Top 10 HR Conferences to Attend in 2016
Editor’s Note: Recruitics now conducts business in both the United States as well as abroad, with our European operations conducted out of London, England. If you are a UK or EU visitor, click here to read The Best UK Recruitment Conferences for 2016.
With November now underway and the holiday season rapidly approaching many will begin to look to the year ahead. As you begin to ponder your New Year’s resolutions, remember to set the important goal of keeping up-to-date on, and ahead of, industry trends and best practices.
The best way to accomplish this, of course, is to make sure you’re presence is felt at the most important conferences of 2016. So, to help get you going, we’ve put together a list of the top HR conferences in 2016 you don’t want to miss.
- SourceCon – (March 1-2, 2016 in Orlando, FL):
Learn tactics, tools and results from experts who have been in the trenches and can help you learn to find the right candidates for your organization. You’ll hear from big brands like Lockheed Martin, Accenture, PepsiCo, Microsoft and more.
- HCI Human Capital Summit – (March 29-30, 2016 in New Orleans, LA):
This two-day conference will help you learn how the main drivers of talent agility can help develop your workforce to spot early trends, adjust quickly to market conditions, and drive innovation in your organization.
- SHRM Talent Management Conference and Exposition – (April 18-20, 2016 in Orlando, FL):
Designed specifically for recruitment and talent management professionals, this fast-paced, energetic conference gives you the tools, resources, innovations and solutions you need to evolve your recruitment strategies.
- ERE Recruiting Conference (Spring) – (April 26-28, 2016 in Las Vegas, NV):
Join hundreds of in-house talent acquisition leader and peers to share strategies that will help increase the quality of your hires and improve your talent acquisition process. Speakers from top brands such as TOMS, Hershey Company and more will help you learn how to use data to make better decisions.
- HCI Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference – (May 2-4, 2016 in Boston, MA):
In-house experts will share how they created the best frameworks, teams and practices to compress the hiring cycle, improve outcomes and deliver high performing employees. Top players in the recruitment space, such as Indeed, will be sponsoring.
- Indeed Interactive – (May 25-27, 2016 in Austin, TX):
Indeed Interactive provides a forum for talent acquisition leaders to share ideas about innovation and learn about the forces shaping current and future hiring trends. Connect with industry experts for three days of data-driven sessions, employer insights and in-depth discussions on talent attraction in the current labor market.
- SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition – (June 19-22, 2016 in Washington DC):
The largest HR event in the world provides your organization with the tools and resources you need to create and implement successful recruitment practices, from talent management to federal compliance to cutting-edge business strategies.
- HR Technology Conference and Expo – (October 4-7, 2016 in Chicago, IL):
The conference covers all the latest trends – SaaS, The Cloud, social media, mobile recruitment, analytics, video, gamification, Big Data and MOOCs – as well as the more traditional HR technologies. All sessions are created and delivered by senior executives from many leading organizations resulting in a high-caliber learning experience with real-world lessons and practical takeaways.
- LinkedIn Talent Connect – (October 5-7, 2016 in Las Vegas, NV):
From awe-inspiring keynotes to exclusive interviews with talent experts, this is the on-demand destination for talent acquisition leaders and their teams who utilize LinkedIn’s products and solutions.
- Recruiting Trends Conference – (November 14-16, 2016 in Austin, TX):
This end-of-the-year event draws some of the top recruiters in the country, across a number of industries, to discuss important and cutting-edge strategies that will get your team ready plan your recruitment strategy for the coming year.
As the recruitment industry continues to change in the age of technology, and businesses begin to grow in the digital space, the position of HR becomes more critical to an organization’s success than ever before. The only way to leverage this important job function for a competitive advantage is to assure yourself that you are always learning and growing by attending these top conferences.
Want to take it one step further? Don’t just be an attendee, become a thought-leader and expert in the industry by being a speaker! Let us know if you’re interested in speaking at any of the above events and we can help you prepare a speaker proposal. If you get approved, we can even help you prepare your presentation.