With 2016 almost knocking at our doors, professionals in the Human Resources and Recruiting industries are planning their new hires for the New Year. There’s no better way to catapult your strategy than to polish your skills at HR conferences where there’s an unlimited number of tools, resources, and professionals to help.

Not only are these conferences great learning opportunities, but it is also a great platform to be an HR influencer. Having a presence at these events, whether its through speaking or exhibiting, will bring recognition to your organization as you help shape and craft the next generation HR professionals.

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With so many options out there, choosing which conferences to devote your time to can be challenging. To make your job easier, we’ve compiled a list of our Top 10 HR Conferences to Attend in 2016.

Social Recruiting Strategies Conference


January 26 – 28, 2016, San Francisco, CA

SRSC will offer best practices and lessons learned from industry leaders, recruiting gurus, and case studies of leading brands and organizations in how to effectively leverage social and mobile recruiting strategies to find the best candidates.

2016 Workforce Planning and Talent Strategy Conference


February 10 – 12, 2016, Atlanta, GA

The 2016 Workforce Planning and Talent Strategy conference gathers the smartest planners and most capable doers to help you start, embed, and sustain an agile talent strategy that fits your organization. For three days our speakers will present on how companies are continuously refining their workforce plans, using analytics to make better, more nimble talent decisions, and embedding the right cross-functional knowledge and partnerships.

i4cp 2016 Conference


March 29 – April 1, Scottsdale, AZ

This event, labeled by many as “one of the can’t miss HR conference of the year,” brings HR, talent and learning leaders together to learn, discuss and collaborate on the next practices to implement in order to beat your competition in the years ahead.

2016 Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference


May 2 – 4, 2016, Boston Seaport, MA

At the 2016 Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference, 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.

ATD International Conference and Exposition


May 22 – 25, 2016, Denver, CO

ATD 2016 is the premier event for training and development professionals, with more than 10,500 attendees from over 80 countries. This event has 300 top rates educational sessions with world-renowned speakers and networking with like-minded peers from around the world.

Indeed Interactive 2016


May 25 – 27, 2016, 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.

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)


June 19 – June 22, 2016, Washington, D.C.

The SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition is the largest HR event in the world, providing your organization with the tools and resources you need to create and implement the successful HR practices that will ensure that your company will thrive.

2016 Employee Engagement Conference


July 18 – 20, 2016, Denver, CO

For those on the front lines of architecting highly engaged workplaces, this event is just right. Imagine 350 HR executives mixed with 20 leading vendors spending three days digging deep in all things employee engagement.

LinkedIn Talent Connect 2016


October 5 – 7, 2016, Las Vegas, NV

Talent Connect is ideal for talent acquisition leaders and teams to learn and network with thought leaders in the industry.

2016 ERE Recruiting Conference


April 6-8, 2016

The ERE Recruiting Conference is for TA leaders who lead their company’s recruiting function, manage a team or control the budget. For two days, you’ll share with, and learn from your peers – other TA leaders who face the same challenges that you do. You’ll return to your office with new ideas and a new list of personal connections to call on.

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