I spent the day yesterday attending ERE’s Recruiting Innovation Summit here at LinkedIn in Mountain View. The day was packed both with interesting speakers and a highly engaged audience. We heard about some novel ways of leveraging social media to recruit and a few words of caution about moving too far from the fundamentals of relationship building. Here were a few take-aways from the day:
Good talent management is about more than just putting the right people in the right roles. Nilofer Merchant (@nilofer) started the day with a keynote that touched on the importance of thinking about talent management holistically in the new knowledge economy. She stressed the need for strong culture, collaboration and shared purpose.