Our founder, Kara Yarnot, is a frequent speaker and facilitator at key industry conferences, including the Human Capital Institute, LinkedIn Talent Connect, the International Association of Employment Websites, and recruitDC.  She speaks on a variety of talent acquisition topics including big data, employment branding, social media recruiting strategies and metrics, and technology selection, implementation, and optimization.

To discuss a customized keynote, interactive session or workshop for your business or conference, please contact us.

Upcoming Events

“Show Me the (Recruiting) Money: 6 Steps to Build a Winning Business Case for Your Talent Acquisition Program.” Lever webinar series.
February 3rd, 2016

“Talent Acquisition Technologies: Simplifying the Chaos” Project SAVE
February 10, 2016

“Discussion Track Leader” TAtech Industry Congress.
Orlando, FL.  April 16-17, 2016.

“TalentBlend” More Information
April 27-28, 2016.

Selected Prior Publications and Speaking Engagements

“How to Ask for Money.” LinkedIn Talent Connect 2015.
Anaheim, CA.  October, 2015.

“TALENTBLEND 2015”
Talent Acquisition Conference Hosted by Meritage Talent. Aug 19-20, 2015. Reston, VA.

“Best Practices in Employee Referral Programs”
Closing General Session. Recruiting Trends Conference 2015. Nov 10, 2015. Orlando, FL.

Using Social Media to Message Candidates.
Dice Webinar Series.  May 2015.

Innovations in Employee Referral Programs
recruitDC.  May 2015.  Arlington, VA

Project SAVE

Project S.A.V.E. Emerging Technologies in Recruitment!
Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Herndon, VA

“The Recruiting Metrics That Are a Waste of Time.”
Discussion Leader.  #HRU New York.  New York, NY.  February, 2015.

HR Technology Buyer Panel
#HRTech Tank.  New York, NY.  February, 2015.

“Innovations in Employee Referral Programs.”
Breakout Session Presenter.  Recruiting Trends Conference 2014.  October 2014.  Las Vegas, NV.

“Relationships Matter:  Develop a Productive Employee Referral Program.”
Panel Moderator.  LinkedIn Talent Connect.  October 2014.  San Francisco, CA.

“Emerging Technologies in Talent Acquisition.”
Talent Acquisition Leadership Council.  Quarterly meeting keynote presentation.  September 2014.  McLean, VA.

Presentations from the 2014 Recruiting Trends Conference

“Introducing the ReSIs.”
Interview about the new Recruiting Service Innovation Awards.  Total Picture Radio.  March 2014.

“Measures, Metrics, and Analytics for Social Recruiting.”
Panelist. Social Recruiting Strategies Conference.  January 2014.  San Francisco, CA.

“5 Ways to Turn Former Employees Into Brand Ambassadors.”
Webinar Panelist.  Hosted by RiseSmart.  January 2014.

“Maximizing the Candidate Experience.”
Breakout Session Leader.  DiceTRU.  November 2013.  Washington, DC.

“Maximizing Data for Talent Acquisition.”
Video Interview.  LinkedIn Talent Connect 2013.  October 2013.  Las Vegas, NV.

“Reactive to Strategic Recruitment: Managing the Phases of Change.”
Breakout Session Panelist.  LinkedIn Talent Connect 2013.  October 2013.  Las Vegas, NV.

So You Want to Be a Global Talent Acquisition Director?”
Panelist. LinkedIn TalentConnect 2013. October 2013. Las Vegas, NV.

“LinkedIn Strategies for Recruiting: Case Study of Corporate Implementation.”
Main Stage Presenter. Social Recruiting Strategies Conference. Chicago, IL. July 2013

“Thinking Outside the Contract Box.”
Article. TalentNapkin. 2nd Quarter, 2013.

“How Socially Integrated Outplacement Solutions Increases Engagement.”
HCI National Human Capital Summit. Co-presenter with Karen Stevens from RiseSmart. Orlando, FL. April 2013.

“Big Data: What is it and Why Should Job Boards Care?”
Panelist. IAEWS Member Congress. Las Vegas, NV. April 2013.

How Do You Measure Social Media?”
Human Capital Institute Webcast. Presenter. January 2013.

“College Recruiting in 2012.”
Panelist. recruitDC Conference. Washington, DC. May 2012.

“When Recruiting and Marketing Collide: The Power of Employer Branding.”
Keynote Panelist. LinkedIn Talent Connect. October 2012. Las Vegas, NV.

“Corporate Talent Acquisition: Current Challenges and Needs.”
HR Keynote Address. International Association of Employment Websites (IAEWS) Spring Congress. San Diego, CA. April 2012.

“How Job Boards Compete With Their Clients For Candidates.”
Interview. Total Picture Radio. April 2012.

“Leveraging Social Media to Build Diverse Pipelines.”
Article. Profiles in Diversity Journal. December 2011.