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Tuesday, September 26
 

3:30pm CDT

Finding the Human Inside Your Client: How to make relationships with your hiring managers and recruiters

Overview
The reasons some people get hired and some don't is a mystery on par with the Yeti, the sauce on a Big Mac and what the heck was the Island on Lost. But getting the right person to the right point? That is something a Sourcer can do. Integral to this is building strong relationships with hiring managers.

What to Expect
A good Sourcer needs as much information as possible. Jeff will walk you through how to get what you need from a hiring manager and recruiter.

Who should attend
Sourcers and recruiters looking for practical tips on building and strengthening their hiring manager relationships.

Takeaways
• Learn how to hear what is being said – and not said- in job descriptions and post-interview feedback
• How to develop relationships that will help you personally and professionally
• How to build relationships that will last your entire career


Speakers
avatar for Jeff Newman

Jeff Newman

Sourcing Specialist, Dropbox
Jeff has been a Full Life Cycle Recruiter for over 19 years. He has never limited himself to one industry or one skill set. His staffing philosophy is simple: Interview to hire as opposed to looking for reasons not to hire.  A good recruiter speaks with each human and not their... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 3:30pm - 4:10pm CDT
Grand Ballroom B

4:20pm CDT

Sourcing on a Dime!

Overview
No vendor budget?  No problem!  When leveraged strategically, company web pages, industry associations, and event and conference sites are excellent (and unintentional!) places to kick-off searches while building target candidate, company & keyword lists.

What to Expect
During this session you will learn how to conduct basic internet research to create target candidate and company lists using only public web sites and novice search techniques.

Who should attend
Recruiters who are interested in making their budget dollars stretch a little further.

Takeaways
• Learn about searches that can be applied across Industry, domain and target experience level
• Tips and techniques for making every recruiting dollar count



Speakers
avatar for Alicia Priselac

Alicia Priselac

North American Sourcing Manager, SapientRazorfish
Alicia has been working as a sourcer since 2009, but still tells people she’s a librarian.  After all, she uses her Library & Information Sciences degree on a daily basis!  Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her 3 young children, her coffee strong, black and unsweetened... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 4:20pm - 5:00pm CDT
Grand Ballroom B
 
Wednesday, September 27
 

2:25pm CDT

Putting the Fun Back into Sourcing Fundamentals

Overview
Brush up on the basics of sourcing from methodologies to organizing search results and communicating with your sourcing partners?

What to Expect
This is not an advanced course on sourcing. Todd will give the practical and the tactical of sourcing and put the fun back into sourcing fundamentals.

Who should attend
People that are new to sourcing or need to break bad sourcing habits.

Takeaways
• Sourcing methodology (source right the first time)
• Laying a successful search foundation
• Tools that help organize your search
• Tools and techniques that return results but don’t randomized your time
• Effective communication in sourcing



Speakers
avatar for Todd Davis

Todd Davis

Senior Sourcer, Candidate Generator
I took my first AIRS certification test in the 90's and I was the first external "Internet Recruiter", as they were called at the time, hired by Microsoft in 2000. I have had the opportunity to work for Google, Yahoo!, Starbucks, ADP, a few startups and other great companies as a... Read More →


Wednesday September 27, 2017 2:25pm - 3:00pm CDT
Grand Ballroom B

3:30pm CDT

Increase Response Rate by Using Gifs/Memes and Yesware!

Overview
In today’s recruitment environment, everyone has short attention spans. Get the most out of your emails with eye-catching pictures, funny memes, and gifs.

What to Expect
In this session, we’ll explore how to use pictures and gifs to increase your email open rates and how to automate and optimize the follow ups.

Who should attend
Every recruiter who wants to try out new ways to increase email open rates.

Takeaways
• Where to find, and how to use pictures, memes, and gifs
• How to automate follow up to work smarter, not harder


Speakers

Wednesday September 27, 2017 3:30pm - 4:10pm CDT
Grand Ballroom B

4:20pm CDT

Sourcing Tools 101: Back to the strategy

Overview
The HR and Recruiting landscape is changing quickly. You need effective strategies and tools to help navigate the shifts.

What to Expect
In this session, we’ll cover strategies for mapping out your recruiting workflow, selecting new tools, and evaluating the efficacy of your existing tools.

Who should attend
This session is ideal for sourcers who are just starting to select or reevaluate their sourcing toolbox.

Takeaways
• Equip yourself and your team with the tools you need to succeed
• Map out a new workflow, and evaluate and select recruiting tools


Speakers
avatar for Sarah Goldberg

Sarah Goldberg

Senior Sourcing and Research Specialist, Objective Paradigm
Sarah Goldberg is a Senior Sourcing and Research Specialist at Objective Paradigm. With three years of experience in sourcing, Sarah focuses on leveraging data and research to provide the best “sourcery” - candidates, processes, and tools - for her clients. Sarah focuses on finding... Read More →


Wednesday September 27, 2017 4:20pm - 5:00pm CDT
Grand Ballroom B