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  • Contains 10 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This course provides a comprehensive overview of the gender gap in the tech industry and discusses ways to combat issues around the gender gap.

    In this course led by Antonia Forster, a seasoned Senior XR Specialist at Unity Technologies, Director of LGBTQ+ VR Museum, and TED Speaker, you will delve into a comprehensive examination of the prevailing Gender Gap within the technology sector. Through insightful discussions and informed analysis, the course not only sheds light on the current state of gender disparity in the field but also offers a range of effective strategies and solutions to address these challenges head-on. With Antonia's expertise and innovative insights, you will gain valuable knowledge and actionable steps toward fostering a more inclusive and equitable tech industry for all.

    Antonia Forster

    Senior XR Technical Specialist

    Antonia Forster is a distinguished professional who excels in multiple domains. She serves as the Director of the esteemed LGBTQ+ VR Museum, curating an immersive platform that celebrates diversity and inclusion. Concurrently, Antonia holds the role of Senior XR Specialist at Unity Technologies, a position that showcases her mastery in Extended Reality (XR) technologies. Notably, her expertise and insights have earned her the honor of being a TED Speaker and Trainer, enabling her to share her profound knowledge and advocate for important causes such as LGBTQ rights, gender diversity in the tech industry, and the empowerment of neurodivergent communities. Antonia Forster's multifaceted contributions stand as a testament to her commitment to leveraging technology for positive societal change and equitable representation.

  • Contains 12 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 05/18/2023

    This course provides a comprehensive overview of various aspects of compensation and pay transparency in organizations.

    This comprehensive course offers a deep dive into the nuances of compensation structure, pay transparency, and equity in the workplace. Led by industry experts from Compa, the course begins with April Tofanelli introducing the fundamentals of compensation and how various pay elements culminate into a total rewards package. It then proceeds to explore the impact of pay transparency on recruitment, the art of leveraging compensation structures to attract candidates, and crafting an optimal job offer, all guided by CEO Charlie Franklin, Head of Sales Bobby Dysart, and Market Data Lead Zach Carlson.

    The course places significant emphasis on fairness, competitiveness, and cost considerations, providing learners with effective strategies to navigate negotiations and approve job offers. The final lesson, again with April Tofanelli, addresses the critical issue of achieving pay equity and the pivotal role of the initial offer in this endeavor. Through the lessons, students will be empowered with the knowledge and techniques to ensure fairness and competitiveness in job offers, underscored by the effective use of real-time market data and close collaboration with the compensation team.

    Charlie Franklin



    Charlie Franklin is the Co-founder & CEO of Compa, a VC-backed startup with the mission to make compensation fair and competitive for everyone. Compa delivers software for enterprise talent acquisition and total rewards teams in the era of pay transparency. 

    Charlie has more than a decade of experience in HR roles, mostly focused on compensation. He started his career at Mercer where he advised on compensation strategy and people analytics to organizations ranging from Fortune 100 financial services companies to government agencies and technology startups. He subsequently led executive compensation and people strategy at Juniper Networks, and most recently led HR M&A and global mobility at Workday prior to founding Compa. 

    Charlie resides in Newport Beach, California, where he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter hiking, gardening, and bicycling by the ocean.

    April Tofanelli (Moderator)

    Head of Customer Success


    April Tofanelli leads the Customer Success Team at Compa where she helps ensure customers receive the care and support they need from initial product implementation through post-go live and beyond.

    April has 20+ years of experience in both consulting and corporate organizations, leading complex global efforts ranging from defining total reward strategies, developing and implementing job leveling systems, assessing market competitiveness, to designing compensation tools and implementing compensation technology systems. 

    April is a long-time resident of San Francisco, California. As a trained pastry chef, she bakes as much as possible and enjoys traveling, hiking, camping and yoga.

    Bobby Dysart (Moderator)

    Head of Sales


    Bobby has led startup sales teams for over 10 years. He joined Compa after building his own consultancy, hiring and training sales teams at seed stage companies for 3 years. During that time, he also published his first book and created a community, both based on the idea of living with intention. He joined Compa in May 2022 because his strong connection with the founding team.

    Zack Carlson (Moderator)

    Market Data Lead


    Zack has spent the last 8 years in the HR tech industry, specializing in sales. Prior to Compa, he honed his expertise working with enterprise clients at Indeed, where he helped companies attract, retain, and hire exceptional talent. As a founding member of the sales team at Compa, Zack brings his passion for revolutionizing compensation to the forefront, finding fulfillment in working at a startup.

