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Innovation in Recruitment Summit 2013 – Documentation


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This conference took an in-depth look the latest innovations in recruitment, with a focus on RPO, digital & social media strategies and the latest technologies.

  • The event gave attendees the tools to develop cost-effective solutions that support their business agenda.
  • This conference helped streamline recruitment strategies and improve candidate experience.


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This conference took an in-depth look the latest innovations in recruitment, with a focus on RPO, digital & social media strategies and the latest technologies.

The event will give you the tools to develop cost-effective solutions that support your business agenda.

This conference will help you streamline recruitment strategies and improve your candidate experience.

In addition, the presentations at this event will enabled delegates to:

  • Develop an innovative approach to traditional recruitment methods
  • Integrate mobile and video in to the recruitment process
  • Deliver talent pooling and proactive sourcing
  • Use the latest innovations in social/digital recruitment
  • Develop your online presence and content through Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and blogs
  • Integrate talent management and recruitment
  • Achieve demonstrable efficiencies and value
  • Link recruitment to business outcomes
  • Reach the global workforce
  • Examine innovation in the RPO industry

Expert speakers who shared their knowledge:

The carefully selected speakers who will help you improve your recruitment process include:

  • Allied Milling and Baking – Gareth Evans, Talent Acquisition Manager
  • Allied Milling and Baking – Nigel Toon, HR and Communications Director
  • Autodesk – Tony Mancino, Senior Recruiter Talent Acquisition
  • Birmingham City Council – Sue Wait, HR Business Partner – People Resourcing and In-Source, Corporate Human Resources
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car – Ashley Hever, European Talent Acquisition Manager
  • Kenexa, an IBM Company – Jacques Bossonney, Recruitment Process Outsourcing, EMEA
  • Manpower Group – Jim McCoy, Vice President, RPO Practice Leader, North America
  • SABMiller Procurement GmbH – Chris Taylor, Talent Acquisition Manager
  • Visa Europe – Andrew Wilson, Head of Resourcing & Workforce Planning
  • Barclays – Mark Astley, Resourcing Business Partner – Chief Operating Office, UKRBB Resourcing


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The “Innovation in Recruitment Summit 2013″ conference documentation includes the following sessions:

Session 1

Introduction and opening address by conference chair

Jim McCoy, Vice President, RPO Practice Leader, North America Manpower Group

Session 2

Developing your organisational culture to drive smart recruitment

Jacques BossonneyVP RPO Sales EMEA, Kenexa® an IBM Company

Session 3 What does innovation mean for the RPO industry

  • Using a project model to supporting in-house teams
  • Utilising RPO innovation in-house
  • Increasing business impact and taking a more strategic approach to RPO
  • Adapting to fit market trends and business needs

Greg Allen, Global Head of Resourcing, Lloyd’s Register

Session 4 Add value through recruitment in a period of dramatic organisational downsizing

  • Creating a mobile and flexible workforce
  • Using a strengths based recruitment approach
  • Achieving demonstrable efficiencies and value
  • Contributing to the bottom line through an innovative service delivery model
  • Measuring the ROI

Sue Wait, HR Business Partner – People Resourcing and In-Source, Corporate Human Resources Birmingham City Council

Session 5 Recruitment, service provider or strategic partner?

  • Integrating talent management and recruitment
  • Practical steps for recruiters and HR leaders take to gain a better contribution from recruitment teams
  • Maturing talent acquisition to continue to add value, and deliver a career path to the specialist working in the field
  • Developing career paths, competency interviews and benchmarking; using these tools for the longer term employee lifecycle, succession planning, and developing talent pipelines

Chris Taylor, Talent Acquisition Manager, SABMiller Procurement GmbH

Session 6 Engaging line managers with a changing recruitment approach

  • Communicating the direct sourcing vision and getting buy in
  • Empowering action and creating quick wins with an applicant tracking system implementation
  • Not letting up and raising our selection standards to recruit great people

Nigel Toon, HR and Communications Director and Gareth Evans, Talent Acquisition Manager Allied Milling and Baking

Session 7 Transforming recruitment

  • Examining the transformation journey to date
  • Changing culture within the business
  • Integrating mobile and video in to the recruitment process
  • Making mobile work for your
  • Measuring the ROI

