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Sarah Brennan

Chief Advisor, Accelir

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Sarah Brennan – Chief Advisor, Accelir

Sarah Brennan is Founder of HRTechBlog and Chief Advisor at Accelir, an advisory firm improving the impact of technology on people, business and the future of work by partnering with the companies that build it and educating the companies that use it.

Sarah is a sought after global speaker and trainer focused on innovative yet accessible talent acquisition, employee engagement and the future of work strategies that connect with business outcomes. She has been named a top global influencer in HR Technology, Talent Acquisition and Human Resources by more than 50 publications including Huffington Post, Fast Company, Glassdoor and HR Executive Magazine over the last decade.

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She has been featured in national media such as Washington Post, Fast Company, NBC News, Business.com; spoken at conferences like SXSW, Mashable, HR Tech Conference, HR Tech Europe,  Ongig, SHRM Social Recruiting, TalentNet, TRULondon;  presented at vendor user conferences, webinars & in-house corporate events for vendors like Bersin, ADP, SAP, ICIMS,  Jibe, WePow, Ultimate Software, Hirevue, Cornerstone; and keynoted nonprofit events focused on women and at-risk youth.

Business Topics

  • The Future Workforce: Preparing for Gen Z
  • Using People Analytics for Strategic Change
  • Engagement: Its not just for Employees
  • Who Am I? Social Media & Branding Basics for Executives
  • Women in Leadership: Your secret weapon to success
  • Everyone isn’t doing it: Technology Trends and Strategies for The Rest of Us
  • What did I say yes to?  How to remove buyers remorse from HR Tech purchases

HR Topics

  • Future of Work: It’s more than Technology
  • Want to Increase Retention & Engagement?  Start with Recruiting
  • Onboarding in the New Economy
  • Recruiting Made Simple
  • Growth Hacking my Talent Strategy (Employment Brand, Recruiting, Engagement)
  • Technology Trends vs Fads: What should you ignore?
  • Talent Tech Stack Audits

Custom training, panels, breakout and event facilitation available.  Contact us and we can craft something perfect for your event!


  • 14 – Future of Talent; Cornerstone OnDemand – Washington DC User Group; Baltimore MD



  • 9 – NextChat: Future of Work; SHRM
  • 15-16 Briefings; Unleash HR; Las Vegas Nevada


  • 13 The Future of Work, Today; The Conference Board; Milwaukee WI
  • 17-20  Briefings; SHRM National Conference; Chicago IL
  • 26-27 Emcee/Host; HR Tech Summit; Toronto, Canada


  • 9-11  Panel Moderator – The Power of a Pilot Program; HR Technology Conference/Women in HR Technology Event; Las Vegas NV


  • 22-23  Judge, Employee Engagement Awards; Achievers ACE; Toronto, Canada