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
4MAT Recruitment Marketing
72andSunny
AAYA
AIA Worldwide
AIB
AMEC
ARM
ASML
AXA Insurance Ltd
Accenture
Adam Smith International
Addleshaw Goddard
Agilisys
Aldermore Bank PLC
All Response Media
Allen Recruitment Consulting
Anchura
Anglia Ruskin University
Apex Hotels
Atos
Avis Budget Group
Avon
BMJ Group
BNP Paribas Real Estate
BTG
Baker & Mckenzie LLP
Baker Hughes
Bank of America
Bare Escentuals
Blue Hive
Boots UK
Boyce Recruitment
British Gas
Buro Happold Ltd
Business In The Community
CBSbutler
CNR International (UK) Ltd
Campbell Dallas
Catawiki
Caxton FX
Chantrey Vellacott
Chicken Financial
Chiltern
Ciklum
Citi
Comverse
DataCenterDynamics
DataSift
Datto EMEA
Dealogic
Department for International Development
Department for Transport (DFT)
Derbyshire Police Authority
Diageo
EPAM Systems
Elavon
Elite National Recruiters Ltd
Enterprise Holdings
Epos Now
Equal Experts
Ericsson
Escape Recruitment
Essentra
Excelcare Home Health Services
FDM Group
FITT Projects
Financial Conduct Authority
Forward Resource
Frontline - Changing Lives
GlobalData Plc
Google
Grafton Recruitment Ireland
Greencore
GroupM
Guidant Group
Gypsum Industries Limited
HCL Workforce Solutions
HM Revenue & Customs
Hanson Search
Harvey Nichols
Healthcare at Home
Hewden
Hire My Friend
Hitachi Data Systems
Howarth Morris Professional Selection
Hudson
Hyphen Workforce Solutions
I.T.S. (Bristol) Ltd 
ICON plc
IMC financial markets & asset management
Innogy
Instant Impact
JD & Co
Ju sports Recruitment
Jumbo Supermarkten
K2 Partnering Solutions
Karen Millen
Kuehne & Nagel Logistics Ltd
LVMH
Leap29
Liberis UK
Liberty
Liberty Global
Liberty Information Technology
LivingSocial
London Diocesan Fund
MAXIMUS UK
MOO
Macquarie Group
Making The Leap
Manchester Growth Company
MarketInvoice
Marriott International
Marston's PLC
MediaMath Ltd
Merck
Metropolitan Pub Company
Mitchells & Butlers
Montagu Evans
Morgan Stanley
Mott Macdonald Group Ltd
NBCUniversal Media, LLC
NFU Mutual
Nautronix
Newton Europe Limited
Nexmo
OCOM
Odyssey Enterprises Ltd 
Onfido Background Checks
Optima Plus Recruitment LTD
Optimizely
Palmer Hargreaves
Penguin Random House
Perpetual Engineering Partnerships Limited 
Petrofac
Pets at Home
Pilkington Group Ltd
Prime Global Oil and Gas
Prudential Assurance
PwC Ireland
Quanticate
Queens Park Hotel
RADTAC
Raw Talent Academy
Recruitment Smart
Red Badger
Red Hat
Redington
Resourceful in.UK
Retail Marketing Group
Rostan Recruitment
Royal HaskoningDHV
SDL
SF Group
SOLA Group
Sage
Saint-Gobain
Samvo
Sanquin
SapientNitro
Score Group Plc
Seed.jobs
Sellick Partnership
Serocor Solutions
Silver Levene
Sky Futures Partners Limited 
Sogeti
Sonru
Sparrows Group
Specsavers
Spotzer Media Group
St George's FM
Sterling Sales Recruitment
Subsea 7
SurveyMonkey
Swinton Insurance
TBWA London
TK Maxx
Talmix
Tebodin
The University of Glasgow
Theory
Third Bridge (formerly Cognolink)
Towers Watson
U-POL
Ultra Electronics
University of Limerick
Venn Group
Wasabi
Wellcome Trust
Wells Fargo
Which Ltd
WilsonHCG
Wolseley UK Ltd
Workshare
Xebia
bwin.party digital entertainment
de Bijenkorf
gategroup
uSwitch

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
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T: +44 20 7822 1816