Talent Leaders Connect

Talent Leaders Connect is the largest Talent Acquisition & HR event series in the UK & Europe. The events combine industry leading keynote talks, interactive discussion sessions and relaxed social networking opportunities

The Event

Talent Leaders Connect is the largest recruitment industry event series in the UK and mainland Europe: a cross between a structured conference and a social meet up.

Who comes to our events?
The events are exclusively for In-House; Heads of HR/Resourcing, Directors or Managers HR/Resourcing and Senior team members.

What can I expect from the event?
An average of 80 returning and new delegates
Relaxed and informal style
A wide range of networking opportunities
Fast moving, high quality, relevant keynote presentations
Expert speakers from around the world 
Access to experts and leading suppliers in a non-sales environment
A social ‘meet-up’ style with buffet breakfasts, lunches and networking drinks
Centrally located quality venue

How much does it cost?

The events are free of charge for In-House; Heads of HR/Resourcing, Directors or Managers HR/Resourcing and Senior team members on a first come first served basis
52N
AOL International
ASML
ASOS.com
AXA Life Invest
Accenture
AccorHotels
Advanced Payment Solutions
Alium Partners Limited
Amey
Antal International
Appnovation Technologies
Aramco Overseas Company
Aramex
Argus Media
B&Q
BBC
BGL Group
Babylon Health
Balfour Beatty Construction Services UK
Bank of Ireland
Booking.com
Borusan Makina ve Güç Sistemleri
Bose Corporation
Brand Addiction
Brander
Brook Street (UK) Ltd
Brookfield Multiplex
Bumi Armada
Bupa Cromwell Hospital
Burberry
Buro Happold Ltd
Business In The Community
Byrne Looby Partners (UK) Limited
CHEP
Cabinet Office
Caffè Nero
Capco
Captify
Ceridian
Channel 3 Group
Channel 4 Television Corporation
Conclusion IT
Connect Group
Currency Cloud
DAI
DS Smith Speciality Packaging
Dalata Hotel Group
Dell
DueDil
EPAM Systems
Elsevier
Embronic
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Escada
Escape Recruitment
Exova
F5 Networks Inc
Face 2 Face Outsource Solutions Limited 
Farfetch
FitFlop
Forward Partners, London, UK
Fragomen Worldwide
Frontline - Changing Lives
Funding Circle UK
GE Healthcare
Greencore
Greenpeace
Gypsum Industries Limited
HG Solutions
HRGO Recruitment
Harvey Nichols
Hays
Hewden
Huddle
Hudson
Hudson's Bay Company
Hyphen Workforce Solutions
I.T.S. (Bristol) Ltd 
ICAP
InMobi
Innogy
Intel Corporation
JD & Co
JPMorgan Chase
Jamie Oliver Restaurant Group
Joe Duffy Motor Group
John Lewis Plc
Johnson & Johnson
Join the Dots
Jurys Inn Hotel Group
Just Recruitment Websites
KP Snacks
Karen Millen
Kellogg Company
Kellogg Company of Great Britain Ltd
Kelly OCG
Kier Group
Kurt Geiger
LSBF - London School of Business & Finance (LSBF)
Lazard
Leidos
LivingSocial
Lost My Name
Loyens & Loeff
Maersk Oil
Making The Leap
Matrix Solutions - London
Media Contacts
Metro Bank (UK)
Metropolitan Pub Company
Micron Technology
Modis
Monarch Recruitment Ltd
Mondelez International
Montagu Evans
Moorepay
Morningstar
NLO
NU Creative Talent
Network Rail Ltd
Nielsen
Nottingham Trent University
Nutmeg
OCOM
OMD International
Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult
Palmer Hargreaves
People Risk Solutions Limited
Petroplan Limited
Playground Games
Polycom
Premier Farnell
Provident Financial Group
Prudential Assurance
Publicjobs.ie - Public Appointments Service
Punter Southall
QAD
Queens Park Hotel
RADTAC
Ramboll
River Island
Roli
SAS
SNC-Lavalin
SP - Smarter POS Solutions
SQS Group
STR Group
Sainsbury's
Samvo
Sauce Recruitment
Saudi Aramco
Sega Europe
Sellick Partnership
Shop Direct
Situs
Sky Futures Partners Limited 
Skyscanner
Sony Europe
Sotheby's Institute of Art
Story Contracting Limited
Sugru / FormFormForm Ltd
TATA Technologies
TBWAMedia Arts Lab
THE NET-A-PORTER GROUP
Teleflex Incorporated
Teva Pharmaceuticals
The App Business
The Arches
The Cambian Group
The Great & The Good
The Ingenious Group
The Sandpit
Tibra Capital
Ticketmaster
Transact
TransferWise
Trinity Noir
UDG Healthcare plc
Uber
Ultra Electronics
United Biscuits
University of Oxford
Usabilla
Visa Europe
WPP
WYG Group
Warburtons
West Ham United FC
Westfield
Wipro
Worldpay
Yoyo Wallet
Zurich Insurance plc
blinkbox
boohoo.com
bunq
carwow
eg.1
trp recruitment ltd

Registration

Agenda

08:15-09:00

REGISTRATION, REFRESHMENTS & PEER TO PEER NETWORKING


09:05-09:10

Welcome & Introductions

Andy Daniel, Director, talentleadersconnect.

