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
AAYA
ADP
AMEC
AOL International
ASOS Plc
AccorHotels
Adecco Group
Ageas Insurance Limited
Agripa Solutions Ltd
Aldermore Bank PLC
AllianceBernstein
Alpha Group
Amplience
Anchura
Argus Media
Aston Holmes
Auto Trader UK
Aviva
BCSG
BDO LLP
BNP Paribas Real Estate
Baker Hughes
Banijay UK
Berrymans Lace Mawer LLP
Bishop Fleming Chartered Accountants
Blizzard Entertainment
Blue Arrow
Boots UK
Bright Horizons
British Red Cross
Brookfield Multiplex
Building Research Establishment
Bumi Armada
CEB
CMS Cameron Mckenna LLP
Caffè Nero
Canon, Inc.
Capgemini
Capital On Tap
Captify
Carillion
Caxton FX
Certeco
Chiltern
Citi
Clarins Group
Clarivate Analytics
Clark Contracts
Comfort Keepers Ireland
Computacenter
Crowley Carbon
Decibel Consulting & Design
Dell
Derbyshire Police Authority
Deutsche Bank
Dragados
Drivers Jonas Deloitte
Dura Vermeer
Elstat
Ergo
Ericsson
Escada
Essential Results Limited 
Essentra
Euro Car Parts Ltd.
Experis/Manpower Group
Flow Traders
Fortnum & Mason
GE Oil & Gas
Geoprober Limited
Grant Thornton UK LLP
Groupon
HSBC
Hall & Partners
Harrods
Hitachi Consulting
Hotel Chocolat
Hovis Ltd
Hr Go Plc
ICAP
Infineum
Intel Corporation
Intel Corporation (UK) Ltd
Internal Audit Connections
International Personal Finance Plc
Irdeto
Ixaris
Joe Duffy Motor Group
Jurys Inn Custom House
Just Retirement
Kate Spade & Company
King
Kuehne & Nagel Logistics Ltd
LVMH
Liberis UK
Libero Consulting Limited 
Linklaters
Lloyds Banking Group
London Business School
MAG (Airports Group)
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceutical
Manifest Associates
MediaCom
Meridian Business Support Limited
Monarch Recruitment Ltd
Monsoon Accessorize
Moorepay
Morgan Stanley
Mölnlycke Health Care
NXP Semiconductors
Network Locum
Newton Europe Limited
Nexmo
Northern Marine Manning Services Ltd
Nottingham Trent University
OffRoad Studios
Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult
Oxford Knight Limited
PRA Health Sciences
PW Football Recruitment
Partnership
Peel Ports Group
Perpetual Engineering Partnerships Limited 
Personnel Direct Limited 
Pets at Home
Playground Games
Provident Financial Group
QVC
Rainsbury Recruitment & Coaching
Recruitment Smart
Redburn
Redington
Resourceful in.UK
ResourcingWise
Rider Levett Bucknall
Roffey Park Institute
Rowan Companies
Rugby Football Union
SAS
SAS International
SIG Plc
SQ Computer Personnel
Saggezza
Sanquin
Saudi Aramco
Saunderson House
Seed.jobs
Sega Europe
Serco Group
Shoosmiths
Signet Resources
Sogeti
SpenglerFox
Spotzer Media Group
Stack Overflow
Stewart Milne Group Ltd
SunLife
SurveyMonkey
TATA Technologies
THE NET-A-PORTER GROUP
The Arches
The Body Shop
The Chiltern Hospital
The Coca-Cola Company
The Crown Estate
The Great & The Good
The House Of Commons Information Office
The Stafford London
The Talent Board
The University of Glasgow
The White Company
Travix International
True North Human Capital Limited
UK Export Finance
United Utilities Plc
University of Oxford
Urban Massage
Van Gogh Museum
Verrency
Vine Consulting
VisionFund International
VisualDNA
WE Communications
WPP
WYG Group
Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc
Work Day
Worklab
WorldRemit
Yoyo Wallet
arvato UK
blinkbox
boohoo.com
bwin.party digital entertainment
graze.com
inVentiv Health Clinical
innocent drinks
iwoca
pladis Global

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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