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Elaine Orler

Founder & CEO

Congratulations to Elaine on receiving the 2019 Women World Bronze Award for Female Executive of the Year – Business Services (11 – 2,499 Employees). Read more…

CEO and founder of Talent Function, Elaine Orler has been developing and implementing talent acquisition strategies and solutions since 1993. Her years of experience enable her to uniquely identify how talent acquisition impacts both workforces and employers. With her keen analytical eye, she helps companies design their talent acquisition framework to enhance their talent acquisition processes. Elaine has helped global organizations transform their recruiting processes with actionable strategies that influence the company as a whole and technology implementations that optimize talent acquisition for HR professionals, hiring managers, and job candidates. Her passion for helping always impacts her clients. Current clients include Indeed, Corteva, Piedmont Healthcare, ServiceNow, and Raytheon.

As one of the talent acquisition industry’s most sought-after thought leaders, Elaine takes an active role in industry events and associations. She has presented on one-of-a-kind recruiting strategy and candidate experience thought leadership at some of the industry’s most innovative events, including the HR Technology Conference, the SHRM Annual Conference, ERE, and HRO Today Forum among others. Elaine is well-respected as a talent acquisition solutions expert and continually works with practitioners serving as an analyst to the solution provider community to shape the way talent management strategy and recruiting solutions are delivered. 

She is always tuned into the latest trends and is often quoted in leading HR and business publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Human Resource Executive, and Talent Management. Elaine is invested in all aspects of the market that improve recruiting performance from candidate experience (co-founder of Talent Board, the founding organization of the Candidate Experience Awards) to optimal candidate selection with TalVista (owner).


Elaine Orler named one of the
2019 Top 100 HRTech Influencers

Areas of Focus

  • Applicant Tracking Systems
  • High-Volume Recruiting
  • Sourcing / Engagement / CRM / Talent Networks
  • Social Recruiting / Candidate Experience
  • Assessment & Selection
  • Digital Interviewing
  • Workforce Planning