Author Archive: Paul Gray

Paul has a background in business development, marketing, public relations and consulting, in addition to event management. After starting work in advertising in 1989, Paul moved into PR where he specialised in B2B communications for business services providers such as leading consultants KPMG and Cap Gemini. He also worked representing trade associations, accounting and law firms and software providers. Having moved into events during the 1990's, Paul set up Symposium Events in 2003 to focus on conference production and the provision of information to the HR sector. In his personal life, Paul is a practitioner of Japanese fencing (Kendo). He has also been active in politics, standing for Parliament in 1997 as the Conservative candidate for Preston in Lancashire.

Managing Musculoskeletal Disorders at Work

This course will explain what MSDs are, helping to clear the jargon (RSI, WRULDs, CTDs, etc) and explain what is known about what causes them and how work can play a part. Whether a condition has been caused by work or not, it is important to understand how work can at least provoke symptoms and to have some idea of how to change workplaces to avoid this. Both industrial and office workplaces will be considered.

Social Media and Recruitment

Social Media and Recruitment

This seminar will give you the skills to increase your direct sourcing. You will learn how to find, contact and recruit from a wide range of social networks, including LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and more. You will learn how to present yourself and your company online to attract talent and how to use your employees, followers and fans to increase referrals.