About Marvin E. Smith

Mission: leveraging tools and technology to put the human touch back into talent acquisition

My goal is to discuss ideas, provide insights, and share information that help you take your recruiting to the next level.  

Expertizes

Metrics Driven

As a metrics-driven talent acquisition evangelist and practitioner, I focus on strategies for the elements aspects of talent acquisition:

  • Talent Engagement
  • Talent Sourcing
  • Talent Recruiting
  • Recruitment Marketing
  • Talent Branding
  • Talent Pipelines
  • Talent Communities

TA Community Activities

I enjoy sharing my methods as well as exchanging ideas about talent acquisition.  I do so in a variety of venues including blog posts, presentations, webinars, and talent acquisition industry events including SourceCon, Avature Upfront Conference, Talent 42, ERE, HR Tech, LinkedIn Talent Connect, Digital Talent Acquisition Summit, Talent Management Alliance (TMA), NWRA (Northwest Recruiters Association), Sourcing 7, and others.  I currently serve on the Board of Trustees of Sourcing 7 (a community of talent sourcers in Seattle)..

Pioneering Experiences

My contribution to talent acquisition includes pioneering work with talent communities; in strategic talent sourcing pipelines  (the integration of talent intelligence, social data, and technology) and providing thought leadership in recruitment marketing.

Current Experience

My current role with a Fortune 50 organization (Lockheed Martin) focuses on talent engagement by building talent pipelines that map to the critical talent segments required to meet the workforce plan.  Previously, I held positions in strategic talent sourcing and talent community development with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Blackberry; and Microsoft.

Experiences

Enterprise Talent Sourcing Lead-Lockheed Martin

2012 to Present

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Talent Sourcing Strategist-Blackberry

2012 – 2015

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Researcher Executive Recruiting-The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

2011 – 2012

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2015 – Present

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Let’s make something together.