San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The FIRM is delighted to bring you The 2015 London Spring Recruitment Conference. This conference will give you the opportunity to discuss your initiatives, challenges and priorities. In additon to a number of peer-to-peer networking sessions we puling together another stellar line up of expert speakers to give you valuable advice and case studies based on their first-hand experience. Open to in-house recruiters only it will be held on Thursday 23rd April 2015 in Central London.
Using the same double-stream model that has proved so popular and successful we are again structuring the day with a range of plenary sessions, two streams of practical syndicate sessions and the ever popular and useful round table discussion. This will give you the opportunity and the flexibility to choose which of the sessions you would most like to attend.
The day will give you the opportunity to gain insights into good practice and some practical 'how to' advice in some of the social media recruiting essentials, hearing from thought leaders and subject matter experts; members and invited guests alike
Doors will open for coffee, registration and a chance to meet up with friends and colleagues at 0800. The conference will kick off at 0845 - 0900.
The Full Agenda for the day will be available here very soon.
- (member presentation) Emma Bagshaw, The Co-operative Group - 'Right to Work checks, preventing illegal working - is your company protected?' Right to Work checks performed pre-employment are the key to reducing legal risk. With a potential fine of £20,000 per instance and PR risk, is improving these processes on your agenda for 2015?
- How the resourcing department is central to reducing risk.
- Key steps to preventing illegal working
- What happens when the Home Office pays a visit
- Top 5 ways to reduce risk instantly
Paul Ryder, Capita's Write Research and Kate Harper, CEH Workforce Solutions - 'Workforce Horizons – Resourcing Challenges In Attracting, Developing, Retaining and Deploying Talent in Tomorrow’s Workforce.' - A thought provoking presentation which summarises the findings of a recent qualitative research project conducted amongst senior HR & Resourcing professionals that looks ahead to the challenges that will face resourcing professionals in tomorrow’s workforce and asks what should we be doing today to prepare for such eventualities.
Matthew Sinclair (Exec Creative Director) and Paul Hardy (Research Manager) at SMRS will discuss 'The value of Insight in both the attraction and engagement space' as well as for internal development and comms.
- Paolo Bafico, Sonru and Justin Morrison, Thomas Cook (member presentation) "How Thomas Cook improved their High Volume Recruitment with Video Interviewing" In this session, Justin will outline how they’ve revolutionised their recruitment process by introducing video interviewing for high volume recruitment. The presentation will discuss the Thomas Cook recruitment process, & the evaluation of video interviewing as a potential solution. It will also discuss lessons learned through implementation, & subsequent results including cost savings & levels of candidate engagement.
- (member presentation) Kiera Croll, Group Recruitment Manager, City & Guilds ‘Candidate perception of the recruitment process at the City & Guilds Group'
- Ian Kershaw, Principle Client Partner at Talent Q ‘Protect your revenues and profits even when rejecting applicants’ With 150,000 applicants for 6,000 Customer Advisor roles within 362 B&Q stores each year, 144,000 candidates will come away disappointed. Not handling the unsuccessful candidates the right way could result in loss of customer brand loyalty and – ultimately – their lifetime business.
- Tim Salmon of CA3 and Sara Reading from RBS ‘On-boarding is dead. Long live on-boarding’ give their views on what good looks like, and why a successful onboarding experience is crucial to your objectives
- Andy Randall, eArcu - 'Mobile Matters' The session will cover the latest thinking in mobile inspired recruitment. Andy will aim to show how the new opportunity is so much more than putting a careers site onto a phone or letting candidates search for a job away from an office
- Accelerating everything
- Setting the bar and then jumping it
- Taking a swipe at the ATS
- Client case studies
- Simon McLoughlin, Creed Communications 'Careers sites - Always on your to do list, but never at the top!' Simon will share research, case studies and best practice to explore:
- Are careers sites still relevant/important?
- How to deliver a great user/candidate experience
- Social media integration
- Effective marketing practices
- How to measure and improve your site
Earlybird tickets until 31 March 2015: £35
Regulr Tickets thereafter: £75
*Please note that tickets are available on a first come first served basis.
We are unable to offer refunds but will accept name changes up until 5 days before the event
** Please note above sessions, timings and speakers may be subject to change
***This is a members only event. Please do not register and pay if you are not a member of The FIRM, entry to the conference will be refused and no refund provided.
To join The FIRM please go to http://www.linkedin.com/groups?about=&gid=44518&trk=anet_ug_grppro
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The FIRM (The Forum for In-House Recruiters)
Run by in-house recruiters for in-house recruiters The Forum for In-house Recruitment Managers (The FIRM Ltd) was founded as a LinkedIn Group in December 2007. Now with over 8200 members in 70 countries, we are a supportive and collaborative community of corporate recruitment professionals that provides both an online and offline hub for members to network, request help, share knowledge and give advice on all aspects of recruitment and talent management.
We aim to Support, Develop and Inspire our members as well as working to ensure integrity and best practice throughout the in-house resourcing and talent community. Through doing this we aspire to raise the standard of service our members provide to their internal customers and receive from external suppliers.