Peter Walmsley, Vice President of Human Resources at Electronic Arts, and Greg Picker, Major Account Executive at CareerBuilder, discussed the challenges of managing a global workforce and the likely need for leaders to give more flexibility to their employees in the future.
Rick Jensen, Vice President for Talent and HR & M&A at Intuit, and Dan Valavanis, Area Sales Manager at CareerBuilder, discussed the evolution of talent acquisition and what the next generation of workers is looking for in an employer.
"You need to win over these candidates by effectively communicating why they should even consider working for your organization. So companies are starting to make these investments."
"One of the things that marketers do really well is they create an experience when you go to their website. The same can be applied with when you’re doing this with your own employment value proposition and creating that dynamic story."
Will Wolf, Global Head of Talent Acquisition and Development for Credit Suisse, and Vina Dang, Managing Director for CareerBuilder, discussed strategies for attracting and retaining talent and how HR must adapt to changes in the next generation of workers.
"Switch the mindset. Think of you as like you’re recruiting top athletes for a school. There are two processes. There’s the process that everybody goes through to apply for school and then there’s the process that the top athletes that you’re proactively going up there and trying to find, they go through a very different process."
Terry Wallace, VP of HR Global Operations at Pfizer, and Vina Dang, Managing Director for CareerBuilder, discussed the challenges of managing a global workforce and how data analytics is driving business objectives.
"It’s not just about the data. It’s turning that data into information and the information into knowledge and then that knowledge into understanding and gaining wisdom."
On June 11, Indiana University's Kelley School of Business and CareerBuilder announced a strategic partnership to create and develop comprehensive online solutions for corporate career training and development.