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
72andSunny
A&L Goodbody
Accenture
AccorHotels
Affinity Water
Agripa Solutions Ltd
Amplience
Amplifon
Antal International
Aramco Overseas Company
Aramex
Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials
Avery Healthcare
Avis Budget Group
BCSG
BDO LLP
BMJ Group
BNP Paribas Real Estate
BP
Baker & Mckenzie LLP
Bank of England
Barts Health NHS Trust
Beiersdorf
Blendle
Bloomberg LP
Bluefin
Bright Horizons
British Broadcasting Corporation
British Gas
Browne Jacobson LLP
Bskyb Head Office & Broadcasting
Buckingham Futures
Bupa
Bupa Cromwell Hospital
Burberry
Bureau Veritas
Buro Happold Ltd
Byrne Looby Partners (UK) Limited
CABI
CS Consultancy
Capita
Caxton FX
Centrica Energy
Chiltern
Chivas Brothers
Computacenter
Conclusion IT
Connect Group
ConvaTec
Cubic Corporation
DS Smith Speciality Packaging
Danshell
Diamond Resorts International®
DigitasLBi
EBRD
Educate Services
Elavon
Elite Hotels Ltd
Elsevier
Embronic
EnerMech
Enterprise Holdings
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Escada
Essence Digital
Essential Results Limited 
Etsy
Euler Hermes
Euro Car Parts Ltd.
EurotaxGlass's
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd, UK
FDM Group
Face 2 Face Outsource Solutions Limited 
Financial Express
Forrester Research
Frontica Business Solutions
GM Financial
Gazprom Energy
Geoprober Limited
Golden Charter Ltd
Gorkana
Gravise
Greenpeace
Groupon UK & IE
H+K Strategies UK
HM Revenue & Customs
Hays
Home Office
Hovis Ltd
Huawei Technologies
IBM
ICON plc
Imago Group
InterQuest Group
International Personal Finance
Invesco Perpetual Uk Ltd
JD & Co.
Jigsaw UK
John Lewis Plc
Kelly OCG
Knight Frank
Kuoni Travel Ltd
LEGOLAND Windsor
LaunchPad Recruits
Leap29
LivingSocial
London Business School
London Recruitment Services Limited 
Lumesse
MHA MacIntyre Hudson
MM BARCODING LTD
Macmillan Cancer Support
Magnetic RC
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceutical
Matt Burton Associates
Mazars UK
MediaMath Ltd
Microsoft
Mind Gym
MoneySuperMarket.com
Montagu Evans
Moorepay
NCC Group
NU Creative Talent
Network Rail Ltd
News UK
Next Plc
Onecom
Onfido Background Checks
Optimizely
Oracle
Palmer Hargreaves
Peritus
Perpetual Engineering Partnerships Limited 
Personnel Direct Limited 
Pets at Home
Pirelli
Pole Star Space Applications
Portman Travel
Pramerica Investment Management
PubMatic
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Quadrature Capital
RB
RBS
Rathbone Brothers Plc
Redington
Resources Global Professionals
ResponseTap
Roffey Park Institute
SBM Offshore
SP - Smarter POS Solutions
SQ Computer Personnel
SQS
SThree
Sage
Saudi Aramco
Save the Children International
Schillings
Score Group Plc
Sega Europe
Shapecast
Sheffield City Council
Skipton Business Finance
Sodexo
Software One
Sogeti
Sopra
Southwark Council
Start Up Loans Company
StartMonday
Symbio Business Solutions
TWMA
Tebodin
Tesco PLC
The App Business
The House Of Commons Information Office
Think Money Group
Third Bridge (formerly Cognolink)
ThoughtWorks
Towergate Insurance
Trainline
Transact
Travis Perkins Plc
True North Human Capital Limited
UDG Healthcare plc
Uber
United Utilities Plc
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Vine Consulting
Virgin Active
VisionFund International
Warner Music Group
Wasabi
Western Union Business Solutions
Xerox
carwow
iwoca
pladis Global
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 
  • 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

  • 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
  • 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
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 

  • 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
  • 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 

  • 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 7822 1816