Mid-Year Meeting – July 19th (Breakfast)
Shannon Van Curen
AIRS Recruiting and Training Specialist
Thursday, July 19th
Marriott Cool Springs
Groundbreaking sourcing involves creative thinking and creative detective work. Google, Bing, Yahoo, and LinkedIn have been our go-to sourcing playgrounds for years, but new sites to scout candidates are appearing almost weekly. Until now, job boards and social media sites are have been excellent resources to satisfy our general sourcing needs. But there is so much more!
This session will take you far ahead of your competition and introduce you to practical and unique tools and applications to find passive talent. The latest mobile apps, chrome extensions and tactical sourcing tips will be covered. Whether you are a Sourcer or a Recruiter, you will learn impactful and easy-to-use techniques that can be applied immediately. These tips will assist you with time management and will help lead you to that “purple squirrel” faster. Make sure you charge up your mobile device and clean out your old sourcing toolbox — it’s about to get some shiny new tools!
Shannon Van Curen is an innovative and accomplished senior recruiter and sourcer — experienced in social media recruiting and recently named the 2010 Talent Acquisition Networking Source (TANS) Recruiter of the Year, she dedicates herself to helping others find jobs and accelerate their careers. Van Curen received her start in recruiting at Vanderbilt University as the first assistant swim coach for the reinstated women’s swim team. Her responsibilities were to help foster a new program and recruit national talent to grow the youthful program. After successfully recruiting many talented scholarship athletes, Van Curen decided to pursue recruiting on a higher level with a local staffing firm. Later, Van Curen would land employment with T-Mobile USA, Community Health Systems, and finally as Director of Recruiting/Training for Moxy.
Through hard work, enthusiasm and dedication to helping others find jobs, Van Curen has also spent many hours volunteering at the Hospital Hospitality House, Safe Haven Shelter, Nashville Rescue Mission, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee. Van Curen also started a career transition group that met weekly to help the unemployed learn how to write resumes and interview for jobs. In her spare time, Van Curen is a swim coach for middle school-aged children at the Nashville Aquatic Club and Brentwood Country Club. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she attended on a full swimming scholarship and was a three-time Big Ten Champion and four-time NCAA All-American.