The only local association exclusively for
Talent Acquisition Leadership

About TALK

TALK is the world’s largest organization of Talent Acquisition professionals, with nearly 5,000 members representing 80 chapters in North America. The TALK platform enables TA leaders to connect, share best practices, innovate, improve their business processes, manage local events, and make new friends.

Board Members

Each TALK chapter is managed by local Board Members, who serve on a voluntary basis to help determine the events schedule for their chapters. Below, you’ll see just a few of the amazing people heading up their local chapters. If interested in being considered for a board position schedule a call to discuss.

Board Member


Carlo Fidanza, CHRP

Chief People Officer

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Julie Dusablon

Talent Acquisition Manager

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Francesco Mancini

Always placing the customer first

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Valerie Occhiuto, CHRP

Director Talent Acquisition

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Matthew Wiazowski

Director - Talent Acquisition & Internal Mobility

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Gabriella Bruyere

Director Global Talent Acquisition

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Jessie Victoria

Manager Talent Acquisition

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Arnaud Kermouche

Director, Global Talent Acquisition

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Tanya Lehrman

Global Director of Talent and Recruitment


Deciding Which Metrics Matter and How to Leverage Them
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Come and listen to how Kiewit and The Walsh Group describe, define, and leverage their metrics.
Real TALK - Design an Anti-Discriminatory TA Organiza...
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Please join us for the “real talk” discussion on how TA can come to terms with their own personal...
Leading With Heart
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During times like these, showing kindness, promoting wellness and empowering people to support th...
Let's TALK About Feedback
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Hear some simple and helpful ways to improve not only the way you give feedback, but the way you ...
COVID-19 & TA: Maintaining Business Continuity: Hirin...
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The (COVID-19) pandemic leaves us, as talent acquisition professionals, with many questions. How ...
Webinar: COVID-19 - Assessing TA Challenges in a Pand...
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Join us as our panel of Talent Acquisition and Management experts discuss some of the immediate c...
The Critical Role of Hiring Leaders in Attracting Talent
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Gabriella Bruyere, Global Talent Acquisition Center of Excellence Lead will present CGI’s Recruit...
Creating Connections With Candidates Through Job Ads
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Ubisoft Montréal will be hosting a workshop to guide you through the process of creating engaging...
Inaugural TALK Montreal Luncheon
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Introduce TALK Montreal followed by guest speaker

What People Are Saying

“I really feel that TALK will let me network to connect with other talent acquisition professionals and learn from them.”
Denise Kirby
Recruiting Manager, Mercedes Benz
“TALK is a chance for TA leaders in our community to exchange ideas and bring back best practices to our organizations.”
Lori Smith
Sr. Talent Acquisition, Honeywell

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