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8036 Dominion Parkway
Plano, TX 75024

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TalentNet Live Dallas 2014

A unique blend of the latest HR and Recruiting practioner best practices, and actionable tools and strategies to streamline your reruitment efforts. Talentnet is proud to welcome speakers, case studies, tips, and best practices from top brands like Whole Foods, YUM! Brands, Pizza Hut, Pepsico, Time Warner Cable, and many more.

Event Schedule

Our program this year is a unique blend of conference presentations and unconference breakout conversations. If you have been to a TalentNet Live before, you know the many pages of notes you’ll take and action items of cool tools, tips and best practices you’ll have for Monday morning. If not, get ready! This is the most comprehensive day of actual strategy you will find in a recruiting conference anywhere. This year marks our 7th Dallas event! And it just keeps getting better. We hope you can join us.

Part 1
  • 7:45 am - Registration and coffee

    Come on in, get your badge, grab a muffin, and chat with presenters and attendees.

  • 8:15 am - Welcome and opening 

    Craig Fisher, TalentNet with Michael Kascsak and Amy Ciochetto from the Capital One Talent Team.

  • 9:00 am - Opening keynote

    Tommy Blanchard, Capital One - #LifeatCapitalOne – a study in Culture for Talent Acquisition

  • 9:45:am - Coffee Table Sessions

    Craig Fisher, TalentNet + Doug Jones, Bayard + Lauren Hogan, Pizza Hut - No B.S. Branding

Part 2
  • 10:15 am - 10 minute break
    10:25 am - Morning workshops

    Bryan White, Novotus + Travis Triggs, Time Warner Cable: Cold calling 101 + Overcoming objections

    Karthik Govindankutty & Greg Chalker, Capital One - Need for Speed:  Why it's crucial for a recruiting shop to move fast in sourcing and identifying potential talent, assessing, selecting and getting candidates thru the process of hiring

    11:10 am - 10 minute break
  • 11:20 am - Morning workshops

    Chirag Gupta, Rachel Gilliam: Twitter for Recruiting

    Andres Traslavina, Whole Foods + Will Thomson, Rosetta Stone: Hiring Conscious Leaders and Global Recruiting

    Lauren Hogan, Pizza Hut + Alex Brown, Waste Management - Community building and Your Employer Brand

  • 12:05 pm - Lunch Time

    Network with your peers.

  • 12:45 pm - Afternoon Kickoff

    Jim Schnyder, Pepsico + Jeremy Roberts, Sourcecon - Sourcing Sorcery

Part 3
  • 1:30 pm - Culture Chat

    We chat with Talent Pros about their unique corporate cultures

    Tiffany Harvey - Southwest Airlines, Andres Traslavina - Whole Foods, Will Thomson - Rosetta Stone, Michael Kascsak - Capital One

    2:05 pm - 10 minute break
  • 2:15 pm - Afternoon workshops

    Crystal Miller, AT&T + MIchael Goldberg, American Heart Association - Investigating Attraction of the "Me-Centric"

    Kara Augone, Capital One - Give your best, Get the Best: a journey on candidate experience

    Michael Rose, Mojo Media Labs- ROE, Return On Energy, a powerful new methodology developed to get the right people into the right seats and maximize your return on investment.

    3:00 pm - 10 minute break
  • 3:10 pm - Afternoon workshops

    Katrina Kibben, + Kyle Lagunas, Brandon Hall Group - Inbound marketing for recruiters

    Jim Durbin, Social Media Headhunter - The new Linkedin Search

    Nicky Gibson, Zoe's Kitchen - Measurement metrics for social recruiting

    3:55 pm - 5 minute break
  • 4:00 pm - Afternoon Session

    Craig Fisher, Talentnet - Don't Be a Stranger - Recruiter Branding and Cool Tools for Talent Attraction

  • 4:45 pm - Closing Keynote
    Kevin Wheeler, Future of Talent Institute- Fearless Forecast: Workforce 2014 and Beyond
  • 5:30 pm - Wrap up
    and Happy hour!

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Additional Presenters

We've got so many great thought leaders coming your way that we can barely list them all.

  • Jim Schnyder - Sr Mgr. - Sourcing, Talent Acquisition, Pepsico
  • Lauren Hogan - Social Media Culture Curator, Pizza Hut
  • Bryan White - Manager of Reasearch and Sourcing, ReachingTalent
  • Will Thomson - Global Sales, Mktg, & Product Recruiter, Rosetta Stone
  • Craig Fisher - CEO, Talentet
  • Michael Rose - CEO, Mojo Media Labs
  • Jim Durbin - Social Media Headhunter
  • Jeremy Roberts Editor, Conference Organizer, Sourcecon
  • Kyle Lagunas - Talent Acquisition Analyst, Brandon Hall Group
  • Kevin Wheeler - Founder, Future of Talent Institute
  • Katrina Kibben - Managing Editor/Director of Marketing,
  • Crystal Miller - Strategist, AT&T

Track Leaders

We’ve got expert’s from around the world

Some of the Social Media and Recruiting industry faces at you'll see at this year's event. See more track leaders here who will share their tips for Blogging, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Employer Branding, Content Development, Profile Optimization, Cold Calling to Warm Calling, Personal and Corporate Branding, location / Mobile Recruiting, and the latest Cool Tools!

Nicky Gibson is Sr. Manager of Talent Acquisition at Zoey's Kitchen Changing cultures. Nicky walks us through moving from a large culture to an intimate one.
Nicky Gibson

Director of Talent Zoey's Kitchen

Travis Triggs is the dynamic Talnet Acquisition and Social Media Program Manager for Time Warner Cable. He knows things every recruiter should know.
Travis Triggs

Talent Acquisition Social Media Program Manager, Time Warner Cable

Alex Brown does social media and employment branding for Waste Management. He'll share some secret sauce for great branding, talent attraction, and content marketing.
Alex Brown

Sr. Social Media & Employment Branding Specialist, Waste Management

Crystal Miller Does recruitment social brand strategy for AT&T
Crystal Miller

Talent Acquisition Strategist, AT&T

Andres Traslavina does global recruiting for Whole Foods. Learn how this amazing brands overcomes recruiting challenges while it shows the world the benefits of conscious leadership.
Andres Traslavina

Global Recruiting, Whole Foods Market

Tiffany Harvey is an employment lead with Southwest Air. She'll share some of the really cool culture that makes SWA an amazing place to work.
Tiffany Harvey

Employment Lead, Southwest Airlines


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    8036 Dominion Parkway
    Plano, TX 75024

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