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HR Tech Talks by LightHouse Research: A World Beyond the Resume


Since the beginning of time, organizations have tried to match resumes with job descriptions to find the best candidates. The problems with that approach are numerous, and the results are often less than ideal.

In recent history, more companies have turned to assessment tools to give structure and objectivity to hiring and talent decisions, minimizing bias and allowing people to be evaluated on the best they have to offer.

In this conversation with Caroline Tien-Spalding from Aptology, Ben Eubanks of LightHouse Research looks at how the firm enables better talent decisions for its clients.

The term “AI” is being used as an umbrella term by so many. It can refer to algorithms, to machine learning, to natural language processing techniques. So what’s the difference between automation and AI? And what kinds are being used in the domain of people?

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Learning on demand: what is the difference between automation and AI?


Past events

Before there was SuccessFactors, there was , its predecessor company, Success Factor Systems, founded by Richard Mirabile, Ph.D. The premise was simple: what would it take to determine what moves the needle on performance in sales? What if we could gather, analyze, and leverage that data? We’ll discuss what Rick learned building Success Factor Systems, and where the technological landscape is going today. We’ll learn:

  • What started the concept for Success Factor Systems?
  • What is the key to developing a successful organization?
  • What stood in the way of doing so then? Now?
  • Dr, Richard Mirabile, Founder, Success Factor Systems

Online Fireside Chat

Learnings from Building Success Factor Systems

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Online Panel

The New ABCs of Sales: It’s About People

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The ABCs of Sales used to be “Always Be Closing”. In this interactive panel, leaders in sales will discuss how that mantra is changing.

They will share experiences and insights, including on:

  • What are the new ABCs?
  • Beyond philosophy: what’s currently working for them?
  • What they wish they had known when they first started
  • Brooke Bachesta, Head of SDRs at Outreach

  • Sheevaun Thatcher, Head of Sales Enablement, RingCentral

Join our star panelists in the discussion on  building and scaling sales organizations

They will share experiences and insights, including on:

  • Biggest misconceptions about sales leadership
  • Approach to building and scaling and organizations
  • Best practices: concretely, what’s worked?
  • What really moves the needle
  • Chris Kowalewski, Chief Growth Officer for Compass Group USA

  • Pat O’Donnell, VP & GM, Retail Americas at Diebold Nixdorf


Virtual Panel:

Building and Scaling Sales Organizations Through Highs and Lows

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Virtual Panel:

How Human Resources is Evolving in 2020

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Join our star panelists in the discussion on the evolution of Human Resources in 2020

They will share experiences and insights, including on:

  • Their role and approach to organization building
  • What are defining moments as a people leader?
  • How they align people and business objectives?
  • What are the day to day challenges? What are key best practices or frameworks?
  • Katharine Mobley, Chief Marketing Officer, First Advantage

  • Sejal Patel Daswani, CHRO, Sunrun

Join our star panelists in the discussion on the next stage of the employee journey.

This virtual broadcast will be held July 23rd at 10am PST.

We’ll cover…

  • How is the employee experience being redefined?
  • What’s the vision for the future?
  • What pieces are needed to get there?
  • How do we drive to career pathing, getting a 360 of a person, in a transparent way? Is it the death of the black box?
  • What’s going on in the tech world that’s shaping that?

Our amazing panel:

  • Pradeep Javangula, VP of AI at Workday

  • Kristin Trecker, CHRO, Visteon

  • Brad Benson, Chief Product Officer and co-founder, Aptology


Virtual Panel:

The Future of Work: The Employee Journey

Future of work
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Online Panel

Moving the needle on DEI in Sales

Diversity in Sales with HubsSpot and Litmus from Inc.'s Best Places to Work List 2020

The field of sales is evolving, and amazing leaders from HubSpot and Litmus will be discussing DEI in sales.

They will share experiences and insights, including on:

  • State of the industry
  • The opportunity: unlocking potential in sales
  • What’s coaching and developing with intention?
  • Leigh Brown, Sales leader at HubSpot

  • Brooke Freedman, Sales leader at Litmus 


Pivoting To Success Through People

The workplace is being upended at unprecedented speeds. What does that mean for leaders? What data is available to answer the question “Do we have the right people for what’s ahead?”.

This webinar will cover how leaders can adapt to changing market conditions, leverage its more important asset – people – and how to unlock people data to strategically position the organization for the future.

  • Learn the basics of a Fit-to-Role platform

  • Explore how industry leading companies are facilitating internal hiring through a Fit-to-Role platform

  • See a case study on impact in a large sales team

There’s a lot of pressure on HR as a function right now, and there is more to come, as leaders expect the answer the question: “Do we have the right people for what’s ahead?”.

Data and AI specifically because of its adaptability is going to be a competitive advantage. As Jim Collins describes in Good to Great and Built to Last, the companies that emerge from crises mastered the ability to get the right people in the right roles. HR leaders who leverage Fit-to-Role will have an edge and will give their companies a lasting advantage. So what are the key trends and resources available?

  • Learn key trends in the CPO office from large studies (Spencer Stuart, KPMG, Deloitte and more)
  • Explore the AI landscape and different life examples, including RNN, black box AI, decision support, assisted intelligence.
  • See case studies of human touch / tech balance


Giving Your Company An Unfair People Advantage In Times of Uncertainty

This live panel is hosted by Peer150, an exclusive group of HR leaders on high impact topics in the industry. Join a star cast panel of experts on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion on October 2nd.

They will share experiences and insights, including on:

  • How leaders can drive a culture shift
  • What systems currently hinder diversity in organizations
  • What role technology can play in identifying and eliminating bias
  • Suchi Pathak, Co-Founder and Chief Psychologist, Aptology

  • Lisa M. Sanchez, VP, Human Resources at Art Center

  • Aubrey Blanche, Director of Equitable Design & Impact, CultureAmp


Peer150 Virtual Panel:

Designing Successful DEI Initiatives