Graduate Recruitment and Development Forum 2018
Wednesday, 21 February 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm£249.00 - £299.00
The 11th annual Graduate Recruitment and Development Conference will share the latest strategies to attract, retain and develop the brightest graduate talent in the current competitive market.
The conference is an opportunity to hear about best practice strategies from industry leaders across the sectors. It is designed to offer HR and Recruitment professionals responsible for hiring and developing graduates a chance to uncover both the strategic and practical elements of implementing a successful and innovative graduate programme.
Through attending the Conference, you will:
- Understand the value and contribution of graduates to your organisation, your bottomline, innovation and talent pipeline
- Hear about the latest studies on the needs and wants of graduates to be able to develop an attractive, engaging and robust graduate recruitment programme
- Develop a strong, authentic and appealing graduate employer brand to improve attraction, alignment and retention
- Discover innovative approaches to developing graduates
- Hear from best practice organisations on their successful graduate programmes; their challenges, the strategy and outcomes
The conference will provide plenty of opportunity for you to network with other industry professionals and share your graduate recruitment ideas and challenges.
Who should attend:
Head of Recruitment / Talent acquisition
Head of HR
Learning and development Directors/Managers
Graduate Recruitment Managers
Early careers Managers
Campus / school Engagement Managers
Student Acquisition Managers
Conference Attendee Questions
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Sorry, but suppliers may not attend as delegates.
We do allow a strictly limited number of suppliers to exhibit. Further exhibitor information can be found here or by calling our sales team on 020 7231 5100.
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Yes! Some of our events are actually held at hotels, but not all of them, so we have put together a page to help you find a suitable hotel near all of our main venues.
Please see our full terms and conditions here .
- Cancellations can be made up to one month before the event. Cancellations must be confirmed in writing and will be subject to a cancellation charge of £100 + VAT.
- Cancellations at less than one month from the event date are be subject to full payment.
- Substitutions may be made at any date and are subject to a £100 + VAT administration fee.
- Non-payment or non-attendance does not constitute a cancellation.
- If you want to change to another course date, or different event, we will do our best to accommodate your request, but we reserve the right to refuse changes. Any changes are subject to a £100 + VAT administration fee.
cut-e is a world leader in the design and implementation of online psychometric assessments and related talent solutions. Assessing over 7 million people per year with tools in 40 languages and offices in 33 countries around the world cut-e helps many of the world’s most successful organisations to select and develop the best talent. Organisations such as Dell, Emirates, Rolls Royce, Aer Lingus, O2 Telefonica and Burger King all trust cut-e to help them hire and develop the best people for their organisations.
TARGETrecruit, part of Group GTI, is one of the world's leading early careers outsourcing recruitment specialists. They are passionate about early careers recruitment and are fully embedded in the early careers market - and it shows in their results. They bring the latest ideas, innovation and best practice to their clients' campaigns, allowing them to recruit the highest calibre talent for their apprentice, school leaver and graduate opportunities. Some of TARGETrecruit's clients outsource their complete early careers recruitment campaigns to them, while others use them to support or develop specific elements of their recruitment process such as marketing and attraction, application screening, telephone and video interviewing, candidate managements, and assessment centre design.
Milkround is your graduate career resource with hundreds of internships, placements, graduate jobs and schemes. Start your job search here, or use our advice pages to research careers and help with your decision making.
We’re committed to giving students and graduates career confidence, and that means conquering fears of finding, applying and making that first step on the career ladder. With Milkround you get direct access to employers.
Saville Assessment, a Willis Towers Watson Company
Saville Assessment's leading-edge solutions ensure graduate recruiters achieve results. Identifying graduates with the highest potential and best fit, clients enjoy industry-leading engagement rates, savings in screening costs and a decreased dropout rate.
Balancing technology, innovation and candidate experience, at the heart of their assessments is a guarantee to objectively and fairly identify the right people for the right roles with solutions that add real value to selection decisions.Their pioneering Situational Judgement Tests, Aptitude Assessments and Behavioural Screening Questionnaires are used by clients including Dyson, Thales, Johnson & Johnson and Jaguar Land Rover who book with Saville to transform their assessment process and lead the way in graduate talent.
If your organisation would be interested in promoting itself through the wide variety of exhibitions, sponsorship and marketing opportunities available at this event, please visit our sponsorship mini-site or contact our sales team at [email protected] or 020 7231 5100.
|09:00||Coffee and Registration|
|09:30||Chair's opening remarks - Paul Blackmore, Head of Student Employment, University of Exeter|
New frontiers in talent assessment
|10:10||To be announced soon|
|10:35||Questions and discussion with speakers|
Panel: How to improve your social media offering to attract more graduates
James Mehmed, Organisational Development Lead, Suffolk County Council
|11:10||Refreshments and networking|
Case Study: The gamification of recruitment
Sarah Harte, Graduate Talent Manager, Taylor Wessing
Return on Investment: How to assess your assessment
Our focus as graduate recruiters is on assessing our candidates; why are we not as good at assessing ourselves?
Martin Kavanagh, Managing Consultant, Saville Assessment
|12:20||Questions and discussion with speaker|
|12:30||Lunch and networking|
Marketing Insights: Current and future trends in graduate recruitment
Knowledge share networking session
This sessions will give you the opportunity to engage and share ideas with your peers on the top graduate recruitment challenges facing the UK today
STREAM A - Case Study: Employer branding is key - from attraction to retention
Aileen Cowler, Learning & Development Specialist, NFU Mutual
STREAM B - Innovating your graduate offer all year round
Catherine Stoneham, Head of HR, Explore Learning
STREAM A - Lead with values: from onboarding to development
Jessica Farley, Talent Development Manager, Coventry Building Society
STREAM B - 'Joining up the dots' - a collaborative approach to growing future public sector leaders
Discover how Suffolk County Council:
James Mehmed, Organisational Development Lead, Suffolk County Council
|14:50||Questions and discussion with speakers||14:50||Questions and discussion with speakers|
|15:00||Refreshments and networking|
Panel discussion - The challenges of selection criteria: does academic success yield the best results?
Catherine Stoneham, Head of HR, Explore Learning
Laura Nielsen, Head of Early Careers - Acquisition and Graduate Development, Thales
Nadir Rizvi, Graduate Manager - Consulting by Degress, IBM UK
|16:10||Questions and discussion with speakers|
|16:20||Chair's closing remarks and end of conference|
Speakers to be announced soon!
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*Please note these prices are for in house HR practitioners. Suppliers who are interested in attending should contact Tony Okbani on 020 7231 5100 or via this form for more information.