It’s clear that social media is here to stay. Most employers agree that participation and monitoring the social media realm is essential to develop a voice and trust with potential candidates. However, many recruiters are stuck with trying to navigate this realm on their own, with no clear direction on how to overcome obstacles or how to utilize social recruiting solutions without letting it overwhelm their workload. Kasey Sixt, Vice President of Branding and Social Media Initiatives at the global recruitment marketing agency, CKR Interactive, will be presenting at this year’s Onrec.com Expo to shed some light on the matter.
Sixt’s session will provide recruiters with valuable information on how to get started with social recruiting, including how to work with executive management to get their buy in and remove obstacles such as blocked social networking sites, and will break down the common misconceptions in the social recruiting arena. The presentation will share a client’s experience in launching their social recruiting and branding efforts, and how they worked with CKR Interactive to build a successful social media marketing program.
“The world of social media can be pretty overwhelming for a recruiter, with the ever-changing landscape of tools and best practices,” shared Sixt. “My goal is to show how social recruiting can be fun, and what social media solutions are available to make a recruiter’s life easier. Creating content and managing your online presence does not have to be as difficult as it seems!”
Sixt’s presentation will be an excellent follow-up for those who have had the opportunity to attend one of her sessions before. She recently presented well-received knowledge sessions, including “The Power of Online Video and the Social Web” at the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) conference and “Video & the Social Web: A Powerful, Eco-Friendly and Cost-Effective Duo for Recruitment Communications & Employer Branding” at the Staffing Management Conference & Exposition hosted by Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).
The Onrec event, which will be held September 14-16 in Chicago, will provide information and learning which sourcers, recruiters and HR practitioners can implement immediately — as well as support their organization’s long-term staffing efforts. The conference sessions will offer expert insight into best practices, current trends, market influences, metrics, statistics and today’s talent pool.
Those attending the event can stop by booth 413 to speak with Kasey Sixt, as well as CKR Interactive’s Northeast Regional Manager, Steven Haworth, and Account Manager and international recruitment specialist, Michelle Ferreira.
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About CKR Interactive
Founded in 2001, CKR Interactive is a global recruitment marketing agency delivering comprehensive services to today’s employers. Focusing on interactive solutions, the firm’s areas of expertise also include research and planning, creative development and marketing communications. With offices throughout California, Arizona, Texas, New York and Florida, and OneAgent partner agencies in the United Kingdom, Australia, China and India, the award-winning firm’s growing list of clients represents a range of industries, from healthcare/biopharm and high tech to government and hospitality/food service. CKR Interactive will also be exhibiting at upcoming industry events: The Pacific West HR Conference hosted by PIHRA (September 21-23 in Pasadena, CA) and the ASHHRA Annual Conference and Exposition (September 25-28 in Tampa, FL).
About Kasey Sixt
Kasey’s two decades of recruitment marketing and video production experience date back to Rogers & Associates, the recruitment advertising agency CKR Interactive’s CEO Curtis Rogers co-founded, which she joined during the agency’s early days. She relocated from Silicon Valley to Los Angeles when Rogers & Associates was sold to TMP Worldwide and then stayed on with the agency for several years as a division president. Most recently, Kasey worked with J. Morrison Group and reelPOWERED Productions helping organizations across the globe better tell their corporate story utilizing special events, social media and online video. She holds a B.S. in Communications and TV/Film from Ball State University.
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