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A Professional Development Seminar from Kennedy Information

Thursday, June 12, 2008 at 1pm (ET):  Click here to register.

Social Media, Social Networking, Web 2.0, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter – How are these “social media” sites changing the landscape of recruiting? Gone are the days of placing an ad in the paper or on a job board, receiving resumes and beginning the interview and selection process. In today’s world of recruiting, it’s all about networking and connecting with passive candidates.

On Thursday, June 12, 2008, Susan Burns, Founder of Talent Synchronicity, will lead a one-hour Professional Development Seminar — Make Your Talent Strategy Come Alive with the Power of Today’s Social Networks — that will take you behind the curtain of these popular new networks and show you how to put them to work for your organization’s talent strategy.

The edge of the social media wave is just beginning to be felt, says Susan Burns, and with it comes the potential for sweeping change. Navigating through this vast, ever-shifting landscape is no longer an option but a must to ensuring competitive brand positioning and attracting the best talent now and in the future.

The art and science of social networking is the common thread to broadening your reach, engaging talent and differentiating your brand – all while executing a cost-effective strategy.
Key takeaways from this Professional Development Seminar include:

  • Understanding how social media and networking changes the game of attracting talent
  • How to tie your social media goals into the “bigger picture” HR and business goals
  • What to consider before pursuing a social media strategy
  • How to allocate your resources and manpower to support your social media strategy
  • Understanding how to build a community, the expectations and value creation
  • Designing an integrated talent strategy that leverages the best of social media AND differentiates your brand

About the presenter:  Susan Burns founded Talent Synchronicity to offer talent strategy solutions through an integrated alignment with core business functions and processes. Enabling success by further enhancing the essential relationship between business and talent to advantage companies is grounded in Susan’s core philosophy. Susan has leveraged technology, branding, P & L experience and alignment with strategic business directives to create intrinsic value in recruitment and talent initiatives. She achieves objectives through a creative, resourceful, and collaborative approach to planning, development, and implementation.

About Jason Buss

Talent HQ’s creator and editor is Recruiting & Diversity Leader, Jason Buss. Talent HQ is a premier online news and information channel for the Recruiting and Human Resources community.

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  • Posted on: Sunday, June 8th, 2008