Dave Mendoza is an award winning blogger, global speaker and sourcing consultant. He is a corporate partner to RecruitingBlogs.com and the Recruitment Community Europe (RCE) Conference. Dave was recognized for his networking and blog achievements as one of the top 20 networkers worldwide on Linkedin. His recruitment blog “Six Degrees from Dave, spotlights HR industry leaders, sourcing gurus, global staffing practices and social networking. It was recently honored with 3 awards: RecruitingBlogs.com’s “Best Overall Recruitment Blog of 2007″ & “Best Recruitment Industry Blog of 2007, and HireAbility’s “Best Recruitment Blog of 2007.” Dave’s blog was listed #3 out of 25 of the best blogs of 2007 by HRWorld.com. His site also received most votes for Best Recruitment blog of 2006 at Recruiting.com.
Dave presents at global recruitment conferences, Staffing Management Association events, webinars and workshops. Most recently, he was featured on a three city European tour; Amsterdam, Paris, and Barcelona. He co-presented at the AustralAsian Talent Conference on “Blogging for Talent” with thought leader, Kevin Wheeler, and served on a panel on “Social Media: How is Technology Impacting Recruitment?” Panelist at Kennedy Expo Vegas 2008 “Ask the Experts ” a Sourcing Summit Town Hall.” He served as Moderator for a Three Part Kennedy Info, Audio Series on “Blogging for Talent, Branding and Web 2.0 Relationships” and a Kennedy Conference & Expo General Assembly Panel, “Blogging from â€˜Guerillaâ€™ Marketing to Mainstream Recruiting,” Co-Presented both “Mastering Linkedin” an ERE “Full Day Master Session, Advanced Sourcing Workshop” with Shally Steckerl and Glenn Gutmacher.
Few in the recruiting business take social networking more seriously or pursue it more passionately. Dave is a leading advocate for microsite talent communities; building aggressive talent pipelines and research capabilities while maintaining substantive social networking relationships.