Shaping Success: Mentoring Strategies for Staffing Professionals

October 26, 2023
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Who Should Attend

Staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry owners, principals, chief executive officers, chief diversity officers, and presidents; team managers and leaders; industry professionals


In the ever-evolving landscape of the staffing industry, mentorship plays a pivotal role in guiding staffing professionals toward excellence and growth. Whether you are a seasoned staffing expert or an emerging talent, this panel discussion will help you unlock strategies that will shape your trajectory toward unparalleled success.

In commemoration of National Mentoring Day, join this interactive panel discussion. Attendees will gain insights and uncover strategies to identify and cultivate talent, maximize the return on investment for staffing firms, and capitalize on the transformative effects of mentorship in the staffing industry.

During this webinar, attendees will learn

  • How staffing firms can nurture high-potential individuals in their organization through mentoring
  • Strategies to build leadership pipelines, reduce employee turnover, and meet the need for external hires
  • Lessons industry mentors and mentees have acquired through their mentoring journeys

Facilitated by:

Marilyn Szendrey

Marilyn Szendrey

corporate mentor, The Reserves Network Inc.

Szendrey has been the Branch Mentor at The Reserves network for three years. Marilyn started her career at TRN in 2002 as a recruiter, progressing to Branch Manager and then Regional Manager. She was given the opportunity to share her knowledge and experience as a mentor to new and promoted branch managers and assistant branch managers in 2020, and the TRN Mentorship Program was born. The program has expanded to include any employee of The Reserves Network and she has mentored nearly 100 employees! She is a graduate of Malone University with a degree in Business Management. Marilyn enjoys her job so much she calls it the “last step in her career” and can’t imagine doing anything else!


Aaron Copeland

Aaron Copeland

president, Alignstaffing

Copeland is an entrepreneur and community advocate with more than 20 years of experience supporting education and mental health systems in Baltimore, VA, and Washington, DC. He launched Alignstaffing in 1998, a recruiting firm headquartered in Baltimore that coaches and places talent across education, behavioral health, and social services. Given his commitment to underserved communities, he was honored with the Leader in Diversity award by the Baltimore Business Journal in 2020 and was named an Influential Marylander by The Daily Record in 2021. He’s an active board member of Towson University College of Business and Economics and Thread, a nonprofit that engages underperforming high school students.

Therese Gopaul-Robinson

Therese Gopaul-Robinson

founder, chief executive officer, The Therese GR Co.

Gopaul-Robinson is the owner of the Therese GR Co., which provides process improvement, training, and accreditation support for the staffing industry. She also provides coaching and on-demand training for health care leaders. Her accreditation and process improvement services provide her clients with an in-depth review of current processes to quickly identify problematic areas with quick solutions. Gopaul-Robinson has more than 20 years of health care experience serving in several leadership roles in hospitals and health care staffing organizations. She has a master of public health degree, has a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace certificate from the University of South Florida, and holds a Lean Six Sigma certification.

Sabrina Alexis Sayoc

Sabrina Alexis Sayoc

senior corporate recruiter—science, engineering, and technology, Kelly

Sayoc is responsible for developing the Kelly science, engineering and technology & telecom team in alignment with equity and accessibility principles. A recent recipient of ASA’s 2023 Women in Leadership Scholarship, she has been a voice for first-generation Americans. She serves on the boards of Filipino Young Leaders Program, Integrate for Good’s Young Professional Advisory Council, Women of Color in Staffing, and ASA Committees for Women in Leadership & Social Responsibility.

Mark Winter

Mark Winter

chief executive officer, WinSource Group

Winter is an expert at driving sales performance, keeping focus on customers, and keeping things simple. For 20+ years, Mark has held every staffing sales role out there- from Branch Manager to Vice President of Sales and Enablement for a $2.5B publicly traded staffing company. Whether its strategic planning, sales process development, sales training, customer acquisition & engagement, sales team performance, or system and tool adoption--Mark can help get your team on track.

This webinar qualifies for 1.0 hour of CE toward maintaining your ASA credential.

CE 1.0

This program is valid for 1.0 PDC for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®