Follow the Best of Talent Connect Live for Recruiting’s Latest Best Practices

October 4, 2012

LinkedIn Talent Connect 2012, the recruiting event of the year for our corporate customers, is about to sell out. Register by end of day tomorrow, Friday Oct. 5th, to attend in person. Don’t miss this opportunity to network with and learn from more than 2,000 talent acquisition professionals from around the world, including progressive recruiting leaders from Comcast, EMC, Genentech, J.P. Morgan, Johnson Controls, Microsoft, Mozilla, Tim Hortons, Walmart, and many more leading organizations.

For those unable to make the trip to Las Vegas, we will live stream key sessions (details below).

The most anticipated address at Talent Connect is LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner’s keynote on Thu. Oct. 11that 11am EDT / 8am PDT. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear Jeff's vision for the future of talent acquisition and discover LinkedIn's latest tools.

Click here to register for free live streaming access.

Full Live Streaming Schedule (all times PDT)

Wed. Oct. 10th:  - Strategic Training Sessions

1:00 – 1:45pm PDT: Building Sourcing Capabilities In-House with LinkedIn

Learn how you can develop your team’s sourcing capabilities and build a competitive and talent-focused in-house sourcing model.

2:00 – 2:45pm PDT: Leveraging your Employees to Amplify Your Recruiting

Your employees can be powerful employment brand ambassadors, providing vital leverage to your efforts to recruit top talent. What organizations are making the most of this opportunity, and can we learn from them?

3:00 – 3:45pm PDT: Increasing Your Talent Acquisition Impact Without Growing Your Team

Are you being challenged to attract higher quality talent with an ever-tightening budget? Learn how to improve your team’s skills, work smarter and let your technology do the heavy lifting.

4:00 – 4:45pm PDT: Moneyball for Talent Acquisition: Using LinkedIn Data to Inform Your Strategy and Demonstrate Your Impact

It’s time for the world of talent to have its Moneyball moment. Learn how to use LinkedIn’s data to gather talent pool insights, focus your team, and better manage your pipeline.

Thu. Oct. 11th – Keynote Addresses

8:00 – 9:15am PDT: LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner

CEO Jeff Weiner will share LinkedIn's vision and role in helping Talent Acquisition transform itself. LinkedIn executives Parker Barrile and Dan Shapero will join Jeff to unveil LinkedIn's latest products.

9:15 – 10:30am PDT: When Recruitment and Marketing Collide: The Power of Employer Branding (Panel)

A vital topic at a vital time. Three talent acquisition leaders share their journeys in developing, launching, and leveraging their employer brand. Panelists include Kara Yarnot of SAIC, Cameron Batten from American Express, and Dell’s Brent Amundson.

3:30 – 4:30pm PDT: Vision or Reality? The Implementation of Recruitment 3.0 & 4.0: Inside the Autodesk Story

Last year Matthew Jeffery and Amy McKee of Autodesk published two influential recruitment articles. A year later, what's the story? How much has been implemented by Autodesk? What has yielded results? What’s next? Join this session for the unveiling of Recruitment 5.0!

Fri. Oct. 12th – Keynote Addresses

9:00 – 10:00am PDT: The Honorable Cory A. Booker, Mayor of Newark, NJ

Named to TIME's annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2011, Mayor Booker is an extraordinary leader: innovative, social media savvy, and devoted to his community. Booker has championed job creation and education reform, in addition to initiatives to reduce violent crime, increase affordable housing, and support high-risk youth in New Jersey’s largest city.

10:00 – 11:00am: Stories in Recruitment Transformation

  • Nellie Peshkov on forging fundamental change at Electronic Arts;
  • Matt Hill and Sara Duzik on how Qualcomm recruiting and marketing teams partnered to drive a new way of engaging and hiring the best talent worldwide;
  • Paul Hamilton of BMO Financial Group will share a personal and moving story of transformation.

Click here to register for free live streaming access.

The full Talent Connect 2012 agenda is available here.

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