Lever Talent Innovation Summit Arrives September 18-19; Explores Latest in Recruiting Including Diversity & Candidate Experience

Speakers at the Second Annual Summit Include Talent Leaders from Cirque du Soleil, Lyft, Shopify, Illumination Entertainment and KPMG New Zealand

San Francisco, California, UNITED STATES

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lever, the recruiting software for more than 1,300 leading companies around the world, today announced its second annual Talent Innovation Summit taking place September 18th and 19th in San Francisco. The event will provide a unique opportunity for hundreds of talent acquisition leaders, hiring executives and recruiters to discuss recruiting innovations and trends that are directly impacting today’s talent industry.

This year’s Summit kicks off with a half-day Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Forum, which will examine today’s toughest D&I questions and offer actionable advice on how to cultivate a D&I-centered culture. Attendees will hear directly from top executives responsible for creating and maintaining D&I programs at companies such as Lyft, GoDaddy, Atlassian, Uber and Affirm. Lever CEO Sarah Nahm will also share Lever’s own journey to reaching a 50:50 gender ratio among its 100+ employees.

On Tuesday, Sept. 19th, attendees will have the opportunity to go behind the (recruiting) scenes with Xavier Poulin-Gladu, head of recruiting strategy and candidate experience at Cirque du Soleil, and learn more about Shopify’s journey from 43 to 2,000 employees through the eyes of Anna Lambert, director of talent acquisition. Throughout the day, talent leaders from Medallia, Illumination Entertainment, KPMG New Zealand, Lyft, Bazaarvoice, Hotel Tonight and more will be on hand to share their own insights on today’s toughest talent acquisition challenges, as will industry luminaries Matt Charney, Lou Adler, and Stacy Donovan Zapar. Lever’s Nahm will also keynote on her vision for the company, and give the audience a sneak preview of Lever’s latest product innovation.

To learn more about the Summit and register online, visit https://summit.lever.co. Tickets are priced at $495 until August 31st, and $595 thereafter. Registration is limited.

About Lever
Built from the conviction that recruiting is the responsibility of everyone at the company, Lever’s Talent Acquisition Suite draws the entire team together to efficiently source, nurture, interview, and hire top talent through effortless collaboration. Lever has been intentionally designed with integrated ATS and CRM functionality, and features a modern interface that helps employers develop stronger candidate relationships in fewer clicks. 

Lever was founded in 2012 and supports the hiring needs of over 1,300 leading companies around the globe including the teams at Netflix, Lyft, Hot Topic, and Owens-Illinois. The company has raised $73 million in funding from Adam Street Partners, Scale Venture Partners, Matrix Partners, Y Combinator, Redpoint Ventures, Top Tier Capital Partners and Correlation Ventures among others.  With an overall gender ratio of 50:50, Lever is also fiercely committed to building a team culture that celebrates diversity and inclusion. For more information, visit https://www.lever.co.


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