The FIRM is delighted to announce that we are returning to London with another #FIRMday on Thursday 28th April 2016 with a great line up of speakers and topics.
For those of you who have attended our October event, in response to your roundtable feedback we have focused this agenda around social media recruiting, employer brand & talent pipelines. There are also a number of other topics that will be covered such as video interviewing and resource planning and strategy development in response to your discussions & interest.
We will look at a number of member case studies & insights from industry thought leaders in practical 'how-to' sessions. And as usual we will hold our invaluable round table discussions to give you a chance to network with your peers, and share advice and best practice amongst you.
Highlights from the agenda :
Reed.co.uk 'Revealed: More of what your target candidates really want' At the 2015 event Reed shared research formed from candidate response all things recruitment, including; where candidates start their search for work, how long the perfect recruitment process takes from interview to hire and what drives your ideal candidate to apply.Reed.co.uk are back to share results of over 1,800 candidates on how things have changed in 12 months. That’s not all, they will share all-new insight as requested by members of the FIRM, including:
• What candidates do to form an opinion on your employer brand • The long term impact of positive and negative recruitment experiences • How industry affects candidate recruitment expectations
Nathan Perrott, AIA Worldwide ‘'How an inbound marketing strategy made candidates say yes to M&S' Nathan will explore the growth of inbound marketing in recruitment, the methodology behind it, and why it's so important in attracting passive talent. He’ll share some client case studies to show this has worked in practice and the difference it has made
Stephen Williams, Glassdoor will be looking at 'Building an Employee Engagement Strategy that Works for your Culture' Not suprisingly, happier, more content workers increase workplace productivity, driver higher company profits and make it easier for their organisation to recruit great talent. But what techniques and programs inspire those employees to do better work?
'Innovation in Assessment and Future Trends' During this session, Howard Grosvenor from cut-e will explore the evolution of talent assessment, from its origins and guiding principles right through to current and future technologies and practices. The session will include real case examples and will focus on the merits and uses of Realistic Job Previews, Gamified Assessments, Situational Judgement Questionnaires, Mobile Assessments, Virtualised Assessment and other evolving assessment practices. Howard will speak about what should be considered to ensure you have the correct assessment tools and methodologies in place for your organisation in a fun and interactive session
Armstrong Craven will be looking at 'Best Practice Talent Pipelining' Essential learning for novices or a refresher session for those already doing it. Support for talent teams to handle and coach hiring managers as they are required to socialise with talent and lead their own succession planning. Theory, best practice, what works and doesn't work in this talent strategy approach.
Carve Consulting will be presenting insights from recent research in partnership with the FIRM on social recruiting strategies. This research looks further than the use of social platforms exploring ownership of social recruiting strategies and budgets within organisations, where investment decisions are made and how ROI is measured.
Talent Pools - are they right for your company? Jennifer Cunningham, new Head of Employer Marketing at SMRS will be presenting this (previously Director of Talent Acquisition EMEA Adidas Group)
Sonru & BT - Ed Hendrick, Founder & CEO of Sonru video interviewing will speak with Rae Ranasinghe, Senior Resourcing Manager, BT Sonru Video Interviewing - The BT Story.
Questions to consider in upgrading and future-proofing your recruitment management solution.Damian Nolan from eArcu & Andrew Hyland, Macmillan Cancer Research will outline the key components that in-house recruiters need to look for in implementing a proven but future-proof ATS platform. Evolutions in social media, the omnipresence of mobile devices, search-engine optimisation, the increasing importance of a coherent and consistent employer brand, supporting a true end-to-end recruitment process from work-force planning through seamless integration of your internal line managers to offer and on-boarding, effective talent-pooling, video-interviewing, detailed reporting and analytics, are all components that require a solid technology platform – both for your current and future needs.
Whether you are looking to implement an ATS solution for the first time or to replace a 1st generation solution, Damian’s presentation and customer case study will help you understand the key criteria to look out for.
Helen Clark, Principal Consultant Cubiks will be discussing 'High Impact Sifting Solutions' Cubiks will be discussing High Impact Online Sifting Solutions using client case studies to illustrate how you can attract, engage and match the best talent for your organisation. They will highlight ways you can drive the efficiency and streamline the costs of your recruitment processes whilst engaging candidates through innovate, predictive and data driven solutions.
There are so many benefits to attending a #FIRMday Conference! But what we hope what you take away from the day is:
•Great networking with peers
•Understanding the key challenges facing in-house recruiters today
•Upskilling/ capability building in a supportive and friendly environment
Breakfast & networking: From 8.30am
Presentations & Roundtables: From 9.00am
Close of Day: By 4.30pm
We are unable to offer refunds but will accept name changes up until 5 days before the event
Sessions, timings and speakers may be subject to change
This is a members-only event. If you are an in-house recruiter you may attend this event. If you are not a member of the FIRM, please join our Linkedin Group as below.
Please do not register and pay if you are not a member of The FIRM as re are not able to provide refunds.
When & Where
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 8600 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.