Social Recruiting Strategies Conference Keynote Informatica Wins Candidate Experience Award

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SRSC Speaker Recognized for Quality Recruitment Process

SRSC San Francisco 2014

SRSC San Francisco 2014

Everyone’s still talking social recruiting, BUT has it lost its flavor? What are the ingredients to get the flavor back beyond the hype? That’s something we’ll be talking about. - Brad Cook

GSMI announces that Informatica Corporation’s Global Vice President of Talent Acquisition, Brad Cook will deliver the keynote address at the 4th installment of the Social Recruiting Strategies Conference this January 28-30, 2014 at the Hilton Financial District in San Francisco.

Informatica (@informaticaCorp) recently won a "CandE" (Candidate Experience) Award with distinctions for the professionalism of the HR Department and the commitment to establishing a quality recruitment process. The Candidate Experience Awards are an annual competition process organized by the Talent Board, a non-profit research organization that recognizes that finding new employment is inherently stressful for most job seekers and their families. The process allows employers the opportunity to benchmark their candidate experience against that of other companies and have the opportunity to participate in a 3rd party survey of their employment candidates to see what their candidates really think of their process. The CandE Award process is a competition, but it is also designed to provide every organization that chooses to participate, confidential and specific feedback on how they can improve their candidate experience.

Informatica Corporation is the world’s number one independent provider of data integration software. Organizations around the world rely on Informatica to realize their information potential and drive top business imperatives. Worldwide, over 5,000 enterprises depend on Informatica to fully leverage their information assets from devices to mobile to social to big data residing on-premise, in the Cloud and across social networks.

Brad Cook, (@brcook2006) their Global VP of Talent Acquisition will present the keynote at #SRSC on January 29th on “Building a Successful Social Recruiting Strategy.” Brad is passionate about the opportunities that the changing recruiting landscape holds and what that means to talent attraction within today’s world of collaboration, knowledge sharing and learning. When asked about his perspective of the state of social recruiting, Cook responded, “Everyone’s still talking social recruiting, BUT has it lost its flavor?” Cook continues, “what are the ingredients to get the flavor back beyond the hype? That’s something we’ll be talking about.”

Under his leadership, Informatica has received numerous recognitions for Recruiting Excellence and best use of Technology at both ERE and Onrec industry conferences. Brad was also awarded the 2012 HR Symposium Award of Excellence in HR and 2013 HR Executive Magazine Rising Star Award.

He is a subject matter expert in the development and implementation of global talent acquisition strategies (Americas, EMEA, and Asia Pac & Japan), change management, services sales & sales management, as well as global business operations. Previously, Brad served as Director, Global Staffing at Cisco Systems and advanced from a prior specialization in Global Sales & Business Operations and World-Wide Change Management.

#SRSC is a leading Social Recruiting Conference, with case studies. The conference gathers leading employers, HR and recruitment industry professionals, to passionately discuss and practically demonstrate the impact of social media in talent acquisition strategies and employer branding.

For more information or to register for #SRSC, please visit http://www.socialrecruitingstrategies.com. Early bird discounts are available through January 3, 2014. Group discounts are available.

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