Speaking Engagements

Carrie provides speaking services on the topics below, as well as other business, HR, and recruiting related topics as requested.

Where she’ll be in 2017

Future of Learning & Working, March 13-15:

  • 03/14: Panel with Mira Greenland, CareerArc & Dan Schawbel, Future Workplace: The Future of Recruiting: Winning the War for Talent in 2017 and Beyond.

EBrandCon, Employer Branding Strategies Conference, Chicago – May 16th – 18th: 

  • 05/18: Morning Keynote: Best Practices in Employer Branding: Despite recognizing the power of employer branding, many companies still don’t take a strategic approach to employer brand. This morning keynote session will identify best practices in planning, implementing and measuring a real brand strategy.

Social Recruiting Summit, Austin, August 2nd – 4th:

  • 08/04: Executive Buy-In for Recruitment Marketing

Specific Topics Include

  • Employee Advocacy: The Secret Weapon of your Employer Brand Program
  • Employer Brand & The Contingent Workforce
  • Recruitment Marketing & Media for Success

General Topics

  • Employer Brand
  • Social Recruiting
  • SEO for Career Sites
  • Mobile Recruiting
  • Mobile Career Event Marketing
  • Talent Communities / Talent Networks
2015 Speaking
  • Social Recruiting Summit, San Francisco: “Mobile Innovation – incorporating mobile in your Recruiting Strategy
  • TalentNet at SXSWi, Austin: “Re-imagining Your Employer Brand”
  • SHRM Talent Management, San Diego: “Storytelling for Brand Engagement”
  • TalentNet Live, Dallas: “Employee Advocacy: The secret weapon of your Employer Brand Program.”
  • CWS, Dallas: “Standing out in a Crowd: How to be an Employer of Choice for the Contingent Workforce.”
  • Universum Road Show, Houston: “Employee Advocacy: The secret weapon of your Employer Brand Program.”
  • Straight Talk on Applicant Tracking Systems: Webinar: The Do’s & Don’ts for Effective ATS Selection & Operation


2014 Speaking
  • Glassdoor Webinar, sponsored by Recruiter.com: “Employer Brand Analytics”
  • Blogging4Jobs  Webinar, sponsored by Glassdoor.com: Co-facilitated Employer Brand webinar with Shannon Smedstad, CEB and Jessica Miller-Merrill
  • JobG8: Practitioner Panel for Job Boards, moderated by Gerry Crispin
  • SHRM National, Orlando: Social Media Press Team
  • HCI Strategic Talent Acquisition, Boston: Engagement: Getting it Right from the Start. Panel with Gwyneth Bonasoro, Office Depot, Mark Hartline, Shaw Industries, and moderated by Kurt Heikkinen, President of Montage.
2013 Speaking
2012 Speaking

SHRM National, Atlanta:

  • Half day, pre-conference workshop: “Social Media Bootcamp for HR” Co-facilitated with Jessica Miller-Merrell
  • “SEO for your career site” Co-Facilitated with Nancy Holland of DirectEmployers.
    • (1st ever session at SHRM on SEO – standing room only

DirectEmployers Phoenix: “Mobile technology engagement for career events”

Social HR Dublin:

  • “Mobile technology in recruiting”
  • “Talent Networks and Talent Communities”

NASWA (National Association of State Workforce Agencies) San Diego: Panel Member – “How Technology has changed the way Employers and Workers connect”

TalentNet Live: Mobile Recruiting Panel”

Blogging4Jobs Webinar: “7 Strategies using SEO to lower hiring costs and get better job candidates”

2011 Speaking

SHRM National, Vegas: Pre-conference workshop: “Social Media Bootcamp for HR” Co-facilitated with Jessica Miller-Merrell, Blogging4Jobs

SHRM HRSouthwest, Fort Worth: 2 hour Mega Break-out Session: “Social Media Bootcamp for HR”

SHRM Tulsa (TAHRA):  Social Media Bootcamp

Australasian Social Media Conference, Melbourne Australia:

  • Key Note Panel Member with Find.ly, Facebook and Sears
  • Two half-day pre-conference sessions: “Social Media Bootcamp for HR”
  • Mega Break-Out Session on Mobile Recruiting

DirectEmployers, Indianapolis: SEO for your career site. Co-Facilitated with Nancy Holland

NACE, Dallas: SEO for your career site. Co-Facilitated with Nancy Holland of DirectEmployers

TalentNet Live, Austin:  co-facilitated on Employer Branding with Michael Long, formerly head of culture at Rackspace

TalentNet Live, San Antonio: SEO for your career site

2010 Speaking

ERE, San Diego: “AT&T Recruiting & Tech Best Practices”

NASWA (National Association of State Workforce Agencies): “AT&T Recruitment Best Practices”

COSD (Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities) Employer Conference: Panel Member: “AT&T Best Practices in Recruitment & Disability Recruiting”