09:15-09:35

What is In-house Recruitment Transformation, and where are you on the journey?

Stuart Jones, Founder, Recruitment Trainer and Transformation Consultant, InSource Talent  - See my presentation
  • What do we mean by in-house Recruitment Transformation?
  • Understanding the journey from low-value reactive recruitment to high-value strategic resourcing?
  • Placing yourself on the journey and identifying strategies to improve.

With a recruitment career spanning almost 20 years, Stuart originally worked for some of the UK’s leading recruitment agencies, providing contingency and search services into the construction & supply chain sectors. Since 2011, working as a consultant & trainer to the in-house recruitment sector, he has coached well over 1000 recruiters in the latest recruitment tools, techniques & strategies. He is a recognised expert in the use of social media for recruitment & branding, and is pioneering the concept of ‘Recruitment Transformation’ within organisations. How can agencies align their sales messages & services to build better client partnerships?

09:40-10:00

Employer Brand - Attracting and Engaging Talent

Simon Wright, Managing Partner, TMP Worldwide - See my presentation

  • How you bring your brand to life
  • Candidate research insight – The pitfalls and potential costs to a business of not getting your employer brand right
  • Hints and tips on enhancing your candidate journey

As Managing Partner at TMP Worldwide, working with corporate clients across a range of diverse sectors, Simon leads an award winning team responsible for delivering impressive outcomes for clients across a broad range of sectors. Most recently the innovative approach to recruiting talent for Virgin Money which swept the board as Work of the Year at the RAD Awards and Grand Prix at the CIPD RMAS in 2015

10:05-10:25

Tech Direct Sourcing Beyond LinkedIn

Benjamin Gledhill, Employer Branding & Candidate Experience Manager, Manchester Metropolitan University - See my presentation
  • The tech candidate; 2005 v 2017
  • The real reasons why we want to Direct Source and the true benefits
  • The code behind the success
  • What works well and what does the future look like

Ben has over 12 years of agency, RPO and in-house recruitment experience. He has a passion for all things employer branding and candidate experience and believes the market needs to remember it's roots in this technology and digital heavy landscape; people speaking to people about great career opportunities!

10:30-10:40

Innovation Spotlight: TheJobPost (Next generation supply chain)

Howard Flint, Advisor, TheJobPost - See my presentation
The way employers work with recruitment suppliers is changing rapidly.  We will explore how innovative talent acquisition teams are leveraging platforms and data to build, engage and manage a high-performing recruitment supply chain. 

10:45-11:15

REFRESHMENT BREAK & PEER TO PEER NETWORKING


11:20-11:40

Your culture is your brand...and your Talent is watching

Daniel Youds, Solutions Director, Reed Talent Solutions  - See my presentation

  • Candidates are increasingly looking to what employees say, (and not the employers) when making a decision about joining an organisation 
  • Your own employees can be your best advocates for attracting the best new talent 
  • Create a culture, make that your employer brand, and empower your employees to spread the message

Daniel has over 15 years experience in the staffing and recruitment industry, the last 9 years employed by Reed Talent Solutions working in the field of recruitment outsourcing, partnering with clients across multiple sectors to design and deliver a range of RPO, MSP and HR Consultancy solutions. 

11:45-12:05

Making a SPLASH with Team Effectiveness

Beckie Taylor, Co-Founder, CLOS Consultancy - See my presentation
  • The Importance of Self and Team Awareness 
  • How this can create high performing teams, get the best out of your team relationship & team effectiveness
  • How Beckie uses her tools in terms of Women in Technology (WIT) mentoring 

With an HR career that stretches back to the late 1990's, Beckie Taylor's not only an experienced people professional, she's a forward-thinker, and a strategist. On an average day, you'll find Beckie driving business and people solutions for all sizes of tech start-ups. Business mapping, Talent and performance management, continuous employee development and engagement are just a few of her specialist areas. 
Beckie is also a mum. She couples her busy day job along with her role as an Ambassador for Women in Tech, and Women in Leadership. 

12:10-12:30

Understanding ‘What Top Talent Wants’

Raj Lal, Regional Manager, totaljobs  - See my presentation

  • Understanding jobseeker behaviour 
  • Top tips to attract sought after talent 
  • Practical takeaways you can implement for recruitment success 

Raj has over 15 years’ experience in the recruitment marketplace and has worked at Totaljobs Group for 10 years. A majority of this time has seen Raj work on Caterer.com which is the largest and most successful hospitality job board and remains one of the Totaljobs Group flagship boards. In 2015 Raj moved over  to manage the totaljobs regional team who work closely with employers across all sectors at all levels to address their recruitment needs. This is now the largest and one of the most successful teams in the group. Prior to joining Totaljobs Group, Raj managed the sales team at the radio station Key 103 and launched recruitment magazines across UK locations. He also serves on the board for Hospitality Action and has consulted for the BBC for recruitment insight. 

12:35-13:25

BUFFET LUNCH AND PEER TO PEER NETWORKING


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People’s History Museum
Left Bank, Spinningfields
25 May 2017
08:30 Registration Opens
13:30 Networking Lunch
talentleadersconnect.
T: +44 20 7583 3503