Improve Your Hiring Process

2023 09 February
12:00 pm Pacific / 3:00 pm Eastern

Improve Your Hiring Process

Unsure if your recruitment process is up-to-date? You’re not alone. A lot has changed in the job market over the last few years, and many companies are still using outdated methods to attract and hire top talent. Learn how to identify and assess talent and how to use technology and social media to your advantage from our panel of furniture retailers, as they offer practical advice for improving your recruitment process.


From 3 top 100 retailers, you will learn:

  • How retailers are adapting to the hiring processes that have changed over the last several years.
  • Where retailers can find candidates and what platforms are the most fruitful.
  • The importance of speed and efficiency needed in today’s hiring process to keep candidates engaged.
  • How our panel has refined their interview to offer processes.
  • What today’s onboarding process should look like to retain new talent.


Our Panel of Experts:

Max Klaben – VP of Talent Management, Morris Furniture Co., Inc.

Max Klaben is currently the VP of Talent Management and has been a part of Morris Furniture Co., Inc since 2020.  Max specializes in full-cycle recruiting, staffing models, internet recruiting techniques, social media sourcing, email marketing, and automation. Morris Furniture Co., Inc. has 10 furniture locations and has been serving customers in Ohio and Northern Kentucky for over 70 years.


Seth Busby – Talent Acquisition Supervisor, Kittle’s Furniture

Seth Busby began at Kittle’s Furniture as an assistant store manager and quickly transitioned to recruitment, where he is currently the Talent Acquisition Supervisor leading the recruitment process. Kittle’s Furniture has served Indiana with 8 stores for over 90 years. Kittle’s has been recognized as a Top Workplace and awarded the National Furniture Retailer of the Year by Furniture Today.  


Carl Nyberg – Vice President and COO, HOM Furnishings

Carl Nyberg is the VP and COO of HOM Furniture, employing over 1,000 employees. Today HOM Furniture / Gabberts / Dock86 ranks as one of the nation’s largest furniture retailers serving customers in the upper Midwestern states of Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, Iowa, and Wisconsin with a total of 18 locations.  Founded in 1973, HOM Furniture will be celebrating 50 years.