2022 Hiring and Compensation Trends

Date: Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Time: 02:00 PM ET / 01:00 PM CT / 12:00 PM MT / 11:00 AM PT [Prevailing Time]
Presenter(s): Kyle Duex, AVP, Practice Director – Contract Finance & Accounting Practice, Robert Half; Kelly Pease, AVP, Practice Director – Contract Finance & Accounting Practice, Robert Half
Moderator(s): Bill Erlenbush, CPA, NSAC Director of Education
Objective: -How remote work is impacting the workforce
-What organizations can do to retain current employees and hire new employees in today’s labor market
-Compensation & Benefit Trends
Field of Study: Personnel/Human Resources
Program Level: Basic
CPE Credit: 1 Credit Hour
Delivery Method: Group Internet-based

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Course Description
In this session, examine the emerging trends in 2022 in order to make more strategic hiring and business decisions. With the return to a candidate-driven market, is your coop prepared to face intense competition for skilled talent? In this Cooperative Learning Network CLN), you will learn how to adapt to new ways of doing business with the labor market in a COVID-world, and what companies are doing to retain talent, hire talent, and differentiate themselves in the hiring process. Attendees will walk away with insight into how compensation and benefits are changing as a result of the hiring climate, as the country gets back to business.

Presenter and Moderator Bios
Kyle Duex, AVP, Practice Director – Contract Finance & Accounting Practice, Robert Half

Kyle has worked at Robert Half for almost 3 years, starting in the St. Paul office for the first 2.5 years. This July, he transitioned to lead the Contract Finance & Accounting team for the Minnetonka office. His experience is primarily rooted in building client relationships and talent coordination. He has had 193 positions filled for his clients since starting with Robert Half and has placed 326 candidates into contract roles. All-in-all, he’s directly tied to over 400 accounting & finance contract roles in his tenure. Kyle holds a BA in Economics from Lawrence University.

Kelly Pease, AVP, Practice Director – Contract Finance & Accounting Practice, Robert Half

Kelly started her career in an Accounting position with a small organization for 8 years prior to moving to Robert Half. She has worked at Robert half since 2016 in a variety of roles. Most recently transitioning from recruiting for our Accounting and Finance Loan Staff Practice to a Practice Director overseeing the Contract Finance & Accounting team for the Bloomington office where she will be moving back into the client facing side of the business building relationships and talent coordination. She has successfully recruited 306 people, helped coordinate 537 positions and has been directly tied to over 1,000 accounting & finance contract roles in her tenure. Kelly holds a BA in Finance from the University of St. Thomas.

Bill Erlenbush, CPA, NSAC Director of Education

Bill spent his entire career working in cooperative accounting at GROWMARK. His work experience includes all aspects of order control and billing, accounts receivable/payable, financial accounting and tax. As compliance officer, he had responsibility for the administration of the compliance and ethics program at GROWMARK and its subsidiaries and retail divisions. In addition, he was been involved in negotiating major acquisitions for GROWMARK. His educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Illinois State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant. Bill is an active member in many industry, professional, and community organizations. He is past president of the Mclean County United Way Board of Directors as well as the past president of the Heartland Community College Foundation Board of Directors

Free for NSAC Members / $56.00 for Non-Members

  Online Registration

Delivery System

  • All programs are delivered using the Zoom platform.
  • Confirmations will include log-in instructions.
  • Participants are able to participate using any device with an Internet connect (if the device does not have speakers, the participant can also dial-in) or they can participate with audio only by dialing in.
  • All registrants will receive a link to the CLN’s recording by email within 48 business hours of event’s conclusion.
  • There will be assistance available to help with technical and connectivity issues up to 10 minutes prior to the start of the presentation.


All registration is done on-line and each guest must provide their name and email address to participate. All NSAC members may register for free. Non-members may register for a nominal fee.

Refund Policy

NSAC will not issue refunds for CLNs. If a registrant is unable to participate in the CLN and provides notification to info@nsacoop.org 48 hours prior to the session, a credit will be provided for a future CLN. Alert the NSAC staff member monitoring the CLN if technical difficulties are encountered and technical support will be provided to eliminate problems with future CLNs.

Additional Information

Live participation is required for CPE credit and polling questions must be answered to document your active participation. All registrants will receive an email following the session with links to the slides and/or handouts, and a link to the CLN recording (unless otherwise stated). If you are unable to participate in the live session, you can still watch the recorded session, but you will not be eligible for CPE credits. Those eligible for credits will receive their certificate by email with 7 business days.

For more information regarding NSAC CLNs or administrative policies such as complaint and refund, contact the NSAC Headquarters, 7946 Clyo Road, Suite A, Centerville, OH 45459, 937-222-6707, or info@nsacoop.org.