PMI Atlanta Chapter - Joint Healthcare/Technology (In-Person) Forum - 240417

Joint Healthcare/Technology (In-Person) Forum - 240417

"Understanding the Job Market in a Period of Big Tech Layoffs" presented by panelists Holly Bail, People Operations Advisor at Resurgens Technology Partners, Jackie Flake, Founder and Head of Product at Option 1 Partners, and Spencer Shick, Managing Director of Sales - IT at Kforce Inc

The PMI Atlanta Healthcare and Technology Forums are joining forces this month! Everyone is welcome to participate. Join us for this joint in-person session and take the opportunity to cross-network among both forums' attendees.  

Presentation Details 

In this day of record low unemployment coupled with big tech company layoffs, what is really going on in the job market? The PMI Healthcare and Technology Forum leaders has pulled together a panel of industry experts with understandings into this contradictory trend to demystify today’s employment landscape.

  • Holly Bail, SHRM-SCP, an accomplished people leader with a track record of guiding organizations through growth phases, will share her expertise in creating impactful employee experiences.
  • Joining her is Jackie Flake, Founder of Option 1 Partners, a renowned figure in the staffing and consultancy space known for her dedication to building world-class products and teams.
  • Spencer Shick, with over 13 years of experience in staffing and project solutions, will provide a comprehensive overview of current employment trends, particularly focusing on the technology, project management, and accounting/finance fields. Learn how to position yourself strategically in today's competitive job market.

We will have a Panel Discussion and Q&A to engage with these experts and delve into the nuances of the job market, addressing your burning questions and offering practical advice on how to navigate the challenges of finding employment amidst the shifting tides of the industry.

Join us for an enlightening session that promises to equip you with the insights and strategies needed to break through barriers and seize opportunities in today's complex job market. Don't forget to bring your questions and resumes—we're here to help you thrive in your career journey.

Panelist Biographies

Holly Bail, People Operations Advisor at Resurgens Technology Partners Bail-Holly 

Holly Bail, SHRM-SCP is an award-winning people leader, experienced in applying people-centric approaches to building high-impact organizations. With an entrepreneurial spirit and a relentless pursuit of excellence, Holly is an achiever who has helped companies scale from start-ups to Fortune 500 with grit and grace. She thrives creating impactful multinational employee experiences, propelling workplace performance and engagement while managing the most critical asset of any organization: its people. As a servant leader, Holly naturally inspires people into action by stewarding a culture of trust, ethics, and purpose. After the successful acquisition and merger of Atlanta cyber security software start-up, Grayshift, Holly is currently serving as People Operations Advisor at Resurgens Technology Partners.

Resurgens Technology Partners (RTP) is an Atlanta-based private equity firm with an investment strategy focused on enterprise software businesses in North American and select European lower middle-markets. In February, PrivateEquityCXO, recognized RTP as one of Top 50 Private Equity Firms for Executives for 2024.

Jackie Flake, Founder and Head of Product at Option 1 Partners Flake-Jackie

Jackie Flake, Founder and Head of Product at Option 1 Partners. Her achievements include earning a prestigious Facebook Innovation Award, being honored as one of Atlanta's 40 under 40. In 2023, she was also recognized as a nominee for Atlanta's Women of Influence, highlighting my significant contributions to the Product community. She is one of 50 global product coaches selected to participate in Marty Cagan’s Coach the Coaches initiative. She supports clients through intentional product maturity efforts and transformational work at such companies as Cox Communications, The Home Depot, Norfolk Southern, WPP, Oracle, SugarCRM, Astound Commerce, multiple startups, and mid-market organizations.

Option 1 Partners is a boutique staffing and consultancy on a mission to help clients build world class products. The human experience is at the heart of their work – whether it’s building great software products, maturing product teams, or finding extremely talented people.

Spencer Shick, Managing Director of Sales - IT at Kforce Inc Shick-Spencer     

Spencer Shick has 13+ years’ experience in the staffing and project solutions industry supporting clients and candidates in Technology, Project Management and Accounting/Finance fields. He joined Kforce Inc in 2010 and grew to build a strong practice in Tampa, FL. He later moved to Atlanta in 2018 to help with Kforce’ s continued growth as a Managing Director of Sales - IT.

Kforce Inc is a top 5 National Staffing and Solutions firm with over 60 years of experience in the industry. They specialize in contract, permanent and project staffing as well as Technology Project Solutions in the areas of Application Engineering, Data/AI, Cloud and Digital.


Wednesday, April 17, 2024, 6:00 PM - 7:45 PM


NTT Data, The King Room, 5 Concourse Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30328

Parking at Concourse 5&6 Deck


Members: $15, Early Bird Rate $12.00 through March 27
Non-members:$18, Early Bird Rate $15.00 through March 27

Meeting content, presenter, and location are subject to change. Refunds will not be made for changes in meeting content, presenters, or locations. 


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Event Properties

Event Date 04-17-2024 6:00 pm
Individual Price $18.00
Location NTT Data

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