On August 9th, Monster.com®, the worldwide leader
in connecting people to job opportunities, will head to Washington, DC
to hold the third in a series of social recruiting summits to share best
practices with employers and college career centers on how to reach the
next generation of job candidates through social media and networking
platforms, such as Facebook.
This event, “Preparing for Today’s Emerging Workforce,” will take place
at the SmartBrief Headquarters in the metro Washington, DC area on
Thursday, August 9th. The event will connect Monster with the
educational community for an in-depth look at how to educate, reach and
recruit the next generation of job candidates through social media and
online networking platforms. Mark Story, “Author of Starting Your Career
as a Social Media Manager,” will give the opening keynote on Millennials
and Social Media. Panels focusing on using social media to help close
the skills gap and social media best practices will include participants
from LivingSocial, Discovery Communications, SmartBrief and Johns
“As social media has become mainstream, the ways we interact online have
rapidly shifted. It’s crucial for the next generation of employees and
HR Professionals alike to understand these changes and adapt their
respective strategies to keep pace with today’s hiring realities.” says
Tom Chevalier, Director of Product Marketing for Monster. “Monster is
excited to discuss with the participants the current market situation
and explore what the future holds – what companies will need and how
universities can prepare these social-native young professionals.”
More than 40 college career center representatives are confirmed to
attend from top schools in the Washington, DC area including American
University, George Washington University, Howard University, James
Madison University, Johns Hopkins University and the University of
Maryland University College. For more information on the event or to
register to attend, visit: http://bit.ly/SHr56o.
In 2011, Monster demonstrated its leadership in social recruitment with
the launch of BeKnown™, the professional networking app for Facebook,
which provides the emerging workforce with the ability to share relevant
education, skills and professional experience with the world. BeKnown
also facilitates conversation between employees and potential candidates
to drive high quality referrals and allows visitors to follow their
company and become part of the future talent pipeline.
SmartBrief is the leading online publisher of targeted business news and
information by industry. By combining technology and human editorial
expertise, SmartBrief filters thousands of sources daily to deliver the
most relevant industry news in partnership with more than 200 trade
associations, professional societies, nonprofits and corporate entities.
With an audience of more than 5 million senior executives, thought
leaders and informed professionals, SmartBrief is the essential resource
for “must-read” industry news.
About Monster Worldwide
Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW), parent company of Monster®, is the
worldwide leader in successfully connecting people to job opportunities.
From the web, to mobile, to social, Monster helps companies find people
with customized solutions using the world's most advanced technology to
match the right person to the right job. With a local presence in 55
countries, Monster connects employers with quality job seekers at all
levels, provides personalized career advice to consumers globally and
delivers vast, highly targeted audiences to advertisers. To learn more
about Monster's industry-leading products and services, visit http://www.monster.com.
More company information is available at http://about-monster.com.