The latest RecFest saw the sun begin to set on recent times during the pandemic. As recruiting makes a steady increase across the world of work, we learned from TA Professionals and Organisations how they're setting up for the future as they shared their learnings to a 1000 RecFesters in July 2021.
Keys to Attracting Diverse Gen Z Talent
Milimo Banji is CEO of TapIn at just 24. Being a Gen Z himself, there’s no one better to enlighten us on the tools for attracting young candidates. In this talk, he discussed some top innovative strategies for using social media to attract Gen Z talent. Essentially – TikTok, IG, Snapchat and all ...
A Proactive Approach to Recruitment During a Candidate Driven Market
The importance of using a proactive approach to recruitment when attracting and securing top talent in a candidate driven marketplace. Coming out of a global pandemic, a number of roles on offer and candidate having the upper hand choosing their next role. Why is it more important than ever we cr...
How AstraZeneca Have Taken on "The Beast" and What We've Learnt
For the past 18 months, AZ have been taking on “the beast”…. aka, Candidate Experience. We’ve taken a really deep look at CX – what do we mean when we say CX, where do we need to improve, how should we be measuring CX? We’ve learnt a lot along the way (some things we wish we knew at the start) an...
A Fire Side Chat with Hung Lee and Google Dave
Employer Brand expert, and RecFest staple opens the Brainfood stage for a chat with Hung Lee.
How we’re looking to solve workforce planning challenges
How we’re looking to solve workforce planning challenges at Ørsted for new market entry in Poland and the Baltics, as well as how we are looking to develop a workforce planning capability for the business.
Abi Adamson (Founder of The Diversity Partnership) has been influential in driving the narrative of DEI in the workplace and she was joined by Stasia Seliverstova (People Director @ The Diversity Partnership) on the Scenic Stage at RecFest.
This dynamic duo captivated the audience with their ...
Let’s get excited!
Hold on tight as we take you on the ride of your life. Join ‘Google’ Dave Hazlehurst as he presses the big red button that will enable you to launch a talent experience that will be talked of for years to come.
We intend for you to be bumped as you dodge through talent attraction. You’ll want to...
Bad Ideas (And Why We Do Them Anyway) - On The Hybrid Hype
Hung Lee took to the RecFest Scenic Stage to deliver his talk Bad Ideas (And Why We Do Them Anyway) - On The Hybrid Hype.
It is very difficult to think of anyone that has been more influential in the changing of mindsets in our industry over the last 2 years than Hung Lee.
Much like his we...
The Opportunity Gap
Nearly every consultancy you speak with will tell you there’s a skills gap coming – some go as far as a “skills apocalypse”. Most of us are already finding it harder to recruit the skills we need for our organisations, and many of us accept we need to grow our own talent in-house. However, the ch...
The Never Ending (Social) Story: Perseverance, Pitfalls and Proof Points
Hannah King (Global Employer Brand Lead) shares the exciting story of GSK's 6-year journey on social media whilst working in a conservative, risk-averse environment.
In a very honest fashion, Hannah shares the mistakes they made and what went well and what didn’t along the way. This includes e...
Fixing Inequality Fast with RecTech Built to Last
Explore how pioneering recruiter Spencer Ogden has used the power of innovative HR tech AssessFirst to improve the diversity of their team and find the future Spencer Ogden superstars! #lifeatSO
Like Referrals. But better. A Case Study with Ocado…
Join Steve Rodgers (International Recruitment Manager @ Ocado Technology) and Barney Mellors (Head of Customer Success @ Real Links) as they detail how the Real Link's platform revolutionised the concept of what referrals are in Ocado, and, what they can achieve by driving real behavioural change...
How Gen-Z are you? Why the Rules of Attraction have Changed
Debut carried out some research on 2000 students to find out what is really driving graduate-level job seekers to apply for jobs?
Join Zoe Jeanes (Sales Director @ Debut) as she explores how the rules for attraction have changed and where along the application process candidates want the most s...
Recruit 27% faster – in One Week
In just under 20 minutes, learn how companies like Greene King, The White Company and The NHS recruit 27% faster by investing in Financial Wellbeing & Earned Wage Access. Recruitment is hard right now – give yourself an unfair advantage that continues to pay dividends through long-term retention ...
Why Whistleblowing Matters
This presentation will begin by looking at the origins of whistleblowing laws. Who is a whistleblower and why should they be protected? The international legal landscape will be surveyed. The scope of protection for whistleblowers in recruitment will be examined. Finally, guidance will be provide...