Talent2017: Skills Summit
£9.50 – £49
Talent2017: Skills Summit

Talent2017: Skills Summit

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City College Brighton and Hove

Pelham St

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Attracting and growing the best talent is the lifeblood of any successful and ambitious business. The Talent2017: Skills Summit will offer delegates the chance to update and expand their knowledge on how they can find, train and retain the talent they need to successfully grow their organisation.


We’ve got a full-day programme of expert speakers, workshops and best practice business case studies, with practical takeaways for your business.


If you're a business owner or manager, or if you work in HR, careers or training, and would like to gain practical insights for your management strategy, this event is for you!


PROGRAMME (Please click here for links to speakers' profiles)


Welcome: Nick Juba, CEO at City College Brighton and Hove and Phil Jones, Managing Director at Wired Sussex


Introduction: Plan to Thrive (not just survive) by Donald Clark, Director, Plan B Learning

An overview of the programme and expected outcomes for the Skills Summit


*ATTRACTING TALENT*


Business Case Study: A Great Place to Work, by Natalie James, HR Advisor at Madgex

Quick fire presentation, sharing business experience and insight.


Business Case Study: If a Tree Falls… by Alexander Bond, Director, FinProAnalytics

Developing a creative, targeted recruitment campaigns to ensure that when ‘your tree falls’ it gets heard.


Presentation: Understanding Your Employer Brand, by Katrina Wray, Managing Partner at Lift Consultancy.

Exploring best practice for developing a strong employer brand and growing your talent pipeline.


Workshop: The Secret(s) To Attracting Great Talent. Facilitated by Katrina Wray and Eileen Melville, Managing Partners at Lift Consultancy.


Lunchtime Session: New Apprenticeships, New Opportunities for SMEs. Facilitated by Richard Freeman, Lead Project Consultant Apprenticeships in Sussex.

A brief overview the new opportunities for SMEs to engage with Apprenticeships and wider vocational learning.


*TRAINING TALENT*


Presentation: Old Dogs and Young Guns, by Mark Iremonger, CEO UK and Louise Cotton, HR Director at iCrossing.

Inspiring and motivating young talent in the marketing agency for a modern world.


Case Studies: Learning to Coach, Coaching to Learn by James Box, User Experience Director, Clearleft.

Our approach to professional development.


Business Case Study: Leadership Trends and Research by Kate Thorpe, University of Sussex

Emerging leadership development trends and how these are being addressed by the University of Sussex.


*RETAINING TALENT*

Case Study: Beyond the Beanbag – Authentic Company Culture and Values by Holly Fisher, Head of Talent & Innovation, BozBoz.

Aligning your business with employee values and aspirations.


Case Study: Out Foxing the Talent Poachers by Helen Monk, Head of HR, Crunch Accounting.

A strategy for talent ROI.


Business Case Study: Growing Up with Your Business by Jim McCall, Managing Director, The Unit

Quick fire presentation, sharing business experience and insight.


Business Case Study: All of Your Staff Are Going to Leave, by Alick Mighall, M D at Miggle.

Quick fire presentation on why investing in employees is good business, sharing first-hand experience and insight.


Presentation: Developing Your Top Talent, Insights from Ebay, by Chris Ricketts, Director at Turn10 Consulting.

Learnings from Ebay and the key talent questions SME digital business need to be asking themselves.


Group Discussion: Key Talent Questions... Facilitated by Chris Ricketts Turn10 Consulting.

An opportunity to discuss two of the key talent questions in small groups of fellow delegates from the business and education community.


Tickets are £19 (inc vat and lunch!) for Wired Sussex members and £49 (inc vat) for non-members. Not sure if your company is a member? See our Directory or get in touch at virginie@wiredsussex.com.


A big thanks to our headline sponsors, iCrossing as well as our sponsors Crunch and supporters Madgex, Jellyfish, WPM, City College Brighton and Hove, The Unit and Gene.


If you are a job seeker then this event isnt for you, but you might be interested in attending our Jobs Fair on 15th March.

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