  • Contains 10 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Join the founders of Talent Board and the Candidate Experience Awards as they take you on a journey through the four pillars of candidate experience: attraction, selection, closure, and execution.

    Join us in this groundbreaking coursework as we embark on an insightful journey with the founders of Talent Board and the Candidate Experience Awards, who will guide you through the intricate and significant four pillars of candidate experience: attraction, selection, closure, and execution. This interactive learning experience aims to explore the fundamental mechanisms behind the candidate experience, starting from the pre-application stage to the final execution of the candidate experience plan. Leading experts including Kevin Grossman, President of Talent Board, will share their insights on the first pillar - attraction, highlighting how to harmonize an employer and company brand, effectively market their culture, and optimally utilize brand ambassadors.

    Moving forward in the course, you will delve into the selection process with Elaine Orler, Senior Vice President at Cielo, who will reveal the essential stages in this process and provide strategies to nurture candidate relationships throughout. The third pillar, closure, often neglected but critically important, will be unraveled by Gerry Crispin, President of CXR, who will underline the importance of setting expectations and ensuring strong communication throughout the candidate journey. Finally, to complete the journey, Ed Newman, CEO and Founder of TalentEXP, will present a comprehensive guide on executing a well-planned candidate experience strategy. This comprehensive course will equip you with the necessary tools to design and deliver exceptional candidate experiences, enhancing your brand reputation and ensuring successful talent acquisition.

    Chris Hoyt



    A 25+ year veteran of recruiting and HR, Chris Hoyt is a sought-after speaker with presentations including North American conferences such as SHRM, LinkedIn, and HR Technology as well as iRecruit, Australasian Talent Conference, UNLEASH, and more around the world. His expertise and experience within the recruiting industry and his passion for building strong communities go hand-in-hand with the work he performs as the president of CareerXroads. For nearly 30 years, the CXR Community has brought together practitioners and leaders with a passion for recruiting, a willingness to share and a compulsion to improve talent acquisition.

    Kevin Grossman


    Talent Board

    Currently I'm the Talent Board president and a board member responsible for the Candidate Experience Awards worldwide. Founded in 2011, it’s the first nonprofit research organization focused on the elevation and promotion of a quality candidate experience with industry benchmarks that highlight accountability, fairness and business impact. I also host the popular Talent Board #TheCandEs Shop Talk podcast that covers recruiting and candidate experience.

    Elaine Orler

    Managing Director, Consulting at Cielo


    Considered a talent acquisition strategy and recruiting technology industry thought leader, Elaine Orler has been designing and implementing global Talent Acquisition and Recruiting solutions as a practitioner and a consultant for more than 25 years. Orler’s hands-on approach has enabled multi-national organizations to transform and optimize complex recruiting strategies and processes through contemporary technology-driven talent acquisition practices.

    As an entrepreneur, Elaine founded Talent Function in 2009 which has become a successful talent acquisition consulting firm that transforms and optimizes recruiting outcomes for companies of all sizes. Employing the best and brightest in the talent acquisition industry, under her guidance, Talent Function is known for its commitment to the highest levels of customer satisfaction. The company’s service offerings draw directly from Orler’s deep expertise in competitive talent strategy models, process consulting and HR data and analytics.

    Having participated in the vast growth of the talent acquisition industry and being passionate about its impact on job candidates, she co-founded The Talent Board in 2011. The Talent Board is a non-profit organization focused on illuminating and promoting a quality candidate experience. The organization, its research, and its awards program have forever changed the conversation about how job candidates are treated, becoming the gold-standard followed by many organizations as they define their employer brands.

    Ed Newman

    Founder & CEO


    A recognized veteran in the Talent Acquisition and Management industry with more than 25 years experience in a wide variety of roles including Human Resources practitioner, manager, executive, consultant, entrepreneur, chief executive and general management with full P&L responsibility.

    Worked with many Fortune 500 companies in the design, development and implementation of talent acquisition strategies, processes, operating models, and technology infrastructure.

    Specialties: • Sales & Business Development
    • Solutions Design
    • Financial Forecasting
    • Customer Retention
    • Talent Attraction & Development
    • Organizational Alignment
    • Team Building
    • Writing and Public Speaking

    Gerry Crispin



    I am a life-long student of hiring with a passion for conversations about how every stakeholder in the recruiting process finds meaningful work; technology & data that contribute to employer & candidate decisions; and an organizational strategy for talent management that is sustainable.