Event description


HR Unconferences are a series of events organized  worldwide, where the emphasis is on conversation, communication and free exchange of ideas and  experiences, aimed at HR enthusiasts, recruiters and techies about the latest innovations and technologies used in making HR easier. #HRU provides an opportunity for progressive HR  professionals and recruiters interested in the latest developments in HR and recruitment around the world to meet, discuss and connect with like-minded bright minds.


Topics revolve around whatever is hot in that region in HR & Recruiting industry:

  • Trending new HR tech and sourcing tools
  • Employer branding and building talent pipelines
  • Mobile and social recruiting
  • HR best practices and interesting HR cases
  • Local HR practices and insights

Join the pre-event discussion  and become #HRU-member here!

With any questions, suggestions or comments please contact at taras(at)globalhru.com.



Michael M. Moon

  • Aberdeen Group
  • Director of Research, Human Capital Management

Ward Christman

  • HR Tech Advisor
  • Has sold more HR Tech than you have in your pipeline
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Steven Kosakow

  • Bit9 + Carbon Black
  • Head of Employer Brand and Talent Strategy

Rich Eckel

  • Macromicro
  • Head of Strategic Marketing, Product Strategy and Sales

Thaddeus Figlock

  • The HR Engineers
  • Human Resources and Business Development Consultant

Taras Polischuk

  • Talent Equity Ventures
  • VC Investor and HR Technology Evangelist

Aki Kakko

  • Joberate, GlobalHRU
  • Co-Founder, Head of Product at Joberate, Partner at GlobalHRU (HR Unconference & HRTechTank)
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Geoff Webb

  • AON/Hewitt
  • Global Manager Digital Talent RPO

Martin Burns

  • PwC
  • Direct Sourcing Strategy and Technology Channel Lead


February 9, 2015
9:00 am
Taras Polischuk & Aki Kakko: Openning Words
10:00 am
Steven Kosakow: A Primer On Auditing Your Company’s Talent Brand
Rich Eckel: Creating An Analytics Culture In Your Organisation
11:00 am
Polischuk Taras: New Players In The HCM Software Ecosystem
Phil Noelting: Engagement Metrics That Matter
12:00 pm
Madeline Laurano: Engagement, Wellness and Social Recognition
Marie Burns: Are you a Talent Acquisition Innovator?
1:00 pm
Lunch and Networking
2:00 pm
Thaddeus Figlock: Impact of Social Media and Technology on HR and Recruitment
3:00 pm
Barnaby Cook: The Art of Employer Branding Video
Martin Burns: Talent Acquisition Analytics
4:00 pm
Aki Kakko: Predictive Analytics in HR
Geoff Webb: Sourcing Tips And Secret Tactics
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