Will Staney is the Director of Recruiting, Strategic Programs at SuccessFactors where he is responsible for driving the success and continued development of their strategic sourcing strategies, recruitment marketing, employer branding, social community management, career site development, candidate experience, internal and external talent programs including onboarding, as well as keeping up with the latest emerging social, recruiting and HR technologies to ensure SuccessFactors is on the cutting edge.
Before SuccessFactors, he held the position of Talent Acquisition Web Strategy Manager at VMware where he trained their global staffing team and implemented social media strategy, sourcing strategies and new technology adoption throughout the organization that has dramatically changed the way they find top talent and spread awareness of their employer brand online. VMware’s social recruiting adoption and strategy, spearheaded by Will, was said to be “leading the charge in terms of innovation, transparency and energy…and many companies have unofficially looked to VMware’s social media adoption as the role model for how they would like to invest in the future.” - Joshua Waldman, CareerEnlightenment.com June, 2011
Will Staney is an influential voice in the HR and recruiting space. He regularly speaks on new media marketing, recruiting strategies, and employer branding in the HR and social media conference circuits as well as online webinars. His recent and upcoming speaking appearances include Linkedin Talent Connect, HR Technology Conference Europe, Bersin IMPACT, TalentNet Social Recruiting Conference, Social Media Club of Austin, and more.