• Express Speaker John Thomas Banner
  • You can't afford a bad hire;
    using enhanced interviewing techniques learn
    the hidden talent that's not always seen.


    With more than 30 years of staffing industry experience, John Thomas, CSP, CTS, CSC, is an expert in talent acquisition, strategic hiring processes, organizational development, and business trends. He is nationally recognized as a acclaimed staffing industry leader and a highly sought-after speaker and trainer.

    Thomas is a Professional Staffing Field Consultant at Express Employment Professionals where he assists Franchisees with growing their businesses. He is a master at locating talent and providing training, tools, techniques, coaching, and onsite support across the vast network of Express franchise locations in the United States, Canada, and South Africa.

    In addition to his many skills, Thomas has an extensive and high-performance background with positions at The Thomas Consulting Group, Creative Management Consultants, UNI Accounting Services, and several professional staffing companies. Thomas as aslso served as an American Staffing Association volunter for more than 20 years, and in 2018, was recognized as the 2018 ASA Volunteer of the Year.

    A Kansas City, MO, native, Thomas has served on the board of directors for a variety of organizations such as the Kansas City Workforce Investment Board, Platte County Economic Development Council, and the American Staffing Association (ASA). He served as a past president of the Missouri Kansas Search and Staffing Association and has earned Temporary Specialist and Certified Staffing Professional designations. Thomas received an ASA Legislative Merit Award and is a Kansas City 40 Under Forty winner.

    Thomas has presented to audiences in 40 states and has spoken internationally to groups as large as 5,000. His speaking engagements include presentations for Aamerican Staffing Association, National Association of Professional Staffing, Society for Human Resource Management, State and local Chambers, large and small orgranizations, and not-for-profit organizations! Thomas has written a number of articles for industry journals, online training programs, and has published a guide titled How to Interview Successfully.

  • John Thomas' topics include the following and can be customized for your audience:

    14X14_WorkforceManagement_RED  Searching for Talent: Using Behavioral-Based Interviewing
    14X14_Business_BLUE  Impact Staffing: A Selling Experience
    14X14_Business_BLUE  Using Benchmarks to Develop a Strategic Plan

    14X14_WorkforceManagement_RED Workforce Management  14X14_Business_BLUE Business