Sharpen Your Sourcing Skills at The Sourcing Institute with Shally Steckerl, of 4SCT

Sourcing is constantly changing, making it necessary for recruiting professionals to constantly stay on-top of the latest trends in the industry. Shally Steckerl, known widely as the ‘master of sourcing’ is offering recruiters the opportunity to sharpen their skills. Day one, February 21 will be a dedicated day of Specialist curriculum classes. Day two, February 22 will be solely for those individuals working towards Leadership level certification.

What will be covered?

Specialist Course (Day 1)

1. Specialty search engines.

2. Sourcing tools, toolbars, bookmarks, macros, and scripts.

3. Social media strategies for employment branding and social/contextual marketing.

4. Social networking fundamentals for sourcers (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Wink, Video, Xing, and others).

5. Developing online talent communities.

6. Outreach via mobile and SMS communications.

Leadership Course (Day 2)

1. Leveraging metrics and methods to gauge the sourcing success not only of your recruiters but also of the sources, vendors, and tools your organization uses to find talent; effectively support your recruiters through the appropriate choice of centralized sourcing teams, field-centric or geographic modes or one of the various hybrid models.

2. Embedding select sourcing initiatives into your existing recruitment programs to generate the time your recruiters need so they can focus on identifying prospects for critical hires.

3. Finding, selecting, hiring and managing sourcers.

4. Executing a 360-Degree recruitment and sourcing diagnostic.

When is it?

Specialist Course: February 21, 2013 from 8:00AM-5:30PM.
Leadership Course: February 22, 2013 8:00AM-5:30PM.

Both sessions will have a mid-morning and mid-afternoon break. Snacks and beverages will be provided continuously through the day. A sit-down buffet lunch is included at the Conference Dining Room, serving epicurean delights created by Chef Thai.

Where is it?

Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center
800 Spring Street Northwest
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 347-9440
How much does it cost?

Day 1 – Specialist – $450
Day 2 – Leader – $750
Both Days (available only to Leaders) – $1100

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High quality, low-cost talent sourcing is one of the most effective strategies leaders can employ to help their organizations meet business goals. When recruiting talent, investing in new techniques can make the difference between having the high-potential talent you need, when you need them, and just wishing you did. Walk away with new candidates you would never have found before, a clear understanding of how search engines work, methods for developing your own custom searches, and the clarity and wisdom to discover your own sourcing techniques to keep you on the leading edge.

The Sourcing Institute

The Sourcing Institute is dedicated to delivering world-class education, training, and certification to HR Practitioners through a first-rate online Learning Management System. TSI is based out of Atlanta, Los Angeles, and New York.

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Shally Steckerl, Co-Founder and President of The Sourcing Institute

Shally Steckerl has helped build sourcing organizations for top employers worldwide, including: Microsoft, Google, Coca-Cola, Cisco, and Motorola. Today, he advises recruiting leaders on how to successfully embed key sourcing initiatives to their current efforts, improve the performance of their existing source teams, and establish sourcing functions from the ground up. He has combined all of his world-class sourcing knowledge together in one place delivered to students through guides that can be downloaded and workshops that can be attended at their convenience over the Internet.

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Rob Delp, Co-Founder and Vice President of The Sourcing Institute

Rob oversees strategic growth, business development, and continuation of our industry-recognized commitment to sourcing best practices. In addition to actively supporting client relationships, he is responsible for expanding and managing The Sourcing Institute’s sales organization in support of the company’s initiatives.

After graduating from the University of Southern California, Rob was a regional sales executive with HRsmart, a provider of talent management software. For three years, he was a producer for TruEntertainment. Among other roles, he raised millions in equity funding at TruEntertainment, and developed and oversaw projects.

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