How to Recruit and Leverage Soft Skills that Contribute to Job Success

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Presenters: Rusty Lindquist, BambooHR; and Michelle Reed, SkillSurvey

Program Date: December 2016 (available for on-demand viewing through April 2017)

Program length: 60 minutes

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According to research by Harvard University, 85 percent of job success can be attributed to having well-developed soft skills. In this program, Rusty Lindquist of BambooHR and Michelle Reed of SkillSurvey discuss the practical side of soft skills. They will look at how to create recruiting campaigns and sourcing strategies that target candidates with the right skillsets. They'll also discuss how HR can foster a corporate culture that nurtures and recognizes soft skills.

About the Presenters: Rusty Lindquist is the vice president of HCM strategy and intellectual property at BambooHR. In that capacity, Mr. Linquist studies the intersection of organizational behavior, talent management, and HR strategy, all within the dynamics of small to medium-sized businesses. Prior to joining the BambooHR team, he spent three years leading product innovation in the Learning and Development industry, and 15 years running product in SaaS companies.

Michelle Reed is the chief marketing officer at SkillSurvey. In this role, she collaborates with customers, partners and industry experts to help help strategically impact critical points in the talent lifecycle. A results-oriented, hands-on marketing and communications executive with over two decades of experience working in the technology sector, Ms. Reed has also held roles in software development, communications, college recruiting and human resources.
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Recertification Credit

Viewing this webcast in its entirety qualifies for a recertification credit hour that may be counted toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification from SHRM and recertification from the HR Certification Institute (general credit).

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This webcast is sponsored by BambooHR

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