Friday, May 16, 2008 — 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
…learn the latest sourcing techniques
…hear from proven sourcing experts
…elevate your skills to "specialist" status
…uncover new avenues for identifying talent
The Post–Conference Sourcing Summit brings together the very best in the business to share their techniques and pass along the secrets that have made them so successful. View the agenda, and you'll see the future of your own advanced skills set…
9:05 AM – 10:00 AM
Internet Sourcing at Lightning Speed
All the gems are unearthed as one of the world’s best minds in recruiting research, Shally Steckerl, presents his top 10 greatest hits. Become familiar with many of the powerful yet little-known, hands-on techniques that have made him successful, and walk away with techniques you can apply immediately to your requisitions.
You’ll go from one “Aha!” moment to another as Shally rattles off such examples synonym & thematic search for finding resumes, companies, associations, etc., LinkedIn tips that will get your viewable network into the millions in minutes, find profiles beyond your 3-degree network, and more.
You’ll discover search engine time-savers like bookmarklets (“browser power tools”) that eliminate the need to remember Boolean syntax and turbocharge your productivity, competitive intelligence, blog searching and much more.
10:05 AM – 10:55 AM
Sourcing Hard-to-fill and High Level Positions
Have you ever used an ordinary phone book to call a CEO at home – and get referrals from his wife? Are you familiar with Web 2.0 technology and its power as a recruiting tool? Have you used LinkedIn to find likely candidates? How about “stunt” recruiting – like using the debut of the Halo game release as a way of connecting with techies.
Those are just a few examples of the kind of off-the-wall recruiting tips and techniques you’ll take away from this eye-opening, mind-bending session, designed to provide you with successful but little know “guerilla” recruiting tactics that will make something of a magician at sourcing, boost your career, but most of all, get results.
Featured Speaker: Chris Murdock
, Executive Sourcer & Knowledge Manager, Yahoo!
10:55 AM – 11:15 AM
Networking Coffee Break
11:15 AM – 12:00 Noon
Online Recruitment Made Simple
All staffing professionals will not want to miss this exciting and informative session where Gautam Godhwani, Co-Founder and CEO of Simply Hired, will share his expert staffing industry insights, highlight never seen before hiring trend data and walk the audience through a practical “how-to” guide for tapping into the online recruiting market to attract and retain the new generation of talent.
Gautam was a pioneer in the Web. 1.0 days as Co-Founder and CEO of AtWeb, where his team passionately focused on helping employers engage in and simplify their use of technology to increase the operating efficiency of their overall business. Gautam continues his passion today by helping employers, recruiters and staffing agencies to understand the cost per hire efficiencies gained by effectively utilizing the Web as one element in their recruiting plan mix and how to navigate through the complexities of the Internet, including the emerging social networks, to identify and acquire the untapped passive candidates.
12:05 PM – 1:00 PM
Measuring Sourcing Success
As economists debate the likelihood of a recession in 2008, smart companies are tightening their belts and investing their resources strategically. With this renewed focus on ROI, it's critical for recruiters to demonstrate their value to the executive suite. Proactive recruiters are looking beyond traditional cost and quantity metrics, such as cost-per-hire and time-to-fill, to measure their success.
Tad Goltra, vice president and general manager of ZoomInfo's recruiting business unit, will moderate this session designed to present and discuss new measurement strategies focused on the effectiveness of candidate sourcing and the larger impact on the business. With audience participation, Goltra will also focus on how metrics can -- and should -- be adjusted based on your specific goals and company needs.
, Vice President & General Manager, Recruiting Business Unit, ZoomInfo; Angela Harper
, Corporate Recruiting Manager, Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc.; Andrew McCarty
, ParSearch Sourcing Manager, Parsons
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
2:05 PM – 3:00 PM
The Art of Recruiting Passive Candidates
Passive candidates, by definition, are not actively looking for a job. For the most part, they could care less about you and your opportunity. So you must recruit them differently.
This sourcing expert has mastered the art of intriguing and ultimately recruiting “rock star” candidates to some of the most powerful and successful corporations in the world. In this session, you'll uncover her secrets of how best to market opportunities to candidates by email and phone, how to position your company, how to construct your pitch, and ultimately how to recruit a candidate the way you’d most want to be recruited yourself.
In the end, you will know how to transform the a list of potential candidates into viable contenders.
3:05 PM – 4:00 PM
Ask the Experts — a Sourcing Summit Town Hall
In this fast-paced session, you’ll join sourcing pros Shally Steckerl, Gautam Godwani and Krista Bradford for a free-wheeling, candid discussion of sourcing issues large and small. And remember, nothing is too small to discuss at Town Hall, so bring your stickiest wickets and prepare to let loose!
Moderator: Shally Steckerl
, Chief CyberSleuth, JobMachine
Panelists: Dave Mendoza
, Master Cybersleuth, Dave Mendoza & Associates
, Co-Founder & CEO, Simply Hired
, Founder & Principal, The Good Search
, Executive Sourcer & Knowledge Manager, Yahoo!
Four Easy Ways to Register
3. Download order form here
(PDF) and fax to 603-924-4460
4. Call 800-531-0007 or 603-924-1006 ext 631