Lauren Saunders's Session:
8:30 am–9:15 am - Recruiting in a Digital World
Lauren Saunders is head of Global Employment Brand and Recruitment Marketing for Talent Acquisition at Bank of America. In this role, Lauren is responsible for delivering a competitive brand and recruitment marketing strategy that attracts the best, and most diverse, talent to the bank. She doesn’t do it alone – she manages a team of subject matter experts and creative marketers, who look for innovative ways to target and engage prospective employees.
Most recently, Lauren’s team was recognized by the Financial Communications Society with a Gold Award in the corporate image category for their new campus recruiting website. Joining the bank in 2008, Lauren first worked as a recruiter in London, before becoming head of Diversity and Inclusion for EMEA. In 2014, she relocated to New York to manage campus recruitment marketing. Prior to Bank of America, Lauren worked at Lehman Brothers in graduate recruitment and program management. Lauren holds a Bachelor of Communications from the University of the Sunshine Coast, in her home country of Australia ,and a diploma in Digital Marketing from the Shaw Academy in London.