Who doesn't like free?
Fat free. Free iPhone apps. Free speech. Free-ninety nine – that's the kind of price we like. And how about a free ticket and comped travel to the #socialrecruiting summit on May 17 in Minneapolis at the Best Buy Headquarters? That's right, we said FREE, baby!
A few members of this motley crew called Fistful of Talent will be descending upon the 3rd #socialrecruiting summit on Monday, May 17, 2010. And we want to see you there which is why with our pals at ERE who put on this fine show called the #socialrecruiting summit (yep, the same brains behind the ERE Expo and the best news source in the recruiting industry around), and Pinstripe Talent (yes, as in the #recruitalicious Pinstripe folks where the famed Sue Marks resides) the main sponsor of the show, have hatched up a plan to get you there for free. Free!
Click play to check out the details of the contest (email subscribers, click through to get to the video):
Spread the word folks. Spread the word! And thanks again, a million thanks, to Pinstripe Talent. This contest would not be possible without them. Of course, this wouldn't be a legit contest without legalese fine print:
By submitting an entry to this contest, you release that your
content may be published on Fistful of Talent and ERE.net. Entries can
be submitted in a variety of mediums including video, written word or
PowerPoint and will become property of Fistful of Talent once submitted. Submissions will be accepted until Wednesday, May 5, 2010, 11:59:59
PM EST and should be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Judging will be based on how well contestants illustrate a business
case for why they need to attend SRS and how they can benefit from the
Employees (and the employees’ immediate family members living in the
same household) of the Fistful of Talent, ERE, sponsors and its
advertising companies, parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries,
promotion and delivery contractors and/or public relations companies
affiliated with this contest, are not eligible to participate. One entry
per person. All entries must be submitted and received within the
contest period and the sponsor’s clock shall be the official clock of
One complimentary ticket to the Minneapolis #socialrecruiting summit, one round trip economy class airfare ticket and two nights’
single-occupancy hotel accommodations at the Crown Plaza Bloomington,
the designated hotel for this event. The winner will be responsible for
all hotel charges other than room and applicable taxes. Prize is not
transferable and prize substitution will not be allowed, except at the
discretion of the sponsor. All prize-related travel arrangements will be
administered by Sponsor’s authorized designee. No changes will be made
to travel details once any element(s) of the travel arrangements have
been booked, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor will not
replace any lost or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates or
similar items once they are in the prize winner’s possession. Travel is
subject to the terms and conditions set forth in these rules and those
set forth by Sponsor’s air travel prize supplier. Contest rules are
subject to change without notice.
Jessica Lee is a VP of TA at Marriott International where she leads a team that enables the company to think big, broad and boldly about all things talent acquisition and in effect, keeps them relevant and ahead of the curve in how they attract and acquire top talent. Don’t be fooled by that fancy pants title and description though, she’s still an everyday HR gal in the trenches at the core. SPHR certified, a decade and a half into trench HR life… she can whip up a corrective action plan or source for your purple squirrel in a heartbeat.