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Save the Date! The 2023 HRO Today Association Conference is December 1st

We are thrilled to announce that the virtual 2023 HRO Today Association Conference will take place on December 1st from 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM. The premier annual event of the organization, this year’s theme is “Planning for Tomorrow | The Future of Work” and features sessions designed to help you navigate the challenges and seize the opportunities of the future workplace. Expert speakers will discuss a wide array of topics such as remote work, digital transformation, AI, workforce agility, and employee well-being.

Member companies receive two free passes to attend the conference. More information on registration and the sessions will be available soon. In the meantime, check out the Conference page for some additional information, including the list of event sponsors: EverHive, Madison Performance Group, Page Outsourcing and Sevenstep.

The Conference also features segments to announce the winners of the 2023 HRO Today Association Awards for the North America and EMEA regions. Interested in nominating a colleague or yourself/company? The HRO Today Association Award nominations are now open. Whether it’s breakthrough talent acquisition strategies, game-changing HR technology implementations, or remarkable diversity and inclusion initiatives, these awards honor excellence and inspire others to push boundaries. Don’t miss the opportunity to showcase your achievements or nominate deserving individuals and organizations for these prestigious awards.

HRO Today Association’s Knowledge Centers to Hold First Meetings in September

HRO Today Association’s newest member program, Knowledge Centers, will conduct their inaugural quarterly meetings this September.

The TA/TM Knowledge Center meeting (September 13, 11:00 AM via Zoom) is an excellent opportunity for HR professionals focused on attracting, hiring, and retaining top talent to gain valuable insights and network with peers who share their interests. The 1-hour meeting will feature two mini-presentations (15 minutes each) on Building a Strong Company Culture in Remote and Hybrid Work Environments and Return to the Office followed by 30-minute shared-problem discussion between attendees. The meeting will be led by four Co-Chairs: Ciara Boeltz (GNC); Mandy Day (Cigna); Cristine Kane (Hudson RPO); and Cherice Schmidt (KellyOCG).

The DEI Knowledge Center meeting (September 20, 11:00 AM via Zoom) will explore best practices, innovative approaches, and actionable strategies to create inclusive workplaces and drive meaningful change within organizations. The 1-hour meeting will feature two mini-presentations (15 minutes each) on The Importance of a Holistic Approach to DEI Talent Acquisition and Rethinking the Pipeline for DEI Recruitment followed by 30-minute shared-problem discussion between attendees. The meeting will be led by three Co-Chairs: Jo Anne Hill (Piedmont Healthcare); Mary Steudle (Cielo); and Rachel Ward (Orion Talent).

Click here to learn more about Knowledge Centers and how to register for an upcoming meeting. And consider becoming a Knowledge Center member (TA/TM, DEI or both) that align with your interests and expertise, and be part of a vibrant community dedicated to advancing HR excellence!

Upcoming Events

[Livestream] 2023 Industry Trends in HR Technology and Service Delivery

Tuesday, July 18th | 11:00 AM-11:30 AM ET

Presenters: Stacey Cadigan, Partner for ISG & Saskia Goods, Director for ISG

Join Stacey and Saskia as they share the results of ISG’s 2023 Industry Trends in HR Technology and Service Delivery Report that explores the state of HR technology and services in organizations today.

Click here to learn more and register for this FREE Members-only event!

[Livestream] DEIB in the Workplace: How Companies, Suppliers, and Candidates are Finding Their Way

Thursday, August 3 | 11:00 AM-11:30 AM ET

Presenter: Greg Gary, Sr., Director of Business Development, Broadleaf

Join Greg as he shares insights on building an intentional DEIB plan, the role of MSP providers in achieving DEIB goals, supplier strategies, and tips for identifying companies committed to DEIB in your job search.

Click here to learn more and register for this FREE Members-only event!

Do you want to showcase your knowledge and increase your presence amongst the HR Community in 2023? Then consider presenting a Livestream or HR Table Talk.  Simply complete our quick Call For Speaker form, identify a potential topic or two and upon successful review, staff will reach out to set up.

(Article) HR and Recruitment – The Need for a Mindset and Culture that Drives Retention

Organizations need to develop initiatives that drive a dynamic, more innovative start-up culture – helping new joiners to really see the future they can create for themselves within the organization. Read more.

(Article) A Shift in the Workforce: Where are Men Going

Economists have not been able to pinpoint one single reason why men are leaving at such high rates and not returning. Instead, they believe it’s centered around changing societal norms and an education gap. Read more.

(Article) Driving a High-Performance Talent Culture

HR leadership needs to invest in building a culture of unbiased talent assessments that boost collaboration and professional development to drive collective success of the entire organization. Read more.

(E-Book) RPO and High-volume Hiring Playbook

Whether you need assistance with high-volume recruitment, setting up and staffing Shared Services Centres (SSC), or expanding into new territories, this playbook provides guidance to overcome talent acquisition challenges and successfully implement your business transformation. Read more.

Interested in having a resource added to our growing Member Content Library? Contact Steve Farace at