The Art of Attracting Passive Candidates



Presenters: Jason Putnam, BountyJobs; Ethan Bloomfield and Devin DaRif, Bayard Advertising  

Original Program Date: May 2019 (available for on-demand viewing through September 2019)

Program length: 60 minutes

Your ideal candidate already has a job. Now what?

Organizations that are considered the best of the best attract and retain top talent. Talent acquisition pros are on the lookout for that same talent for the impossibly long list of open roles they’re determined to fill. Throw in a historically low unemployment rate, and you have a recipe for a level of competition that is beyond fierce.

It may feel like an uphill battle to attract the talent you so desperately need when they are already happily employed -- and it is! But there are simple and effective ways to combat these challenges and snag the hire you need to support the business. In this program, experts will share from experience ways to tailor your talent acquisition strategy for the current hiring reality.

About the Presenters: Jason Putnam is a senior vice president at BountyJobs. He oversees the acquisition of BountyJobs' most trusted assets -– its customers and partners. A veteran sales leader in the recruitment space, Putnam has decades of success in recruiting, hiring, and training top talent within the online and SaaS community. He puts his extensive business development experience in human resource technology solutions, procurement and energy financing space to work to accomplish just that. He is a seasoned speaker on leading topics that heavily impact the recruiting space and confers with talent acquisition leaders regularly to keep his finger on the pulse of the talent sourcing market.

Devin DaRif is vice president of employer brand insights at Bayard Advertising Agency Inc. in New York City. Formerly director of employer brand solutions at WayUp, a digital platform connecting college students and recent graduates with employers, DaRif has extensive experience in recruitment marketing and employer brand consulting both in- house and on the agency side. Prior to WayUp, DaRif led the employer branding efforts for the marketing team at Two Sigma Investments, LP., a NYC-based quantitative hedge fund, to increase their awareness and brand appeal, with the skills he honed as a global employer brand consultant for Universum Communications, Inc., a global market research and employer brand consultancy based in Sweden.

Ethan Bloomfield is vice president of Bayard Labs at Bayard Advertising, where he's been since 2017. He has been a leader in recruiting and recruitment technology since developing Total-APS, the first applicant tracking system with automated personality assessments built in, in 2003. He joined JobTarget, where he began his long and successful relationship with Bayard Advertising, which was his first and largest partner. After growing JobTarget from a 10-person start-up to a 100+ person industry leader, Bloominfield joined ZipRecruiter, which was then still a small startup. He helped grow it into one of the most successful recruitment technology companies in history. In 2016, he launched the consulting firm VitalFew to help organizations implement strategies to grow and improve their organizations. He joined the Bayard team in 2017.

Recertification Credit

SHRM Certification has approved this webcast for 1 PDC toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification. A program code will be provided at the end of the webcast. The program also meets recertification credit standards set by the HR Certification Institute and other HR certifying bodies, but candidates must manually enter their activity into their records.

Webcast Sponsor

This webcast is sponsored by BountyJobs




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