The Post-and-Pray transactional Talent Acquisition professional is a relic of the 20th century. Today’s Talent Acquisition professional’s skill set is a niche one. It’s a mix of traditional skills and new ones, like an overall understanding of recruiting with social media and web expertise. Because of this where you source your next top recruiter may be in a somewhat unlikely place, like the blogosphere. Because of this shift, the way organizations structure, incent and organize their Talent Acquisition team needs to be revamped. This session will address what the skills that the next-generation talent strategist needs to succeed in social media, employer branding, line collaboration, and competency pipe-lining and if organizations buy or build those skill sets.