Talent Acquisition Leadership Keynotes

The only local association exclusively for
Talent Acquisition Leadership

About TALK

TALK is the world’s largest organization of Talent Acquisition professionals, with nearly 10,000 members representing 80 chapters in North America. The TALK platform enables TA leaders to connect, share best practices, innovate, improve their business processes, manage local events, and make new friends.

Some TALK board members

Each TALK chapter is managed by local Board Members, who serve on a voluntary basis to help determine the events schedule for their chapters. Below, you’ll see just a few of the amazing people heading up their local chapters. If interested in being considered for a board position schedule a call to discuss.

Board Member

Kansas City

GE

Gary Estes

Manager Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Chicago

GH

Greg Harper, SHRM-CP, PHR

Vice President - HR & SHEA

Board Member

Boston

SM

Sandi Molettieri, MBA, PHR

Director Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Richmond

SD

Steven Doda

Talent Acquisition Manager

Board Member

OC

GC

Gwenevere Crary, SPHR, MSHR, SHRM-SCP

VP, HR

Board Member

San Diego

AH

Amy Hernandez

Director, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Houston

RJ

Robbye Jones

Recruiting Manager

Board Member

Atlanta

YH

Yolanda Hawkes

Sr Director, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

South Florida

JM

Joseph Messina

Director of Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Tampa Bay

CW

Chuck Waygood

Sr. Director, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Grand Rapids

TW

Tim Wiseman

Director of Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Sacramento

AE

Ariella Escano, PHR

Senior Human Resources Recruiter

Board Member

Kansas City

PC

Pat Cassady

Talent Acquisition Director

Board Member

Buffalo

MG

Mike Giangrosso

Manager, Human Resources

Board Member

San Francisco

DG

Deborah Glass

Sr. Manager, Talent Acquisition, Americas

Board Member

OC

SR

Smita Ray, CIR

Director of Recruiting

Board Member

Chattanooga

JT

Jennifer Testa, J.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Vice President, Enterprise Transformation

Board Member

Omaha

TP

Tyler Pelan

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Board Member

Rochester

CM

Chris Marciano

Manager, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Atlanta

JL

Julia Levy

Head of Global Talent Acquisition

And 673 more!

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Events

Recruiting Metrics: What's the Story Behind That Hiri...
Vancouver Webinar
Join us for an engaging discussion on using metrics to transform data into information, and infor...
TALK Summer Social
Indianapolis: Indianapolis
This is the EVENT of the summer for Talent Acquisition Professionals to get together and meet new...
Leading Change With Resilience
National Webinar
This webinar will walk you through a well-researched change model to help you lead your teams thr...
Identifying & Understanding External Market Conditions
National Webinar
Hear how Nestle and BlueTriton Brands have identified key labor market trends and actioned agains...
How to Make a Business Case for Adding TA Staff
National Webinar
Learn how to overcome the common objections raised by the decision makers, and what key elements ...
(PAST EVENT)
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Talent Acquisition
Indianapolis Webinar
We are back, Indianapolis. Come meet with your peers in Talent Acquisition to network and learn.
(PAST EVENT)
Who Owns the Contingent Workforce Program?
National Webinar
Join us as we discuss the business case for why Contingent Workforce Management should be part of...
(PAST EVENT)
Data Analytics and TA
National Webinar
Join us for an engaging discussion on using predictive analytics as it relates to TA.
(PAST EVENT)
Video Interviewing- Fierce discussion in time of pand...
Saint Louis Webinar
How to truly prepare your teams for video interviews and learn what to do when things don't go as...
(PAST EVENT)

What People Are Saying

“I really feel that TALK will let me network to connect with other talent acquisition professionals and learn from them.”
Denise Kirby
Recruiting Manager, Mercedes Benz
“TALK is a chance for TA leaders in our community to exchange ideas and bring back best practices to our organizations.”
Lori Smith
Sr. Talent Acquisition, Honeywell

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