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
A&P Group Ltd
ASOS.com
Advanced
Adyen
Aequalis Strategic Apprenticeships
Agripa Solutions Ltd
Alexander Mann Solutions
All Response Media
Alternative Futures Group Ltd
Antal International
Arrows Group Global
Axa PPP Healthcare Ltd
B&Q
BAE Systems
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
BIPB
BMI Healthcare
Baker & Mckenzie LLP
Banijay UK
Barclays
Bare Escentuals
Baxter International Inc.
Bazaarvoice Inc
Beauty Bay Ltd
Bionical
Bishop Fleming Chartered Accountants
Bluefin
Boots UK
Bord Gáis Energy
Boston Scientific
Brook Street (UK) Ltd
Bupa
Bupa Cromwell Hospital
Buro Happold Ltd
CMG Consulting
Cabot Financial
Capital On Tap
Capstone Financial
Caxton FX
Celesio UK
Certeco
Chiltern
Citi
Clark Contracts
ConvaTec
Cornerstone42 Executive Assistant Recruitment and Executive Search...
Creative Access
Creative Skillset
Dalata Hotel Group
Danone
Danshell
DataCenterDynamics
Davy
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
Derbyshire Police Authority
Dragados
EDD Consulting Limited
EDF Energy
Eames Consulting
Elavon
Electronic Arts (EA)
Elite National Recruiters Ltd
Epos Now
Essentra
Etsy
Evening Standard
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd, UK
Experis/Manpower Group
Google
Gorkana
HCL Workforce Solutions
HRGO Recruitment
Halliburton
Hanson Search
Hr Go Plc
I.T. Alliance Group
IMC financial markets & asset management
IMH (Integral Medical Holdings Ltd)
IPC
Ignata
Ingenio Global
Innovative Technology Ltd
Intel Corporation
Intertrust Group
JD & Co
JLL
JP Morgan
John Lewis Partnership
Join the Dots
K2 Partnering Solutions
Kcom
Keller Williams
Kellogg Company
Kellogg Company of Great Britain Ltd
Kelly OCG
Kuehne & Nagel Logistics Ltd
Kuoni Travel Ltd
Liberis UK
Lloyds Banking Group
MAXIMUS UK
MEDIACOM NORTH
Making The Leap
Manpower
Manpower UK
Marks and Spencer
Marsh
Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
Medacs
Medacs Pharmacy London
Media Contacts
MediaMonks
Mediatonic Games
Mendix
Mitchells & Butlers
Monarch Recruitment Ltd
Moorfields Eye Hospital, London
Morgan McKinley
Murphy Process Engineering
Mölnlycke Health Care
NCC Group
NG Bailey
Netflix
Network Locum
Nexmo
Next Group PLC
Nike (UK) Ltd
North Highland Managed Services
Northcote Group and Ribble Valley Inns
Northern Marine Manning Services Ltd
Nutmeg
Oaktree Capital Management
Ocado
PW Football Recruitment
Parity Professionals
Peel Ports Group
Penguin Random House
Periscopix
Perpetual Engineering Partnerships Limited 
Personnel Direct Limited 
Prime Global Oil and Gas
Pure Resourcing Solutions
PwC
PwC Ireland
QAD
QVC The Shopping Channel
REED
Radisson Blu Edwardian, London
Randstad Sourceright
Raw Talent Academy
Red Recruiter Ltd
Resource Central ltd.
Resources Global Professionals
ResponseTap
Roffey Park Institute
SAS
SOLA Group
SP - Smarter POS Solutions
SQS
SSE plc
Saggezza
Samvo
Saudi Aramco
Seed.jobs
Sega Europe
Serco Group
Serocor Solutions
Signet Resources
Sopra
Southwark Council
Spotify
Stack Overflow
State Street
Sterling Sales Recruitment
Stork
Sugru / FormFormForm Ltd
Suitsupply
Synexus Clinical Research Ltd
TJX Europe
Tata Consultancy Services
Telefónica UK
The Chiltern Hospital
The Co-operative Bank plc
The Sandpit
Tradeweb
TransferWise
UCB
Van Oord
Vanguard Healthcare Solutions
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Wasabi
Wellcome Trust
West Ham United FC
Western Union Business Solutions
Westfield
Willis Towers Watson
Workshare
Zuto
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glh Hotels
mydentist (UK)

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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