Social Media: The Reinvention of Recruitment

Social Media: The Reinvention of Recruitment

SHRM 2011 Annual Conference
This program will illustrate the value of social media in recruiting and show how leading organizations are leveraging this space to build innovative and effective recruitment platforms.
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Track: Talent Management

Social media is revolutionary, and its quickly reinventing how we approach business, communication and recruitment. The concept is simple but effective: giving people the power and tools to influence others. In this session, you’ll see how leading organizations are leveraging this space to effectively reach and attract top talent and discover unique tools and techniques to help you build a more powerful social recruitment strategy for your organization.

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Monday, June 27, 2011 - 10:45am to 12:00pm

Matt Kaiser


Matt is the Director of Talent Acquisition at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta – one of the nation’s leading pediatric healthcare systems and consistently ranked as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” by Fortune magazine. With the support of a strong team, Matt is working to evolve and optimize the recruitment platform at Children’s.

Prior to working at Children's, Matt helped reshape talent acquisition at Ericsson, the world's leading provider of communications technology and services, operating in 180 countries and employing more than 100,000 people. In his five years with Ericsson, Matt lived in both Australia and Singapore. He drove innovation in the employer branding, sourcing and recruitment strategy for Ericsson regionally and globally.

He has past experience as a senior strategy consultant with a U.S. recruitment communications firm, helping leading organizations implement innovative employer branding and digital strategies to attract top talent. Matt is a graduate of The Florida State University in the USA. He is an author and featured industry speaker on best practices in Talent Management at international HR events.

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