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Wired Sussex Breakfast Session: Hiring Junior Talent
Thu 15 December 2016, 09:00 – 11:00 GMT
The Wired Sussex Breakfast Sessions share best practice on subjects ranging from marketing and branding, to intellectual property and investment opportunities. And there’s coffee and croissants too. What’s not to like?
Struggling to find the talent you need to grow your business? Our next Session on hiring junior talent is for you.
Finding the right people with the right skills and helping them to grow with your business is the biggest challenge companies within our sector face and, in order to succeed, you need a robust strategy around recruiting at a junior level.
This session will focus on the ins-and-outs of hiring junior employees. Come along and get practical advice on how to find & assess the best candidates on the market and develop strategies for supporting them, as they start their career with you.
So, if you’re looking to find the best junior employees for your business, this session is for you!
At this session, we’ll be joined by:
Tracy has been leading the Employee First Programme at American Express over the past 3 years during a period of change in the Technology organisation.
The programme aims to attract, retain and develop progressive and talented individuals at the Tech UK Campus by offering a unique learning experience and environment, creating a sense of community and culture of innovation.
Tracy is also responsible for the summer intern and graduate programmes within Technology and providing learning to them through their work placements in software development teams as well as through a varied learning programme.
After 15 years in PR & marketing promoting some of the world’s best tourism destinations, including California, Sydney and the Maldives, James Allen founded Creative Huddle in 2011.
Since then James has led creativity & innovation development programmes for organisations including American Express, TalkTalk, Barbican, the Department for Education and NatCen Social Research. He believes that creative thinking is a skill, which can therefore be taught.
Kaye is the founder of OneHR, which offers a full generalist HR Consultancy service predominantly with SME’s in digital and technical industries.
Kaye worked in large blue chip organisations for much of her career as an HR generalist, whilst there and subsequently there has remained a passion for graduate recruitment and Kaye has had a hand it it for a number of years with various employers including General Electric’s Technical Leadership Program, Novartis Graduate Leadership Program and most recently the Degree Apprenticeship at Chichester University.
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