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Panel: 5 Things You Need to Know About Total Talent

A recent Staffing Industry Analysts report (commissioned by Alexander Mann Solutions) found that the hiring and sourcing of both permanent and contingent workforce provides a competitive advantage in the marketplace. However, many organizations struggle to optimize their mix of talent to achieve their business objectives at minimum cost.

Total Talent emerged a few years ago in response to current labor market conditions and the need for organizations to adapt to the talent shortage and the fast pace of today’s organizations, among other factors.

In this dynamic panel discussion, a panel of top industry experts discuss the evolving role of Total Talent and answer the following questions: 

  1. What does Total Talent Acquisition (TTA) actually mean?
  2. Why should organizations consider Total Talent as a strategic talent acquisition strategy?
  3. What are some of the critical ingredients for adopting talent acquisition by organizations?
  4. Why is Total Talent not as universally adopted by organizations everywhere?
  5. What is the role of RPO providers in supporting Total Talent Acquisition for their clients?

Access for the webinar and join this fascinating conversation on the current state and future direction of Total Talent Acquisition. 

Meet the PanelistsTT Panelists

Zachary Chertok, Principal Analyst, HCM, Aberdeen

Zach has experience as an analyst across the technology sector with a base in analytics and human capital management. His experience extends to business development, business plan development, market research, and analysis for the tech sector, private equity, public policy, and economic development. He has a bachelor of engineering from McGill University and is currently a candidate for a master’s of public administration from Columbia University.

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Kim Pope, WilsonHCG

Kim Pope is Executive Vice President of Global Client Solutions at WilsonHCG. With more than 16 years of experience in talent acquisition and recruitment process outsourcing, she joined the company in 2010.

Kim leads WilsonHCG’s global delivery team and develops cutting-edge solutions to help its clients create proactive talent acquisition strategies that fuel growth and innovation. She has been instrumental in building the framework for many of the company’s global partnerships and played a key role in executing WilsonHCG’s acquisitions.

A thought leader in the talent acquisition industry, Kim has received multiple honors including being named a “Woman Worth Watching” by Profiles in Diversity Journal and recognized as an “HR Global Superstar” by HRO Today. 

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Jennifer Torres, PeopleScout

Jennifer “Jen” has more than 13 years’ experience as a partner to Fortune 100 companies seeking Managed Workforce Solutions & Total Talent Advisory. Her creativity and innovation helped some of the country’s largest financial and technology institutions launch and develop workforce operations into industry-leading programs. She is known for her “passion for people” and excellence in leading custom workforce solutions with emphasis on customer service.

Prior to joining PeopleScout, Jen had executive oversight for the largest financial global MSP operation in North America. During her more than a decade of service, Jen has held various leadership roles in client delivery and program operations.

Jen is personally passionate about involvement in volunteerism, diversity networks and with disability affinity groups that have a greater positive impact on the communities they operate in. Jen attended the University of North Carolina in Charlotte and is an avid international traveler.

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Lamees Abourahma, RPOA (Moderator)

Lamees has been the executive director for the Recruitment Process Outsourcing Association (RPOA) since 2011. She leads all content design and development for the RPOA and manages strategic relationships with all corporate members and sponsors. 

Prior to working with the RPOA, Lamees founded and ran a small technology consulting agency working with professional associations worldwide on improving their membership management tools.  

A life-learner and knowledge-enthusiast, Lamees is passionate about collaborating with industry experts to deliver RPOA's mission of educating the market about RPO and advocating to its value in the talent acquisition space.

Connect with Lamees on LinkedIn.