19 Top Recruiting Conferences for Volume Hiring Leaders in 2022

Top Recruiting Conferences for Volume Hiring Leaders in 2022

Recruiting conferences are a fantastic resource for volume hiring leaders. They’re a great place to learn more about the industry and find out what’s new and exciting in the world of volume hiring. From the latest technological advances to thought provoking, inspirational speakers in the recruiting field, there’s so much more to a HR event than simply professional development.

While there are a large number of recruiting conferences for HR professionals to go to, we’ve narrowed our selection to what we deem to be the top recruiting conferences around the world. This list is organic, so please don’t view it as gospel. Like the rest of the world right now, it’s a work in progress, so expect it to be added to or amended throughout the year. 

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HR & recruitment conferences

The State of High Volume Recruiting and Assessment Tools 2022

When: June 15, 2022

Where: Online

This event is specifically designed for recruiters and talent acquisition professionals in the volume hiring space, and focuses on how today’s employers go about hiring large numbers of employees in an effective manner. It covers topics such as recruitment methods, seasonal personnel needs, tactics and services used in volume recruitment, how to effectively onboard large numbers of new hires, and so on.

In addition, the event examines what organizations who excel in this area do differently from employers who struggle with high volume hiring.

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HR Core Lab Summit

When: March 14-16, 2022

Where: Online

HR Core Lab aims to bring together the most disruptive and innovative HR and recruitment leaders in an event that covers strategic people topics. The comprehensive 3-day conference explores topics such as the current state of the people function and how it should be redesigned in the future to support business success, leveraging innovation, leading cultural and digital transformation, and implementing the latest HR technologies. 

Bringing forward leaders who share their knowledge and experience through case studies, interactive discussions and live Q&A sessions, this event covers the most effective strategies and tactics used by leading global employers. Join 5,000+ professionals from 99 countries for unlimited networking and inspirational stories on recruitment, people analytics and HR agility.

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When: TBC Fall 2022

Where: Online

RecBuzz is the world’s first recruitment marketing conference aimed at helping enterprises and hiring managers cope with disruption and grow stronger. More specifically, this year’s virtual conference will explore how recruitment marketplaces are changing following COVID, what other changes you might expect to occur in HR, and how you can prepare for these changes. 

You’ll meet top executives from major companies at this virtual conference, and with their two-way conference platform, you’ll feel like you’re there in person. Expect thought-provoking presentations, interesting conversations with potential partners, the latest insights into recruitment advertising and what’s new in technology. 

With delegates from over 35 countries and with more than half the audience made up of C-suite executives and above, you can’t afford not to attend. 

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RecFest 2022

When: TBC

Where: London/Online – TBC

Known as ‘the largest independent talent acquisition event on the planet’ in previous years, RecFest has been a relaxing, yet engaging, 2-day event aiming to help TA professionals upskill, meet others in the industry and attend presentations from over 100 speakers, as well attend an after party – RecFestRocks. 

This year, the event will likely be a little more lowkey and most likely online, but still, not one to be missed. 

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Unleash America

When: March 29-30, 2022

Where: Las Vegas, NV

Unleash brings together 1,500 attendees in Human Resources, Recruitment and Learning. The event is filled with inspirational stories on the future of work and technology, and aims to equip participants with the ideas, strategies and tools they need to change the way recruitment is done.

Championing HR excellent and disruption, this conference challenges our perception about work through stories shared by thought leaders and renowned change makers from across the world of HR and recruitment.

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Workday Rising

When: September 12-15, 2022

Where: Orlando, FL

Workday Rising’s annual conference is back! Join them to connect, learn and celebrate. Get inspired, explore innovation and see how despite the unparalleled change we’ve experienced over the last year, and the enormous challenges it’s created, it’s also provided an excellent opportunity to rethink how HR can function going forward. 

Join in with over 100 sessions, listen to inspiring conversations and learn the newest innovative solutions for driving your organization into the future. 

