Shannon Taylor

Director, Talent Acquisition Republic Services

Shannon Taylor holds the position of Director, Talent Acquisition at Republic Services, Inc. based in Phoenix, AZ. Republic Services, Inc. is one of the leading providers of services in the domestic waste and recycling industry, publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RSG). Shannon is a partner to the business and translates the human capital initiatives into commercial and operational excellence.

In his role, Mr. Taylor leads the talent acquisition strategy and process, recruitment technology, and vendor relationships nationally. Mr. Taylor leads a team of over 70 talent acquisition professionals and is responsible for over 13k hires annually throughout the United States & Puerto Rico. Prior to joining Republic Services Mr. Taylor lead global talent acquisition for Royal Caribbean Cruises Intl where he was responsible for a team of 30 Talent Acquisition professionals globally. During his tenure with Royal Caribbean Shannon was responsible for delivering over 17k hires globally on an annual basis. Shannon’s additional talent acquisition experience includes working for Hard Rock International, Norwegian Cruise Line, and Wyndham Vacation Ownership.

Shannon holds a B.A. degree in Economics from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida.


Day Two: Thursday, March 26, 2020

Thursday, March 26th, 2020

8:05 AM Recruiting Women in Non-Traditional Roles to Build a Diverse and Thriving Workforce

Republic Services is working to create and support an inclusive and diverse workplace with a focused strategy, and in recent years their efforts to create a work environment that attracts and retains the best talent have received notable recognition. Most recently, they were named to Forbes’ 2019 Best Employers for Women, and have made a targeted initiative to increase the number of female drivers, by supporting women in a range of areas, including career development and pay equity. In this session we will discuss the steps that Republic took to grow diversity, including:

•Writing job descriptions that remove implicit bias
•Utilizing social media to convey company culture and benefits
•Creating onboarding campaigns that ensure employee success.

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Shannon.

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