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The Talent Trap featuring Madeline Laurano

Business leaders worldwide are taking time to reflect and consider an important call to action, which is to think differently about talent in order to deliver better outcomes for the future.
Beamery’s Talent Trap C-Suite and Senior Executive level research has explored what success looks like in talent decision making, and how processes and priorities are changing. This session shares and debates the key findings.

Join us and be first to hear how confident today’s leadership teams are about their organization’s ability to attract and retain key talent, and if they feel they can adapt to changing working models and workforce requirements at a pace that will keep them competitive. We will also uncover what the biggest talent traps facing organizations over the next 12-18 months are, as well as sharing how corporate values have changed since the pandemic started.


Madeline Laurano - Founder and Chief Analyst at Aptitude Research 

Madeline Laurano is the founder and chief analyst of Aptitude Research. For over 18 years, Madeline’s primary focus has been on the HCM market, specializing in talent acquisition and employee experience. Her work helps companies both validate and re-evaluate their strategies and understand the role technology can play in driving business outcomes. She has watched HCM transform from a back-office function to a strategic company initiative with a focus on partnerships, experience and efficiency. Before founding Aptitude Research, Madeline held research roles at Aberdeen, Bersin by Deloitte, ERE Media and Brandon Hall Group. She is the co-author of Best Practices in Leading a Global Workforce and is often quoted in leading business publications including The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, Yahoo News, The New York Times and The Financial Times.

Ben Slater - VP, Marketing at Beamery

Ben Slater is VP Marketing at Beamery. He was the first commercial hire, and leads all aspects of marketing and category creation strategy globally.