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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Listen to this webinar you will discover that generational differences do not affect recruiting top talent. Across all of the generations there is much in common. They share attributes, goals, preferences and practices that can be effectively leveraged for recruiting success.

According to conventional wisdom, successful recruiting now requires that we carefully tailor our sourcing and selling strategies to the differences among America’s generations.  It’s certainly a logical perspective given the real differences in values, behaviors and aspirations among the groups.

But here’s the rub: we aren’t recruiting generations, we’re recruiting talent.  So, what’s important is not what makes talented people different, but rather, what makes them alike.  And, the most talented among Millennials, Gen Xers and Boomers have a lot in common.  They share attributes and goals, preferences and practices that can be effectively leveraged for recruiting success.

In this program, you will learn:

  • The key attributes that the best talent of all generations have in common
  • How those attributes coalesce into a unique persona – the “Career Activist”
  • The empirical data confirming the rise of career activism among top talent
  • The conceptual foundation for a recruiting strategy targeting Career Activists
  • The Best Practices for sourcing and recruiting Career Activists in all fields
  • How to optimize the candidate experience for Career Activists


Monster would like to thank Peter Weddle for presenting this Monster Intelligence webinar.

Presented By:
Peter Weddle
Columnist & Author

Described by The Washington Post as "... a man filled with ingenious ideas," Peter Weddle has authored or edited over two dozen books and been a columnist for The Wall Street Journal, National Business Employment Weekly and

Weddle is also the CEO of WEDDLE's Research & Publications which specializes in employment and workforce issues.  WEDDLE’s Guide to Employment Sites on the Internet is published biannually and considered the gold standard of its genre, leading the American Staffing Association to call Weddle the “Zagat of the online employment industry.”

Weddle’s most recent books, The Career Activist Republic and Work Strong: Your Personal Career Fitness System, offer a frank yet positive assessment of the challenges and opportunities available to working men and women in 21st Century America.  That insight, in turn, provides an as yet unrecognized but powerful strategy for recruiting the best and brightest of American workers.

Weddle is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point.  He has attended Oxford University and holds advanced degrees from Middlebury College and Harvard University.


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