Highlights from this Year’s War for Talent Conference

May 9, 2012 10:11 pm Published by Rochelle Lee

We had a great time at this year’s War for Talent Conference! Check out our Storify below to see all the great speakers and some of the recruiting wisdom they handed out. If you attended let us know your conference highlights in the comments!

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In the Trenches at the War for Talent Conference

To start off the week, some of the best minds in recruiting got together to discuss technology and tactics to acquire the best talent in the competitive tech field.

Storified by Work4 Labs · Wed, May 09 2012 13:40:33

Start of an exciting day! 
heading to the #warfortalentScooter Sabel
The mantra for any good business
Anyone is recruitable #warfortalentGirls in Tech SF
Start of the Event With a Great Keynote from Angel Investor Ron Conway
@ronconway at #Warfortalent. "Recruiting should be part of the overall company culture!" http://pic.twitter.com/y5rKA912Malak Moon
An All Star Panel Talks on How to Scale Your Company 
Amazing panel @michaelrwolfe @jeffiel @linkedincareers @mm @kmendes #warfortalent http://instagr.am/p/KVb3HVTYJ6/Justin Bedecarre
The Future!
More laptops in the front rows (audience) on #WarForTalent #recruitment conf have Facebook open than email. #hrIvan Irish Recruiter
Some Words of Wisdom from ReadyForce’s Anna Binder
#annabinder good people liked to be pushed hard #warfortalentAgnes Lam
Followed by a Panel of Leaders in Recruiting Tech
RT @jtbed: great crowd #warfortalent http://instagr.am/p/KVbw4DzYJ2/TalentCircles
Great to hear the panel talking about hiring #collegestudents at the #WarForTalent conference. @kymbee @a16z @Laurieviv @kevbuckby @rmariniAlex Mooradian
And some Fun! 
At #WarForTalent. Just saw a talk with diamond rings and lingerie on the slides. Totally awesome.Renee Adams
Lunchtime Sessions Because Recruiting is a 24 Hour Job
Great to be sponsoring the #warfortalent conference today! Look forward to our COO @skasriel telling you all about FB recruitingWork4 Labs
War For Talent 2012@Photo.
wish i was at #warfortalent today!Sonia
John Sumser Spreading the Gospel of Social Recruiting
#warfortalent @jonbischke You are no longer your resume. Your professional life is the collection of stuff from the web.John Sumser
How to Win the Best Talent
Panel: What does it take to wjn the veru best talent?" #WarForTalent http://instagr.am/p/KVwxkqQjoZ/Julie Deroche
Apparently Not Everyone is Winning the War for Talent…
Watching #warfortalent reminds me how little time, energy our Minnesota tech & start ups give to recruiting. #GettingTheirAssKickedPaul DeBettignies
Our Fellow Sponsors SVB Financial
Happy 2 sponsor War For Talent Conference in SF.Content 4 startups tackling 1 of the biggest challenges 4 ’12. #warfortalent @SVB_FinancialCarrie Walsh
THe Midday Highlight…Hiring Your First 10 Employees
About to speak about hiring your first 10 people at #warfortalent with @davemcclure @DanielleMorrill @jalterHiten Shah
And Concluding with the Ever Important Company Culture Panel 
"Building a culture has to be intentional and based on values, its never an accident" Via @justinrmoore CEO @Axcient #warfortalentWill Stickney
A Big Shout Out to Conference Organizer Justin Bedecarre?
RT @JohnSumser: #warfortalent was pulled together by @jtbed Amazing content. Trench level participants. Amazing presenters. #winfortherecruitingindustryJustin Bedecarre
Lastly, Whats a Conference Without a Little Afterparty Networking? 
RT @work4labs: What’s recruiting without networking? Nothin! Join us at the #warfortalent after party!Olivier Le Floch

This post was written by Rochelle Lee