Social Media and Recruiting: Risks and Rewards
With hundreds of millions of users, the major social networks like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter offer HR professionals and recruiters fertile ground for brand building, recruitment, employee engagement and other benefits. Human Resources IQ presents a panel of experts that will share best practices for leveraging these powerful interactive platforms - as well as examine the potential legal pitfalls of having access to "too much information."
Attendees will learn:
- How to find talent where it congregates online, especially the digital natives (Millennials, Gen X and Gen Y)
- How to listen in on conversations and learn what current, past and prospective employees are saying about your company
- Understand the different methods to review an applicant's social media presence without running afoul of anti-discrimination laws
- Learn to identify the pre-employment risks before you recruit
- Hear useful tips on dealing with these novel social media hiring issues
- And more!
This event is brought to you by:
Canadian Pacific Railway
Greg Holsworth is from Calgary, Canada, and has been with Canadian Pacific since 2000. At Canadian Pacific, Holsworth has held positions in Operations, Learning & Development, Talent Management and most recently as manager of the Employment Centre. He was a key member of the "Career Tracks" project team managing both the Training Plan and Communication Plan. Holsworth is a graduate from the Flinders University of South Australia (Adelaide, Australia) in International Relations and the University of Calgary (Calgary, Canada) in Political Science, and he has previously worked for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Radio).
TD Business Banking
Nancy Moulday, Manager Recruitment for TD Business Banking; has held various positions with the organization during her more than 23 year-career, including roles in the branch environment, HR and recruitment. She has been involved with hiring of hundreds of employees from both inside and outside the bank and on campus.
Currently, Moulday manages recruitment for the Commercial Banking Associate program which includes overseeing an 8 – 10 month training program for new hires. Moulday is also the past president of CACEE (The Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers) and currently sits on the CACEE advisory committee.
Labor and Employment practice Group
Nixon Peabody LLP
Renée Jackson is a member of the Labor and Employment practice group at Nixon Peabody LLP. She represents employers in all areas of labor and employment law, focusing primarily on employment counseling and litigation. She defends employers against allegations of discrimination and harassment in both state and federal courts, and at agencies such as the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Renée counsels both domestic and international employers on the various employment law issues they face in the United States, including restrictive covenants, wage and hour issues, workplace policies, discrimination, reductions in force, employee discipline, and all aspects of hiring. Renée also counsels domestic employers on issues arising from both employer and employee use of technology and social media in the workplace, and she writes and speaks extensively on the subject.
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