November 12 | Courtyard by Marriott Bucharest Floreasca 



Business Review's Working Romania continues the conversation on the new trends that challenge the leading local human resources industry.

We uncover ways of navigating the changes affecting the way people work and best recruitment practices in order to attract and retain top talent.

Companies seeking highly qualified employees are developing sophisticated strategies that help them meet the needs and expectations of young employees - customizing office space, offering unique benefits, high salaries and flexible schedules or integrating new technologies that can improve employee experience.

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In a daring attempt to cover the Romanian recruiting phenomenon, from the basics - work skills and ethics that are or should be nurtured in school - to the digital processes that empower recruiters to perfectly match talents with employer brands as well as data and marketing strategies to understand future employees, Business Review is proud to welcome guest speakers who will share opinions, trends, as well as behind-the-scene insights.

Giant tech companies, state-of-the-art co-working spaces or start-ups working their way up the career ladder, they all find it highly challenging to find smart, innovative and educated employees. #WorkingRomania brings together the highly-skilled and successful HR professionals who find the best jobs for the talented, but scarce and picky labor force.

Join us and major stakeholders in the HR sector, including state officials and representatives of major companies, on November 12, at Courtyard by Marriott Bucharest Floreasca.

Registration and Welcome Coffee
Panel Discussion: The future of the Romanian labor environment

• Developing education systems and learning to be up-to-date with a rapidly-changing work landscape. Is the re-establishment of vocational schools an answer?
• The foreign worker quota has risen to new record figures. Does this solve the scarcity of labor in construction, hospitality or agriculture? How does it affect the local economy in the long term?
• Can we expect a migration of workers from state companies and institutions to the private sector in the current political and economic contexts?
• Should the labor market become a national priority and what we can do about it?

Oana Motoi | Cromwell Evan Global
Sorina Donisa | APT Resources & Services
Oana Munteanu | PwC Romania
Anca Hociota | The German-Romanian Chamber of Commerce (AHK)
Presentation: The Rise of Digital Challengers · How digitization can become the next growth engine for Central and Eastern Europe · Perspective on Romania
Daniel Spiridon | McKinsey & Company
Networking, Coffee and Refreshments
Presentation: Harnessing HR Tech World - Oracle HR Solutions
Catalin Chitu | Oracle Romania
Panel discussion: Recruiting 2.0 - Candidate Centric Brand

Finding possible answers to such issues as diversity hiring, extensive use of new technologies as AI or data analytics, increased focus on candidate skills rather than academic results and the local leveraging of trending elements redefining talent acquisition globally.     

• Digital transformation in HR – Using data to understand candidates     
• Sophisticated HR strategies that change the recruitment and retention of top-talents     
• Marketing meets Recruiting: new trends in attracting talents     
• Redesigning work and workplace design: what exactly will the workplace of the future look like?     
• High-end medical benefits take center stage in attracting and retaining top talent      
• Legal boundaries in meeting the candidate requirements

Ramona Predescu | IWG Romania ( Spaces & Regus brands)
Roxana Abrasu | NNDKP
Dan Puica | BestJobs
Ana Maria Marian | Intermedicas
Doru Dima | Great People Inside
Presentation: Flexible benefits trends & best practices on Romanian market
Presentation: Why they work for Bookster or about eMpower
Ioana Oprea | Bookster
Lunch & Networking
Presentation: Inovantage Autumn 2019 · Sustainable Workforce: Driving Eco – Friendly Growth
Sandhya Sabapathy | Adecco Group
Panel discussion: Business Performance as a result of outstanding HR proficiency

There is a simple and straightforward explanation for why HR offices are often right next door to the CEO’s. Productive people make businesses perform well and it is the task of HR professionals to understand, recruit, train and keep employees happy and efficient, even when they have to drive organizational, structural and operational changes.

• Talent and Performance Management: the art inside HR departments
• Payroll, compensations and benefits beyond Excel books. Fostering mental and physical wellbeing takes workers and teams to unexpected performance
• The power of company culture and employer branding nowadays
• Acquiring new skills is quintessential for thriving in the future workplace. Is that an issue for the employer or the employee?
• The Mirror Question for every HR professional: “Why do you want to work for us?”. Can you answer it?

Alina Vesca | Vodafone Romania
Lorena Furtuna | Oracle Romania
Vasilica Zuld | Cognizant Softvision
Nevenca Doca | Banca Transilvania
Gabriela Dinu | NNDKP
Diana Neagu | Vernon David & Associates
Doru Dima | Great People Inside
Drawing the winners of the prizes offered by BestJobs and PwC's Academy
Alina Vesca
L&D and Talent Manager | Vodafone Romania
Lorena Furtuna
Senior Human Resources Manager | Oracle Corporation
Vasilica Zuld
HR Director | Cognizant Softvision
Nevenca Doca
HR Executive Director | Banca Transilvania
Ramona Predescu
Country Manager | IWG Romania ( Spaces & Regus brands)
Roxana Abrașu
Managing Associate, Employment Practice | NNDKP
Oana Motoi
Managing Partner | Cromwell Evan Global
Diana Neagu
Partner | Vernon David & Associates
Daniel Spiridon
Gabriela Dinu
Managing Associate, Employment Practice | NNDKP
Sorina Donisa
CEO | APT Resources & Services
Doru Dima, PhD
CEO Romania; CPO International | Great People Inside
Catalin Chitu
Human Capital Management Solution Engineer | Oracle Romania
Ioana Oprea
Stelian Bogza
Commercial Director & Co-Founder | BenefitOnline
Sandhya Sabapathy
Regional Brand and Innovation Manager – Eastern Europe, Middle East & North Africa Adecco Group
Ana Maria Marian
CEO | Intermedicas
Oana Munteanu
Senior Manager, Senior Manager People & Organisation | PwC Romania
Dan Puica
CEO | BestJobs
Anca Hociota


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