SHRM Talent & Staffing Management Conference & Exposition

Mar 17, 2011

Media Advisory

April 11-13, 2011, in San Diego, Calif.

WHAT: The world’s largest association for human resource management holds its 2011 SHRM Talent & Staffing Management Conference & Exposition.

WHEN & WHERE: April 11-13, 2011, Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel at 1 Market Place, San Diego, California 92101.

WHO: Seeking A-list employees?TheSociety for Human Resource Management will provide a comprehensive lineup of sessions designed to help HR professionals attract, recruit, manage and engage A-list employees. Topics include:

  • workplace flexibility;
  • best practices for attracting top talent and the super-competent employee;
  • understating the military resume and recruiting military veterans;
  • the U.S. labor shortage for filling knowledge-based professional positions;
  • the role of immigration in staffing highly specialized and professional jobs; and
  • best practices for affirmative action applicant compliance.

SPEAKERS: Keynote and notable speakers are listed below.

  • Dan Pink – the author of four books and his latest, Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us;
  • Ryan Estis – the chief experience officer of Ryan Estis & Associates, a leading expert in branding, leadership and culture, HR, and workforce trends;
  • Susan Packard – the co-founder and former chief operating officer of HGTV;
  • Lois Backon – the senior vice president of the Families and Work Institute; and
  • Major General Mari K. Eder – the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Reserve Joint and Special Troops Support Command.

Note to reporters and editors: Media credentials are required. For complimentary registration, please contact Julie Malveaux at,or 703-535-6273, or Jennifer Hughes at, or 703-535-6072. For more information, please visit

About the Society for Human Resource Management

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 members in over 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China and India. Visit SHRM Online at


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