Mark Astley, Resourcing Business Partner – Chief Operating Office, UKRBB Resourcing
Barclays Bank Plc

Session 8 Innovation in social recruitment

  • Utilising social media to drive attraction
  • Developing your online presence and content through Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and blogs
  • Linking social technology with in-house systems
  • Measuring the KPI’s

Ashley Hever, European Talent Acquisition Manager, Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Session 9 Improving delivery and customer satisfaction through a partnership approach

  • Connecting customer & Supplier
  • Continuous improvement culture
  • The power of MI
  • Taking a Partnership approach

Andrew Wilson, Head of Resourcing & Workforce Planning, Visa Europe


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Gareth Evans

Gareth Evans, Talent Acquisition Manager, Allied Milling and Baking

Gareth is the Talent Acquisition Manager for Allied Milling and Baking and has been in his current role since 2011. He has been in the wider Associated British Foods group since 2003, and has undertaken a range of HR generalist roles in both Allied and Silver Spoon, most laterly as the Head of HR. He has also spent some time out of HR, as a Site Manager for the Silver Spoon Sugar Packaging Plant.

Nigel ToonNigel Toon, HR and Communications Director, Allied Milling and Baking

Nigel is the HR and Communications Director for Allied Milling and Baking and has been with the company since 2004. His career began at Walkers Crisps, as Technical Training Manager. After PepsiCo acquired the business, he moved to senior operational HR roles including Regional HR Manager Manufacturing and Divisional Employee and Labour Relations Director, covering Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Tony MancinoTony Mancino, Senior Recruiter Talent Acquisition, Autodesk

Tony is a Senior Lead Recruiter for Autodesk and is responsible for the direct sourcing strategy across the business throughout EMEA. Since 1997, Tony’s experience reaches from agency to RPO’s and has a wealth of knowledge within in-house recruitment methodologies. His extensive creative sourcing strategy has financially helped companies streamline their recruitment function decreasing cost per hire across the organization. Experienced in using online tools to leverage candidates pipeline and brand awareness. Tony is very passionate on driving new innovating ideas within a sourcing model, simplifying strategic corporate recruitment statements into results. Prior to Autodesk Tony worked for Solutions Driven where he managed onsite RPO and then setting up the executive search office in the south UK. He is currently studying Business Studies with the Open University.

Sue WaitSue Wait, HR Business Partner – People Resourcing and In-Source, Corporate Human Resources, Birmingham City Council


Starting her career in the Employment Service, Sue gained experience of helping a vast array of organisations to recruit. She then moved into the Local Government arena, first in a generalist HR capacity before specialising in resourcing. Initially this was working in Education before she took up the role of Head of People Resourcing for Birmingham City Council. She is now responsible for the resourcing of a workforce of c20,000, covering a broad spectrum of occupations, quite literally from an Accountant to a Zoo Keeper. The emphasis of Sue’s role has changed in recent years from large scale recruitment to dealing with an unprecedented level of displacement, redeployment and redundancy.

Ashley HeverAshley Hever, European Talent Acquisition Manager, Enterprise Rent-A-Car

After graduating with a BA Hons degree in Criminology at The University of Hull, Ashley joined Enterprise Rent-A-Car, one of the world’s largest and most successfully owned companies with annual sales of over 14 billion worldwide focusing on the non- traditional replacement vehicle management. Within a management development programme he developed through the organisation to Area manager. In 2008 he was appointed European Talent Acquisition Manager responsible for all aspects of activity from recruitment strategy through to on-boarding and retention across Europe

Jacques BossonneyJacques Bossonney, Vice President Sales, Recruitment Process Outsourcing, EMEA, Kenexa, an IBM Company

Jacques Bossonney is the Vice President of Sales for Recruitment Process Outsourcing across EMEA at Kenexa, an IBM Company. Before joining Kenexa, Mr. Bossonney was Managing Director of RPO for Korn/Ferry Futurestep. Prior to his tenure with Futurestep, he was responsible for managing ADP’s multinational consulting and sales across Europe. Mr. Bossonney has been involved in the design and negotiation of several global and regional outsourcing agreements with clients in industries such as Financial Services, Manufacturing, Retail, Telecommunications and Oil and Gas.

