C-Level Executives from Leading Talent Acquisition Companies Share Insights

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The Human Capital Institute (HCI), a global professional association and educator in talent management strategies, announced today it will host a series of events where C-level executives from some of today's most innovative talent acquisition companies share insights about current practices and talk about what's coming next.

The Human Capital Institute (HCI), a global professional association and educator in talent management strategies, announced today it will host a series of events where C-level executives from some of today's most innovative talent acquisition companies share insights about current practices and talk about what's coming next.

Panelists include Hans Gieskes, President, CEO & Co-Founder of H3.com; Doug La Pasta, Founder, Chairman, and Chief Strategy Officer of SkillSurvey; Jim Povec, Principal of Padgett Performance Group; Chris Forman, CEO of AIRS; and Bryan Burdick, Chief Operating Officer of ZoomInfo. The panel discussion will be moderated by Bill Craib, Director of HCI's Acquisition Community.

In the half-day session, called "Talent Acquisition Through Innovation: Early Adopters Will Win the War for Talent," participants will learn about the landscape of new and emerging recruitment tools, including advanced talent sourcing, innovative employee referral, and candidate selection solutions--and how to determine which are most suitable for their needs.

The Talent Acquisition Through Innovation tour will kick off June 28 in Boston and continue on to other major markets through the second half of the year. The inaugural session will be held at Doubletree Guest Suites, 400 Soldiers Field Road in Boston, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET.

The event opens with a complimentary, networking breakfast; it is followed by the panel discussion, which concludes with a question and answer session.

"As the economy heats up and labor markets tighten, organizations need an edge to stay ahead of the competition. Early adopters of cutting-edge recruitment and selection technologies can gain sustainable competitive advantage and achieve higher quality of hire by betting on the right tools and mastering them before they become mainstream," said Allan Schweyer, HCI's President & Executive Director. "This is an opportunity to learn about those tools from industry leaders."

More information about the Talent Acquisition Through Innovation Tour, including early bird registration and other discounts, can be found at the HCI website under Events, Innovation Tours . The website address is http://www.humancapitalinstitute.org

ABOUT AIRS

AIRS is a diversified Human Capital services company that provides effective and unique solutions for Talent Acquisition, Development, and Transition. Since 1998, more than 30,000 recruitment leaders attended AIRS training in the US and abroad, and more than 75,000 staffing and HR professionals subscribe to AIRS Daily News. We are best known for our award-winning recruitment training seminars, however, we are quickly becoming a recognized leader in the specialized fields of candidate sourcing automation, distance-based career transition, and enterprise mentoring solutions. Our clients include over 60% of the Fortune 500, as well as market-leading companies in virtually every industry. We maintain sales offices in Boston, Philadelphia, San Francisco. AIRS is headquartered in Wilder, Vermont. For more information, visit http://www.airsdirectory.com

ABOUT H3.COM

H3.com is a cash reward based referral hiring tool that unleashes the power in your trusted network to identify relevant candidates. Unlike current ad-hoc approaches to referrals, H3.com maximizes efficiencies and minimizes administration associated with engaging your network and tracking referral candidates. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA and backed by Draper Atlantic, The Grosvenor Funds, and CI Fund, H3.com was officially launched in 2005 and has its sights set on transforming how dynamic companies find and hire top talent. For more information or to start a candidate search, visit http://www.h3.com.

ABOUT PADGETT PERFORMANCE GROUP

Padgett Performance Group, Ltd. provides organizations the essential tools to optimize their most important assets -- human capital. Padgett offers an integrated combination of job success assessments and individual coaching that ensures predictors are understood -- and then helps organizations optimize their talent acquisitions. Padgett utilizes the Harrison Assessments (HA) to predict job success. Unlike typical personality tests that "typecast," HA's structure and theory reveal balances and imbalances in behavioral traits. Questions are job-related, measure 130 traits and are deception proof. Backed by 20 years of research, HA is proven as an effective decision-making tool - both to identify specific traits to be successful in any given job, and in its ability to evaluate traits against specific job requirements. Organizations depend on Padgett for insights in recruiting, predicting success for employee

reassignments and promotions, employee and executive development, strengthening teams and committees, and implementing balanced scorecards.

ABOUT SKILLSURVEY

SkillSurvey is the leading provider of online reference assessment solutions that increase quality of hire and eliminate time wasted during the recruitment process. Using SkillSurvey, organizations improve the quantity and quality of information they collect regarding a candidate's past performance from former managers, peers and colleagues, This results in a significant reduction in time and money spent on reference assessment. This breakthrough approach that provides input on 20+ job skills and competencies is patent pending, and based on a proprietary online process and over 25 years of research in job competency modeling. To learn more, visit http://www.skillsurvey.com or contact us at information@skillsurvey.com

ABOUT ZOOMINFO

ZoomInfo is an intelligent search engine that finds, understands,extracts and summarizes online information about business professionals and companies. It continually scans millions of Web sites, press releases, electronic news services, SEC filings and other online sources, delivering the information in a concise summary. As the most comprehensive online source of information on business executives,managers and professionals, ZoomInfo provides detailed summaries and contact info for more than 27 million professionals and 2 million companies. ZoomInfo continuously grows, adding over 15,000 new people summaries daily. Zoominfo's customers range from executive search firms to 20% of the Fortune 500 companies, including companies such as Apple, Intel Corp., Merrill Lynch, Staples, Daimler-Chrysler, Pfizer, among others. For more information, visit http://www.zoominfo.com or call toll-free: 866.904.ZOOM (9666)

ABOUT THE HUMAN CAPITAL INSTITUTE

The Human Capital Institute is a think tank, educator, and global professional association dedicated to the advancement of talent management practices with individuals and organizations. HCI serves as a catalyst for innovative thinking in integrated talent strategy, acquisition, development, engagement, management, and measurement. Through research and collaboration, HCI programs collect original, creative ideas from a field of the brightest thought leaders in talent management. Those ideas are then transformed into measurable, real-world strategies that help its members attract and retain high-performing people, build a diverse, inclusive workplace, and leverage individual and team performance throughout the enterprise. HCI members represent a broad coalition of educators, talent managers and executives. For more information, please visit: http://www.humancapitalinstitute.org

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