About This Event
Innovation has hit human resources — transforming how we attract, train and retain A-list digital talent. Companies are finally moving beyond the job board and pile of resumes approach. Join General Assembly and MassTLC for The Future of Talent — an event series that explores how Boston’s top tech companies are redefining how they create an employer culture of growth and success.
Online furniture giant Wayfair is not just revolutionizing how we furnish our lives. They are innovators in the HR space, implementing ground-breaking programs to vet and train a diverse pool of new tech talent in Boston. Learn from the leaders and participants of their new Labs program through a short case study. Then join in an interactive discussion led by Monster.com's director of talent acquisition on how to translate these best practices to your own company.
What You’ll Take Away:
Whether you’re working at a large tech company, early stage startup, or small business — learn practical tips for implementing a training and on-boarding program that suits your company needs and size.
Why It Matters:
Acquiring a new employee can cost up to 20% of the hire’s annual salary. Learn from Wayfair’s experience pioneering an in-depth, on-ramping program and get essential guidance to help you reduce employee turnover, improve team productivity, and elevate your own company’s employer brand.
About the Speakers
Wayfair Labs Program Manager, Wayfair
Rosa’s background and focus is on research-based approaches to making work work for both employees and employers, with a focus on software teams. Currently, Rosa manages the Wayfair Labs program and creates and delivers trainings and seminars for human development. Prior to her time at Wayfair, Rosa was the Minister of Fun at athenahealth, leading a team supporting strong team and company culture and human development across the Technology organization.
Software Engineer, Wayfair
Director, Global Talent Acquisition, Monster
Matt Doucette serves as the Global Head of Talent Acquisitions at Monster. In this capacity, he oversees the company’s recruitment delivery and operations initiatives, supporting all departmental functions including sales, marketing, customer service, human resources, finance, operations, product, and technology organizations. Additionally, Matt leads management efforts for advanced development of strategic recruitment initiatives, recruitment delivery, Talent success, and Talent strategy.
Matt joined Monster in 2014 as a Manager, Talent Acquisition – Product & Technology and was responsible for managing recruitment delivery and success for the Product and Technology organizations by creating unique industry processes, implementing top-tier tools for process, and streamlining the lifecycle of hires.
Prior to joining Monster, Matt served as a Recruiter for Allscripts helping to improve recruitment delivery across multiple functions and also acted as a compliance expert for the Talent Team.
Matt is a proud veteran and served in the United States Marine Corps as an Infantryman where he held responsibilities with small unit leadership. He credits the leadership and teamwork.experiences during this time as the foundation of his career success.
About Our Partners
The Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) is the region’s leading technology association and the premier network for tech executives, entrepreneurs, investors and policy leaders. MassTLC’s purpose is to accelerate innovation by connecting people from across the technology landscape, providing access to industry-leading content and ideas and offering a platform for visibility for member companies and their interests.