Tony Payne had one of the highest rated talks at sub1000 #2 so we’ve convinced him to come back and share some more knowledge. Drawing upon his recent experience building a hiring strategy focused on diversity at Oodle Car Finance, he will show you:
• The 6 Steps to diverse hiring
• Aligning budget and resources for success
• Winning over stakeholders
It’s not easy to gather support for new projects. There is likely a wide range of views in your organisation as to how you should be tackling issues around DE&I.
This discussion will focus on how to build a consensus of support around the key recruitment DE&I objectives.
Our panel have direct experience of working for and with organisations who have faced and overcome these issues.
Clare has vast experience of developing training programmes for a wide variety of underrepresented groups. This has led to her current role where she helps organisations to get ready to hire autistic candidates.
Her talk will focus on:
- An overview of autism.
- An explanation of their award winning work and their Employ Autism programme.
- The steps your organisation can take to be a good employer for autistic talent.
Almost every organisation struggles to attract a truly diverse set of applicants. Are your vacancies and employer brand featuring in the right channels? Do jobseekers from minority groups see your vacancies but just choose not to apply? Do you need to do more to get out into your local community?
Our panel have spent a large part of their recent career answering these questions and will be sharing their insights as to the practical steps you need to be taking.
Suma is a wholefood collective founded in 1977 by a liberally minded group of people who believed there was a better way. They recently asked The Unmistakeables (an ED&I consultancy) to conduct a full audit of their business. This talk will focus on this very audit.
Lara is a self-confessed HR data geek. She loves nothing better than helping businesses to make better decisions through data. Her talk will focus on:
• What questions can we answer through data?
• How do we build our recruitment processes with end data in mind?
• How do we present our data effectively at the end?
Louise’s career has seen her working in recruitment focused roles for the likes of Google, McKeeson and Belkin. Earlier this year, after several years and several late night discussions, with her best friend and experienced recruiter, Lucy Wright, they decided to form their own recruitment services company, Four Talent.
Their work sees them working with lots of SMEs helping them to take their recruitment to the next level. A key piece of this puzzle is helping organisations to define their EVP (employee value proposition). It is this challenge that Louise will be talking on, helping you to understand:
Rising inflation and the cost of living crisis has made salary front of mind for employees. But what do you do if you are limited in your salary flexibility. What can your organisation be doing beyond salary to both attract and retain the talent you need to grow?
Our panel, has recruited in some of the most challenging sectors competing for the most in-demand talent. They will be sharing their experiences and offering their opinions to help ensure you are well positioned to attract the talent you need to grow.
Adrian will be calling upon his 13 years experience of training recruiters, to challenge you to adopt some new powerful habits.
This talk will include:
You will not agree with all 7 ideas. Our hope is 1 or 2 of them will turn on a lightbulb in your brain and provide you some inspiration to make some changes in how you recruit.
Talented people are well looked after by their current employer. They know their skills are in demand and they are only going to move for the right opportunity. They likely see or hear about your vacancies so why are they not applying? Perhaps, it’s because you’re not telling an engaging and authentic employer story?
Our panel, have both helped and worked for SMEs helping them to define their employer story and then effectively communicate it.