Tickets are normally £350+VAT each. Book before 31st July 2012 and save £100
This annual conference, now in its seventh year, will deliver a jam-packed programme of online recruitment insights, innovation and education guaranteed to help you save time and money. Recruiters face a challenging time over the coming year, continuing to compete for the top talent in a tight market with ever-decreasing budgets.
Advice on how to find the best candidates using search engines
Laura Stoker, Executive Director of Global Training, AIRS
Laura Stoker began her recruiting career as a researcher for executive search firms working on international and domestic projects. She has also worked as a Recruiter for J.D. Edwards in Denver, Colorado and as a Technical Recruiter for EMDS in Brussels, Belgium. She has been using AIRS techniques since she attended one of our first training classes in 1997 and now enjoys teaching the same knowledge to a new generation of Internet Recruiters.
Nicky Ivory-Chapman MCIPD, Reputation & Resourcing Manager, McDonald’s UK
Nicky is the Reputation and Resourcing Manager for McDonald’s UK, responsible for Recruitment, Employer Brand, Uniforms and the employee lifestyle and learning website across 1200 UK restaurants. Nicky has spent all her adult life at McDonald’s. Joining as a part-time employee in 1993 and spending the first 10 years in Restaurant Operations managing various restaurants in the West End of London. Following a 3 year secondment in HR Operations, and with the arrival of David Fairhurst as the new HRD, Nicky was selected to join the newly formed Reputation team in 2006 and took on a new dual role of resourcing and employer reputation.
Online recruitment for doctors - Systems and processes
Dr Liz Berkin, Royal College of Physicians
Liz Berkin has been involved with recruitment of all grades of doctors for over 20 years and seen considerable change. Following the well-publicised failure of a national recruiting process in 2007, she became involved with the development of an on-line recruitment system. The Royal College of Physicians now runs a trusted, respected and efficient online recruitment system for 18 medical specialties, handling over 4000 applications annually. Liz Berkin has been involved with recruitment of all grades of doctors for over 20 years and seen considerable change. Following the well-publicised failure of a national recruiting process in 2007, she became involved with the development of an on-line recruitment system. The Royal College of Physicians now runs a trusted, respected and efficient online recruitment system for 18 medical specialties, handling over 4000 applications annually.
The challenge of obtaining corporate buy in to implement an online recruitment strategy
Mike Bishop, National Resourcing Manager, Ricoh UK Ltd
Head of all UK Ricoh recruitment. Tasked with managing all UK permanent, contract and temporary recruitment of 3000 employees working with an average of 600 hires a year, temp and perm. I manage a team of 4 in charge of a direct resourcing model for all UK recruitment in Ricoh UK. Moved from an 82% agency dependency in 2009 to 70% direct hiring capability in 2010-2011, equating in a saving of £2.2m.
Online Recruitment Legal Update
Barry Cullen, Cramer Pelmont LLP
Barry Cullen, solicitor, recruitment specialist and partner with responsibility for Recruitment & Resourcing Sector services for Cramer Pelmont LLP, has been part of the recruitment industry for over 12 years, both as recruiter and advisor. Barry focuses his understanding of the industry, its key players and the pressures affecting them so as to increase profitability and maximise business value as part of an exit strategy on behalf of recruitment industry clients. The Cramer Pelmont LLP team tackle all the usual legal nuts and bolts faced by recruitment agencies. Barry’s career began as a resourcer with Huxley Associates, in the late ‘90s before joining another London agency where he recruited for senior IT positions into financial institutions for three and a half years. Subsequently he established, operated and sold a niche legal recruitment agency before turning to the law.
Building a Social HR Business
Paul Harrison, Managing Partner, Carve Consulting LLP
Paul is Managing Partner of Carve Consulting LLP, a social business advisory practice. Carve has designed and implemented corporate social networking strategies for a range of public, private and not for profit organisations. Carve has significant expertise in the recruitment arena, advising both corporate and agency resourcing teams through strategy design, research, training and managed services. Carve are strategic partners of the employment marketing agency, Thirty Three. Paul tweets via @PaulCHarrison.