Open Forum 2021

Join the Talent Makers

On May 4, 2021, attend Join the Talent Makers, an all-day virtual event that will explore strategic hiring concepts and feature experts from Talent Makersthe must-read book on building stronger, more inclusive teams written by Greenhouse Co-founders Daniel Chait and Jon Stross.

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Become a champion for great hiring

Talent is critical to success. Despite this, hiring is often an under-invested and under-appreciated area within an organization. From our work with over 4,500 companies, we’ve seen how leaders can become champions for great hiring and help drive success for their company. Join the Talent Makers will show you how they did it (and how you can, too).

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Attend engaging sessions and workshops

All times are Eastern time zone

9:30 – 9:50 am

Meet the authors of Talent Makers, the book on hiring

Hear from Jon Stross and Daniel Chait, authors of Talent Makers, on why they believe business leaders will become agents of change in hiring.

9:55 – 10:40 am

Keynote: Taking on a Talent Makers mindset

Business leaders from Pursuit, Trustwave, Fastly and Fairygodboss share their winning approaches to hiring great talent to build inclusive teams.

10:45 – 11:30 am

From chaos to confidence: Why structured hiring is worth the effort

Jon Stross leads a discussion with leaders from Alphabet and Airbnb to reveal how structured hiring helped their companies get to the top.

11:45 am – 12:15 pm

Set for success – Smartsheet’s smart approach to enterprise-scale hiring

Chief People and Culture Officer at Smartsheet, Megan Hansen, gives an executive perspective on how strategic hiring wins at scale in an enterprise.

12:15 – 12:30 pm

Guided meditation break: Discovering your unique energy signature, led by Justin Michael Williams

1:00 – 1:30 pm

How great talent and hiring manager partnerships drive results at Kobie Marketing

Hiring manager-recruiter relationships can make or break your ability to hire great talent. Learn how Kobie Marketing creates strong relationships to drive results.

1:30 – 2:15 pm

Harnessing the power of job boards: Diversifying your sourcing strategy

Discover best practices to diversify your talent sourcing from the experts at Axon, and enhance your own team’s talent marketing capabilities.

2:15 – 3:00 pm

Elevating the candidate experience with a hospitality-driven approach

To win top talent, you need to provide an amazing candidate experience. Leaders at Toast, Nielsen and Headway discuss how they’re putting this into practice.

3:00 – 3:45 pm

Onboarding for remote work: Fostering connections and belonging before day one

Remote onboarding is here to stay – and vital for new hire success on the job. In this session, discover how to create strong connections even before day one.

3:45 – 4:30 pm

Communicate with data: How to use reporting to engage your stakeholders

Data is powerful. Recruiting operations experts show you how to tell your talent team’s story with strategic reporting to inform and influence stakeholders.

4:30 – 5:30 pm

Networking roundtables

Roundtables offer an intimate networking opportunity to join focused conversations on hiring topics including remote onboarding and candidate experience.

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