HootSuite and LinkedIn Share HR Secrets at Upcoming Human Capital Symposium

Posted by Rob Lewis

According to a recent report from Boston-based Bullhorn, a staggering 98% of recruiters used social media tools like like Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook for recruiting in 2012. This number is up from 94% in 2011.

Organizations that learn how to embrace and optimize for this new reality will have an enormous advantage. And now is your chance to learn the latest on how your peers are innovating to engage and retain employees.

Learn from some of Vancouver’s most successful HR Leaders by attending the HR Tech Group’s 2013 Human Capital Symposium.

Among the speakers are Steve Cadigan and HootSuite's VP of Talent Ambrosia Humphrey. Cadigan led the HR/Talent function at LinkedIn for nearly four years, taking the company from a few hundred employees into a global company of nearly 4,000 employees.

Cadigan is the luncheon keynote speaker and will present Culture as Competitive Advantage. Cadigan is no stranger to Vancouver, having lived in the area from 2004 to 2008 as the Global VP HR of PMC-Sierra and briefly as VP HR for Electronic Arts.

Humphrey's morning session is titled "Social Media: The HootSuite Story and Why Social?" Humphrey will convince attendees why should talent professionals care about social media and give examples of what are leading companies doing to hire socially.

The HR Tech Group 2013 Symposium is at the Sutton Place Hotel on Wednesday, October 9th. Register now to take advantage of early bird savings of before September 25.

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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media Inc. and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can... more



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