Past event: Open Forum 2021
Transform Your Hiring Practices
Thank you to everyone who attended Open Forum: Transform Your Hiring Practices on October 13. Below you can find on-demand recordings of the live presentations, panel discussions and practical how-to sessions hosted by today’s top UK and EU talent practitioners and business leaders.
The power of structured hiring
When you bring structure to your hiring process, your hiring team can be more effective and provide a more consistent and equitable interviewing process for everyone involved.
With a full day of events, Transform Your Hiring Practices gives you access to informative and thought-provoking presentations, panel discussions and practical how-to sessions hosted by today’s top UK and EU talent practitioners and business leaders.
Watch the sessions on demand
Learn how senior talent leaders can have a significant impact within their organizations when they help their leaders make hiring a top business priority.
Learn from Scandit AG, trivago and Beamery about how structured hiring drives their hiring success.
Learn how to strengthen your company’s DE&I initiatives and deliver positive business impact.
Understand how a strategic approach to sourcing helps you find and attract the best candidates.
Industry leaders share best practices for enhancing the candidate experience in every aspect of hiring, from sourcing and attracting to nurturing and engaging.
Discover actionable tips for designing an effective company onboarding plan that improves the new hire experience.
Learn the right KPIs to measure your team’s success and gain tips on how to use hiring data strategically to improve business outcomes.
Meet the EU business and talent leaders we heard from
Head of Global Talent Acquisition at Native Instruments
Miz is Head of Global Talent Acquisition at Native Instruments, leading a small but mighty team across all aspects of Talent Acquisition – including recruitment operations, employment branding, DEIBA (in hiring) and candidate experience. Miz is passionate about building and implementing best practices. Prior to moving to Germany, Miz lived and worked in Australia, focusing on agency side consulting leading recruiting teams across several different disciplines.
CEO & Co-founder at MeVitae
Riham is a keynote international speaker, neuroscientist and co-founder of MeVitae. She is involved in several initiatives including: Founder of Linkedin’s Women in Tech group, Director at TechTonic, and member of TechUK Diversity and Skills Council. She has expertise in the science of HR and human decision-making. She is a business mentor including the London Business School entrepreneurship course. Riham holds a Master of Research in Clinical Neuroscience, University of Oxford and a First-Class Honour Master of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College London.
Global Head of Sourcing & Delivery at ThoughtWorks
Neil is Global Head of Sourcing and Delivery at ThoughtWorks. As a Global Talent Acquisition leader with more than 20 years of experience in scaling technology organisations, Neil focuses on delivering success through data and experience-driven practices.
Head of Recruitment & Employer Branding at Viessmann
Joanna is Head of Recruitment and Employer Branding at Viessmann. She's a career recruiter with a passion for optimising candidate and hiring manager experiences around the hiring process.
Director, Talent at Beamery
Matthias is Director of Talent at Beamery. As a Talent Acquisition leader, Matthias partners with fast-paced growth businesses to design tailored talent strategies for different segments – ensuring that every candidate gets a high-quality experience. With more than ten years of recruitment experience with companies such as Scout24, Zalando and smaller scale-ups, he's focused on data-driven diagnostics, iterative scalable process-building, employer branding, stakeholder management, community building and candidate-centered recruitment strategies.
Recruitment Lead at trivago
Alison leads the Global Recruitment team at Trivago, based out of Dusseldorf, Germany. She's a champion for candidate experience, training and development, as well as a data recruiter, world traveler and food lover.
Senior Manager Global Talent Acquisition at Global Savings Group
Christian is Senior Manager Global Talent Acquisition at Global Savings Group, where he leads and supports the development of the global Talent Acquisition Team. As team leader, Christian ensures hiring goals are reached, as well as focuses on maintaining the perfect candidate experience. To achieve that, he drives and continuously develops the hiring process, while aligning with all stakeholders up to C-level.
Director of Global Recruiting at Testlio
Renita is Director of Global Recruiting at Testlio. As a recruitment expert with more than 15 years of hands-on experience within a broad spectrum of industries in recruitment, Renita is also an international public speaker. She's passionate about recruitment, sourcing and employer branding topics.
