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

Indianapolis

EA

Elisa Abner-Taschwer, SPHR

Talent Acquisition Manager

Board Member

Oklahoma City

NB

Nikki Burki, PHR

Recruiter (HR Specialist)

Board Member

Silicon Valley

KS

Karla Samdahl

Senior Director, Global Head of Executive Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Austin

JC

Jill Corsi

VP, Global Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Tulsa

DB

Dana Bustos - Banking Talent Matchmaker

Recruiting Manager

Board Member

Salt Lake City

KR

Kathi Eric Reroma

Senior Manager of Talent and Culture

Board Member

Atlanta

L"

LaShena "Recruitalina" Matthews

Global Talent Brand Manager

Board Member

Portland

SB

Susan Burke

System Director, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Tampa Bay

LR

LaShea C. Reaves, MHR, CSMR, CFEI

AVP, Talent Acquistion Lead

Board Member

Morris County

VW

Vineet Wadhwa

Director, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Indianapolis

TH

Todd Hill

Dir. of Talent Acquisition, Americas

Board Member

Harrisburg

AY

Angela Yeager

Corporate Recruiting Manager

Board Member

Montreal

TL

Tanya Lehrman

Global Director of Talent and Recruitment

Board Member

Twin Cities

LR

Leah Rickert

Global Talent Acquisition Manager

Board Member

Birmingham

MA

Michael Armstrong

Talent Acquisition Manager

Board Member

Fort Worth

DK

Denise Kirby

HR Business Partner

Board Member

Hartford

SM

Sean M. Murphy

Director, Global Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Saint Louis

KC

Kirby Cole

Director of Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Boston

GR

Geri Reilly

Senior Director, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Kansas City

GE

Gary Estes

Manager Talent Acquisition

And 669 more!

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Events

Roundtable: Hourly Worker Attraction, Hiring, & Reten...
National Webinar
A TALK member led discussion on best practices around hiring hourly workers. Come prepared to sha...
Roundtable: Staying Competitive in a Highly Dynamic C...
National Webinar
Join your TA colleagues to share best practices & discuss creative, innovative approaches to rema...
Roundtable: Talking TA Technology
National Webinar
A TALK member led discussion on TA tech. Share your thoughts on tools in categories like employme...
Virtual Lunch Discussion: Paths to Retain Your Employees
Los Angeles Webinar
Don't let the great resignation happen in your organization. Join us for a discussion of retainin...
(PAST EVENT)
Roundtable: Improving Your Diversity & Inclusion Prac...
National Webinar
A TALK member led discussion on best practices around D&I. Come prepared to share your thoughts a...
(PAST EVENT)
Roundtable: Challenges of Hiring Surges
National Webinar
A TALK member led discussion on how to handle the challenges of hiring surges. Come prepared to s...
(PAST EVENT)
TALK Cincinnati Happy Hour, Networking & Leadership R...
Cincinnati: Cincinnati
Don’t miss out on one of the top Cincinnati Talent Acquisition events of the year!
(PAST EVENT)
Utilizing Labor Insights to Meet Professional Hiring ...
National Webinar
Hear how Nestle and BlueTriton Brands have identified key trends and drive actions to maintain su...
(PAST EVENT)
Talent Acquisition in 2021
Houston Webinar
Join us for a virtual leadership discussion on Talent Acquisition in 2021 and Beyond.
(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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