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How HR tech can drive talent engagement

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HR tech can be instrumental to employee engagement efforts when the right tools and systems match the needs at hand. How this is done will be laid out by industry innovators and HR technology experts at HR Tech Interactive 2016, the regional invitation-only HR technology event for HR leaders.

“If HR departments fail to evolve in the area of employee engagement through technology, they are missing opportunities to maximise talent potential and bolster business performance,” said Aditi Sharma Kalra, regional editor of Human Resources magazine. “HR Tech Interactive 2016 will provide delegates practical insights on how to use technology in keeping employees connected to their employers and their work in general.”

HR Tech Interactive 2016 will focus on the areas of HR technology research into the HR community has found to represent the most pressing issues for HR professionals in Asia today, including the role of HR tech in talent engagement.

Last year, a keynote session showcased the evolution of employee assessment market and tools while a case study presentation looked into the use of social media in engagement and workforce collaboration. A panel session headed by top HR executives from major employers such as AIA and Telstra International delved into the importance of focusing on the user experience to enhancetalent management practices.

This year, HR Tech Interactive 2016 will uncover the different effects of technology on employee value proposition through a panel discussion. It will anchor on the functions of technology in employee engagement initiatives that can keep a company ahead of the game. The discussion will cover incorporating innovation into competency and performance management frameworks and providing employees access to information that are important to them.

The panellists are Angela Ryan, chief HR & talent officer, APAC at GroupM, and Chris Welch, VP for TalentStream Technology at CareerBuilder. Together, Ryan and Welch will demonstrate how to shape a sense of corporate co-ownership and collect important data in the processby involving employees through online media.

“The objective of HR Tech Interactive 2016 is to deliver intelligent conversations and build genuine connections, which are also critical factors when introducing technology to people,” said Evon Yew, regional producer at Human Resources magazine.

Past HR Tech Interactiveparticipants are senior HR leaders from majoremployers in the region, such as AXA, Credit Suisse, Ericsson, Hewlett Packard, Hyatt Group, Maersk, Petronas, Societe Generale, UPS, and Volvo.All presenters & panellists, such as David Chin, chief human resources officer at Biosensors, were director or vice president level HR professionals with regional responsibility.

Held in Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong in September, HR Tech Interactive is Asia’s biggest HR technology strategy event. Attendance to the one-day annual event is by invitation only with invitations reserved for the senior in-house HR professionals.

Human Resources’ “Interactive-style” conference format applies to case study presentations, panel discussions and roundtable discussions in which delegates work through five topic areas in a single day – an experience described by attendees as eight hours of intense peer learning.

Senior HR professionals interested in getting a global and Pan-Asian regional view of HR tech can visit the event website For more information, please contact:

- For Singapore: Sammi Zhang, Regional Lead Producer, [email protected], +65 6423 0329 - For Malaysia: Evon Yew, Regional Producer, [email protected], +65 6423 0329 - For Hong Kong: Sarah Kee, Regional Producer, [email protected], +852 2861 1882

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