Talent Connect is back in Las Vegas this October 10-12, 2012!
Talent Connect, our customer conference at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, is only a few short days away—and LinkedIn offices worldwide are buzzing with anticipation. We have a great agenda and an incredible lineup of speakers that includes Talent Acquisition leaders from companies like The Walt Disney Company, FedEx Corporation, BP, American Express, Zynga and many more. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to attend fantastic breakout sessions, training and product education, and to network and celebrate with more than 1,500 professionals in Talent Acquisition.
I’m excited to announce that given the high demand for the conference, we’ve decided to make some of our most impactful keynote sessions available free of charge via streaming. If you can’t make it to Vegas, you can still watch the following sessions from the comfort of your own office:
Tuesday, October 18, 8:15am – 10:30am Pacific Time
LinkedIn CEO Keynote: Unveiling LinkedIn’s Newest Solutions
LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner will reveal LinkedIn’s vision for sourcing talent in a social networking world, what new recruiting tools LinkedIn will introduce, and what it means for you and your recruiting team.
Recruiting in 2015: Industry Leaders on What’s Next
The past five years have given rise to social recruiting technologies, a global recession that led to greater efficiencies, and an increased focus on passive talent. What trends will shape the years to come? In this session, recruiting leaders from Autodesk, Deloitte, and PepsiCo will share their predictions for 2015 and their advice on how to prepare for what’s next.
Tuesday, October 18, 4:45pm – 5:30pm Pacific Time
How Microsoft is Taking Talent Acquisition to the Next Level
Microsoft’s Scott Pitasky and John Phillips, HR and Talent Acquisition executives, will present their vision for the future of talent and Talent Acquisition, and will share how they will continue to hire the best to keep their company at the forefront of innovation. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how Microsoft is innovating, fully leveraging LinkedIn and, in general, pushing the envelope of recruiting.
Wednesday, October 19, 10:00am – 10:45am Pacific Time
Web 3.0: The New Data Opportunity
If Web 2.0 was all about social, then Web 3.0 is all about “big data:” people and machines sharing an unprecedented amount of information. What does that mean for you as a recruiter, a professional, and an individual? In this session, Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, will be joined by some special guests to discuss the next wave of the internet and how it will change things—again.
Mark your calendars: I hope you’ll join us, whether it’s live or online, for what’s sure to be an amazing event!