Mr. Bossonney has 25 years of industry and professional experience, focused in the leadership of consulting and management teams with a solid experience in recruiting and leading consulting and sales professionals. Eighteen years of his career were spent in New York and Detroit, working for IBM, Digital Equipment, Amdahl, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Compuware. Mr. Bossonney holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Université of Lyon and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

Jim McCoy, Vice President, RPO Practice Leader, North America, Manpower Group

Speaker: Jim McCoy, Vice President, RPO Practice Leader, North America, ManpowerGroup SolutionsJim McCoy is the RPO Practice Leader for North America. In this role, he leads a team of more than 500 recruiting professionals who provide RPO services for 40 clients in the US and Canada. Additionally, Jim is responsible for Global RPO business development. He established ManpowerGroup’s Global RPO Center of Excellence, and has supported the expansion of RPO services into 46 countries.

Jim came to Manpower from Fidelity Investments, where he built and managed a talent management consulting group for Fidelity’s Veritude division. In this role, Jim led his division as they assisted clients in the development and implementation of recruiting and retention strategies, business process redesign and change management.

Jim has been a featured speaker at a number of HR industry forums, including the HR Planning Society, the Thought Leadership Institute and the Human Capital Institute. He has published and been quoted extensively in the recruiting and human capital press, and has developed specific expertise in the integration of candidate assessment into the recruiting process.

Prior to his work in the human capital industry, Jim spent more than 10 years in financial services. His past roles included Marketing Manager for Chase Manhattan Bank’s Latin American payments business, and Product Manager for BankBoston’s correspondent banking business. He was an active member of the Association for Financial Professionals, where he was an editor for both The Essentials of Cash Management, 7th ed., and The Essentials of Treasury Management.

Mark AstleyMark Astley, Resourcing Business Partner – Chief Operating Office, UKRBB Resourcing, Barclays

Mark joined Barclays as Lead Resourcing Business Partner in 2013. He has previously led in-house teams including the contingent worker team at Goldman Sachs and European recruitment at MF Global. Having joined in 2013 Mark’s focus is on the Chief Operating Office and the Customer Transformation business areas at Barclays. He holds a Masters in English from St Andrews University.

Chris TaylorChris Taylor, Talent Acquisition Manager, SABMiller Procurement GmbH

Chris Taylor is the Global Talent Acquisition Manager for SABMiller Procurement the central strategic sourcing arm of SABMiller PLC. Graduating from Hull University in 1993, Chris joined Hays Recruitment and three years later Martin Ward Anderson as a recruitment consultant and later manager for Accountancy and Finance professionals. In 2000 he joined a new start up, Imprint Search and Selection, formed to provide retained search services to blue chip enterprises seeking middle to senior management (the so called marzipan layer). After eight years leading a practice area Chris moved in 2009 to SABMiller in Switzerland to recruit global procurement professionals for the newly created Strategic Sourcing business group. During his three years with SABMiller, Chris has hired over 200 people for a variety of functions, including 15 months looking after the Global Headquarters in Woking. Currently Chris is responsible for finding the talent to create and operate regional procurement centres in Europe, Latin America and South Africa and Switzerland.

Andrew WilsonAndrew Wilson, Head of Resourcing & Workforce Planning, Visa Europe


Andrew Wilson is Head of Resourcing & Workforce Planning for Visa Europe. Visa Europe is a not-for-profit Member’s Association owned by Europe’s banks with the goal of becoming the world’s most trusted currency. Having joined Visa Europe in late 2011 he has defined the resourcing strategy and re-tendered all the resourcing suppliers, the largest being the combined MSP/RPO provider for Europe. His particular passion is “connecting the dots” between sometimes disparate people processes that impact the organisation’s ability to deliver its business plans.

Prior to his time at Visa Europe Andrew held Talent Management roles in Jaguar Land Rover, GE Aviation and Smiths Aerospace, all of which included resourcing either in Europe and/or the USA. In his early career he held other HR roles at Honda and National Grid.

Andrew is a Chartered Member of the CIPD and has an MA (Hons) in Economics

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