Top 5 Reasons To Attend HR Tech in 2015
Are you gearing up for the HR-palooza that is the HR Tech Conference?
Quite possibly the biggest HR event of the year, the HR Tech Conference gathers HR practitioners and vendors from around the globe. You can expect over 4,000 attendees who are ready to find the latest trends in how to leverage technology to improve organizational culture, employee development, and overall business success. This isn’t a technology event. It’s a way to learn how to use software and technology to be better at what you do.
Still not sure if HR Tech is right for you? Or maybe you’ve taken a peek at the agenda and can’t decide on which sessions to attend. Well, here are five sessions that you definitely can’t miss out on.
Match.com’s Creative Social Recruiting Strategy to Source and Hire Top Talent
Monday, Oct. 19, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Lisa Nelson, VP, HR, Match.com
Matt Singer, VP, Marketing, Jobvite
Attracting major talent is an issue for all of us, and Match.com is no exception. If you’re looking for go-to tactics that you can take home to improve your recruiting efforts, this is the talk for you. Match.com’s VP of HR will share how new tools like Github, Quora, and paid social media have actually helped them hit their recruitment targets. They’ll even cover how to make your culture shine through your recruiting website and interview process for a fully integrated recruiting strategy.
Engaging & Retaining a New Generation of Workers at LivingSocial
Monday, Oct. 19, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Colleen Wood, Senior Vice President, HR, LivingSocial
Adam Rogers, Chief Technology Officer, Ultimate Software
Do you have a millennial-rich workforce? Then this session is tailor-made for you. The folks at LivingSocial will show how they pioneer recruiting, engaging, and retaining this unique generation. You’ll learn what this group is really looking for in their workplace, how to support their personal growth, and how to leverage them to hit your company’s ambitious goals.
CHRO Perspectives on HR Technology
Monday, Oct. 19, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Josh Bersin, Principal and Founder, Bersin by Deloitte
Erica Volini, National Managing Partner, HR Transformation and Technology, Deloitte
Chris Collins, VP Global HR Services, Delta Airlines
Natalie Morris, Director Employee Benefits, United Technologies Corp.
Bill Thompkins, SVP HR & Total Rewards, Macy’s
Get ready for a panel of HR powerhouses! For CHROs and Chief People Officers, this is the must-attend panel. You’ll hear how other HR leaders are assessing major technology spends, justifying high-cost capital investments, and wrestling with IT leaders to prioritize their projects. You’ll get a firsthand view of what to anticipate and how to implement changes that drive major business success.
Big Data Meets Employer Branding: Preview of 2015’s “Best Employer Brand Index”
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Kim Pope, VP, Recruitment Solutions, Wilson HCG
Jason Seiden, CEO, BrandAmper
Branding isn’t just a marketing term. It’s hitting HR too. Your company’s brand and what job prospects know about it will help make or break your recruitment process. In this session, you’ll learn how the Employer Branding Platform takes a company’s most valuable resource, their employees, to determine just how good their employer brand is. You’ll learn about what the best employer brands are doing and how you can take a page out of their book to build a stellar brand too.
Learning & Development in the LinkedIn Age
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Itamar Orgad, Group Product Manager, LinkedIn
Are we in the era of self-directed learning and development? Now that lynda.com is part of LinkedIn, the ability for employees to hone their skills sets or learn new things is reaching unprecedented limits. But how do you make sure their learning is up to snuff? This session will take you through thinking about monitoring and certifying employee participation in online learning — but also truly seeing the incredible potential that these new platforms are opening up for your team members.
We’ll be holding down the fort at booth 745. Stop by to say hi. We promise we won’t bite … seriously!