart (affectionately named after her idol Martha Stewart). For the last eight years, Lisa has been publishing a successful blog that reflects her passion for food, wine and entertaining.  One of her bucket list items is to travel to all 50 states and she has 19 more to go! 

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