Best Practices in Building a Proactive International Talent Management Strategy

2017 Talent Management Conference & Exposition
Workplace Application: This session will show how to create a talent acquisition strategy that will help you proactively source and screen the best global talent.

It's no secret that you are face unprecedented recruiting challenges. The war for talent is fierce, as top workers are routinely lured away by hefty incentives offered by competitors. Talent acquisition teams are, more than ever before, tasked with finding exceptional candidates who aren't readily available in the domestic labor pool. Many U.S. companies are bridging the skills gap by recruiting from abroad. The global labor pool offers a diverse mix of candidates with a variety of competencies, helping to solve the perennial problem of how to find the right employees for hard-to-fill positions. Yet, sourcing and screening foreign talent can seem daunting. So how can you seamlessly kick off a proactive global-focused talent acquisition strategy? This session will help you:

·         Discover how to best source a robust talent pool, as well as the best ways to vet international applicants.

·         Write job descriptions that appeal to foreign nationals.

·         Gain buy-in from your executive team on foreign national recruitment.

·         Utilize a comprehensive checklist for kicking off a proactive, global-focused talent acquisition
           strategy at your organization.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:45pm

Jamie Gilpin


Jamie Gilpin brings 15 years of sales, marketing and branding knowledge to Envoy. As chief marketing officer, she plays a key role in driving a powerful brand for Envoy that represents its dedication to providing education, support, unparalleled value and a better experience overall for both businesses and individuals navigating through the arduous immigration process. She oversees the B2B and B2C marketing strategies, including demand generation, brand management, online and offline marketing, website and content management, public relations, event marketing and partner/channel marketing.

Prior to joining Envoy, Gilpin was the vice president of marketing and branding at CareerBuilder LLC. In that role, she directed the development of strategic marketing and was responsible for B2B strategy, including marketing operations, product marketing, demand generation, advertising, promotions, events, customer intelligence, e-commerce and customer experience.

Gilpin received a master’s degree in business administration from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and a bachelor’s degree in public relations from Florida State University. She is a frequent speaker and author on the topics of recruiting, workforce issues, the skills gap, employer brand, candidate behavior, marketing and big data. Gilpin also sits on the advisory board of Innovate+Educate, a nonprofit implementing research-based strategies to close the national skills gap and bridge the opportunity divide.

Columbus GH, East Tower, Ballroom Level
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Concurrent Session
HR Expertise
Global & Cultural Effectiveness
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