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Big Data Finds Big Talent: Creating a More Efficient Acquisition Process

Lisa Nielsen

Join Lisa Nielsen, VP of People at Amplitude, for a night of good food, good drink, and even better conversation around leveraging data to find the best candidate as efficiently as possible. 


Creating an efficient and effective talent acquisition process requires immense insight into the candidate journey. Finding that insight requires a strong grasp of the data at hand. Gather with other executives to compare notes, share insights, and highlight experiences that have improved your talent acquisition funnel through data analysis. 

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 6:30 PM

San Francisco, CA

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Bye Bye Bias: Understanding and Avoiding Unconscious Bias in the Hiring Process

John  Bongiorno

John Bongiorno, VP of Talent Acquisition at Viacom, hosts dinner and conversation to discuss biases in the hiring process and how to mitigate them efficiently.


Unconscious bias is a constant companion in the hiring process. Some biases are personal: who wants to work with a cat person anyway? Some biases are institutional: candidates from one college are given preferential attention. But improving the hiring process by efficiently reducing bias is necessary to get the best candidates. Gather with other executives to identify biases and formulate strategies to combat them without impacting the hiring experience.


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Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 6:30 PM

New York, NY

Confirmed guests

Jarlath Doherty
Sonia Mammen
Ralph Nader
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Attracting and Retaining Talent with the Latest Tech Tools

Nicole Turner

Nicole Turner, Senior Vice President Global Human Resources Product & Innovation at Mastercard, hosts a night of great food, great drink, and even better conversation around how to find and keep rockstar talent. 


When trying to hire a diverse team and candidates reject us, hiring teams want to know why? Then what went wrong? And then what can be better? Gather with other executives to evaluate the tools, messaging, and benefits vital to getting amazing candidates to say yes. 

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Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 6:30 PM

New York, NY

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Paul Hilber
Iriet Schulman
Deborah Wheelock
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The Little Things: Unsung Features of Compensation Packages

Karen Steincke Tracey Tavarez

Karen Steincke, Head of Compensation, and Tracey Tavarez, Senior VP, Compensation & Benefits at Warner Music Group, host a night of good food, good drinks, and even better conversation around the fine details that give offer packages a decisive edge. 


Workplace perks seem to be the darling of any news story about a new startup. However, are ping pong tables and cold brew kegs what really attracts and retains new talent? Gather with other human resources executives to discuss the other, less-praised, but highly-valued features in a compensation package. 

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 6:30 PM

New York, NY

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Janis Leigh
Emile Chung
Hemant Patel
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Star Search: Evaluating the Right Talent by Evaluating the Right Tools

Paul Valente

Join Paul Valente, Head of Talent Acquisition at AMC Networks, for an invite-only dinner of HR leaders. Meet with other executives to discuss the benchmarks and insights that validate the tools used for finding new talent. 


With the glut of tools in a low-unemployment economy, recruiters are facing a two-sided challenge. They must find the best talent, and they must also find the best tools to find the best talent. Gather with other HR executives to discuss the tactics and insights needed to evaluate recruiting tools to hire the best candidates. 

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Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 6:30 PM

New York, NY

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Carolyn Ocean Mishkin
Jennifer Moore
Iraisa  Jones

Moving the Behemoth: Implementing New Hiring Strategies in Large Organizations

Debbie Kemp

Join Debbie Kemp, Chief Talent Officer at MediaCom, for a night of good food, good drink, and even better conversation. Discuss with other human resources executives the challenges and successes of hiring for companies with a large footprint. 


Leading HR at organizations with powerful and established brand is a double-edged sword. Company culture, employee programs, and processes are already set with innumerable years of experience supporting them. However, trying to change even a tiny facet can feel like a herculean task. And this is especially important as the workforce gets younger and has different expectations for company culture and benefits. Gather with other HR professionals to explore tactics and learnings around instituting new programs and procedures at behemoth companies. 

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Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 6:30 PM

New York, NY

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Mag  Goossens
Paul Valente
Lindsey Cotter
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Scaling Culture in a Competitive Market

Justin Angsuwat

Join Thumbtack's Vice President of People, Justin Angsuwat, for a night of good food, good drink, and even better conversation. Discuss with professional peers the challenges and successes of scaling culture and the best practices or tools necessary for doing that in a competitive market.


Culture continues to be one of the major attractants for candidates, and engagement levers for employees. People expect more from companies than just exchanging time for money — they want a safe space to be themselves, find meaning and deliver impact. Come discuss what different companies are doing in this space using benefits, compensation, organizational development, recruiting and other programs.

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 6:30 PM

San Francisco, CA

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Lissa Minkin
Jo Dennis
Tracy Kasin
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The Complete Package: Attracting Top-Talent through Intelligent Compensation and Benefits

Tracey Tavarez

Join Tracey Tavarez, SVP of Compensation and Benefits at Warner Music Group, for an evening of exchanging ideas and experiences with professionals. Enjoy great food, great drinks, and even better conversation. 


In a low-unemployment economy, hiring becomes a herculean task that requires more than just a higher salary. Hiring managers now have to sell prospective hires on the value of the company in addition to the holistic value of salary and benefits. 

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Thursday, April 04, 2019 at 6:30 PM

New York, NY

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Richard Leone
Ann  McGinley
Tiffany Serra
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Empowering Your Workforce Through Innovative Benefits

Kristy Friedrichs

Join Kristy Friedrichs, Chief People Officer at New Relic, for a private dinner with fellow HR leaders from various industries.


With unemployment at an all time low and millennials taking over the workforce, today's employees have shifting expectations and require more than competitive wages to remain happy and engaged at work. This poses interesting challenges for HR leaders as they are tasked with finding innovative ways to foster employee engagement, loyalty and growth.   


This dinner will provide a fun, intimate environment to mingle with human resources peers as we discuss challenges and solutions for empowering our workforce.  

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Tuesday, February 05, 2019 at 6:30 PM

San Francisco, CA

Confirmed guests

Lisa Nielsen
David Carhart
Maia Josebachvili
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Hiring in a Candidate Driven Market

Suzanne Rosenthal

Join Suzanne Rosenthal, VP of Talent Acquisition at Viacom, for an invite-only dinner of HR leaders across various industries.


With the current job market being driven by candidates who have increased employment options, today’s HR leaders are competing for top talent.  In order to attract and engage candidates, recruiting trends such as non-traditional communication methods and recruitment marketing are being implemented by HR leaders.


We’ll gather for an evening of great food and drink, meeting new people and catching up with familiar faces as we discuss these new trends and hiring strategies.


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Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 6:30 PM

New York, NY

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Andrea Shiah
ralph nader
Paul Valente
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