SOURCE: Kennedy Information

August 22, 2007 16:34 ET

Recruiting Pros Explore New Strategies to "Select and Retain the Best" at Kennedy Information's Recruiting 2007 Conference and Expo

PETERBOROUGH, NH--(Marketwire - August 22, 2007) - Top recruiters and recruiting thought leaders will gather in Orlando on November 12th to 14th to learn the latest strategies and best practices that deliver top talent in a tight market at Kennedy Information's 15th Recruiting 2007 Conference & Expo.

The program is presented in a series of six specialized tracks including: Recruiting Best Practices, Recruiting Tools, Legal Compliance, Sourcing Talent, Retention, and Healthcare Recruiting, PLUS a third day featuring two Summits targeted to the critical topics of Sourcing and Retention. "Talent management today is a vital part of every organization's strategic planning," says conference chair Robert D. (RD) Whitney. "An effective recruiting program is an absolute must for companies and a critical asset in the battle for competitiveness."

Keynoters include Carla L. Major, PHR, Vice President of Human Resources & Community Relations, Harrah's Casino and Hotel, and Thomas M. Hall, Vice President, Global Staffing and Onboarding, Seagate Technology.

Joining them in presenting some 30 hands-on sessions are 55 top professionals comprising a virtual "who's-who" of the recruiting industry. They include recruiting leaders from top companies like Mike Grennier, Senior Director, Corporate Recruiting and Ryan Loken, Manager of Talent Services-east at Wal-Mart Stores; Dennis Smith, Senior Manager of Talent Acquisition, T-Mobile; and Jon Glickstein, Vice President, Business Development, VISANOW, plus recruiting industry professionals like Jeffrey Quinn, Director of Research, Monster Worldwide; Marc Cenedella, Founder, President and CEO,, Gerry Crispin, Chief Navigator, CareerXroads and more.

Sponsors include The Ladders, pinstripe, Trovix, Qualigence, Talent Drive, Linkedin, ExecuNet, TalentHire, Recruit Alliance, ZOOMinfo,, AIRS,, BNA, and the International Association of Employment Web Sites. Additional information on the Recruiting 2007 Conference and Expo can be obtained by calling 800-531-0007 or at the conference web site

About Kennedy Information, Inc.

Kennedy Information is the leading publishing and research firm covering professional business markets including Corporate Recruiting, Executive Recruiting, Executive Career Management, Management Consulting and Investor Relations.

Kennedy Information powers and maintains and publishes the newsletter Executive Recruiter News and The Directory of Executive Recruiters, the largest executive recruiter database in the world. Kennedy produces Interactive Seminars on various recruiting topics throughout the year. We also produce the biannual Executive Search Summit and provide information and services to recruiters and executive jobseekers through our websites,,,, and

Described as "authoritative" by Fortune magazine, and "consulting industry experts" by The Wall Street Journal, Kennedy's editors and analysts frequently provide expert commentary to the world's major media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, The Financial Times of London, The New York Times and CNN.

Kennedy Information is a BNA company, a leading publisher of specialized news and analysis products for professionals in business and government. Kennedy is based in Peterborough, New Hampshire with offices in New York, Washington, D.C. and Atlanta.

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    Dan Houder
    Kennedy Information
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