Sneak Peek at the Week Ahead

3853507398_1eb0dabe83_b(2)Here is what is going on this week in the world:

  • On Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. ET over on our sister site, Shally Steckerl returns for part 2 of his Client Sourcing episode of Fordyce TV. In this live show, Shally will share more of the ways he gets insider details, including key names and job titles, contact details, internal promotions/moves, and other intel to better prepare himself for the cold call. If you are on the search and placement side of the business, you won’t want to miss this.
  • Sign up for this week’s free webinar on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. ET, 2009 Corporate Staffing & Recruiting Part II led by Dan Kilgore and Jeremy Eskenazi from Riviera Associates. Join this interactive webinar which will will discuss trend update, and what it means going forward for corporate recruiting, new trends and data that has evolved recently showing that possibly the turn-around has begun, and specific steps/tactics to take to maximize results in this current climate.
  • Friday is your last chance to take advantage of the $500 early bird registration discount for ERE Expo 2010 Spring taking place in San Diego from March 15-17. The agenda is coming together and the speaker list continues to grow, so make sure to check out all of the details and reserve your spot at
  • ERE Expo will also host the sixth annual Recruiting Excellence Awards ceremony on March 15, and we are now accepting applications in nine categories. This is your chance to share how your recruiting success is helping your business — and in many cases furthering the recruiting profession.
  • We just secured dates in San Diego next March for SourceCon, which will be taking place March 14-15. Stay tuned for more details about the only conference solely dedicated to the sourcing industry, but make sure to clear your calendar! Email me if you want to get more information at
  • In more immediate event news, spaces are going fast for the next #socialrecruiting summit, taking place in New York City in less than a month on November 16. More than half the tickets are sold already for this follow up to the first summit which sold out back in June. Take a look at the growing attendee list and if you are already registered, make sure to make your voice heard by helping shape the unconference portion of the event here.

Have a great week, and feel free to leave any questions you have in the comments section below.

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Scott is The Fordyce Letter's Marketing Director. Handling all communications to the recruiting community about our products and services, you have most likely heard from Scott at one point or another. Drop him a line or meet up with him at one of our upcoming events.