Those familiar with this blog know that every week we share the top articles enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. This week will be a little bit different.
With the HR Technology Conference coming up I wanted to provide a central resource for all the cool topics, ideas and events people are talking about prior to what is the premiere event in the HR Technology space.
Now before we get started, here’s the basic HR Technology Conference Links:
- HR Technology Conference LinkedIn Group
- RecruitingBlogs 2013 HR Technology Conference Coverage
- #HRTechConf Unofficial Party Guide
- Unofficial #HRTechConf Twitter List
- Bill Kutik Reflects on the Greatest HR Technology Show on Earth for the Past 16 years
- How to Live Tweet a Conference by Mark Stelzner (@Stelzner)
Now on to the articles. Here are the articles that could be great reads on the plane ride to Vegas (in no particular order), enjoy!:
The most comprehensive and longest article of the bunch but probably the best if you only have the time for one.
The Top 10 Things to Do to Prep for the HR Technology Conference by Franz Gilbert (@FranzGilbert)
Great checklist items as you prepare for an epic three days!
A Few Questions to Consider at this year’s HR Technology Conference by Madeline Laurano (@Madtarquin)
I really liked these two posts from Madeline (who you need to check out on this year’s NextGen Influencers panel) especially the questions that you need to ask when you are talking to vendors. Sizzle goes only so far once you invest in a solution. Also check out this nifty infographic from Aberdeen.
The House Always Wins: Cashing In at the #HRTechConf by Matt Charney (@MattCharney)
First, congrats to Matt on his new position as Managing Editor / Director of Marketing at RecruitingBlogs. Second, here’s a great take on not letting the glamor of Vegas and technologies sway you into a decision that doesn’t help you do your job better.
A tremendous series of tips for savvy attendees for the HR Technology Conference.
Two worthwhile reads from Tim. Really like his points about vendors and the true value they need to prove to stand out from the rest of the expo floor.
Sage advice from Lance on getting the most out of HR Tech. I highly encourage you to find Lance at the conference for a conversation.
Looking forward to connecting with Jeff at the conference, he shares some solid points on why next week’s event matters.
20 Influencers, Analysts and Brands To Follow On Twitter For #HRTechConf by Lizzie Smithson (@liznomics)
Two good lists of key thoughts leaders that will be at this year’s conference.
#HRTechConf 2013: The People, the Sessions and Vegas by Chris Brablc (@smashfly)
Here’s my post on the highlights of this year’s conference with a great list of people to follow on Twitter during the conference.
While the relationships you build and the knowledge you gain are the highlights of the conference, the goodies from vendors are a nice add on. Here are Lizzie’s tips on getting the best SWAG.
The Vendor’s HR Technology Conference & Exposition Manual by Starr Conspiracy (@StarrConspiracy)
Great guide for vendors looking to get the most out of this year’s event from industry thought leaders.
Hope you enjoy the list and see you at the conference. And connect with me there via Twitter @smashfly.