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Attracting Talent for Future Cumbria

CIPD Cumbria Branch

Friday, 13 January 2017 from 08:45 to 14:00 (GMT)

Attracting Talent for Future Cumbria

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Ticket Type Sales End Price * Fee Quantity
Member (£47.50 inc vat) 13 Jan 2017 £47.50 £0.00
Non Member (£55 inc vat) 13 Jan 2017 £55.00 £0.00
Students (£30 inc vat) 13 Jan 2017 £30.00 £0.00
Member 13 Jan 2017 Free £0.00
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Attracting Talent for Future Cumbria

Following our successful Developing Future Cumbria Conference in September 2015, Cumbria CIPD will be leading events in 2017 for HR Professionals to support them in addressing the predicted skills shortage agenda in the county over the next 5–10 years. Our first event, Attracting Talent, will focus on delivering inspirational ideas, tools, best practice and practical advice on attracting and recruiting the best talent into our region and our businesses.



Welcome and Introduction - Claire Dunn, Chair Cumbria CIPD

Welcome from our Cumbria CIPD Chair. How HR professionals can influence and share best practice to support this agenda.



Setting the scene – the Cumbria Story - 


An update on the current job scene and the predicated skills shortage for Cumbria.


Latest thinking on talent attraction and recruitment – CIPD

A senior member of CIPD Executive Team will discuss the latest research and best practice on talent attraction and recruitment


Q and A session


The panel above will be joined by David Brennan from Cumbria LEP who can provide insightful data for your region.

An interactive session with an opportunity for delegates to ask questions of the panel, discuss the implications for their businesses and share ideas for the future.


Case Studies


  • Kate North – NHS
  • Tony Brown - BAE

Two Case studies which will be provide insights into the following:

  • Innovative solutions to finding people with the right mix of skills for your business
  • Lessons learnt from what has worked and what hasn’t
  • Large scale employers and how they approach recruitment in a time of shortage
  • Ideas for attracting talent if your brand is less well known


Using Technology in the Search for Talent  - Harvey Greenwood, Expion Search and Selection

Some practical tips on using technology to identify and recruit talent. How to position your company for inbound talent attraction, plus using Linked in, your company recruitment page, and job boards.


Summary and close followed by lunch



Our next event in October 2017 will focus on retention, development and retraining your staff to secure and improve your talent pipeline for the future.

8.15am for 9am start until 2pm approx Lunch and refreshments are included.

First 10 places were free to keen CPD aware members that read E Branch update when it was publisehed.

Bargain Investment; Members £47.50 Non members £55 Students £30, 

If you need any more information, please don’t hesitate to contact  Claire Dunn or 07969 230 009

Do you have questions about Attracting Talent for Future Cumbria? Contact CIPD Cumbria Branch

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North Lakes Hotel & Spa
Ullswater Road
CA11 8QT
United Kingdom

Friday, 13 January 2017 from 08:45 to 14:00 (GMT)

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CIPD Cumbria Branch

The CIPD Cumbria Branch provides opportunities for its 550 members to network with local HR and L&D professionals, to continue with their professional development and remain up to date with HR issues. There is an active programme of events through the year for further details just click on the event you are interested in and you can then book your place online.

Unless otherwise stated branch events are free for CIPD members to attend, there is a non-member fee of £10 which must be paid online when booking.

The branch committee look forward to seeing you at our events and if you would like any further information please contact the Regional Branch Co-ordinator Gary Hewins on 01565 755527 or 07872 403 577 or

  The Cumbria Branch is part of the CIPD Northern Area Partnership who hold an annual Conference in June every year. For details and to book your place visit the NAP page 

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