Talent Acquisition Round Table

Event Venue
This event will ONLY be Virtual
Virtual Option
Zoom Platform

Registration Options

Register: July

Round Tables are a complimentary Member Only Benefit. When Recertification Credit is offered, non-members may attend for a small fee of $25. Please note: Registration closes at 12 PM the day before the Round Table and onsite registrations cannot be accepted.

*Zoom links will be sent out the day before an event to those who have registered*

2021 Round Table Series Sponsor

Re-certification Credit Information
This session has been approved for 1 HRCI Credit Hour (HR General) and 1 SHRM PDC.


The DallasHR Talent Acquisition Round Table provides a venue for networking with peers, and sharing ideas and best practices related to Talent Acquisition that you can use in your organization.  Areas of focus may include, but are not limited to, attracting and engaging talent, effective interviewing, hiring manager relationships, candidate relationships, utilizing valuable sourcing techniques and tools, and building exquisite pipelines. We welcome your feedback of topics you would like us to cover as well.    

Meetings are for DallasHR Members only and is an open forum format so whatever is top-of-mind that day ultimately drives the discussion. The broad experience base of our members offers a wealth of deep, insightful thinking. If your company is struggling with an HR problem or considering a strategic HR initiative, chances are high others in the group already have direct or indirect experience in those areas. Bring your experience and stories to the meeting, come and learn from others’ successes and failures, and leave with a nugget of helpful insight you can take back to your workplace.

Be sure to join the Talent Acquisition community in HRConnect to continue the conversation.


All meetings occur through Zoom from 11:30 AM –1:00 PM

11:30 AM: Networking
12:00 PM: Discussion/Presentation Begins
1:00 PM: Discussion/Presentation Concludes

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Lessons Learned from Leading Virtual Teams for 15 years 
Presented by: Diana Meisenhelter

In this session you will learn from real life examples from a Talent Acquisition Leader with over 15 years leading national virtual teams.  What worked, what didn’t and why and best practices created and maintained to lead a high-performing team.

Learning Objectives:

  • participants will learn the top 10 areas to address when setting up a virtual team (including, setting up expectations, time audits, reporting and metrics to ensure individuals are effective, performance management and conversations when they are not, social and engagement, training, development and communication recommendations to address this new way of working.

Diana Meisenhelter
Diana has over 25 years’ experience leading  and being a strategist in Talent Acquisition with focus efficiencies, best practice, innovation, and leading virtual teams.  She has held key corporate roles as a Managing Director and Vice President of Talent Acquisition, as well as starting her career as a Recruiter. She has significant experience in global consulting across many industries, including Hospitality, Entertainment, Oil and Gas, Financial Services, Electric, Retail, Technology and Utilities. Currently Diana leads Talent Acquisition for TDIndustries, one of the Southwest’s most admired companies and a leader in Mechanical Construction, Facilities Services, and Engineering.  Prior to this role, she held the position of Managing Director Talent Acquisition for FedEx. Where she led TA for their retail division with over 2,000 stores, 14,000 employees, $2B in Revenue and hired over 10,000 jobs annually.  In previous roles, as Principal for Riviera Advisors a global HR consulting firm, Vice President of Talent Acquisition for Wyndham Hotels and Resorts. As Director of Worldwide Recruitment for Westin Hotels & Resorts, she managed the global recruiting function that supported hotels in over 22 countries. She also was responsible for Executive Recruitment and College Relations for American General Hospitality and held corporate HR generalist roles for Embassy Suites, Inc. before the hospitality industry; she worked in other industries such as Healthcare, Executive Search, and the Army and Airforce Exchange Service.


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