EMBARC Tables Talks: Interactive, virtual mini-events featuring best practices, tips, and discussions about social media recruiting, employer branding, and talent acquisition

Let’s push boundaries together at EMBARC Table Talks

Virtual | Starting October 20

A learning and networking experience unlike any other
EMBARC® Table Talks are a series of two-hour, virtual mini-events featuring insightful content presented by industry thought leaders, roundtable discussions (you can literally pull up a virtual chair and participate), speed networking with other attendees, and 1:1 consultations. Participate when and how you please.

It’s virtual – and free
The first session of EMBARC Table Talks launches on October 20, bringing you best practices, tips, and innovations in employer branding and social recruiting. And here’s the best part: registration is free and because it’s virtual, you can join from anywhere! Come alone or bring your team.

Earn while you learn
Keeping your certifications current has never been easier or more enjoyable. Our sessions qualify for SHRM credits so it’s good for you and your company. Check out our sessions.

EMBARC Table Talks session 1: Employer brand, reimagined

October 20, 2021 at 10a PT / 1p ET

Reputation by design

How marketing and talent acquisition can work together for a stronger employer and consumer brand

Bryan Adams, CEO + founder, Ph.Creative

Bryan Adams, CEO and founder, Ph.Creative

Kristen Ferguson, Senior Manager, Employer Brand + Recruitment Marketing, Inspire Brands

Kristen Ferguson, Senior Manager, Employer Brand + Recruitment Marketing, Inspire Brands

Brian Haukoos, Senior Director, Talent Acquisition, Inspire Brands

Brian Haukoos, Senior Director, Talent Acquisition, Inspire Brands

EMBARC 2019 highlights

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Join us for EMBARC Table Talks, a series of interactive, virtual mini-events where we are pushing past the typical topics, breaking down buzzwords with real-world examples, and bringing theory down to earth with actionable takeaways. Below are just some of the hard-hitting sessions and speaker lineups you won’t see anywhere else.

Check back often as we continue to announce speakers and sessions!

Bryan Adams, CEO and founder, Ph.Creative

Reputation by design

Bryan Adams

Bryan is the CEO and founder of Ph.Creative, recognized as one of the leading employer brand agencies in the world with clients such as Apple, American Airlines, GVC, and Blizzard Entertainment. Bryan is also a bestselling author, podcaster, creative strategist, and specialist speaker.

Karen Viera, SVP and Chief People Officer, Church's Chicken

How to build, launch, and activate a people brand

How to build, launch, and activate a people brand

Join Karen Viera, Senior Vice President and Global Chief People Officer of Church’s Chicken, as she shares the heartwarming and inspiring story of how she spearheaded, developed, and established the company’s people brand that resonated with a global workforce—and gain an actionable framework for building your own people brand as well.

Nirali Matalia, VP Operations & People, Saama Technologies

Hiring millennials and Gen Z during the pandemic and beyond

Hiring millennials and Gen Z during the pandemic and beyond

Looking for actionable, data-backed strategies to hire millennials and Gen Z that actually work? Join Nirali Matalia, Vice President of Operations & People at Saama, as she shares her tried-and-proven tactics for hiring millennials and Gen Z that helped increase the company’s headcount by nearly 30% during a pandemic.

John Graham, VP, Employer Brand, Diversity & Culture, Shaker Recruitment Marketing

Plantation Theory: How the lived experiences of the most marginalized are the key to closing the culture gaps in your company

Plantation Theory: How the lived experiences of the most marginalized are the key to closing the culture gaps in your company

Willingness to drive culture change and increase DEI in the workplace and as part of your employer brand begin with asking better questions. In this fireside chat, best-selling author and DEI employer brand consultant John Graham Jr. will discuss the concepts in his new book, “Plantation Theory: The Black Professional’s Struggle Between Freedom and Security”, to promote an open conversation about the struggles Black professionals face on a daily basis—and the responsibility of companies to move past performative, compliance-based approaches to DEI. Welcome to the Lived Experience-based era of DEI.

Jody Ordioni, Chief Brand Officer, Brandemix

How your employee experience can unlock a more authentic employer brand

How your employee experience can unlock a more authentic employer brand

Join Jody Ordioni, founder and Chief Brand Officer at Brandemix, as she shares how examining and integrating the real employee experience is the key to an authentic employer brand. Drawing on decades of marketing, TA, and agency experience, Jody will share the tactics and tools needed today to ensure you’re finding, acquiring, and retaining the best talent possible.

Bryant Chase, Director of Social Media, CareerArc

Social media from A-Z: how to craft a post, create a sustainable calendar, and not spend all day doing it

Social media from A-Z: how to craft a post, create a sustainable calendar, and not spend all day doing it

Join Bryant Chase, Social Media Director at CareerArc, as he shares how to discover and design valuable content, keep a sustainable schedule, and attract top talent through social avenues you may have never considered—and how to keep it working autonomously so you can get back to actually recruiting. If you’ve ever wondered how you’re supposed to create quality and engaging social media posts at scale while still juggling all your other recruiting tasks, then this is one session you won’t want to miss.

Previous EMBARC speakers

EMBARC 2019 HR Innovators Summit featured more than 30 speakers – talent acquisition and employer brand thought leaders and practitioners alike – and over 20 sessions, which qualified for SHRM and HRCI recertification credit hours. Check back here as we continue to announce our EMBARC 2021 speakers!

EMBARC 2019 HR Innovators Summit speakers
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