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Strategic Talent Acquisition in the Digital Age – Part 1 with Yasar Ahmad

In part 1 of this exclusive video series, in partnership with VONQ, Yasar Ahmed (Director & Head of Strategic Recruitment at Wipro) discusses the changes that the recruitment industry are experiencing, looking at what the focus for recruitment should be. Yasar considers how currently recruitment should focus on the human experience and the human touchpoints in the recruitment process. He continues to look at what the impact of technology is on recruitment and how automation will affect the industry in the future, but it won’t replace the people… It’ll just automate the process making it more open source, functioning as a process that is designed for human beings, but doesn’t necessarily involve us.

VONQ offers smart recruitment marketing solutions to help recruiters target the right talent. With the help of an advanced job marketing technology VONQ helps recruiters to promote their jobs via the best performing channels. With smart employer branding solutions, VONQ empowers recruiters to promote their employer brand to their desired online audience.


Yasar Ahmed is the Head of Strategic Hiring and Redeployment at Wipro. Previously, he was leading the strategic hiring for Wipro Digital. Prior to that, he was a Director for a start-up HR & Contingency organisation based in the UK.

Yasar is an accomplished HR leader with experience in various HR roles, with a passion for Talent Acquisition, Inclusion and Diversity and developing a brands EVP model. Across his career, he has been embracing digital innovation to automate and transform organisations HR functions. From Talent Acquisition processes, Global Mobility, D&I Strategies to early careers for Graduates and Interns.

Yasar is a member of the RL100 and committed speaker on industrial challenges and creating human-shaped experiences. With his team recently winning the 2019 HRD Award for Diversity & Inclusion and the 2018 Award for Innovative Recruitment and On-boarding. 

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