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Creating and Implementing a Talent Strategy - September 13, 2022, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (virtual) is a Course

Creating and Implementing a Talent Strategy - September 13, 2022, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (virtual)

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Hiring diverse talent in a challenging economy:

  1. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion should be key elements in every part of the hiring process - How can you create inclusive hiring practices to ensure success?
  2. Hiring diverse talent doesn’t happen organically; it takes effort and intentionality - How can you ensure you reach the diverse talent you seek? 
  3. Candidates have more choices now than ever - What do you have to offer and can you flex to meet the individual needs of your candidates?
  4. Employee turnover is costly - What can you do to not only retain your talent but turn your company culture into a competitive advantage?


Topics to be covered include:

  • Diversity in hiring  
    • What does “diversity in hiring” mean to your organization?
    • What does a successful inclusive hiring practice look like?
  •  Attracting talent 
    • Internal vs. External recruitment strategy:  Determining when you need to set up your own recruitment strategy and when to leave it to an outside expert
    • Branding:  Creating an impactful employment brand to help vs. hinder your efforts. Low cost but high impact strategies to increase brand awareness.
    • Finding Talent:  Do you know where to go to find the candidates you seek?  Channels to utilize and tools/technology that can be key enablers in your strategy.  Factors to determine where you need a grass roots vs. digital approach and how a multi-pronged strategy can increase your chance of success
  •  Engaging Talent 
    • Selling 101:  To recruit is to sell your organization - do you know how and what differentiates you from the competitors in your market?  
    • Create your advantage:  A competitor can be a large multinational organization with deep pockets - so how can you use your size to your advantage to meet the individual needs of those candidates that your competitors cannot?
  •  Retaining Talent
    • Culture drivers retention:  Do you have a thriving culture that ensures you retain key talent?  
    • Robust Programming:  Where can organizational programs help your efforts?  Have you considered mentoring programs or non-traditional career development opportunities to aid in retention?
    • Resource Groups:  Do you have established initiatives aimed at supporting the inclusive efforts of your diverse workforce?
About Terra

As Regional Practice Lead for the Americas, Terra Doyle is responsible for setting the overall strategy for recruitment across the United States, Canada and Central and South America, while working with other Practice Leads to fulfill the global vision and strategy. Terra focuses on improving efficiency in the recruitment process, and coaches and inspires teams to deliver results to the business all with an unyielding focus on hiring manager and candidate experience.

Prior to her current role, Terra was Sr. Director, Talent Acquisition for Roche Diagnostics in Indianapolis with responsibility for leading all talent acquisition functions for the Indianapolis site. She has spent the last 17 years in various talent acquisition roles and most recently before joining Roche, she was a Senior Vice President of Talent Operations with WilsonHCG.

In her previous roles, Terra has been successful at managing large, cross-functional teams, developing comprehensive university recruiting programs, leading global projects, enhancing company onboarding practices, standardizing job profiles and building and executing employer branding campaigns.


Terra earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Wichita State University.