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August Monthly Meeting - Synergist Hiring: What Blind Hiring Should Be with Mike "Batman" Cohen

  • 12 Aug 2021
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Bay Oaks Country Club OR Zoom Virtual


Texas Bay Area SHRM is excited to announce we are officially gathering in person again for our monthly luncheon meetings - we hope you can join us!

Thursday, August 12th from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

14545 Bay Oaks Blvd, Houston, TX 77059

****No walk-in registrations on the day of the event. Please be sure to register early if you plan to attend in-person, as we have a maximum capacity of 30 guests at Bay Oaks for this luncheon. The virtual attendance option will still be available. Masks are not required, but are encouraged to be worn per your preference.**

We will be meeting at Bay Oaks Country Club and lunch will be served. The last day to register for the in person luncheon will be Tuesday, August 10th so please plan accordingly. 

There will also be a virtual presentation option (via Zoom) that will begin at 12:00 pm for those of you who are unable to join us that day.

The Topic

Mike “Batman” Cohen is the Founder of Wayne Technologies, a Contract Sourcing and Recruitment Training Organization. He will be joining us to present this month's topic: "Synergist Hiring: What Blind Hiring Should Be"

Blind Hiring. Culture Fit. Culture Add. "The Best Person For The Job". Let's remove all the *cringe* and get real - is it possible to remove most of the bias (unconscious or otherwise) from the hiring process? Yes, yes it is? How, you ask? ICE. Intentionality.

Meeting Agenda

  • 11:30-12:00 Check-in / Networking / Announcements / Lunch
  • 12:00-1:00 Speaker Presentation, followed by Q&A

Re-certification credits are available for this event (1 SHRM PDC; 1 hour HRCI) and will be shared with attendees after the meeting.


Guests are always welcome to attend our meetings, both in person and online! 

For on-site luncheon, networking, and presentation at Bay Oaks:

  • $35 TXBA SHRM Member
  • $45 Non-Member / Guest
  • $20 Student

For virtual presentation through Zoom:

  • $15 TXBA SHRM Member
  • $20 Non-Member / Guest

    About the Speaker 


    Mike “Batman” Cohen is the Founder of Wayne Technologies, a Sourcing-on-Demand and Recruitment Training Organization. Wayne Technologies On-Demand Sourcing is a revolutionary approach that provides the most actionable data available, is based on deliverables - not time, and is based on access to more recruitment tooling than any organization worldwide.

        He has worked with a diverse group of clients including: Uber, Whole Foods, The New York Times, Waste Management, GIPHY, Relativity Space, Wyman Gordon, Walter P. Moore, and more.

        He contributes articles to SourceCon and RecruitingDaily, is the VP of the Executive Board with ATAP (Association for Talent Acquisition Professionals), sits on the board for the L&D Cares organization, is on the Planning Committee for SourceCon, a member of the event management staff for Sourcing Summit, and a conference organizer for Global TA Day.

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