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Closing Thoughts and Practical Advice: RecruitFest! Director’s Cut

Friday, November 5, 2010

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Closing Thoughts and Practical Advice: RecruitFest! Director’s Cut

There’s no question that Recruitfest 2010! shook things up for us. Not only did it challenge the relevance of all that we’ve grown accustomed to in the HR and Recruiting conference space, but it gave us a platform for continuing the dialogue and debate. And, maybe most importantly, it generated buzzzzzz. How cool is it that our profession is getting recognition for being on the leading-edge of leveraging media and technology to communicate, to develop, to educate, to connect…and to entertain?! Eat your heart out, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

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Shaping the Future of Talent Acquisition: Recruitfest! Director’s Cut

Thursday, November 4, 2010

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Shaping the Future of Talent Acquisition: Recruitfest! Director’s Cut

As the business climate continues to shift, so too does our industry’s professional and competitive landscape. This RecruitFest! session featuring Master Burnett and Susan Burns focused on resourcing talent organizations for sustainability, innovation and competitiveness, and what recruiters must do to deliver value and ensure the continued viability and development of the talent function…before it’s too late.

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The Candidate Bill of Rights: RecruitFest! Director’s Cut

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

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The Candidate Bill of Rights: RecruitFest! Director’s Cut

We can do better when it comes to the Candidate experience- much better. But first, we need to agree on what ‘it’ is and accept one critical component with all it implies- that it is THEIR experience not OURS.

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Not Another Social Recruiting Panel: RecruitFest! Director’s Cut

Friday, October 29, 2010

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Not Another Social Recruiting Panel: RecruitFest! Director’s Cut

Regardless of the extent to which we are using social media tools in our recruiting today, as HR and recruiting professionals, it is our responsibility to understand what these tools are and how they work. Saying that we “don’t get” social media tools is irresponsible and lazy. Once we understand the tools, we can make infinitely better decisions on how to use them.

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Going Glocal: RecruitFest! Director’s Cut

Thursday, October 28, 2010

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Going Glocal: RecruitFest! Director’s Cut

Q&A with Chris Hoyt, Talent Engagement & Marketing Leader at PepsiCo and Eric Winegardner, VP Client Adoption, Monster Worldwide.

As more companies begin to understand the value of recruitment marketing, what basics should yours keep in mind when finally deciding to step into this channel? This informative session with PepsiCo’s Chris Hoyt illustrates the approach this global brand is taking to deliver “not just a ‘message’ to both passive and active job seekers…but an idea through its new “Possibilities” campaign.

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Adam Smith 2.0: Social Media’s Power to Build Trust

Thursday, October 21, 2010

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Adam Smith 2.0: Social Media’s Power to Build Trust

If the last 10 years has taught us anything, it is that everything changes and nothing lasts forever, including high stock market valuations. Corporate leaders are resigning and no longer leading companies while traditional brands are merging or getting acquired. This new “normal” is equally true of traditional management theories that have prevailed in business for the last 100 years.

Guest post by Barry Libert, Chairman and CEO, Mzinga

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European Recruitment Spotlight: What They’re Doing and How It Translates

Thursday, April 29, 2010

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Over the last few decades, we have seen a dramatic shift in the number of US companies taking on the recruitment of local talent for their overseas operation. And as more companies go global, so do the recruitment challenges associated with finding talented, loyal employees to fill those positions across the globe.

What has become apparent is that in order to be successful, companies must start thinking about their global recruitment practices in a different way. Simply taking what has worked at home and replicating that abroad will most probably not yield the desired results. But having an understanding of the local markets and unique characteristics of individual countries can be an important step in being able to successfully tailor your recruiting strategy. In this article, we will shine a spotlight on the following European countries: United Kingdom, France and Germany.

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