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    Social Media 101 for HR Professionals

    Date: October 18, 2018, 11:30am – 1:30pm
    Holiday Inn - Christiansburg
    99 Bradley Drive
    Christiansburg, VA 24073
    Premium Members - Free, Basic Members - $30, Guests - $30, VT & RU SHRM Students - $10
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    Speaker: Jon Thurmond, VA State SHRM

    Pre-Approved for 1.0 HRCI / SHRM recertification credit!  


    About the Program:

    Have you always wanted to recruit talen on social media but never knew where to start? Are you already on social media but still have yet to really gain traction with your social recruiting campaigns? We will walk through the basics of establishing a winning social presence on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn that boosts overall brand awareness, attracts quality candidates and brings more applicants to your door.

    Learning Objectives: 

    • Understand the importance of a social media presence in the current hiring environment
    • Build a memorable social media presence from the ground up that reaches and grows your candidate audience
    • Create share-worthy content that engages talent, and never again wonder what you should, or should not, be posting on your social feed

    About the Speaker:

    Jon Thurmond, SHRM-SCP, serves as the Mid-Atlantic Regional Human Resources Manager for Team Fishel, a utility engineering and construction firm.  His experience includes working in the construction, public utility, healthcare, and accounting & finance industries, in roles encompassing Employee/Labor Relations, Recruiting, Training, and HR leadership.

    Jon hosts the #HRSocialHour Half Hour Podcast and Twitter chat.  He also serves as the Social Media Director for the Virginia SHRM State Council and was as a member of the SHRM18 “Blog Squad.”

    Jon holds SHRM-SCP certification, a Labor Relations-Contract Administration certificate from Cornell University, a Master’s in Music Education from the University of Kansas, and a Bachelor’s in Music Education from Middle Tennessee State University.  He is a Hootsuite Pro Certified Professional.