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The Good Recruitment Charter

CIPD Birmingham Branch

Thursday, 27 April 2017 from 18:00 to 20:15 (BST)

The Good Recruitment Charter

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A recent survey stated that 41% of organisations that had made a bad hire had cost them over £20,000. 25% stated that a bad hire had cost the organisation over £40,000!

The risk of not getting the right employee is a waste of management time. The ongoing challenge for organisations is the attraction and retention of talent against the backdrop of a skill and talent shortage. As the talent crisis escalates, organisation that have a well-defined employer brand and world class recruitment process are the ones best positioned to succeed.

The Good Recruitment Charter has been devised by employers for employers and led by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, the professional body for the UK’s recruitment industry. Organisations are benefitting from the effects of implementing The Good Recruitment Charter and seeing its positive contribution to a highly effective people strategy. In a nutshell the Good Recruitment Charter is an aspirational set of 9 clearly defined principles.

To complement the Charter there is a Toolkit with guidance to support the implementation of each principle with links to published sources of good practice. Find out how your organisation can benefit from the Good Recruitment Charter.

After a career spanning more than 20-years in Further Education, Training and Development and Management, Susie Ankrett co-founded the Award winning Plum Personnel based in Solihull in 2001 and describes herself as “not just passionate about professional standards in recruitment – but obsessive!”

As Director of the Recruitment and Employment Confederaton (REC), Council Representative for Institute of Recruitment Professionals (IRP) and the REC’s Regional Director for West Midlands, Susie has been committed to the pursuit of building the best recruitment industry in the world for recruiters, employers, and the people they hire.

Registration and Refreshments

Please arrive at 18:00 for registration and a buffet.  The session will begin at 18:30. 


What are the car parking arrangements?

There is car parking at the Holiday Inn  

What is the refund policy?

Places can be cancelled up to 1 week before the event, after that any non-member delegate fee of £15 is non-refundable 

Professional photography and video production may be taking place at the event, and these images may be used on future promotional materials for CIPD. Please note that by attending the event, you are giving your consent for your image to be used on any CIPD promotional materials.

Do you have questions about The Good Recruitment Charter? Contact CIPD Birmingham Branch

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When & Where

Holiday Inn
Coventry Road
B26 3QW Birmingham
United Kingdom

Thursday, 27 April 2017 from 18:00 to 20:15 (BST)

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Birmingham branch is part of the CIPD Midlands Area Partnership (MAP) which holds an Annual Midlands Event in October.  The 2017 event will take place on Saturday 7 October at Chesford Grange Hotel in Warwickshire.  MAP is also organising a Midlands Student Conference Empowering the Future Leaders of HR on Saturday 11 March at Aston University.   You can find out more on the MAP events website.  


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