The mission and vision of this group is to share People and Culture, (HR- Human Resources) best practices, learning, and strategies. It is also an opportunity to network and connect with some of the best in the People, Culture, HR and Talent Acquisition field in the Bay Area. Human Resources, Organizational Development, and Talent Acquisition continue to become more relevant, more strategic, and more demanding areas in business today. Particularly, in the start up, technology, and digital/social/content world of marketing, technology, and other functions within our businesses. These roundtables and networking events will be an opportunity to share, support, and learn from each other. We will cover the hottest and most relevant topics facing our industry today such as recruiting in hi tech, developing talent development strategies to increase new skills in the market, and retention strategies that include monetary and non monetary forms of retention. We will also solicit topics for the roundtables from the members.