MN Recruiters & Shally Steckerl April 2013


Minnesota Recruiters is excited to host Shally Steckerl at an exclusive conference and training on April 30th, featuring 4 high-impact sessions!

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Shally Steckerl is a globally recognized recruiting thought leader who over the last 15 years has helped build recruiting and sourcing organizations for companies like Microsoft, Google, Coca-Cola, Cisco, and Motorola. He has built a solid reputation worldwide for his programs and will be on the center stage for 4 hours of training exclusively for the Minnesota Recruiters community.

This Spring conference will be held on Tuesday, April 30th from 9:15 am – 3:45 pm, at the Mall of America – Great Room, in Bloomington, MN.  Light snacks and beverages will be served from Crave.

In addition to the content of the conference, this is a great opportunity to network with other professionals and thought leaders responsible for attracting, developing, and retaining talent in leading organizations throughout the region.

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Given this conference is longer than the usual MN Recruiters events, we’ve structured the day so attendees will have the opportunity to check voice mail and email throughout the sessions.

The agenda:

8:45 – 9:15:
– Registration & Networking

9:15 – 9:30:
– Event kickoff

9:30 – 10:30:
– Top Four Cures for your Sourcing Slump

10:30 – 10:45:
– Break

10:45 – 11:45:
– Managing Your Recruiting Desk

11:45 – 1:15:
– Networking & Lunch (Not included in registration, eat anywhere at the Mall)

1:15 – 2:15:
– Social Media Techniques for Super-Busy Recruiters

2:15 – 2:30:
– Break

2:30 – 3:30:
– Passive Candidate Cold Calling Techniques

3:30 – 3:45:
– Q&A & Wrap-up

The speaker is confirmed, times / agenda order subject to change.

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The hashtag for the event is #mnrec

To ensure the best experience and the richest networking opportunity, this event is being capped with a maximum number of allowed participants. The tickets are on a first come, first serve basis. For organizations with 6 or more attendees, please contact us for pricing.

PLEASE NOTE: All ticket sales are final and non-refundable, however, they can be transferred to another attendee in your place.

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Shally SteckerlShally Steckerl is a globally recognized recruiting thought leader who over the last 15 years has helped build sourcing organizations for companies like Microsoft, Google, Coca-Cola, Cisco, and Motorola.

Today, as CEO of The Sourcing Institute and Director of the board for both 4sct, LLC and Hire4ce, Inc., Mr. Steckerl advises recruiting leaders on successfully embedding key sourcing initiatives into their current efforts, improve the performance of their existing sourcing teams, and establish sourcing functions from the ground up.

Shally is a sought after speaker, previously presenting at SHRM, ERE, Sourecon, Recruiting Trends/Kenndy-Onrec, Talent 42, among others events. Mr. Steckerl serves as adjunct Faculty at Temple University’s Fox School of Business where he is the first professor to teach an HR capstone course entirely dedicated to recruitment and sourcing. His writings and publications include the soon to be released, “The Talent Sourcing & Recruitment Handbook” slated to be available Spring 2013.

He is a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology with a dual major BS, International Business, and Management. He also studied International Business Studies at Macquarie University. Mr. Steckerl was raised in Colombia, South America, and now resides in Atlanta, Georgia. You can follow Shally Steckerl on Twitter or LinkedIn.


The Top Four Cures for Your Sourcing Slump:
Break through your linkedin barriers, speed up your sourcing with search shortcuts, and get social without wasting time. Use tools such as Social CSE, Cloud Doc CSE, Wink, Pipl, peekyou,, and linkedin hack to are time saving methods to make the most of your SocialSourcing. Quick and simple search shortcuts via numrange, intext:, Gigablast, Blekko, DuckDuckGo and filetype CSE allow you to be more efficient.

Want to know how to Pimp your profile? Keywords and Meta-tags, adwords tools make distinction. Enhance your LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and profiles by differentiation.

Wondering how tobest break those LinkedIn barriers? Alumni search, skills beta, sperse, bing first name last initial along with find members of ANY group will be sure to get you out of your sourcing slump!

Social media outreach techniques for super busy recruiters:
Learn how to weave your cold calls, voicemails, and emails with new social media outreach strategies that increase your call-back ratio by at least 20%.

Know how to prioritize various communication vehicles to get faster responses from prospects. Find the social footprint for many of your candidate prospects so you can expand the ways in which you connect with them. Know what to include in your social media messages that will increase the likelyhood of generating a positive response. Relate the values of having your own Facebook page and Linked Group, define which types of activities are best for each of the social networks.

Managing The Recruiting Desk:
From knowing key-term definitions to finding your competitors’ jobs, follow a 12-step framework for sourcing to empower recruiters to go from the lowest hanging fruit to the most challenging; capture rich resource niche sites and other important online resources.

Passive Candidate Cold Calling Techniques:
Learn tim-tested, completely intuitive, 100% ethical persuasive communication techniques to remove skepticism from cold calls; employ the five main stages of a successful cold call.

This program has been approved for recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. Please be sure to note the program ID number on your recertification application form. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at

This seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.

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