The Workforce of the Future: New Insights on Recruiting, Engagement and Career Development

In a recovering economy, the market for talent will heat up again, yet so much has changed. What are the new tools, methods and insights needed for building tomorrow's workforce? From Day One will convene experts in talent acquisition, talent management, diversity & inclusion and other HR practices for a half-day exploration of the latest thinking in human-capital management.


This half day virtual event will include keynote, fireside chat, and panel discussions on our virtual main stage, as well as workshop sessions, chat, and one-on-one networking opportunities that will facilitate interaction with our presenters and your fellow participants.

From Day One is a Recertification Provider for SHRM and HRCI. This session is eligible for 3.75 credits from both organizations. The Activity IDs will be sent to attendees after the conclusion of the session.


All times shown below are U.S. Eastern Time

12:00 PM - 12:20 PM
12:20 PM - 12:30 PM
Opening Remarks – Steve Koepp, Co-Founder, From Day One
12:30 PM - 01:00 PM
Opening Fireside Chat: How to Develop the Diverse Work Team of Tomorrow

The new leader of a WNBA franchise talks about building an engaged team, her own journey to leadership, increasing diversity in sports management, and the future of the game.

Speaker: Keia Clarke, CEO, New York Liberty

Interviewer: Daniel Roberts, editor at large, Yahoo Finance

01:00 PM - 01:05 PM
Main Stage Intro - Steve Koepp, Co-Founder, From Day One
01:05 PM - 01:25 PM
Thought Leadership Spotlight: Developing a Workforce of Agile Leaders

Maximizing employees’ talents, particularly leader talents, is the missed opportunity companies often make. Rachel Ernst, CHRO of Reflektive, recommends companies first examine existing potential and offer up strategies to grow and develop leaders internally.  By leaning into your employees’ talents, companies can work together and enhance organizational agility for tomorrow.

Rachel Ernst, Chief Human Resources Officer, Reflektive

01:25 PM - 01:30 PM
Main Stage Intro - Steve Koepp, Co-Founder, From Day One
01:30 PM - 02:10 PM
Panel: What Makes Your Company an Appealing Place to Work in Uncertain Times?

As the economy emerges from the crisis, job candidates will be rethinking their criteria for assessing prospective employers. What are the new standards they're considering in terms of stability, benefits, corporate culture, career growth and intangibles that make a difference? Which demographic groups are showing the most dramatic shifts in perspective?


Jon Schlossberg, CEO, Even

Scott Dettman, CEO, Avenica

Mike Moriarty, Global Head of Talent Acquisition, Dropbox

Shradha Prakash, VP Future of Work and Organizational Design, Prudential Financial

Kayla Nall, Manager & Talent Acquisition Information Technology, Delta Air Lines


Lydia Dishman, Reporter, Fast Company

02:10 PM - 02:15 PM
Main Stage Intro - Steve Koepp, Co-Founder, From Day One
02:15 PM - 02:35 PM
Thought Leadership Spotlight: Driving Productivity and Connection in a Post-COVID World

This talk will explore the connection between culture and productivity. It will focus first on employee recognition to engage a tired workforce: how to  design a program and designate leaders to carry it out. Second, it will explore ways to communicate and connect a dispersed workforce in order to forge relationships across groups and levels. Finally we will touch on ways clients have used existing programs to support their workforce during a post-COVID world.

Alexandra Powell, Director of US Client Services, Reward Gateway

02:35 PM - 02:40 PM
Workshop Intro - Steve Koepp, Co-Founder, From Day One
02:40 PM - 03:25 PM
Workshop: Lead Like a Human: Creating the workforce of the future

In this session, Adam shares his unique perspective on leadership as well as six practical steps for building and leading engaged teams. These tips come from years of trial-and-error leadership that you can easily walk away and start implementing immediately. When you lead like a human, you unlock the potential in yourself and in your people, allowing everyone to do impactful work that is challenging, captivating, and, ultimately, inspiring.

Adam Weber, CPO & Co Founder, Emplify

02:40 PM - 03:25 PM
Workshop: Recruiting & Hiring in the New World of Work

The world of work has changed for employers across the globe. The recruitment and hiring challenges of yesterday have been dramatically transformed. Current events have forced bold decisions and unforeseen–yet innovative–solutions. As we navigate an uncertain future, employers need to adapt, embracing new ways of attracting, hiring and retaining talent. In this session, we’ll share insights, advice and best practices to help you achieve your hiring goals in today’s ever-changing recruitment landscape.

Carmen Bryant, Director of US Marketing, Indeed

02:40 PM - 03:25 PM
Workshop: Finding the Future: Talent Strategies to Build ‘the New Better’

Disruption is the catalyst for today’s organizations to rethink talent initiatives and work towards, not the New Normal, but the New Better. No one can predict the future world of work, but we can put in place talent frameworks that enable us to respond to change nimbly and confidently. In this session, we’ll discuss how an approach that emphasizes workforce agility naturally builds workforce resilience and fosters talent that can absorb change and uncertainty without impacting productivity. We’ll also share practical steps organizations can take to build their version of the New Better by fostering a more holistic perspective of potential, democratizing opportunity to move the needle on DE&I, and empowering employees to own and grow their future careers.

Marinus van Driel, Associate Partner, Aon

John McLaughlin, Partner, Chief Commercial Officer EMEA, Aon

03:25 PM - 03:35 PM
03:35 PM - 04:15 PM
Panel: Discovering and Developing the Hidden Talent in Your Own Organization

Especially in the most competitive job categories, home-grown talent is more valuable than ever. How can employers do a better job of realizing the potential of these workers by identifying, training, coaching and mentoring them? How can diversity and inclusion goals be kept at the forefront? What are the secondary benefits of developing a reputation as a workplace with upward mobility?


Curtis Brooks, Vice President, Employee Performance Management, U.S. Bank

Jennifer Dove, Director Talent Acquisition, NBC Universal

Stephanie Neal, Director, Center for Analytics and Behavioral Research (CABER), DDI

TJ Kreuziger, Global Leader of Talent Acquisition and Contingent Workforce Solutions, 3M

Shaun Slattery, Director of Change Management, LumApps

Myla Skinner, Chief of Staff, OneGoal

04:15 PM - 04:20 PM
Main Stage Intro - Steve Koepp, Co-Founder, From Day One
04:20 PM - 04:40 PM
Thought Leadership Spotlight: Manage Your Workforce for the Future with Capabilities in Mind

Talent teams are facing many challenges to transform their workforce for the future, including candidate experience, recruiting efficiency, remote work, diversity & inclusion, retention, and more. The critical strategy that can address these challenges is to hire for potential based on the capabilities of each person. In this session, President Kamal Ahluwalia will discuss how to think about capabilities as a talent strategy, and how AI technology makes this strategy possible today.

Kamal Ahluwalia, President, Eightfold

04:40 PM - 04:45 PM
Main Stage Intro - Steve Koepp, Co-Founder, From Day One
04:45 PM - 05:15 PM
Closing Fireside Chat: Why Burnout Culture Afflicts a Generation–and What Can Be Done About It

An author's incendiary examination of millennial burnout sheds light on the culture shifts that brought us here, the pressures that sustain it, and the need for drastic change.

Speaker: Anne Helen Petersen, author of the acclaimed new book Can't Even: How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation

Interviewer: Kristen Bellstrom, features editor, Fortune

05:15 PM - 05:20 PM
Closing Remarks – Steve Koepp, Co-Founder, From Day One
05:20 PM - 05:30 PM