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Jeff Taylor

Founder of Monster.com & Eons.com
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Biography

When Jeff Taylor has a vision, it becomes a reality. As founder of Monster.com, the 454th registered dot-com, he envisioned it as a giant online job search board and turned it into the first and only globally recognized brand for careers, changing the face of employment and the Internet forever. Monster.com is now in nearly 50 countries with over 40 million monthly visitors.

A big-picture entrepreneur, Taylor again harnessed the power of the internet when he created an innovative media company that challenged a generation of boomers and seniors to live a full life. Two companies emerged from this work: Eons.com and Tributes.com. Eons is an online community created for adults age 45 and older, a social network that inspires and enables boomers to tackle their life dreams and adventures, celebrate their accomplishments, and make the most of today. Tributes is focused on local and national obituary news. Taylor sold Eons in April 2011.

Most recently, Taylor has joined investment company Bridgewater Associates in Westport, Connecticut, where he will manage their talent.

Taylor offers an engaging and interactive presentation showcasing his innovative vision, action, and success with characteristic enthusiasm. He will show you how to conceptualize a vision, strategically brand it as your own, create a thriving network, and break away from the competition to achieve your goals and possibly change the face of business and enterprise along the way.

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Topics

Be a Disruptive Force: How You Can Change the Rules of Your Industry

Southwest, Starbucks, Dyson, Monster, Apple, Facebook: The most celebrated companies today have been disruptive forces that changed the rules of their industries.

Legendary business leader Jeff Taylor is one of the most acclaimed disruptors. By founding Monster.com, he profoundly changed the rules of how companies hire talent, and in the process he antiquated the newspaper advertising revenue system. In one of the most highly engaging presentations you will ever experience, he takes you through the leadership strategies that have led to this type of market disruption, exploring the innovative thinking and case studies of current companies that have radically changed their industries and redefined the rules of the game.

My Secrets About Running Life & Living a Business: How to Power Up Your Business Life

What does it take to make a successful entrepreneur? – Vision, action, passion, and some quality time in the shower – at least that's what Jeff Taylor mandates. (What? Doesn't everyone have a whiteboard and dry erase markers in the shower?)

In this interactive presentation, motivational keynote speaker Jeff Taylor explores solutions on how building a big idea from scratch or building your own Monster brand can give you the edge to break out against competition. Starting with targeting the right market and turning it upside down, Taylor lays out the best practices for strategically building your own brand. From there, he explains the perfect recipe for successfully reaching your goals: train like an athlete, prepare like a marketer, work like an entrepreneur, and add a pinch of luck.

From Web 1.0 to Web 3.0: Hype or Reinvention of the Business Landscape?

Social networking platforms like MySpace, Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter have changed the way conversations are held in the marketplace. For the first time in history, companies are faced with the dilemma of dealing with the phenomenon of user-generated content.

Social media speaker Jeff Taylor explores how Web 2.0 tools can be applied to business and why joining the online conversation is important for corporations. Taylor takes you on a journey through the world of network marketing where you will meet innovators, early adopters, the massive middle, and laggards. Laying out the benefits of Web 2.0 for your company, he shows how using innovative technology creates a competitive advantage.

Social Networking: Taking Branding & Marketing to a New Level by "Friending" Your Customer

Corporate America is experiencing a shift in business models as a result of technology-driven changes in marketing and the rise of social networks. Faced with finding new ways to brand services or products and shape customer attitudes, companies often struggle to successfully engage in the online conversation taking place right now.

Keynote speaker Jeff Taylor will set the stage for your company by helping you develop a strategy for bringing your brand into the social media sphere. Taylor breaks down the anxieties of participating in social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and MySpace, and details their importance in communicating with your audience. Sometimes, going viral can be the catalyst your company needs to take its brand to the next level.

Eons: Baby Boomers Taking Control of the Phases of Life

Baby Boomers have the greatest impact on the US economy out of all age groups. Born between 1947 and 1964, they also have a major impact on the workforce. Experienced leaders in organizations, this generation is facing excitements and concerns in the working place distinctly different from other generations before and after.

In his networking presentation Jeff Taylor talks about gaining expertise on this age group by founding eons.com, the largest social media platform customized for Baby Boomers. Explaining the concept of a grassroots tool that encourages group action, Taylor paints the picture of a generation that is quickly adapting to new language across technologies and social networking graphs, offering unique advantages for the job market in a flat world.

Recruiting & Retention: The Future of Human Capital

From the advent of job sites like Monster.com and social networking sites like Facebook, the Internet has completely changed the dynamics of the employer-employee relationship. From the way we look for jobs to "friending" our employees, the landscape for managers and HR professionals has completely changed.

Join inspirational speaker Jeff Taylor as he takes a fascinating look at the current employment environment and the challenges today's organizations face. The founder of Monster.com and eons.com, Taylor explores how online job growth has changed the nature of human resources and talks about the importance of innovation during unemployment rate at its peak.

This session provides practical advice on recruiting and attracting talent in our current marketplace, as well as how to retain that talent by building power from a motivated workforce. Do you have Baby Boomers retiring with little or no one ready with the knowledge of how to do their jobs? You will walk away with practical advice and a renewed understanding of what it takes to retain the best and the brightest in today's job market.

You Are the CEO of Your Own Life

Keynote speaker Jeff Taylor invites you to explore your hidden talents as CEO of your own life.
Sharing his own journey of successfully building Monster.com from scratch, the time and patience invested along the way, and the many hurdles overcome, shows how perseverance and dedication pay off not only in business, but in life.

Taylor engages audiences in this entertaining and interactive walk through branding and packaging your own idea and adding vision, passion, and action to power up your life.

The Impact of Social Networking in Healthcare

Healthcare is experiencing a shift in the way it interacts with patients as a result of technology-driven changes in marketing and the rise of social networks. Healthcare providers are also faced with finding new ways to communicate with patients and often struggle to successfully engage in the online conversation taking place right now. Keynote speaker Jeff Taylor will set the stage for your hospital by helping you develop a strategy for communicating, as well as bringing your brand into the social media sphere. Taylor breaks down the anxieties of participating in social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and MySpace, and details their importance as going viral can be the catalyst your hospital needs to take both your service and your brand to the next level.

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