Shally Steckerl, EVP Arbita, Inc. and Founder of JobMachine, to be Key Note at Onrec EXPO 2009 Sourcing Summit November 2, 2009 in Chicago

(CHICAGO, Ill. – September 7, 2009) Shally Steckerl, EVP Arbita, Inc. and Founder of JobMachine, will be the key note speaker at the Sourcing Summit taking place one day before the Online Recruitment Conference & Expo 2009. This intense training program will be held at the Donald E Stephens Convention Center, in Chicago, on November 2, 2009.

Starting his career in technical recruiting in 1996 Shally Steckerl has experience consulting with and building sourcing organizations at many Fortune 500 companies such as Microsoft, Google, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Cisco Systems and Motorola. From early in his career he has developed techniques that dramatically increase recruitment productivity and allow companies to exploit the Internet. He has been teaching those techniques to staffing leaders since 1998. Shally is a proven leader in the development and implementation of Best Practices in Centralized Sourcing and research organizations.

Mr. Steckerl is the Founder and Chief CyberSleuth of JobMachine, Inc. (now Arbita ACES) ( the premier provider of sourcing consulting services and research training. During his time with Microsoft, he managed the research arm of their global centralized sourcing and research team. Previously, he consulted at Google where he built a central sourcing organization that produced 100 hard to find female Engineering hires per quarter in extremely demanding, technically advanced disciplines.

While at Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc., Shally consulted on Talent Acquisition strategy, fulfilling an average of four offers per week in a full-lifecycle recruitment environment. He was responsible for supporting all corporate hiring managers and functional channels throughout North America, staffing an average of 120 simultaneous open positions in a large manufacturing organization with 74,000 worldwide employees. Experienced in enforcing adherence to consistent hiring practices and coaching department managers, Shally is in a unique position to provide consulting on large corporate hiring practices.

During his tenure at Cisco Systems, Inc., Shally was a Senior Member of the eCruiting organization, defining Cisco’s online Recruiting Strategy. There he supported Cisco’s Recruitment Intelligence Operations, responsible for research and development of aggressive tactical and strategic Internet sourcing methods, along with training fellow recruiters on how to utilize aggressive Internet recruitment tactics. Before Cisco, Shally was a Senior Internet Sourcing Specialist with Motorola’s Global Talent Supply Team where he successfully applied his approach in a very demanding technology multinational. Previous to working as a Contract Recruiter, Shally’s clients in the contingency staffing industry included MCI, IBM, Oracle, Digital Equipment Corporation, First American Financial, TOSCO, Cendant, IMS Health, Excel, PepsiCo and Frito Lay.

The advanced methods he practices and teaches have been replicated throughout many large corporate organizations worldwide. With ten years of experience in all aspects of Recruiting, Shally is capable of assessing, teaching, mentoring and implementing successful global Recruitment methods. Because of his passion for the Internet as a recruitment tool and his continually innovative methods, Mr. Steckerl has developed a reputation as an authority in Internet search, and a pioneer in recruitment research. An accomplished author, consultant and trainer, Mr. Steckerl is a frequent contributor to many industry forums and speaker at leading conferences. Shally can be contacted by email: or phone: 877-293-3541.

Shally will present a session titled: “Every-day Activities Anyone can Effectively Use to Maximize New Features in Web 2.0 Technology.” Where he will be discussing what as a Staffing Leader you need to know about how your recruitment organization relates to your entire company's environment. Borrowed and interpreted from the marketing department, the simple yet effective SWOT analysis reveals insights on how you can defend from threats, take advantages of opportunities by applying your strenghts, and overcome your most critical weaknesses.

Translated into Recruiting by leading subject matter expert Shally Steckerl, the SWOT (strengths-weaknesses-opportunities-threats) Analysis can be efficiently used to audit your recruitment ecosystem, particularly in an environment where the best defense and survival strategy is to maximize your internal resources.

As a highly regarded recruitment consultant Shally has been instrumental in the building of over 200 recruiting organizations. Combined with his degree in International Business and global experience, Shally demonstrates real-world practical ways to apply the SWOT analysis in mapping your talent-acquisition landscape so you can figure out which areas of improvement to make your highest priorities. A SWOT analysis can reveal critical needs that must be addressed and pinpoint unknown capabilities to leverage.

- Learn the basic ground rules for creating a practical analysis

- Find out how to Identify what strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats are related to recruiting

- Follow along the very real SWOT analysis case study of a well known world-class recruiting organization

- Walk away with suggestions on strategies that could be formulated as a result of the SWOT analysis

He will also be leading the group which will be presenting: “Every-day Activities Anyone can Effectively Use to Maximize of new Features in Web 2.0 Technology”

What's new with LinkedIn Events, LinkedIn Answers, Tiwtter, Facebook and semantic search.

Stop wasting time on the Internet. Tying together everything Web 2.0 communities have to offer, and assembling them into an integrated approach, is the difference between wasted time and getting results. In his keynote presentation World-renowned social network recruiting guru Shally Steckerl will reveal to you the techniques he has used to stay connected and informed without being overwhelmed, while leveraging all Web 2.0 has to offer. Learn how you too can apply his techniques to maximize your time online.

In this discussion, Shally will lead the group in a conversation exploring how to stretch new technologies like LinkedIn Events, Answers, and Groups to their maximum potential. Leverage new features and applications that make it easy for you to get what you need from Twitter, Facebook, and dozens of other online networks. Go beyond time-consuming internet searches with semantic search. Learn how to build your network in several communities from one centralized location in order to see more of the right kinds of contacts for free than you ever saw before. Grow your referral network, raise your brand to ever higher levels, and increase your personal influence and visibility with Web 2.0. EXPO 2009 is widely regarded as the “must attend” online recruitment event of 2009 and will be held the days following the Sourcing Summit, on November 3 & 4, 2009. is the world’s leading information resource for Human Resource professionals and recruiters using the Internet to recruit. EXPO 2009 is the only global gathering of online recruiting leaders and game-changing technologies. For more information about EXPO 2009 visit:

Running off of last year’s success, EXPO 2009 will bring together delegates and exhibitors involved in online recruitment from around the world to share their common interests, provide a business driven networking environment and stimulate discussion, debate, and beneficial partnerships. The Sourcing Summit will provide attendees with a deep training opportunity, and will allow attendees to begin their conference experience early with leading experts giving them the tools, techniques and strategies to deepen their talent pool and optimize their sourcing channels.

The Online Recruitment Conference & Expo 2009, will be hosted by both recruiting powerhouses Kennedy Information and Onrec - for more information visit:

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For more information on The Online Recruitment Conference & Expo 2009 and the Sourcing Summit, contact RD Whitney at or go to

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