Recruiting Trends Conference 2013 to Feature Panel Discussion on Recruiting Military Talent

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Conference attendees will have an opportunity to learn how some of today’s most well-known and respected companies recruit former members of the military.

Recruiting Trends, a leading resource for the employee recruitment industry, has announced that Recruiting Trends Conference 2013 will include a panel discussion, “Recruiting Military Talent Today – Social Media & Other Tools,” moderated by Philip Dana, Senior Manager Talent Acquisition, Life Technologies, and featuring Dan Piontkowski, Veteran Staffing Program Manager, Hewlett-Packard; Kevin Preston, Retired US Army Colonel, Director of Veterans Affairs, The Walt Disney Company/ESPN; and Joe Wallis, Sr. Program Manager, Military Recruitment & Outreach, Global Talent Labs, Microsoft.

“Conference attendees will have an opportunity to learn how some of today’s most well-known and respected companies recruit former members of the military,” says Anna Brekka, Director of Recruiting Trends.

The conference takes place in Las Vegas, Oct. 22-25; the panel discussion will be held the afternoon of Oct. 24.

Recruiting Trends Conference 2013 offers recruiters, sourcers, talent acquisition managers, and other HR and recruiting professionals the opportunity to expand their knowledge, find solutions to today’s most pressing challenges, and network – all in a highly interactive, dynamic learning environment.

The event begins on Oct. 22 with a pre-conference Sourcing Summit, a day devoted to all things sourcing, where industry leaders will share the latest tools and techniques for finding job candidates.

The Oct. 22 pre-conference agenda also features a Big Data Summit, the first event of its kind, designed for recruiting leaders, recruiters, and sourcers who want to enable their internal organization by using predictive analytics and strategies routed in evidence; this is an afternoon where corporate human resource leaders and HR outsourcing providers will share best practices, dashboards, and techniques for using data to make decisions.

In addition, the pre-conference agenda includes specialized workshops the morning of Oct. 23.

The main conference kicks off the afternoon of Oct. 23 with TrendSetters, an engaging and entertaining presentation where attendees learn about new technologies to enhance their recruiting performance.

The conference shifts into high gear on Oct. 24 with a series of dynamic presentations by the industry’s brightest stars in a talk-show format that allows for optimum audience participation.

After a day of thought leader presentations on today’s hottest topics, conference attendees decide who from among these leaders they want to learn more and meet with them on Oct. 25 in workshops and consultative sessions.

Recruiting Trends Conference 2013 is highly customizable – and pricing is structured accordingly, with group rates available. Recruiting Trends also offers tiered pricing; early registrants receive the best rates.

About Recruiting Trends

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

Recruiting Trends also hosts Recruiting Trends Best Practice Webinars featuring recruiting experts who discuss relevant and timely sourcing, recruiting, and on-boarding topics. In addition, Recruiting Trends holds the Recruiting Trends Conference and other live events.

In April 2013, Recruiting Trends was acquired by Diversified Business Communications, a global organization operating on four continents, and a major independent producer of events and media worldwide.

About Recruiting Trends Conference

The Recruiting Trends Conference, also known as The Recruiting Conference, offers recruiters, sourcers, talent acquisition managers, and other HR and recruiting professionals an opportunity to explore the latest recruiting trends and sourcing techniques in a highly engaging learning environment.

Recruiting Trends Conference 2013, featuring dynamic speakers and a presentation format designed for audience participation, as well as workshops to acquire practical skills, takes place at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Oct. 22-25. Additional information is available at the conference website and on social media, including Twitter @recruitingtrend #rtrends. Recruiting Trends can also be reached at 603.925.1160.

For conference sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities, please contact Beverly Poirier, Account Executive, Recruiting Trends, 603.925.1162 (o), 207.842.5625 (m) or bpoirier(at)divcom(dot)com.

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