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The Forum for In-House Recruiters (The FIRM) Manchester Spring Conference 2017

The FIRM (The Forum for In-House Recruiters)

Thursday, 9 March 2017 from 08:30 to 16:30 (GMT)

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The FIRM is delighted to announce that we are returning to Manchester in the Spring with another in-house recruiter #FIRMday on 9th March 2017!

Highlights include:

At the start of 2017 conducted it's biggest and most wide ranging candidate survey ever, with responses from over 2,500 active and passive jobseekers. In the presentation we'll share:

- The Career Happiness Index: a look at how much Britain's workforce loves Monday's, broken down by industry, location and more

- Push and pull factors: insight on what the dream job looks like, and what active job seekers want from their next career move

- An ideal employer: what behaviours candidates expect from an employer of choice 



Starting with a Dream: How the Apprenticeship Reforms can help your organisation create a best in class development proposition. Kate Temple-Brown is an optimistic practitioner who has spent the past year delving into and speaking to experts in order to understand the best way for organisations to maximise the Apprenticeship Levy opportunity and see how leveraging these changes can lead to attracting, hiring and retaining a more diverse and better skilled population in a cost effective way.


Kate will focus on myth busting and help you to re calibrate your response to the brave new world that is only a month away.


Member Speaker: Alyson Fadil, Sofology will be looking at Turning Candidates into Brand Advocates Treating your candidates as you would your customers is ever more important. How do you ensure they get an experience that reflects your brand?


Member Speaker: Linked In Resourcing Strategies – how to reduce spend and increase effectiveness. Join James Clark, Talent and Resourcing Operations Manager from Argos to hear his journey on their usage of Linked In and how they have reduced their spend but have increased effectiveness and engagement. This will then be followed by a facilitated discussion on the topic by Emma Mirrington of The FIRM to ensure all attendees leave with some valuable insight and actionable steps


Caroline Hill, Creed Communications will be looking at Digital attraction strategies – How to: Innovate, measure, optimise and predict future success.



Adopting an ATS can revolutionize your recruitment process, WCN will be sharing insights on introducing an ATS into the business and the tangible benefits including cost savings.








and more sessions to come!


Breakfast & networking: From 8.30am 

Presentations & Roundtables: From 9.00am 

Close of Day: By 4.00pm

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 


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.

Do you have questions about The Forum for In-House Recruiters (The FIRM) Manchester Spring Conference 2017? Contact The FIRM (The Forum for In-House Recruiters)

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DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Piccadilly
1 Piccadilly Place,
1 Auburn Street,
M1 3DG Manchester
United Kingdom

Thursday, 9 March 2017 from 08:30 to 16:30 (GMT)

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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 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.



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