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Let’s Talk Digital…

Wednesday 7th November 2018, 10:30am – 3pm Taunton Racecourse, Orchard Portman, Taunton TA3 7BL

In this intimate speaker and roundtable networking event for 40 recruitment & HR professionals, you will hear from 4 specialist guest speakers and a robot sharing their insights and advice about all things digital. We will also uncover challenges, solutions and best practice during the roundtable discussions with like minded peers.

Who should attend?

Heads of HR, HR Managers, HR Adviser, Recruitment Manager, HR Business Partners

Speakers

Steven Doyle – Jobsgopublic

In a challenging recruitment market, what are the best ways to set yourself up for success? In this session, Jobsgopublic’s Senior Client Partnership Manager, Steven Doyle, will take us through some of the key trends shaping the recruitment landscape. From using social media to boost your employer brand, to building your data to enable smarter decision making – discover the trends that will set you apart from the competition.

 

Phil Webster & Pepper – Southend-on-Sea Council (Virtual Session)

Pepper is a humanoid robot designed “to make people happy”, enhance people’s lives, facilitate relationships, have fun with people and connect people with the outside world. Pepper, together with Phil Webster from Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, will explain how robotics can benefit (not replace) humans. Pepper has a staff badge and is a critical part of the Southend workforce, working with adults and children to improve lives he’s recently been helping people with dementia as well as Autism.

 

Jane Graham – Wiltshire Council

Jane Graham will offer insight into how Wiltshire Council have been using behavioural and psychometric profiling in their recruitment, from job advert to interview. This has helped them build ideal candidate profiles to attract people with the right ‘fit’ and ensured more success at hiring first time round. As well as offering her expert insight, Jane will also share a couple of case studies that show how these methods work in practise.

 

Alex Holly – West of England Combined Authority

What does the new generation want from the world of work and how can we adapt our working environment to attract them? During his time at both Bristol CC and, currently, at WECA, Alex has been part of a team tasked with making these organisations more flexible and adaptable for the millennial generation. Given the importance of attracting younger workers when it comes to future-proofing an organisation and securing effective succession planning, Alex shares his experiences and tips for other employers looking to the same.

 

Places are limited so reserve yours for free today HERE