2013 HBS Recruiters' Conference
*This conference is open to human resources and/or hiring managers who are hiring for positions within their own organization and that meet the following criteria:
• Senior-level positions requiring an MBA
• Minimum of 3-5 years of experience
• Salary range beginning at $70,000+
• Organizations that have posted jobs with HBS within the past year
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Schedule of Events
All information below is subject to change.
TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2013
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Welcome Reception | Location: Russell House Tavern
WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2013
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. | Registration and Continental Breakfast | Hawes 2nd Floor Lounge
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. | HBS Alumni Recruiting Pathways | Hawes 202
9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. | Recruiting & LinkedIn: A Deeper Look | Hawes 202
John Hill, Higher Education Evangelist, LinkedIn
»Hear more about the latest tools on LinkedIn available to recruiters from one of LinkedIn's own.
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. | Coffee Break | Hawes 2nd Floor Lounge
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Building a Magnetic Culture: How to Attract and Retain Top Talent | Hawes 202
Kevin Sheridan, MBA 1988, Chief Engagement Officer, Kevin Sheridan, LLC, and Author of Building a Magnetic Culture
»Kevin Sheridan illuminates how to build and sustain a highly-productive and motivated team, leading to better business outcomes for the organization. He also provides great advice to remote workers, helping them stay connected, be the best, and the most engaged in their jobs.
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Networking Lunch | Assigned Room Locations
1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Indispensable: When Leaders Really Matter | Hawes 202
» Gautam Mukunda offers an enticingly fresh look at how and when individual leaders really can make a difference. By identifying and analyzing the hidden patterns of their careers, and by exploring the systems that place these leaders in positions of power, Professor Mukunda sheds new light on how we may be able to identify the best leaders and what lessons we can learn, from both the process and the result.
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. | The War on Talent: Recruiter Roundtable & Discussion | Hawes 202
4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. | Closing Remarks | Hawes 202
4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Harvard Innovation Lab Tour, Batten Hall | Hawes Lobby
The Harvard innovation lab is a new and innovative initiative that fosters team-based and entrepreneurial activities and deepens interactions among Harvard students, faculty, entrepreneurs, and members of the Allston and Greater Boston community.
6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. | U.S. Competitiveness: Paths Forward* | Burden Auditorium
At the HBS U.S. Competitiveness events, we'll explore a range of commitments business leaders could take, from improving the skills of U.S. workers through an apprentice program to increasing the amount of local sourcing, or bolstering regional strength by joining a cluster competitiveness initiative.
*As an attendee of the 2013 Recruiters' Conference, you are invited to stay for this exclusive event.
We have reserved a room block at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Boston. Reservations must be made directly with the Hotel Room Reservation Department by calling their toll-free number 1-800-222-TREE(8733) and referencing the group name "HBS Recruiters Conference" by April 23rd.
Who are you looking for?
- A recent MBA graduate
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- A senior level manager or executive
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- A part or full time time consultant
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- A candidate for your board of directors
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Many people with a high need for achievement find the process of individual change very difficult. Some professionals resign themselves to organizational, personal and life situations that are miserable or where they feel caught. In this webinar designed for our valued recruiting partners, Professor DeLong discusses how to avoid the traps that keep high achievers from changing. View the video & audio playback here.