The FIRM is delighted to announce that we are returning to Manchester in the Autumn with another in-house recruiter #FIRMday on 22nd September 2016
Totaljobs conducted in-depth research into ‘What Top Talent Wants’. Join Raj Lal, Sales Manager, totaljobs who will deliver key insight on:
- Understanding jobseeker behaviour
- Top tips to attract sought after talent
- Practical takeaways you can implement for recruitment success
Employer Branding: Don't wing it! If you're thinking about employer branding and how to do it properly, this session has been designed just for you. You’ll hear the Head of HR at HSS talk about how they've worked with the Employer Branding experts at Chatter to build and launch their new employer brand. But more importantly, you’ll gain unmissable insight into how they're using it to successfully maximise their efforts in areas like direct sourcing. Finally, there’ll be tons of practical advice on how to give your own brand a health check and pinpoint the areas you need to focus on so that it delivers real value to your business.
WCN will be presenting an interactive session with its client Well, the UK’s largest independent pharmacy chain, looking at ‘Why you must evolve your ATS beyond applicant tracking’.
Join Ben Turner, Head of Learning, Resourcing & Talent at Well, and WCN Global Head of Sales & Account Management Julian Ladd and learn more about why it is vital to transform your ATS into a data hub covering all the processes involved in talent acquisition from applicant tracking to recruitment & hiring, all the way up to and including onboarding – especially with the increase of Generation Z candidates joining the workforce expecting constant engagement.
‘I ain’t afraid of no ghosts. Who are you going to call? Brexit-busters’ In this session, Emma Bagshaw Seabury Beaumont will tell you the truth about Brexit and how it will impact your organization’s future recruitment practices. They will also be looking at some top tips for managing staff during this uncertain time, and answering your questions.
Top performers in today’s world; are they the same as yesterday’s? Companies and job roles are constantly changing and evolving, and the skills and behaviour required to succeed have also changed. Who or what was right for a job a few years ago may not be what you need now. Join Lucy Beaumont, Korn Ferry as she explores:
- Why recruiting for high performing employees could expand your recruitment pool, standardise your processes and increase your revenue
- Practical tips to identify what differentiates your high performers in virtually any role.
- The need to rethink the factors that are traditionally associated with good performance in your industry and the impact this can have on recruitment success.
- Fascinating case studies where “good” proved to be quite different from the current norm.
- Practical advice on implementing this simple process in to your organization.
‘Diverse Hiring, from Talk to Walk’ or ‘Talent Acquisition in the Face of Diversity – from Talk to Walk’ Mike Ruddle,Karen Paginton, Capita Talent Consulting and Kirstie Kelly, Launchpad, will speak on Talent Acquisition in the Face of Diversity – from talk to walk Capita Talent Consulting combines its resourcing and diversity expertise to provide practical recommendations on the steps to take and the obstacles to overcome in the pursuit of more diverse candidate pools and resulting hires (internally and externally). Themes include: • Addressing the challenge of unconscious bias – yours, agencies and hiring managers • Reconciling speed vs. diversity of hires and managing stakeholder expectations • The mutual benefits of monitoring and reporting diversity of outcomes • How more inclusive on-boarding can improve and embed results
How Does Your Screening Programme Stack Up? Ever wondered how your background screening programme stacks up against your peers? HireRight present findings from their annual benchmark report, exploring the business, HR, and screening challenges identified by respondents.
As well as providing insight into the challenges many of your peers are facing, HireRight also shines a light on three key focus areas from the report. How are your peers utilising social media in screening? When is it right to re-screen employees? Is it worth screening temporary employees?Sandra Roach, Hireright will guide you through the answers to these questions and show you how you stack up to your peers background screening programmes.
Cubiks will be presenting with their client Boots on ‘The New Candidate Experience’
Bethany Rivett-Carnac, Founder of Love Led Coaching & Facilitation. This developmental session will be an invitation for you to experience the magic of making time-to-feel-good your #1 metric.
What is the future of in-house recruitment marketing? In this workshop Paul Harrison, Carve Consulting will present handson recommendations for evolving your social recruiting strategy. What’s happening today, and what the future holds. The session will include actionable opportunities to accelerate your evolution: from connected talent eco-systems to thinking differently about content.
ProjectGenUp - The multi-generational workplace – Talent Works to present latest insight
Talent Works International has chosen The FIRM conference to unveil the most thought-provoking results from its recent research into the multi-generational workplace.
Drawing on research into all four generations working alongside each other today, Talent Works will address a lot of the misunderstanding and stereotyping that surrounds how the generations operate in the workplace, and provide practical recommendations on how to manage them in a way that drives performance, innovation and teamwork.
Join Talent Works as they bring to light each generation’s attitudes to a range of hot topics from diversity to the younger boss phenomenon - and more.
NEW! Introducing our new round table format – as usual we will look at key priorities and challenges coming up in our morning session however we will take this one step further by identifying the key themes during this session and then in the afternoon everyone will have the chance to choose a theme to do a deep dive on for the remainder of the session.
There are so many benefits to attending a #FIRMday Conference!
•Great networking with peers
•Understanding the key challenges facing in-house recruiters today
•Upskilling/ capability building in a supportive and friendly environment
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 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.