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

Philadelphia

KH

Kelly Hunter, CIR

Vice President Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Wilmington

LS

Lisa Smith-Strother

Vice President, Global Employer and Diversity Brand Head

Board Member

Fort Worth

TB

Todd Beard

Head of Social Enterprises

Board Member

Austin

EJ

Erin Johnson

Manager of Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Omaha

JJ

Jeff Judkins

Talent Acquisition Manager

Board Member

Indianapolis

JC

Julie Ciminillo, TAS, LION, TALK

Diversity Talent Scout-Sourcing

Board Member

San Antonio

RE

Robert Everhart

Lead Associate

Board Member

Fort Worth

LC

Letty Contreras, SPHR

AVP, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Silicon Valley

BC

Brad Cook

VP Global Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Houston

RM

Roxanna Maciel, SPHR, CCMP, SWP, CDP

Managing Partner

Board Member

Salt Lake City

JC

Julie Cox

Senior Director Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Philadelphia

JT

Joel Tobin

VP Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Portland

ML

Miriam Lea

Talent Acquisition Director

Board Member

Ottawa

AC

Aimee Cheng-Yu

Senior Talent Acquisition Partner

Board Member

Rochester

E(

Elissa (Goyette) Sikora, SPHR

Director HR Business Partner

Board Member

Raleigh

SG

Shelia Gray SHRM-SCP, CCWP, COP, SPHR, MBA

VP Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Columbus

SM

Sarah Morgan, CDR

Senior Corporate Recruiter

Board Member

Boston

CS

Craig Stevens

Director Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Buffalo

KN

Kelly Navarro

People and Talent Lead

Board Member

Northeast Ohio

VS

Vita Shields

Talent Acquisition Manager

And 656 more!

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Events

Talent Acquisition Conferences - Which Ones Are Worth...
National Webinar
A TALK member led discussion exploring the TA conference landscape.
TALK Chicago Networking Happy Hour
Chicago: Chicago
TALK Chicago is hosting a networking happy hour on August 24th.
TALK Boston Networking Happy Hour
Boston: Boston
TALK Boston is hosting a networking happy hour on August 25th.
TALK NYC Networking Happy Hour
New York City: New York
TALK NYC is hosting a networking happy hour on August 23rd near Columbus Circle.
ATS vs. CRM - Do you need both?
National Webinar
A TALK member led discussion discussing CRM, ATS, and how the two work together.
Onboarding Best Practices
National Webinar
A TALK member led discussion as we explore the changing nature of onboarding.
TALK SF Networking Happy Hour
San Francisco: San Francisco
TALK SF is hosting a networking happy hour on July 27th near Union Square.
(PAST EVENT)
Reducing Recruiting Costs
National Webinar
A TALK member led discussion exploring how to reduce recruiting costs.
(PAST EVENT)
TALK Silicon Valley Networking Happy Hour
Silicon Valley: Mountain View
TALK Silicon Valley is hosting a networking happy hour on July 27th in Mountain View.
(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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