VP, People at Cutover
Alex leads the People function at Series B Enterprise SaaS company, Cutover. He's spent the majority of his career quickly scaling businesses in the Index Ventures portfolio, which (nearly, but not quite!) prepared him for growing a company 4x during a pandemic.
Head of Talent at Oodle Financial Services
Tony is Head of Talent at Oodle Financial Services. He brings extensive experience in international recruitment leadership, meeting OKR’s, ideating progression frameworks and organisational design. Tony also focuses on developing People Ops roadmaps, recruiting executive leadership and selecting the best performing HR Recruitment tech.
Global VP of Talent at Hello Fresh
Yasar is the Global VP of Talent at HelloFresh. Prior to HelloFresh, he was Global Head of Talent Acquisition at Zalando, focused on Technology Hiring, after his time as Director and Head of Strategic Hiring at Wipro and Wipro Digital.
CEO at LearnUpon
Brendan is CEO and Co-founder at LearnUpon. LearnUpon is one of the fastest growing cloud-based learning management systems in the world, with over 1,300 customers across the globe. He has more than 18 years of experience in the eLearning industry, and has worked on some of the largest and most complex LMS implementations in the world.
VP Global Talent Acquisition and Employment Brand at Gympass
Duarte has over 20 years of experience in talent acquisition, HR, and Talent Management. He previously worked for Walmart and Hays in International leadership positions. Duarte has lived and worked in Spain, Portugal the U.K., Colombia, Mexico, Costa Rica, and in the United States.
Sales Director, EMEA at Greenhouse
Renu is the Director of EMEA Sales at Greenhouse, with more than 18 years of experience managing in the Tech Industry throughout all EMEA regions. She's passionate about talent development – specifically, coaching and mentoring – as well as building and growing successful teams.
Talent Acquisition Manager at Greenhouse
Adrina is Talent Acquisition Manager at Greenhouse, which enables her to focus on her passion for Human Resources and Talent Acquisition. Adrina's goal is to improve organizations at the talent level in order to change lives for the better. She believes that every single person in an organisation has the potential to make a real difference.
General Manager, EMEA at Greenhouse
Colm is GM of Greenhouse EMEA, having worked in the tech industry for more than 20 years. For the last seven years, his focus has been in the HR tech and Recruitment tech space. Colm has created 100+ person organisations at enterprise companies such as LinkedIn and Oracle, and has worked extensively in the Irish, UK, German, Benelux and Nordic markets.
Manager, Customer Success at Greenhouse
Danny leads the Customer Success team for Greenhouse in EMEA. He's focused on helping customers achieve their hiring goals, build diverse teams and maintain a great employer brand.
Customer Success Director at Greenhouse
Sonja is Customer Success Director at Greenhouse, located in Dublin. Sonja partners with customers globally to guide them toward success by transforming the way they hire. She also teaches regular yoga classes virtually for Greenhouse employees.
Customer DE&I Advisory Director at Greenhouse
Gary (he/him) is a talent management and diversity leader with 10 years of expertise in strategy, engagement and program management in tech, nonprofit and education advocacy landscapes. He's passionate about integrating DE&I across the employee lifecycle to maximize engagement and organizational effectiveness.
Senior Data Scientist at Greenhouse
Mona is the founder of Greenhouse's Data, Product and Privacy Ethics Committee. They enjoy leveraging data and information to make hiring processes more efficient, inclusive and fair.
President & Co-founder at Greenhouse
Jon drives the vision and strategy of the Greenhouse product. Jon’s roots in product leadership go back more than 20 years. As General Manager of International at BabyCenter, he led what became the leading site for parents and steered its growth to a global business reaching tens of millions of unique visitors per month.
CEO & Co-founder at Greenhouse
Daniel is CEO of Greenhouse and co-author of the book Talent Makers. Prior to founding Greenhouse, he co-founded Lab49, a global firm providing technology consulting solutions for the world's leading investment banks. Through Daniel’s firsthand experience as an entrepreneur, he has seen how valuable hiring and talent are to building world-class teams.