These apps are worthy of your attention because they will free up more time in your day.One awesome advantage about running a tech company in the San Francisco Bay Area is that I hear about--and get to try out--many of the apps and software that are just entering the market. If the tool makes me more efficient or has real potential to help a small or midsize business, I'm all ears.But a lot of the buzz around technology these days is just hype, especially now that everyone wants to be the next Instagram or Pinterest. As a business owner, how do you know which company, app, or platform is worth your attention and will help your business grow? Most entrepreneurs I know just don't have the time to try every new tool du jour.So, I thought it would be helpful for Inc.
The third annual Indeed Interactive is coming to Austin, Texas May 15–17. Designed especially for talent professionals, this event features a unique lineup of sessions from talent acquisition leaders and practitioners from a variety of industries.
More than 1,000 attendees will have the opportunity to hear from industry experts, learn from peers, and access new strategies, insights, and ideas from the brightest minds in talent attraction. You’ll leave inspired regardless of how many sessions you attend, but the five you don’t want to miss include:
1. The Next Generation of Job Search: Putting People First
In this session, Indeed Senior Vice President of Product Raj Mukherjee will give attendees an inside look at Indeed’s product roadmap. With use cases and other stories about real people who use Indeed tools to transform their organizations, attendees will learn how to optimize their use of Indeed’s latest product offerings to help meet talent sourcing goals both now and in the future.
2. Uncovering Talent: Creating a Culture of Inclusion to Drive Business Success
Did you know that more than 60% of employees cover at least one aspect of themselves in order to fit in at work? Morgana Bailey, Global Human Resources Project Manager, Vice President at State Street, inspires individuals to be open about who they are in their personal and professional lives. In this breakout session, attendees will be presented with data that reveals the positive long-term benefits of enabling employees to bring their full selves to work, and how workforce diversity and inclusion are key drivers of business growth and innovation.
3. Indeed 2025: How Human Interest Fuels the Future of Hiring
Presenter Chris Hyams is President at Indeed; he is responsible for overseeing Indeed’s sales, client services, product and engineering teams and helps to drive revenue and foster collaboration across the organization. In his keynote address, attendees will learn how technological advancements have reshaped the hiring landscape—and how Indeed will continue innovating to unite businesses with talent that drive success for both.
4. The Human Side of Hiring: Inspiring Connection, Passion and Loyalty
In an increasingly automated world, we’re regularly compelled to contend with experiences that threaten to dehumanize us. And, as the interviews and surveys we conducted with job seekers from a range of cohorts show, the hiring process has not escaped this trend. Join Indeed’s SVP of Marketing, Paul D’Arcy, for an in-depth look at candidates’ decision-making and behavior at specific junctures during the hiring journey. You’ll walk away understanding how to establish a strong connection with job seekers early on in the recruiting process and why doing so has the power to transform your talent pool.
5. Why Your Hiring Decisions Aren’t as Rational as You Think
When it comes to hiring, talent professionals have entrenched theories around why job seekers and hiring managers act and think the way we do. But what if these theories are just plain wrong?…