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
106 Communications
A&L Goodbody
A&P Group Ltd
ARM
ASOS.com
AXA
AXA Life Invest
Accenture
Advento Staffing Ltd
Affinity Water
Alfa (Formerly CHP Consulting Ltd)
Allied Healthcare Group Ltd
Allied Vehicles Ltd
Amazon
American Express
Amplience
Aramex
AvePoint
Axa PPP Healthcare Ltd
BAE Systems Detica
BNP Paribas Real Estate
Barclays
Bare Escentuals
Berrymans Lace Mawer LLP
Bishop Fleming Chartered Accountants
Blockchain
Boots UK - Health & Beauty Division
British Red Cross
Bronto Software
Buckingham Futures
Bumi Armada
Burberry
Business Disability Forum
CALA Group Limited
CEB
Cabinet Office
Cancer Research UK
Capita Remediation Services
Carnival UK
Catawiki
Celesio UK
Certeco
Chantrey Vellacott
ChildBase Partnership
Chivas Brothers
ClearPeople Ltd
Craig Group Ltd
Creative Skillset
Cubic Corporation
Currency Cloud
DS Smith Speciality Packaging
DataCenterDynamics
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
DoubleDutch
EPAM Systems
ESB
Eames Consulting
Electronic Arts (EA)
Enable Scotland
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Equal Experts
Ergo
Ericsson
Ervia
Estee Lauder Group of Companies
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd, UK
Exposure
FDM Group
FITT Projects
Financial Express
Forward Partners, London, UK
Frontica Business Solutions
GE Oil & Gas
GlobalWebIndex
Golden Charter Ltd
Golden Gates Housing Trust
Google
Gorkana
Greencore
Gypsum Industries Limited
Hanson Search
Hargreaves Lansdown
Harvey Jones Kitchens
Havas Media Group
Hays
Hewden
Hudson's Bay Company
ICON plc
IG
IPG Mediabrands
Innogy
Instant Impact
Intel Corporation
Internal Audit Connections
International Personal Finance
Intertrust Group
Ipsos
JLL
John Lewis Partnership
Johnson and Johnson MD&D
Join the Dots
Jurys Inn Custom House
Kate Spade & Company
Kellogg Company
Key Resource Ltd
Keyhaven LLP
Krispy Kreme UK
LEGOLAND Windsor
LSBF - London School of Business & Finance (LSBF)
LVMH
Leap29
Linkdex
London Diocesan Fund
MAXIMUS UK
MOO
Madness Performance Training
Making The Leap
Market Gravity
Marsh
Matt Burton Associates
Meridian Business Support
Meridian Business Support Limited
Merlin Entertainments Group Ltd
Microsoft
Millicom
Mondelez International
MoneySuperMarket.com
Mott Macdonald Group Ltd
NG Bailey
NU Creative Talent
Nautronix
Netrio IT Solutions Limited
Next Plc
Northern Marine Manning Services Ltd
OAC
OMD International
Odyssey Enterprises Ltd 
OnRecruit
OpenX
PC Evaluate Ltd
PROjEN
PW Football Recruitment
Playground Games
Portman Travel
QAD
Quanticate
QuintilesIMS
Radisson Blu Edwardian, London
Randstad Sourceright
Red Recruiter Ltd
Resource Central ltd.
Richmond Associates
Royal HaskoningDHV
SQ Computer Personnel
SQS
SWIFT
Sage
Salix Homes
Software One
Spotzer Media Group
Standard Life
Stewart Milne Group Ltd
TATA Technologies
TWMA
Tableau Software
Taboola
Talent Staffing
Tebodin
Teknavo
Thames Medicare
The Cambian Group
The Chiltern Hospital
The Great & The Good
The Guinness Partnership
The Sandpit
Towers Watson
Transact
Transport for London
Travix International
Trinity Noir
Understanding Recruitment
United Utilities Plc
University of Limerick
Usabilla
Verizon
Verrency
Virgin Atlantic Airways
Wasserman Media Group
We Are Social
Which Ltd
William Grant & Sons
Willis Towers Watson
Wolseley UK Ltd
Worldpay
Xceed Group
Xebia
Xerox
ding.com
gategroup
itsu

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 7583 3503