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Glassdoor to Host Inaugural Summit Focused on Employer Branding

Talent Acquisition Experts Assemble to Discuss the Impact of Employer Branding on the Recruitment Industry

SAUSALITO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/05/14 -- Glassdoor today announced plans to bring together one hundred of the nation's top industry experts to share their experiences, advice and ideas on the future of recruiting at the Glassdoor Employer Branding Summit. The invitation-only event will be held live in San Francisco on Friday, Sept. 12 and shared via a live stream so audiences everywhere can hear what the leaders in the industry have to say about how employer branding is changing the way companies hire.

The live event, held at San Francisco's Hotel Nikko, will include presentations from experts in talent acquisition and employer branding from companies including Deloitte, AT&T, IBM and Zappos; with executives attending from Google, Clorox, Intuit, Amtrak, YUM! Brands, HP and more. The free virtual event will offer a live stream of the summit, available online, so any HR or talent acquisition professional can participate from anywhere.

Amplify Talent CEO, Lars Schmidt, will serve as the master of ceremonies, facilitating audience involvement with speakers during the event's highly interactive sessions. "The Glassdoor Summit brings together some of the best of the industry to discuss the impact of employer branding on talent acquisition today," said Schmidt. "This is about more than recruiting; it's a chance for the best of the best to have a live conversation about how the future of talent acquisition will take shape."

2014 Presenters include:

  • Robert Hohman, CEO, Glassdoor
  • Lars Schmidt, CEO, Amplify Talent
  • Josh Bersin, principal & founder, Bersin by Deloitte
  • Jen Powell, talent acquisition branding, Deloitte
  • Will Staney, head talent warrior, Glassdoor
  • Jenn Terry-Tharp, director of staffing strategic initiatives, AT&T
  • Bryan Chaney, recruitment sourcing executive, IBM
  • Stacy Zapar, candidate experience & engagement strategist, Zappos
  • Arie Ball, vice president of talent acquisition, Sodexo
  • Shannon Smedstad, employment brand director, CEB

Winners of the 2014 Glassdoor Talent Warrior Awards will also be announced at the summit, recognizing talent acquisition leaders for their innovative approaches in winning the war for talent.

Register for the free live stream summit here: http://resources.glassdoor.com/glassdoor-summit.html?Channel=pressrelease

About Glassdoor
Glassdoor, founded in 2007, is the leading career community designed to help job seekers find jobs and address critical questions that come up during the search, application, interview and negotiation phases of employment. Glassdoor provides the most transparent look at company culture, work environment, salary and compensation and the interview process thanks to the millions of insights shared by employees, job candidates and employers. For employers, Glassdoor offers recruiting and employer branding solutions to help maximize talent acquisition strategies and optimize results. As of August 2014, Glassdoor now welcomes more than 25 million members to its desktop and mobile platforms. Glassdoor is backed by Benchmark, Sutter Hill Ventures, Battery Ventures, DAG Ventures, Dragoneer Investment Group and Tiger Global.

Glassdoor.com is a registered trademark of Glassdoor, Inc.

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