London: Precision Recruiting - From Digital Footprint to the Right Fit

Date and Time

Starts:10/18/2022 12:00 PM

Ends:10/18/2022 1:30 PM

Registration Closes:10/16/2022 3:30 PM

Event Type: Webinar

1.5 CPD Hour(s)



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Event Sponsor

As HR Professionals you owe it to yourself, your organization, and job applicants to make good hiring decisions. Traditionally the recruitment process is labour intensive, costly, and may lead to regrettable hiring decisions. Save time and money by adopting a modern proactive approach by reverse engineering the networking game! Candidates have long used networking to discover job opportunities. As the employer you can make networking work for you!

Suppose you have a candidate profile but no name? As employers it is time to empower yourself by learning to reverse engineer online networking platforms. Learn 21st century recruiting techniques to find candidates that meet the skills, qualifications, and personal characteristics you’re seeking.

Learning Objectives:

Create search criteria to find your ideal candidate
Social Media and Internet Search Tools and Techniques
Reverse Engineering The Networking Game
Assessing Your Findings
Make Evidence Based Hiring Decisions
Strategic Preparation For Interviews (based on findings)
Tools and Resources


12:00 PM    Registration and Networking

12:05 PM    Speaker Presentation

1:30 PM      Event Concludes

Registration Closes:  October 17, 2022 at 8:00 AM. 

Registration Difficulties or Questions: Please reach out to our Chapter Experience Coordinator Bobbi-Lyn Smith at

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Speaker bio(s)
Matt Richardson

Matt Richardson is an expert on internet safety and building a positive online image (among others). He is a Professor in the General Education Faculty at Loyalist College where he teaches topics that include; using social media as a positive force and technology’s impact on modern society. As a speaker with the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) Matt covers topics that include; social media background checks on potential employees and using the internet to discover quality candidates. Matt is a member of the Rogers Communications / Ryerson University Cybersecurity Catalyst project team where he collaborates with industry experts on a variety topics that include; cyber security and safety, technological skill development, digital footprint and image, and more. He is often sought out as a subject matter expert by the media with TV, Radio, and print coverage in Canada and the U.S. Matt began teaching safety skills in 2013 and in 2016 completed an Ontario Police College credential in “Open Source Intelligence” (OSINT) internet investigations. His background working in politics and the provincial and federal civil service and OSINT experience give him a unique perspective which has resulted in innovative programs that cover the full spectrum of online safety and digital excellence. In 2019 founded the “Digital Empowerment Project” (Canada) in partnership with a retired Internet