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The New Normal

Watch on-demand now: an exclusive event for talent acquisition and HR professionals on how to adapt to the reality of today. 

On May 21, 2020, we brought the HR and Talent Acquisition community together to discuss The New Normal: The Changing Face of Talent Acquisition.

With an international health crisis, a global economic shutdown, and a workforce getting to grips with a new way of working, it's never been more important to learn from our peers.

  • How is talent and HR impacted, and how far will it go?
  • How will the role of talent acquisition change due to Covid-19?
  • How can we identify and maximize opportunities?

Watch the on-demand recordings now to learn from our keynote speaker and esteemed panelists without leaving your seat.

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Keynote: Evolution, Innovation, Empowerment: HCM Trends for 2020 and Beyond

What does it take to excel in HR and Talent Acquisition today? Hear industy expert Trish McFarlane as she discusses the results of exclusive HR Federation research.

  • Trish McFarlane - Principal Analyst at H3 HR Advisors

Panel: How has talent acquisition already changed?

The last few years have seen rapid change, driven by shifts in technology, record low-unemployment, and dedication to hiring the best talent. Join our panelists to find out just how far the industry has adapted.

  • Sharon Kelly - HR Transformation Consultant, Accenture
  • Sultan Saidov - President, Beamery
  • Ben Eubanks - Principal Advisor, Lighthouse Research & Advisory
  • Charu Malhotra - Global Employer Brand Marketing & Resourcing Expert
  • Tom Price-Daniel - CRO, Headstart

Panel: How teams are reacting to today's challenges

The current world health situation - and it's knock-on effect to global economies - is likely the biggest disruption that the industry has dealt with in modern times. But work must still go on. Hear from our experts on how organizations are using agility to survive and thrive.

  • Pat Whelan - CEO, Paddle HR
  • Jess Garbett - Consultant, PWC
  • Shannon Maggiani - MD, ThirtyThree
  • Gareth Jones - CEO, Headstart

Panel: What does the future hold?

With so many unknowns, how can organizations refresh their talent recruiting team and strategy to cope with whatever the future might bring? Hear from transformation experts on the crucial foundations needed to build resilient functions.

  • Coreyne Woodman-Holoubek - Founder, Progressive HR Blog
  • David Marlow - ex-Director of Transformation, Northwestern Mutual
  • Phill Lane - MD, ThirtyThree UK
  • Kartik Krishnan - Head of Growth, Headstart

Hear from industry-leading HR and talent acquisition experts, including:


Trish McFarlane

CEO and Principal Analyst, H3 HR Advisors
Trish McFarlane is the CEO and Principal Analyst for H3 HR Advisors, co-host of The HR Happy Hour podcast network, and a former HR executive and HCM product leader with over 20 years of experience in Big 4 public accounting, PR, healthcare, manufacturing, and IT.

Sharon Kelly

HR Transformation Consultant, Accenture
Sharon Kelly is the Principal Director at Accenture, specializing in HR transformation.

David Marlow

President, VLURU
David is the ex-Director of Transformation at Northwestern Mutual. Dave has built a career around innovation, analytics and continuous improvement having led or been a part of transformations at three Fortune 500 companies as well as smaller companies in roles ranging from senior management to the executive level spanning industries as diverse as financial services and health care to manufacturing.

Coreyne Woodman-Holoubek

Creator, Progressive HR
Coreyne Woodman-Holoubek is a HR Executive and thought-leader with over 18 years of global business and human resource leadership expertise cultivated in the United States, the United Kingdom and Spain.

Shannon Maggiani

Managing Director, ThirtyThree
As Managing Director, Shannon leads ThirtyThree’s North American operation. From global investment banks and professional service firms to technology and retail organizations, Shannon and ThirtyThree transform the way their clients engage with talent – both inside and outside of the organization – through effective and inspiring marketing and communications strategies.

Sultan Saidov

Co-founder, Beamery
Sultan is the Co-founder and President at Beamery, helping the world's best companies acquire their greatest assets: their people. Beamery’s Talent Operating System allows enterprises to attract, engage, and retain top talent, and manage the entire talent journey on one unified platform.

Pat Phelan

Co-founder and CEO, Paddle HR
Pat is the co-founder and CEO of Paddle HR, helping large companies keep and retain talent by matching employees to new jobs within the company.

Ben Eubanks

Principal Analyst, Lighthouse Research & Advisory
Ben Eubanks is an analyst, international speaker, author, and podcaster. He leads the research agenda as the Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory, providing insights for today’s talent leaders and vendor partners.

Jess Garbett

People & Organisation Consultant, PwC UK
Jess is a consultant within the PwC People & Organisation team, working with clients from across private and public sector to attract, develop and retain a high performing workforce.

Charu Malhotra

Global Employer Brand Marketing & Resourcing Expert
Charu is a well-known speaker on employee experience, inclusion, and talent transformation with over 14 years Talent and Employer marketing experience in global Leadership roles at organisations such as Unilever, BP PLC, Ferrero, and Primark. Her expertise spans resourcing transformation, recruitment communications and brand building.

Phill Lane

Managing Director, ThirtyThree
Phill is Managing Director at ThirtyThree and also retains a role as Principal Consultant on client work - focusing on Purpose, Values and Employer Brand projects, in particular. He has more than twenty years’ experience in developing effective employer communications within law, investment banking, consultancy, FMCG, engineering and retail.