Quality of Hire – the Next Talent Management Frontier


TiVo And Checkster To Present At The onrec.com Online Recruitment Conference & Expo 2010

Mill Valley, Calif. - August 16, 2010 - William Uranga, Director of Talent Acquisition of TiVo, will be joining Yves Lermusi, CEO of Checkster at the onrec.com Online Recruitment Conference & Expo 2010, to be held at the Donald E Stephens Convention Center, in Chicago from September 14-16, 2010.

As thought leaders and practitioners, William and Yves have come together to focus on Quality of Hire and how we really measure recruiting successes and or its failures. At onrec Expo 2010 they will be discussing their findings in their session: Quality of Hire – the Next Talent Management Frontier. William and Yves will join a notable line-up of over 30 expert speakers at this year’s Recruiting Conference.

onrec Expo 2010 provides a thriving network exposition hall packed with the latest tools and services to help your organization hire the best, and is highly regarded as the “must attend” recruitment event of 2010 where corporate recruiting practitioners and thought leaders will educate hundreds of attendees with cutting edge training (HRCI Credit pending) on innovative sourcing, screening and recruiting techniques and technologies.

onrec Expo 2010 will bring together global delegates and exhibitors involved in recruitment to share their common interests, provide a business driven networking environment, and stimulate discussions, debates, and beneficial partnerships.

Session Description: The Talent Management department has the potential to become the killer application of any organization. In order to achieve success, you will need to go beyond the traditional management of cost, reviews, brand, and legal issues.

A talent management leader will need to focus and deliver one thing: top performing employees.

In this session you will learn how to become truly strategic by measuring quality of hire, and see how this measure can direct all your initiatives. This presentation is divided in two parts. First, you will learn the limitations of the traditional measurement methods and offered a best measurement of approach. Second, you will learn a practical way to implement these methods, and the impact they will have on your organization – making you the strategic leader that you deserve to be.

After this program, participants will be better able to:

Understand how to best measure quality of hire Quantify the financial impact of bad hiring Implement the methods you will be learning Compare the different methods of measurements Understand why and how social media is a surprising contribution

Speaker Bio:

William is a dry-humored director with over 15 years in talent acquisition in the Silicon Valley. Quoted places like HR Magazine, Workforce, CNN Money and Talent Management, William’s focus is on what moving an organization forward through improved client engagement, resource flexibility and candidate experience. An instructor for the Human Resource Management Certificate Program at the University of California Extension in Silicon Valley, William teaches working professionals how to think differently when recruiting talent in today’s economy. Uranga co-founded and leads a local group of his peers in the Recruiting Leadership Forum.

Mr. Lermusi founded Checkster after seven years at Taleo (TLEO) as President of Taleo Research. Prior to Taleo, Mr. Lermusi founded iLogos (acquired by Taleo) and held several positions in research and consulting organizations in Europe. Mr. Lermusi was named one of the “100 Most Influential People in the Recruiting Industry” and his blog has been recognized as the best third party blog.

About Checkster 
Checkster is revolutionizing the way companies organize their reference checking by offering state of the art automated reference checking technology. From now on playing phone tag, unprofessional reference reports with feedback from 2-3 people are history. The state of the art technology takes only 2 minutes to launch and yields at least twice as many responses, and compiles all the data in a professional report. From now on, fuss about corporate policies that prohibit employees from giving feedback is a thing of the past since Checkster’s technology takes care of that as well. The same way Checkster is revolutionizing reference checks, it also revolutionizes and democratizes 360 feedback technologies.