Burlingame, Calf., February 15, 2012 – Jobvite, the leading recruiting platform for the social web, today announced it will host its 2012 Customer Summit in early May. Hundreds of current and prospective customers, media and analysts will join Jobvite executives in this annual event to discuss trends in social recruiting, industry best practices and how to optimize the use of Jobvite and win the war for talent. This year’s event will feature a keynote address from industry visionary and renowned venture capitalist, Guy Kawasaki.
Jobvite’s annual customer summit is designed for attendees to learn how social recruiting is being used as it relates to larger hiring trends, to brainstorm how to maximize social recruiting investments and to network with industry analysts and experts on successful use cases of social technology implementation. Breakout sessions aimed at both experts and beginners will discuss using social media to build employee engagement and referral rates, designing a premium career site, creating custom reports and mastering evaluation sets in interview types. Attendees will learn best practices, tips and tricks, and hear case studies from companies currently using Jobvite. More than 800 employers use Jobvite’s platform to tap into social media and find, recruit and hire top talent efficiently and affordably.
“Optimizing the recruitment and hiring process, particularly in social media, has been a key factor in the success of Jobvite’s customers, which make up some of the world’s fastest-growing companies,” said Dan Finnigan, president and chief executive officer of Jobvite. “Our annual event brings together the top minds in the recruiting industry to network and learn together, developing new ways of engaging with potential talent and integrating them quickly and efficiently within their respective organizations. It’s a must-attend for anyone looking to make the most of their recruiting.”
About Guy Kawasaki
Guy Kawasaki is the co-founder of Alltop.com, an “online magazine rack” of popular topics on the web, and a founding partner at Garage Technology Ventures. He is also a columnist for the Open Forum of American Express. Previously, he was the chief evangelist of Apple. Mr. Kawasaki is the author of ten books including Reality Check, The Art of the Start, Rules for Revolutionaries, How to Drive Your Competition Crazy, Selling the Dream, and The Macintosh Way. His newest book, Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions, released in March, is a New York Times bestseller. The lessons in Enchantment are drawn from Mr. Kawasaki’s tenure at Apple, as well as his decades of experience as an entrepreneur and venture capitalist.
Guy Kawasaki has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA, as well as an honorary doctorate from Babson College.
Jobvite is the leading recruiting platform for the social web. Today’s fastest-growing companies use applicant tracking, recruiter CRM and social recruiting software solutions from Jobvite to target the right talent and build the best teams. Jobvite is a complete, modular Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform which can optimize the speed, cost-effectiveness and ease of recruiting for any company. For more information, visit www.jobvite.com.