Sloane Barbour Managing Director, Jobspring New York Sloane has recruited top talent for companies ranging from two-person startups to the largest Fortune 500’s in Chicago, Southern California, and now New York City. He and his team place over 500 candidates a year in New York City, and his firm Jobspring Partners places several thousand candidates per year nationwide. On top of his direct recruiting and placement experience, Sloane is also an expert at employment branding for both candidates and companies. Sloane is also on the Executive Board of Camp Interactive, a Bronx based nonprofit focused on inspiring the next generation of tech leaders by combining interactive online tech education modules and exciting, unique, real world experiences.
Jim Hopkinson Digital Strategist The Hopkinson Report Jim Hopkinson is a digital strategist and the author of Salary Tutor. Previously, he was the marketing director for Conde Nast Digital, where he managed the online marketing and social media strategy for Wired.com and oversaw community managers for The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, Glamour, and Teen Vogue. He spent eight years in digital marketing for ESPN.com and Mobile ESPN. He hosts a popular podcast called The Hopkinson Report, delivering conversations around new media, technology, and branding that teach people how to pursue their ideal career and lifestyle.
Simone Press Editorial Recruiter, The Huffington Post Simone Press manages editorial recruitment for the Huffington Post. She started her career at the Boston Herald where she was a features writer and covered celebrity and entertainment news. She then moved to CBS and ABC News where she worked in on air talent recruitment for both networks.
Nicole Williams Career Expert, LinkedIn Nicole is the bestselling author of three books, the latest of which, Girl on Top: Your Guide to Turning Dating Rules into Career Success, has been optioned by Dan Jinks and Bruce Cohen, the producers behind the Academy Award winning films American Beauty, Milk and Silver Linings Playbook. Nicole is also LinkedIn's Career Expert. Nicole's role at LinkedIn is to help professionals understand how to enhance their careers using the LinkedIn network. The company she founded, WORKS by Nicole Williams, is the go-to resource for career-minded young women and was named one of Forbes magazine's Top 10 Career Websites for Women.