LOS ANGELES, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Futurestep, a Korn/Ferry Company (NYSE: KFY) specializing in talent acquisition solutions has announced that it will be hosting a panel at the 2011 Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference. The session, Setting the Stage, Getting Results: Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) Roundtable will be moderated by Futurestep and feature talent management leaders from Nestle USA, part of the world's largest nutrition, health and wellness company, and Cummins, a global power leader. The Strategic Talent Acquisition conference is one of a series of talent management events held annually by the Human Capital Institute (HCI). This year's event will be held in New York, May 16-18.
Roundtable panelists will be John Havenaar, Executive Director, Global Recruiting, Cummins, and Doug Battista, Head of Staffing of Nestle USA. They will be joined by moderator Madeline Laurano, Talent Systems Analyst and Advisory Practice Manager for The Newman Group, a Futurestep Company. In the session, they will explore the challenges, opportunities, experiences and best practices involved in establishing a RPO operation. Areas of focus will include understanding the variety of RPO options, implementing the RPO, the challenges of global operations and business complexity, and applying the lessons of experience.
"Nestle USA understands that people are the center of its success," said Doug Battista, Head of Staffing of Nestle USA. "Our talent acquisition strategy underscores our commitment to building and maintaining the team to continue that success, and we're pleased to join our partners at Futurestep to share our experience in implementing a world-class RPO."
"Cummins has achieved market leadership through the energy and commitment of its employees," said John Havenaar, Executive Director, Global Recruiting at Cummins. "Working with Futurestep, we've established the foundation for a truly global RPO. We expect our partnership to drive quality and efficiency into our hiring processes, and to enhance our ability to develop great talent from within the company. We look forward to highlighting what we've learned."
"The roundtable will provide great insight for anyone who is involved in a RPO, or simply wants to know more about what is involved in establishing an effective talent acquisition operation in a global environment or a complex enterprise," said Madeline Laurano, Talent Systems Analyst and Advisory Practice Manager for The Newman Group, A Futurestep Company.
Futurestep and The Newman Group are sponsors of HCI's 2011 Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference. More information about the event can be found at http://www.hci.org/strategic/overview.
Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana (USA), Cummins employs approximately 40,000 people worldwide and serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of more than 600 company-owned and independent distributor locations and approximately 6,000 dealer locations. Cummins earned $1.0 billion on sales of $13.2 billion in 2010. Press releases can be found on the Web at cummins.com or cumminsengines.com. Follow Cummins on Twitter at http://twitter.com/cumminsengines and YouTube at http://youtube.com/cumminsengines.
Named one of "The World's Most Admired Food Companies" in Fortune magazine for fourteen consecutive years, Nestle provides quality brands and products that bring flavor to life every day. From nutritious meals with LEAN CUISINE® to baking traditions with NESTLE® TOLL HOUSE®, Nestle USA makes delicious, convenient, and nutritious food and beverage products that make good living possible. That's what "Nestle. Good Food, Good Life" is all about. Nestle USA, with 2010 sales of $10.4 billion, is part of Nestle S.A. in Vevey, Switzerland — the world's largest food company with a commitment to Nutrition, Health & Wellness — with 2010 sales of $105 billion. For product news and information, visit Nestleusa.com or NestleNewsroom.com.
Futurestep is a Korn/Ferry Company and a leading global talent acquisition solutions provider, helping companies build and implement strategies for improving their talent acquisition operations. Key areas of focus include Recruitment Process Outsourcing, Project-based Recruitment, Talent Acquisition Consulting and Mid-Level Recruitment. With operations on four continents, Futurestep provides the experience and expertise to address the most pressing talent acquisition challenges facing companies today. To learn more, visit futurestep.com.