TALiNT In-House Leaders North 2019

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TALiNT In-House Leaders North 2019

28th November 2019, 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Host: TALiNT In-House Leaders

About the Event

We're back in Manchester for our annual TALiNT In-House Leaders event. We'll be talking through some of the talent acquisition and management challenges employers face in the Northern region of the UK.

Who We Are

TALiNT In-House Leaders is the largest Talent Acquisition and HR event series in the UK & Europe. The events combine industry leading keynote talks, interactive discussion sessions and relaxed social networking opportunities which means our delegates derive a multitude of business leading ideas and benefits.

Who Attends


08.30 - 08.55 Registration, Networking and Refreshments

08.55 - 09.00 Welcome and Introduction

Ken Brotherston, Managing Director - TALiNT Partners

09.00 - 09.20 Exploring the concept of Workforce of One

Julie-Ann Alcock, Senior Talent Partner - Sainsbury's

An insight into dealing with large teams and striving to develop an inclusive culture where each individual feels motivated, valued and able to bring their authenticity to the workplace.

09.25 - 09.45 The challenges facing resource teams today

Chris Keeling, Managing Director – JobTrain

  • The '3 Es' framework (Engagement, Empowerment and Efficiency)
  • Case studies from clients a variety of sectors
  • Research from across the recruitment spectrum
  • Practical experience and storytelling!

09.50 - 10.10 Anatomy of a winning employer brand

Neil Millet, Research Manager -

10.15 - 10.35 The "F Word" & what it means to me...and for us in the workplace

Yasmin Ahkter, Head of Talent & Employee Proposition – Accenture

  • Demystifying feminism
  • Diversity challenges in the workplace
  • Breaking the wheel or reinventing it? What are the main challenges?

10.40 - 10.50 Innovation Spotlight - 10-minute product talk

How narrative-based assessments are changing the way we hire

Chris Platts, Founder & CEO - Thrivemap

10.50 - 11.10 Refreshments and Networking break

11.10 - 11.30 Using Marketing techniques to tackle volume hiring

Iain Wills, Director – Adzuna

  • Capitalising on your employer brand and getting seen by the right people
  • Using SEO and paid channels to attract more candidates
  • Managing your attraction funnel

11.35 - 11.55 Building an EVP to be proud of

Mandy Thorndyke, Lead Client Partner – SMRS

Alison Forbes, Director of Colleague Experience – N Brown

  • We used thoughts and opinions from people inside the business to create a powerful story that resonates with our audience.
  • We created a Vision, Mission and Purpose (supported by a set of values) that carefully balances current reality with where the business aspires to be.
  • The big idea stems from the pride colleagues at N Brown take in helping people of all shapes, sizes and backgrounds look and feel amazing.

12.00 - 12.20 Transferring tech skills beyond the IT Industry

Dom Harvey, Commercial Director – CWJobs

  • Insights on how tech skills are valuable in industries outside of IT
  • Ways companies can help bridge the etch skills gap and inspire the next generation of talent
  • How harnessing technology can simplify and accelerate the hunt for best tech talent

12.25 - 12.45 Attracting Top Talent to relocate in an ever-digital world

Marcell Edwards, Talent Acquisition Manager North Europe – Adidas

  • How do you promote a physical office environment to a digital native?
  • Should we be asking candidates to relocate within country?
  • WFH - how flexible should we be? Cost considerations?
  • What does the future hold for the next generation?

12.45 - 12.50 Final Conclusions

Ken Brotherston, Managing Director - TALiNT Partners

12.50 - 13.20 Buffet lunch and Networking

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