Jim Schnyder's Session:
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm - Leveraging LinkedIn to Become a Better Talent Advisor
Jim Schnyder is an award winning Fortune 50 Recruiting Manager with over 20 years of success in Talent Acquisition who is currently the Sourcing Lead for PepsiCo (Pepsi, Frito-Lay, Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade). Jim is a frequent speaker and recruiting industry thought leader for best practices and strategies in areas of sourcing, recruiting, social media, technology, diversity and candidate engagement. Jim has worked on both the agency and corporate side of the staffing business for such companies as Management Recruiters and Perot Systems prior to starting with PepsiCo over thirteen years ago. Recent Awards and Certifications Include: LinkedIn 100 top global influencer; 2014 & 2011 SourceCon GrandMaster – Global Sourcing Champion; 2013 PepsiCo Global Talent Acquisition “Hire and Higher Award”; 2013 LinkedIn Certified Professional Recruiter; 2013 AIRS, CIR, ACIR and CDR Certifications; 2011 PepsiCo HR Excellence Award; 2013 & 2012 Frito-Lay Diversity and Inclusion award recipient; Dallas-Fort Worth Corporate Recruiter of the Year. Jim is also the past Chairman of the Corporate Advisory Board for The Consortium of Graduate Studies in Management which is the country’s preeminent organization for promoting diversity and inclusion in American business. He is also a Board member of the Dallas – Fort Worth Texas Recruiters’ Network.
Jim is a native of St. Louis and a graduate of the University of Missouri – Columbia. He and his wife Yadira live in Frisco with their children Jake and Isabella.