Building a stronger community between Talent Professionals in the GTA through networking, meetups, techniques, and sharing of best practices. Anyone who has a passion for helping people get jobs at a professional level (Recruiters, TA, Sourcer, etc) should join!

We will be having events for networking, learning components, guest speakers, happy hours and much more.

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Our Story

James Phanyasaeng and Vyvy Truong were colleagues at CORE Resources, an Agile Technology partner, located in Downtown Toronto when they stumbled upon a recruitment-focused hackathon – Sourcing Madness 2019 hosted by Sourcecon. The recruitment delivery team at CORE took it as a challenge to test their sourcing capabilities and compete on a worldwide scale.

As the only Canadian-based team who passed the qualifications, they were knocked out of the competition after 3 rounds going head-to-head with experienced teams based in the EU.

Shortly thereafter, they were interviewed by Mark Lundgren, International Speaker and Host of Sourcing Challenge Show. During the interview, he asked the team the question

“What’s the talent community like in Toronto as a prominently growing techhub?”

Outside of their own team and a couple connections from previous employers, there was a lack of community especially within Talent Acquisition in the Greater Toronto Area. In comparison to the European/American market, Ontario held occasional recruitment-focused events through larger Human Resources conferences, though they didn’t get into the nitty gritty work of talent acquisition as a whole.

Our Mission

Creating a strong community of Talent Professionals within the Greater Toronto Area.

Our Vision

Providing opportunities to learn, share, and grow through in-person/virtual gatherings, hosting educational webinars, work journeys, and best practices in all aspects of the recruitment cycle to attract top talent into our respectivemarket with a steller recruitment experience.

Ways To Join

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Join Our Slack Community

Connect, learn, and grow with TalentTO community. Join our Slack group and connect with like-minded Talent Professionals in the GTA.

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Become a Speaker for our Podcast

A podcast about inspiring Talent Professionals, sharing their career journey, best practices and techniques. As a speaker, you will be able to gain recognition, share your experiences and achievements with our community. We are super excited to have you!

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Sponsor Us

For sponsorship packages, please reach out to TalentTOCommunity@gmail.com

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