Developing the AstraZeneca 'Women in Tech' Series
In 2020, in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic, I created the AstraZeneca Women in Tech Series – a video series where I (as the host) interview women in tech across our global business from all levels and seniority, across multiple disciplines and across all geographies – from Mexico to India, C...
Achieving 100% Recruitment Fill Rate
Healthcare is one of the toughest markets for attracting candidates. For every 10 vacancies there are across the uk in Nursing, only 60 percent are filled. That means that the candidates have the power to choose where they go, and if / when they apply.
I have achieved a rarity in where all of my...
Hiring Tech talent into Non Tech Roles
Bethany will be looking at hiring tech talent into non tech roles. How we have explored ex-forces recruitment and how we go about headhunting and selecting those candidates.
Opportunity Communicators: The Role of a Recruiter in Modern TA Functions
Join Tom Davies (Global careers lead) and Emily Germon (Careers and academic outreach specialist), from AMICULUM and Ambit, in this interactive talk about what it means to be a recruiter in modern TA functions. In this talk we’ll cover (collectively) ‘falling’ into a career in recruitment, the ch...
Excellence in TA Career Progression: What Went Right, What Went Wrong
I will be discussing Excellence in career progression, aspects of what has gone excellently in my first stint as a functional lead in a large function, what I’ve learned, and advice for aspiring future leaders on how to progress their careers – what to do, but also what hasn’t gone excellently – ...
The Cognitive Ability of the Candidate Market
With Talent Acquisition being driven by data, stats, reports, utilisation etc. I sought to re-introduce the ‘people’ element back into our resourcing journey.
We adopted a focus on Future Skills, Culture & Belonging, Leadership, and Digital Transformation. Rather than just role related knowledge ...
Overcoming the Issues of Expansion in Talent Acquisition
My story will be about Voi’s expansion journey in Spain. I was responsible for building up the team from scratch with a focus on D&I. I will talk about the variety of challenges I encounter and how I had to overcome different issues along the way (e.g legal, brand awareness, partnerships, candida...
Inclusivity Through my Disabled/Gay Lens
In my final year at Uni in 2009 i had a car accident that left me disabled. I was in hospital for 3 months and broke (most notably) my neck, back, legs, pelvis, punctured both lungs (it was pretty gruesome!) I was struggling. I was behind my peers in terms of completing my degree as i had to ret...