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When: TBC

Where: Online

For the extraordinary HR tech sourcers among you, SOSUEU 2022 is not a conference you want to skip out on. Representing some of the most innovative tech companies in the world, it aims to build on the achievements of SOSU 21, which was a collaboration between SOSUTECH and SOSU, and what an event it was. 

Tech sourcers will be in the presence of some of the sharpest minds in tech sourcing in the world. You will hear first hand the challenges the industry faces right now and in the coming months, you will learn what new trends are on their way, and you will be the first to know what opportunities are shaping the talent sourcing landscape. 

SOSUEU 2022 promises to be unmissable. 

Pre-register here 

TechRec 2022

When: November 24-25, 2022

Where: Live and online – TITANIC Chaussee Berlin, Germany

The 5th Tech Rec 2022 conference is a HR technology conference hybrid affair held both online and in person in Berlin. The leading European knowledge exchange platform is for all talent acquisition personnel who play an active role in sourcing, hiring and retaining tech talent in their organization. 

Bringing together thought leaders and senior influencers from the world of TA, sourcing, employer branding, candidate experience, you’ll be privy to the latest trends, tech recruiting insights, and developments in tech rec software. 

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Social Recruiting Strategies Conference

When: January 24-28, 2022

Where: Online

Don’t miss this unique virtual experience designed to reinvent your talent acquisition strategy in 2022. The Social Recruiting Strategies Conference is a part of Talent Acquisition Week, and is hosted alongside Talent Sourcing Strategies Summit and EBrandCon (Employer Branding Strategies Conference). 

Over the course of the week you’ll get the opportunity to join in workshops, listen to thought leading keynote speakers and will leave armed with the knowledge for how to handle the latest trends in recruiting and technology. 

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ERE Recruiting Conference Spring 2022

When: April 6-7, 2022

Where: TBC

There is no experience like the ERE Experience. No other talent acquisition event combines the information, inspiration and interaction for a dynamic recruiting conference quite like this. Rich with talent expertise, energizing and motivation, there isn’t an organization or membership affiliation that offers better content. 

For over two decades, they’ve been focusing their efforts on sharing practical insights, best TA practices and case studies that highlight how others are doing to elevate their organizations. There may be other recruiting conferences, but this is the first practitioner led event designed specifically for talent acquisition professionals.  

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SHRM Talent Conference & Expo

When: April 10-13, 2022

Where: Denver, CO & Virtual event

Talent acquisition is constantly evolving, and at the Society for Human Resource Management – SHRM annual Conference & Expo, you’ll learn how to take your talent attracting, engagement, recruiting practices and retention strategies, processes and policies, and knock them up to the next level. 

As a volume recruitment specialist, your role in your organization has a huge ripple effect outwards. You empower others, you change lives, you drive productivity. You are the cause to your organization’s effect. 

So maximize your potential and join your fellow talent professionals at this conference and help shape the future of talent management.

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Indeed Interactive

When: TBC

Where: Online

There is a better world of work, and at Indeed Interactive, an incredibly popular talent acquisition conference, you’ll discover the latest technology, tools and trends that are shaping the future of work. 

You’ll learn how to meet changing workforce expectations in a post-pandemic world. And you’ll discover Indeed’s products and solutions and how they enable you to embrace innovation.

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Gartner ReimagineHR Conference 2022

When: September 15-16, 2022

Where: London, UK

The Gartner ReimagineHR Conference is the premier conference for talent acquisition professionals, CHROs and their HR executive teams. A community of thought leaders and industry experts pushing the boundaries of what human resources are capable of. 

If you’re ready to gain new HR perspectives and join a community of peers. If you want to build a company culture that is able to withstand business disruption. If you’re preparing your organization for the future of work, to be at the forefront of strategic business decision making, then don’t miss this annual event. 

With over 35 sessions at the 2021 virtual conference, the 2022 conference is on track to be even bigger, and even better. 

