Adapting to HR & TA Challenges in 2023

Hosted by Transition Partners

It’s a particularly challenging time for People Team leaders in the tech & digital space.

In our panel discussion, we want to provide helpful advice to cover three main areas of difficulty for HR & TA professional in today’s market.

– Maintaining a positive working environment and culture, during uncertain times

– Repositioning the People Team and our roles to provide additional value

– Addressing the talent shortage in tech


Jermaine Benjamin, Managing Director at Transition Partners.

Jermaine has over 12 years’ experience working in talent acquisitions, specialising in tech recruitment. He is passionate about DEI and making the tech space accessible to all.

Clare Tempest, Talent Acquisition Manager at ASDA

Clare is an experienced IT recruitment manager with 25 years of pure tech recruitment background. Currently she is managing a tech focussed recruitment team for the future programme, which is the largest retail transformation programme in the world.

Orlagh Hunt, Chief People Officer at Yorkshire Building Society.

Orlagh is a successful director with experience in retail, FMCG and the financial services sectors. She has a proven track record in delivery of transformational change from both turnarounds and organic growth.

Mark Botham, Senior Talent Acquisition Manager (UK/EU) at SharkNinja

With over 10 years specialising in talent acquisition, both internally and as an external partner, Mark is skilled in building diverse teams in the digital space.

Yasmin De Nardo, Head of Connected Technology Academy at KPMG

Yasmin is an early talent, talent attraction and employer brand leader. She is passionate about women in tech, diversity and inclusion and mental health awareness; frequently speaking about the topics at events.

Her accolades include featuring on Northern Power Women Future List 2018, being a Board Member Maggie’s Centres and WILD Board, as well as being a finalist for both Women in Tech Excellence 2022 and WIT UK 2023.

Emma Piper, Talent Acquisition Leader at Skipton Building Society

Emma has over 25 years’ experience in talent acquisition. She is passionate about neurodiversity and spent four years as Head of Recruitment at Autism Plus, which is an organisation that supports adults and young people with autism, learning disabilities mental health conditions and complex needs.


The event will take place at Transition Partners, Floor 3, 2 Bond Street, Leeds LS1 2JZ 

Free food & drink will be provided and you will have time to network with audience members, as well as the members of our panel.

Careers & Education, Social & Networking
Adapting to HR & TA Challenges in 2023
26th Sep 2023
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Hosted by Transition Partners
Transition Partners, Floor 3, 2 Bond Street, Leeds LS1 2JZ

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