Shahid Wazed is an Executive Talent Sourcer living in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Shahid combines his recruiting background at Shell Canada with his social recruiting experience at the City of Edmonton to create a “WOW” experience for passive candidates on social media. His innovative social recruiting strategy enabled the City of Edmonton to be the 1st employer in Canada to connect with passive candidates not only through weekly “Ask a Recruiter” sessions on Facebook but through job search specific webinars on social media. Visit Shahid’s industry leading “City of Edmonton Jobs” fan page on Facebook to see some of his creative social recruiting strategies in action.
Shahid thrives on developing social recruiting strategy for different social media platforms and enjoys sharing his knowledge through speaking at social recruiting conferences worldwide. Outside work, Shahid enjoys going on a long drive, hiking to the top of mountains and reading about engagement on social media.
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