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RecruitCon 2022

When: May 18-20, 2022

Where: Hyatt Regency Denver, CO,

If 2020 was the year of COVID, and 2021 was the year of the Great Quit, then 2022 will be the year of the Great Rehire. Experts are predicting that while employers are losing employees left and right, they’ll need to hire to fill the void. And to do that requires creativity. Are you prepared to source, screen and recruit the volume of talent that will cross your ATS in 2022? 

The recruiting power has swung back into candidates’ hands and it’s time you revamped your hiring game. Go to talent conference & exposition RecruitCon 2022 and learn the latest tips and tricks from industry leaders, as well as the best practices for recruiting and retaining the top talent on the market. 

Expert speakers at this year’s conference will cover topics from reducing bias in sourcing, to automating your talent pipeline, improving your workflow processes, to reducing recruiter burnout. 

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HR Transform2022

When: March 14-16, 2022

Where: The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, NV

If we’ve learned anything from the last 2 years, it’s that change happens in an instant. And when it does happen, it can have an unprecedented impact on the workplace. So, were you ready? Was your organization futureproof?

At HR Transform, you’ll meet top talent management professionals, HR executives and innovators revolutionizing the workplace. Engage with your peers in forward thinking companies. Hear from a curated and diverse group of innovators and leaders from across the ecosystem. This is an event experience not to be missed. 

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Healthcare conferences 

IPMI Healthcare HR Management Institute

When: 27 February – 1 March, 2022

Where: Hyatt Regency Coconut Point, Bonita Springs, FL

The healthcare employment landscape is ultra competitive, and the requirement of HR and TA to be proactive is critical to success. Join in for sessions at this conference on future facing initiatives and strategic investments that will help you navigate the increasingly complex TA landscape. 

From improving employee engagement, to boosting job satisfaction and ultimately improving patient care, you’ll leave the 2022 Healthcare HR Management Institute armed with the necessary tools and strategies to lead your workforce confidently into the future. 

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Retail conferences 

HR Retail 2022

When: April 25-26, 2022

Where: Hyatt Regency Austin, TX

Finally HR Retail is back in person in the wonderful city of Austin. Given the last 18 months, with major disruption and the changing workforce needs, there’s a lot to be figured out for retail as we head into the next decade. 

Join in on sessions for how to innovate talent attractions, embrace digitization, and refocus workplace culture. HR Retail is the nation’s premier and retailer only conference, making it the ideal conference to redefine HR in retail’s role for future. 

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BPO/CC conferences

ICMI Contact Center Expo

When: April 27-28 and October 24-27, 2022

Where: Online and live event

The ICMI Contact Center Expo brings together leaders from all over the world to discuss about the latest industry trends and insights that can help move your contact center forward and deliver on strategic business goals. The topics covered range from recruiting and managing a remote workforce in the Covid-19 reality, to AI and the future of customer experience.

Join this two-day digital event to connect with inspiring and impactful thought leaders, and get insights on critical issues affecting the contact centers directly from practitioners who are doing it right and seeing impressive results.

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Hospitality conferences

National HR in Hospitality Conference

When: June 14-16, 2022

Where: Miami Beach, FL

The National HR in Hospitality Conference brings together HR and recruitment professionals who want to share and learn about the latest, proven HR strategies from hospitality organizations of all sizes. A great opportunity to network with attendees and engage with exhibitors while learning from industry leaders.

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With so many great conferences for volume hiring leaders on offer in 2022, and with so many of them online, it can be tough deciding which ones you should attend. 

Each of them has their own particular focus when it comes to HR issues, but they all guarantee you the same thing – the chance to expand your HR horizons, meet your peers and gain insights into the latest developments within the recruitment industry. 

Before you commit to any though, do your homework and make sure the conference you’re attending is the best one for you and your organization’s needs. 

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Alexandra Johnson is a seasoned writer specializing in HR, recruitment and tech topics. When she isn’t at her desk writing, she’s researching tech developments.

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