IEDC Presents Web 2.0: Using Technology for Talent Attraction Web Seminar

IEDC Presents Web 2.0: Using Technology for Talent Attraction Web Seminar

International Economic Development Council


The International Economic Development Council's 2009 Web Seminar Series: Learn From the Comfort of Your Office!

DATE: Thursday, March 26
TIME: 2:30 - 4:00 pm EST
COST: $85 for IEDC members, $125 for Non-members
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 24

http://www.iedconline.org/?p=Talent_Attraction

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) presents the 2009 Web Seminar Series – a cost-effective, professional development program. The series provides an online environment for economic developers to learn about cutting-edge research, techniques, and tools that are prevalent in the field.

Mobility is a defining characteristic of today's skilled young professionals, who often choose where to live first and then look for a job. With many communities vying to draw the same workers, the use of social networking tools, blogs, and other web-based resources have become key strategies in attracting and retaining the young and talented. EDOs that want to engage these workers can't afford to be out of the loop when it comes to using Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and other effective, inexpensive tools.

Join IEDC on March 26 to learn how your community can use Web 2.0 to create a competitive advantage in talent attraction.

This web seminar will:
• Provide an overview of commonly used tools including the strengths and limitations of each
• Explain effective ways to use these technologies to reach different audiences
• Help EDOs understand what content to use in each service and how

Space is limited, register today!
http://events.iedconline.org/Core/Events/eventdetails.aspx?meeting=WEBI…

SPEAKERS:

Mark James, CEcD, Principal, ED Solutions, Inc.

Mark J. James is the Principal and founder of ED Solutions, Inc, a firm dedicated to helping economic development organizations with the effective use of technology. ED Solutions, Inc. offers web site reviews, consulting services, training services and value added products to the economic development profession.

Ben Wright, CEO, Atlas Advertising

Since its founding in 2001, Atlas Advertising (formerly ccintellect) has delivered visionary branding, website development, research and creative services that build vitality in the 45 communities it works in. Over that time span, the agency's clients have realized an average campaign performance that is over three times that of the national average, according to data provided by third party market intelligence firm Development Results LLC. Ten Atlas clients have won international, national and regional awards for their economic development marketing campaigns.

Posted February 27, 2009



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