Agenda - Day 1

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10:00 am

10:00 am

Networking

NETWORKING

Enter Networking Lounge, Connect with your Industry Colleagues

  • Get a good start on the day and make connections with industry leadership
  • Join “drop-in” roundtables on most topical issues
  • Schedule 1-2-1 video meetings with peers
  • Gather essential content at virtual exhibit booths

11:00 am

11:00 am

Setting Today’s Plan from your Host

Gather your learning take-aways and key highlights of this event to map the current situation and help in achieving success from today’s event.

11:05 am

11:05 am

Opening Keynote Fireside Chat: GLOBAL TALENT ACQUISITION FOR TURBULENT TIMES

Gain Key Insights into How to Lead Transformation and Build Best-in-class Global Talent Acquisition Functions in an Era of Uncertainty

Leading transformation through major global changes requires an adaptable strategic vision.  Learn how a talent acquisition leader has cut through the turbulence to build best-in-class talent acquisition functions.  Take away actionable insights to help you:

  • Adapt your strategies to keep pace with changing priorities
  • Analyse and select the most appropriate technology for the tasks at hand
  • Attract and retain top talent that aligns with organization effectiveness and development goals

Gain key insight to inform your strategy for building best-in-class talent acquisition functions.

11:30 am

11:30 am

Panel Discussion: IMPROVING EQUITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Create A Digital Talent Acquisition Strategy to Improve Workforce Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Improving employee diversity has emerged as a key area of focus for most organizations over the past year.  Discover how this can be accomplished while not contravening privacy or anti-discrimination legislation.  Take away tips to map out your strategy for hiring a diverse workforce by:

  • Learning what digital channels can be used to bolster your presence and improve your brand with target groups
  • Creating authenticity in your messaging to attract and resonate with under-represented groups
  • Ensuring your messages and branding attract candidates from minority communities

Use DTA to target under-represented groups to improve diversity and corporate decision-making

12:00 pm

12:00 pm

Industry Expert

Maximize your Talent Brand SEO for Push and Pull Strategies to Attract Candidates

The biggest change in talent acquisition today is top job seekers searching out companies they want to join. The tables have turned. Recruiters need strategy to balance the ‘pull’ vs ‘push’ of employer and talent brand.  Optimize your sourcing through searches and beat your competition when candidates come looking. Master the success factors to:

  • Understand what SEO is and how to influence it
  • Ensure your company comes up in Google searches by job seekers
  • Work with your marketing team to attract the best candidates

Ensure your vacancies engage inbound and outbound content, making it easy for candidates to find you online.

12:30 pm

12:30 pm

Panel Discussion: TA & ARTIFICAL INTELLIGENCE STRATEGIES

Gain the Benefits of DTA Tools Including Artificial Intelligence and Retain a Personal Touch to Improve Candidate Experience

The experience you provide candidates when they interact with your digital platform is critical to winning top talent.  If it’s not positive, candidates will amplify it over social media and you run the risk of alienating the people you want to attract, or worse, damaging your brand.  Learn how to leverage the benefits of DTA tools including AI and still include a human touch.  Take away key tips and insights to help you:

  • Understand how candidates access your platform, and ensure it is easy to use
  • Gain efficiencies of DTA and AI to free up time to insert a personal touch for your candidates in the application process
  • Use the time you save to bolster your candidate experience by using online channels such as social media and improving your company’s online presence

Learn how to both power up your hiring process and improve candidate experience

1:00 pm

1:00 pm

NETWORKING

Build Relationships, Visit Sponsor Booths, Network and Experience Unparalleled Peer-to-Peer Learning

Expand your network and engage in-depth learning with your peers. Take advantage of any format to further build your knowledge and networking base:

  • Visit sponsor booths
  • “Drop-in” Roundtable chats in the networking lounge
  • Engage in 1:1 video conversation with peers or vendors

1:30 pm

1:30 pm

Panel Discussion: MANAGING PUBLIC REVIEWS OF YOUR ORGANIZATION

Power-up your Digital Footprint: Devise a Strategy to Manage Positive and Negative Online Public Reviews of your Company

Digital footprints left behind on social sites like Glassdoor can have big implications – positive and negative – for employment through public employee reviews of your company. Learn how social listening can work in your favor. Facilitate a plan to:

  • Identify where employees post about their experience at your company
  • Respond to negative reviews
  • Further enhance your employment brand

Promote your company values through strategic social listening sites and tools.

2:00 pm

2:00 pm

Gain Valuable Insights for Building a Flexible HR Strategy that Can Adapt to Rapid Change

The global pandemic has had a significant impact on HR strategy worldwide; organizations have had to quickly adapt to a situation for which most were totally unprepared.  The lesson learned by many, is that attracting top talent in changing global dynamics requires a nimble approach.  Take back to your team insights to help you:

  • Gain insight into how HR strategy and talent acquisition in particular, can become nimble in successfully adapting quickly to new situations
  • Quickly assess your organization’s needs through clear dialogue with leadership
  • Prioritize talent acquisition efforts that reflect new requirements, and choose the most appropriate digital tools

Keep your talent acquisition practices sharp with an adaptable HR strategy.

2:30 pm

2:30 pm

Panel Discussion: BUILD THE BUSINESS CASE FOR INVESTING IN TALENT ACQUISITION TECHNOLOGY

Analyze your Company’s Needs to Build the Business Case for Investing in Digital Talent Acquisition Technology and Getting Buy-in from Leadership

While many companies have embraced digital talent acquisition as part of their overall HR transformation, leadership in other organizations have yet to fully grasp its importance to their future success.  Encourage the adoption of digital HR tools and technology in your organization by building a solid business case targeted to your company’s needs.  Take back to the team best practices to create a blueprint for your business case by:

  • Understanding the differences and commonalities between high-growth and more mature companies to help you analyse your company’s needs
  • Demonstrating how adopting digital talent acquisition can accelerate the achievement of organizational goals
  • Get leadership buy-in by clearly identifying potential ROI and impact on your company’s ability to compete

Set the stage for your organization’s transition to digital HR by establishing a rock-solid business case for adopting digital technology for Talent Acquisition

3:00 pm

3:00 pm

Case Study: AWARD WINNING ONBOARDING INNOVATIONS

Responding to Covid-19 by Using Digital Technology to Update and Improve the Onboarding Process

The onboarding process is a critical component in talent acquisition and a successful candidate’s first taste of the experience they can expect in your organization. Covid-19 threw a major wrench into most onboarding processes that required an agile response or risk derailing the hiring process. Take back to your team actionable insights from an award-winner in the use of technology for HR to help you:

  • Devise a DIY strategy to develop a fully digital onboarding process with no budget
  • Analyze your existing IT infrastructure to determine its capabilities for this purpose and find any further applications required
  • Streamline the onboarding process to enhance the employee experience and improve organizational efficiencies

Develop a DIY strategy to successfully migrate to a fully digital onboarding process.

3:30 pm

3:30 pm

Key Take-Aways and Summary of Day One from your Host

Dissect key solutions and take-aways from today’s sessions. Source a summary of action points you can implement. Cover the key highlights and content planned for tomorrow!

3:40 pm

3:40 pm

NETWORKING

Virtual Happy Hour!

  • Get to know fellow delegates in “drop-in” virtual roundtable chats
  • Engage in 1:1 video conversations with peers or vendors
  • Connect with other delegates based on similar interests and business objectives using our “recommend matches” tool

5:00 pm

5:00 pm

Day One of Conference Adjourns

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