Social Media Recruiting, Workplace Flexibility, Hiring Trends and More: Topics at 2015 SHRM Talent Management Conference & Exposition, April 27-29, in San Diego

Feb 25, 2015
ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 2015 Talent Management Conference & Exposition will cover a wide range of timely issues on attracting and retaining an organization’s most valuable asset — its employees.

Among the more than 50 concurrent session topics are social media and mobile recruiting, background checks, workplace flexibility, hiring in California and engaging Millennials.

More than 1,000 recruiters and human resource professionals from across the country are expected to attend the conference, and more than 40 companies will be featured as exhibitors.

WHEN: April 27-29, 2015

WHERE: Manchester Grand Hyatt, 1 Market Place, San Diego, CA 92101

DETAILS: Concurrent sessions include:

  • The Power of Screening In: How Social Recruiting Helps You to Double Your Talent Pool, Tuesday, April 28, 3:15-4:30 p.m. PST;
  • Rethink the Workweek: Workplace Flexibility & Business Success, Tuesday, April 28, 3:15-4:30 p.m. PST;
  • Hiring Without Litigating in California: How to Onboard Employees Without Jumping Overboard, Monday, April 27, 10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m. PST;
  • The Top 10 Trends for Background Checks in 2015: What Every Employer Needs to Know, Monday, April 27, 1:30-2:45 p.m. PST; and
  • NetWeaving: What Millennials Are Looking for in a Company and a Career, Tuesday, April 28, 3:15-4:30 p.m. PST.
​General session keynote speakers are Lisa Bodell, founder and CEO of futurethink, a provider of innovation tools and resources; Ben Casnocha, chief operating officer of LinkedIn; Desiree Rogers, CEO of Johnson Publishing Company and former White House social secretary; and Mike Walsh, founder and CEO of Tomorrow, a consumer innovation research lab.

RESEARCH: SHRM will release the 2015 Employee Job Satisfaction and Engagement Survey during the conference. A press briefing about the survey will be held from 9:45-10:30 a.m. PST/ 12:45-1:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, April 28 via conference call with Evren Esen, director of survey programs at SHRM.

For more information about the conference, please visit:

Members of the media must pre-register for complimentary press credentials. To request credentials, please contact SHRM Media Relations: Laura Ambrosio at 703-535-6273 and or Vanessa Gray at 703-535-6072 and

Videotaping general sessions is not allowed, and keynote speakers are not available for media interviews. Contact SHRM Media Relations for interviews with concurrent session speakers.

About the Society for Human Resource Management
Founded in 1948, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR membership organization devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 275,000 members in over 160 countries, the Society is the leading provider of resources to serve the needs of HR professionals and advance the professional practice of human resource management. SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China, India and United Arab Emirates. Visit SHRM Online at and follow us on Twitter @SHRMPress.

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