Announces The Future of Talent Acquisition 2024 Study and Advisory Board

Jacksons Point, Ontario, Canada ( Tuesday May 28, 2024 @ 8:00 AM America/Toronto —, the largest network of human resources (HR) executives, has announced’s Future of Talent Acquisition 2024 Advisory Board.

Working closely with’s HR Research Institute (HRRI), the newly-appointed talent acquisition advisory board will collaborate to positively influence the HR industry’s thought leadership and best practices through primary research. The board will work to ensure the talent acquisition research and event content aligns with industry best practices in various aspects such as sourcing, talent need assessments, recruitment strategies, DEIB, technology, metrics analysis, and compliance.

The advisory board provides an opportunity for thought leaders to participate in discussions on this topic, share knowledge, and provide valuable insights that will help develop research surveys and capture the pulse of the HR community. The board of experts will guide senior HR professionals and help them understand and navigate today’s recruitment challenges and prepare for the future of hiring to ensure business success.

The findings will be published in a full report of insights and recommendations as well as a condensed two-page infographic. 

The study will also be featured in the upcoming’s Future of Talent Acquisition 2024 Virtual Event [REGISTER FOR FREE], which is scheduled for October 1, 2024. The advisory board will be valuable in recommending presenters, session topics, and helping to make the event best-in-class for HR professionals in attendance.

The newly appointed Future of Talent Acquisition 2024 Advisory Board includes the following industry thought leaders:

  • Andrea Legnani, President, Aluminati

  • Chris Murdock, Chief Sourcing Officer and Co-Founder, IQTalent

  • John Nykolaiszyn, Director – Office of Business Career Management, Florida International University – College of Business

  • Ivana Ognjanovic, Executive Director of Global Recruitment, SH Hotels and Resorts

  • Sherla Post, Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Talent Development, Cornhusker Bank

  • Laurette Robles, Director of Recruiting, KLA

  • BethAnn Weaver-Padgett, Hiring Pathways Leader North America – Diversity, Cummins Inc

  • Laytoamb Wiggins, Chief Talent Officer, Community Impact

“We are thrilled to introduce the expertise and thought leadership of this board to our extensive talent acquisition community,” said’s CEO and Chief Instigator, Debbie McGrath. “Their guidance will assist HR and recruiting professionals in improving their sourcing and hiring strategies.”

The HR Research Institute releases annual “State of the Industry” reports in a variety of HR topic areas, including last year’s talent acquisition research report and infographic – Future of Talent Acquisition 2023-24 [DOWNLOAD].

This and other free research reports and infographics can be downloaded at

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