The TalentEgg National Campus Recruitment Excellence Awards and Conference 2018 will be held at the Globe and Mail Centre on June 26th, 2018.

June 26, 2018
The Globe and Mail Centre, 351 King Street East – Level 17, Toronto, ON M5A 0N1

Canada’s Conference and Awards for Campus Recruiters and HR Professionals

The seventh annual TalentEgg National Campus Recruitment Excellence Awards and Conference once again brings together industry best practices and insight from students to provide a 360-degree view of how to achieve outstanding results in campus and early career recruitment.

TalentEgg is egg-cited to celebrate our 10th anniversary with you!

Don’t miss out on:

  • Case studies from top Canadian employers
  • Best practices for engagement, recruitment and retention
  • Student feedback on top employer branding and recruitment trends
  • The announcement of the 2018 award winners throughout the day


Tony Chapman
Keynote Speaker • Moderator • Host • Media Personality

Tony Chapman, Founder of Tony Chapman Reactions and the youngest individual to be inducted into the Marketing Hall of Fame. Tony, is internationally recognized as a leader in brand and marketing strategy, provides consulting to the Fortune 500 companies, and has delivered inspirational talks to audiences in China, Spain, Brazil, Poland, Mexico and throughout North America.

Tony’s Keynote, “Stop Selling Your Brand. Start Telling Your Story”, will be an adventure in using authentic and engaging storytelling to build your recruiter brand and connect with young talent. In this ‘Age of Noise’ when so many brands, businesses and people are starved for attention, Tony shows you how you can engage and persuade the ‘Head, Heart and Hands’ of the people who matter most to your organization.

Join us on June 26, 2018 and take away compelling, cutting-edge industry insights from Tony Chapman’s three decades of experience as a communications expert and media contributor.

Featured Speakers

We’ll be announcing expert panels soon! Don’t miss out on your chance to hear from Canada’s leading campus recruitment experts.

Panel Topics

Move over Netflix: Check out the Employer Branding Videos your Candidates Want to Watch.

Video has long been valued as a digital recruitment strategy, and this panel will explore how employers are using new and innovative ways to reach students and recent grads with this medium and share their employer value proposition in an engaging and effective way. From video job descriptions to program overviews, find out how they use interviews with real employees in real locations to show authentic experiences and foster real connections with applicants. Hear from top employers about their unique Employer Branding Videos.

Show Me The Money: Funding Employers Can Access for their Gen Y & Z Talent Pipeline

The founder and President of Mentorworks, Bernadeen McLeod, will provide information on government grants and other incentives to offset the costs of onboarding students and recent graduates. The session will uncover specific programs businesses can use to reduce hiring and training costs by 50% or more, as well as their unique eligibility requirements. Bernadeen will conclude her session by exploring the key planning requirements needed to build a Proactive Funding Plan™, and how these plans can optimize a company’s financial position.

EQ is the New IQ – Leveraging Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Skills in your Candidates and Employees

With a new approach to recruiting young people focusing on soft skills and adaptability, employers are now looking more towards emotional intelligence over technical skills and top marks.  How can employers identify and leverage leadership and EQ in their candidates? Learn from top employers and leading EQ and leadership training firms about key strategies to attract, engage, recruit and develop the leaders of tomorrow.

Offline Innovations – How Top Employers are Connecting with Students On Campus

While it’s true that students spend an increasing amount of time on their devices, they still spend a lot of time on campus too! Panel members will discuss the innovative ways they are connecting with students offline, outlining their organization’s respective strategies and best practices. Top employers will discuss how they are borrowing tricks and tips from the marketing world to create more employer brand awareness on campus with meaningful engagement and higher impact on-campus marketing.

HR Landmines – How will your Organization Deal with 2018’s Legislation Changes and New Trends?

This session will provide a comprehensive overview on some of the major changes that are in place and coming to Canadian workplaces. Does your organization have a workplace bullying and anti-harrassment policy in place? How will you deal with the legalization of marijuana? Where does AI fit into your recruitment strategy?We’ll hear from employers on with their organizations are doing internally to keep ahead of the new legislation and trends, and from legal counsel on the implications employers need to know about.

Happy 10th Birthday TalentEgg!

Every year, TalentEgg shares our past successes, current projects, and upcoming initiatives, but for our 10th anniversary, we have some egg-citing news to share! We’ve been incubating a new project and it will be ready to hatch at this year’s conference! As always, we’ll be sharing data from our annual Campus Recruitment Guide and Gen Y & Z survey, with more respondents than ever before from an even wider demographic. Don’t miss these egg-ceptional insights!

A limited number of tickets are available, so register now! Traveling from out of town? Contact us for information on nearby hotels.

Who should attend?

The TalentEgg Campus Recruitment Excellence Awards and Conference is primarily for campus and early career recruiters and HR professionals. We also welcome post-secondary career centres, co-op coordinators, employer development managers, and other industry partners.

What’s included?

  • High-quality speaker sessions
  • Networking opportunities
  • Buffet breakfast
  • Full lunch
  • Snacks & coffee throughout the day
  • Networking Reception, including open bar and appetizers

The Awards

The TalentEgg Campus Recruitment Awards provide an opportunity for employers and schools to be recognized within the industry and among your peers, and to gather valuable feedback from top students and recent graduates on your employer branding and campus recruitment initiatives.

Award winners and runners-up will be announced and presented with their awards on-stage throughout the day.

TalentEgg will also reveal key findings from the feedback of the hundreds of student judges who volunteered their time to judge the award submissions and evaluate employers’ and schools’ campus recruitment initiatives for publication in our 2018 Guide to Canadian Campus Recruitment.

Register now and reserve your tickets for the Awards and Conference!

Bring your whole team: 15% off for groups of 3 or more

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Pre-register for the 2017 TalentEgg National Campus Recruitment Excellence Awards and Conference


Questions or comments?

Email or call 416-479-4186.

Terms & Conditions

The National Campus Recruitment Excellence Awards and Conference is for campus recruiters, HR professionals, post-secondary career educators and partners of TalentEgg. We reserve the right to refund ticket fees and refuse entry to other parties.