Universum Announces Dates of Employer Branding Conference, Universum Awards and Post-Conference Seminar - May 10th-11th 2012 at The New York Times Building

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This year, the Universum Employer Branding Conference and Universum Awards Ceremony will take place on May 10th at The New York Times Building in New York City. A post-conference seminar, presented by Recruiting Trends, will follow the next morning, May 11th.

The Employer Branding Conference is an annual event where extraordinary employer and employee brand experts, HR and career professionals, and others come together for a day of learning, peer exchange, and inspirational seminars.

"Universum's Employer Branding Conference combines authentic peer-to-peer communication and features some of the most influential thought leaders in HR and recruiting," says Jonas Barck, Universum's marketing manager. "It's a can't-miss event that will provide a day of learning and valuable networking without sacrificing thoughtful, insightful conversation."

The conference takes place from 11:00AM to 6:00PM and features such experts as Jason Lauritsen, Gerry Crispin, Jenny DeVaughn, and Victoria Berger-Ross who will speak on topics ranging from social media, employer branding and engagement. For more information about these and other speakers visit: http://employerbrandingconference.com/speakers/

The Annual Universum Awards Ceremony and Dinner will take place the evening of the Employer Branding Conference, from 6:00PM - 10:30PM. This will be the 4th Annual Universum Awards and will include a night of networking, dinner, and recognition of the most powerful and attractive employer brands of 2012. Award winners are determined by more than 60,000 undergraduate students who answer the questions, "Who is your future ideal employer?" and "Why?"

New this year is a post-conference workshop, "Leveraging Social Media for Talent Engagement While Promoting Your Employment Brand," which takes place May 11th from 8:00AM - 12:00PM. Hosted by Recruiting Trends, the workshop features social media employment brand experts Carmen Hudson, engagement manager, sourcing & social media strategy at Recruiting Toolbox, and Jennifer McClure, president of Unbridled Talent, who will provide an in-depth look at some of today's best sourcing and recruiting techniques, and share the latest techniques and tools for leveraging employer brand. For more information about this year's offerings visit: http://employerbrandingconference.com

Register here: http://employerbrandingconference.com/registrationfees/

Attendees' Feedback

"The whole day and evening was very valuable!" - Deloitte

"I wanted to let you know that I had a great time at the Universum Awards Seminar Sessions. It was insightful information and very helpful in terms of sharing best practices." - Barclays Capital

"Overall, I felt you scored over the top on all indices corporate participation and engagement, venue, program content, timeliness, student participation and integration, speaker presentations and high level executive presence. Kudos! You guys are First Class!" - Uptown Professional

About Universum

The company was founded by Lars-Henrik Friis Molin in 1988 while he was still an MBA student. He began with a local student survey and an ambition to improve communication between students and the employers who want to recruit them.

Today, that idea has transformed into an international corporation that surveys 400,000 students and professionals and provides Ideal Employer ™ research, full-service communication and strategic consulting services to more than 1,200 clients worldwide.

Our mission is to be a global meeting place for talent and employers. We offer services and products that help employers attract, recruit and retain ideal talent while helping talent learn about ideal employers. To do so, we work hard to maintain our no.one position in the employer branding industry and continue to earn the loyalty of our clients. For more information, please visit http://www.universumglobal.com

About Recruiting Trends

Since 1970, Recruiting Trends http://www.RecruitingTrends.com has been dedicated to serving the recruiting industry. RecruitingTrends.com and its companion biweekly newsletter, Recruiting Trends Bulletin, reaches senior-level recruiters and human resource and talent management leaders within small, medium, and global enterprises and is the industry source for key decision makers and influencers in the profession to read about what's going on in their world. Recruiting Trends features articles that explore current and future trends, highlight leading-edge best practices, identify tactical recruiting expertise, and offer industry insight.

Recruiting Trends also hosts Recruiting Trends Best Practice Webinars http://www.recruitingtrends.com/category/events/webinars featuring panel discussions by today's recruiting experts on relevant and current sourcing, recruiting, and on-boarding topics. In addition, Recruiting Trends holds The Recruiting Conference http://www.RecruitingConference.com and other live events.

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