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Talent Management Luncheon

May 24, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:15 PM
On-site registration (if available) and networking begins: 11:00 AM

Building a Foundation to Talent Management and Why It Matters

Talent Management has become an all-encompassing term for talent acquisition, talent development, organizational development and everything in between. Because of this, it can become too broad and vague and therefore, result in a lack of clarity and tie in between all the various functions.

During the presentation, attendees will learn why it is important to have a strong foundation to talent management, why it matters to HR and the organization at large and best practices in developing the foundation.

Learning Objectives:
  • Review the various aspects to a strong talent management foundations
  • Determine the best route to build these foundations
  • Learn best practices from leading organizations

About the Speakers

Nicholas Meyer
Manager, Global Talent Management
Jacobs Engineering

Nicholas (Nick) Meyer is the Manager, Global Talent Management for Jacobs Engineering, a global Fortune 250 organization with 60k employees. There, he is responsible for developing and maintaining Jacobs’ talent management programs.

Prior to Jacobs, Nick was the Director of Global Talent Development at Oceaneering International. There, he was responsible for the talent management strategy for the 13,000 person oil & gas and aerospace and technology company. 

In addition to Oceaneering, Nick has held various talent management leadership positions with The Kroger Co., and Starwood Hotels. In addition, he has consulted with many Fortune 500 organizations in the areas of talent management, organizational design and organizational development. 

Nick is certified in various assessments, leadership development programs and process design methodologies. He also holds a BS from the University of South Alabama.

Shaun Small
Manager, Job Architecture and Talent Engine
Jacobs Engineering

Shaun Small is the Manager, Job Architecture and Talent Engine for Jacobs. Shaun has over 10 years of organizational design and talent management experience and joined Jacobs most recently from Pepsi where he created career frameworks and led talent acceleration initiatives. Shaun is originally from New York and relocated to Texas almost two years ago. He has an undergraduate degree from SUNY Albany and a graduate degree from NYU.



Payment is due with registration. No POs or requests for invoicing can be honored. Checks should be made payable and mailed (to be received no later than 5 business days before the event) to: 

5001 LBJ Fwy Ste 800
Dallas, TX 75244
214.631.4533 - Fax

IMPORTANT: Advance registrations are strongly recommended. Due to hotel catering requirements, we cannot guarantee seating for onsite registrants. To receive cancellation credit, your written request must be received at DallasHR by 12:00 PM (noon), no later than 5 business days before the event.

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HRCI HR (General) Credit Hours: 1

SHRM Professional Development Credits: 1

Please note new recertification certificate policy.*

Meeting Sponsor

For information on meeting sponsorships:


Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas Park Central
13131 N Central Expy
Dallas, TX 75243

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Pre-registration has closed at this time. On-site registration will be available at the hotel beginning at 11:00 am. See pricing information listed below. Seating is limited.

If you are paying by check or if you need access to your log-in information, please email or call the DallasHR office at 214.631.8775 x 235 for assistance.

If you are not yet a DallasHR member, you can create a profile that will enable you to register and pay online.

Pre-registration closes promptly at noon on Monday, May 22.

On-site registration
Members $53.00

Effective January 1, 2017 we will no longer accept cash as payment for registrations.


Time Description
11:00 AM  Registration & Networking Begins
11:25 AM  Luncheon Doors Open
11:30 AM Lunch Served
12:00 PM Lunch Service Closed*
12:00 PM    Presentation Begins
1:00 PM Presentation Ends

Please make arrangements to be on time. Lunch service will cease when the presentation begins. This is a rule set by the HR Certification Institute for presentations that are approved for credit.
Attendees who arrive after 11:50 AM may not be served lunch.


Chapter members and guests are not allowed to bring and/or distribute collateral material other than business cards to any chapter event except paid sponsoring businesses. Violation of this policy will result in dismissal from the meeting and confiscation of materials.

Recertification Credit Information

This program was approved for 1 HR (General) HRCI recertification credit hour toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at

DallasHR is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information, visit the SHRM certification website at

*Attendance is required to receive recertification credit certificates for attending this educational event.