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OTAGO BRANCH: The War for Talent, A panel session

Join our evening panel session as we discuss the War for Talent.

The war for talent is very real. We are shifting to new working practices; employees are looking for a values alignment with their employer. One of the biggest challenge’s businesses face right now is hiring and retaining the best people. HRNZ Otago are excited to present this interactive, panel session.

You will hear from five recruiting managers, facing various challenges and explore the steps they are taking to face them. They will share what they are doing to boost recruitment brands, develop culture strategies and to retain their best people. Delve into some collective thinking that will set you up for success.

The panel will be open to questions from the floor, so, if you are working on your people and culture strategy for 2022, this is not to be missed.

Our Panel Includes:

  • Elena Calvert, Otago University.
  • Emma McAllister, Education Perfect.
  • Matt Carter, Silver Fern Farms.
  • Casey Jenkins, Scott Technology.
  • Jayne Jepson, SDHB,
  • Daniel Harmes, Platinum Recruitment.


  • HRNZ Members = $15.00
  • HRNZ Student Members = FREE
  • Non Members = $25.00

Please note our prices include GST

To Register

HRNZ Members: to receive the discounted Member rates or FREE Member registrations (where available) click on the LOGIN Link under the BUY TICKETS Button, then register through the BUY TICKETS link.

Non-members: register using the BUY TICKETS link in the Event Listing.

Cancellations and Refunds

To receive a full refund, cancellations must be received by HRNZ by email to two working days before the day of the event.

Cancellations after this time and/or 'no shows' on the day will be payable in full.

Appropriate substitutions are welcome - please email with their details.

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