Check out this free webinar next Tuesday. It should prove to be both interesting and informative. Call me if you have any questions or simply click on the "register" button below to sign up. There is no cost to attend but attendence is limited.
The Power of a Sourcing Pipeline at Microsoft
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST
Presented by Doug Berg, Founder & Chief Innovation Officer, Jobs2Web, Inc. and Marvin Smith, Talent Community Development, Microsoft
Microsoft Entertainment & Devices is building their online talent community and helping to pipeline talent that will meet current and future recruiting needs for their specific product areas including Zune, Xbox, Sync, Mobile, Surface, etc, and for 10 specific targeted talent pipelines such as hardware engineers, software engineers, gaming professionals, designers, testers, and more.
In the last webcast of the year in Strategic Sourcing and Recruiting, Marvin Smith will share how they evangelized the need for building the Talent Community initiative within Microsoft's Entertainment & Devices (E&D) Division ($7.5B & 8000 employees). He will also share what tools and technologies they have utilized to launch their talent community, the multi-year phased approach towards building a talent community, and the results that they have achieved to date.
Prior to joining Microsoft, Marvin was in corporate recruiting/recruiting leadership with several early stage and developing technology organizations. Marvin's corporate recruiting was built on a foundation of two decades of middle and senior level search serving high technology and manufacturing firms. He was a principal with 3 different firms. Marvin has a BA from Pacific Lutheran University.