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Forget Money and Power: Here’s How to Define Success Says Arianna Huffington
23 October 2014, 12:08 PMArianna Huffington woke up in a pool of blood one day in April 2007. She had fallen and hit her head on her desk. She had broken her cheekbone. She needed four stitches on her right eye. She had collapsed out of exhaustion. That incident was the beginning of Huffington’s journey in redefining her meaning of success, as she told a packed auditorium at this year’s Talent Connect conference in San Francisco. By society’s conventional metrics, i.e., money and power, she was successful. She’s the founder of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Huffington Post website, a nationally syndicated columnist and...
LinkedIn’s CEO Jeff Weiner Shares the 4 A’s that Make a Great Recruiter
23 October 2014, 11:47 AM“What’s your dream job?” If you’re not bringing up this question during interviews, it’s time to start. According to Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn, this is one of the most important questions you can ask a potential hire. “To find a rock star, you need to understand what it is they want to do so that you can determine if they’re a good fit,” Jeff explained in Tuesday’s fireside chat with Pat Wadors, Head of HR at LinkedIn. And determining fit, according to him, should be a big priority for recruiters. One way to get really good at that is […]
Social Media Superlatives Winners: The Talent Connect Edition
23 October 2014, 08:00 AMI’m a huge Late Night with Jimmy Fallon fan, and one of my favorite segments he does is the superlatives. He takes the usual high-school yearbook awards and customizes them based on recent events or trends. I decided to take a cue from the fun piece, and make my own. We always recap Talent Connect highlights and social media trends, but this year, I decided to pass a few fantasy awards to a some extra-special tweeters and Instagrammers. So with that, here are the Talent Connect San Francisco social media superlatives: Most Likely To Live-Tweet Your Flight Home: Robin Erickson […]
Photos: Best Moments of Talent Connect 2014, Day 3
23 October 2014, 04:24 AMAlas, Talent Connect San Francisco has officially come to an end. Final breakout sessions filled the morning hours of Day 3 at the conference with keynote presentations taking place in the afternoon. The keynotes kicked off with an informative presentation from Jennifer Shappley (Senior Director of Talent Acquisition at Express Scripts) and Melanie Curtis (Vice President of Talent Management at Express Scripts). Next, Mathew Caldwell (Director of Global Talent Acquisition at Mozilla) and Suzanne Myers (Director of Talent Acquisition at RealPage, Inc.) took the stage and provided attendees w...
Find the Talent Connect Videos and Presentations on Talent Connect 365
22 October 2014, 04:34 PMIt’s a wrap for another exciting Talent Connect, but the event experience doesn’t have to end here. As a matter of fact, we want to make it last another 365 days. That’s why we are Talent Connect 365 –a platform that will host all the videos from the Talent Connect events across the world and will be refreshed with new thought leadership pieces throughout the year. The goal of this site is to be your go-to destination to watch interviews and hear transformational insights from talent leaders. Right now, you can go to Talent Connect 365 to watch the keynotes with […]