Posts Categorised: HR Think Tank Series

The HR Think Tank Series Launches 2019 Partnership with Talent Pipelining Platform, Candidate.ID

There’s nothing like a big announcement to turbo-charge the start of the New Year! And as such, our strategic community, the HR Think Tank Series (HRTTS), is delighted to welcome Candidate.ID onboard as an official community partner. Now in its 10th year, the HRTTS has run in excess of 400 face-to-face events and is excited… Read more »

7 Questions Recruitment Leaders Must Ask Themselves Before They Define an Onboarding Strategy

With poor onboarding repeatedly held responsible for why employees resign in their first year, we challenged senior Resourcing and HR leaders from our Think Tank community to shed some light on best practice onboarding. Collectively, we’ve prepared seven questions (and answers!) that you should ask yourself before you define your strategy. This Resourcing Think Tank,… Read more »

Coffee with… Jackie Wybrow, Senior Director (People Operations) @ TripAdvisor ☕

Ahead of 2018’s most rapidly sold-out Think Tank, we caught up with our host, Jackie, who’s holding this much anticipated session for us on Brexit. In addition to discussing our withdrawal from the EU, Jackie shares her insight on setting up international ‘Site Leadership’ teams at TripAdvisor, and her top recommended book of the moment…… Read more »

How can I make Succession Planning Effective for my Business?

As organisations mature and grow, a critical component of future-proofing their success is to ensure that ‘ready now’ successors (or as close to ‘ready now’ as possible!) have been identified for business-critical roles. So how can we make succession planning effective in our businesses? We put the question to our esteemed HR community, the HR… Read more »

Coffee with… Natalie Brock, Director – Head of Talent Acquisition & Employer Branding @ Gympass ☕

Leading the Talent Acquisition function of a rapidly growing technology business is far from straightforward, particularly when you’re trying to maintain company culture and support ambitious headcount plans. In advance of a HR Think Tank we’re running for strategic HR and Recruitment professionals next month with Gympass, we caught up with Natalie Brock to understand the… Read more »

Coffee with… Claire Gray, European Talent Manager @ Canon Europe ☕

Working for an organisation with a true sense of ‘purpose’ can be incredibly empowering; particularly when working in an HR role. For European Talent Manager, Claire Gray, buying into Canon’s philosophy of ‘Kyosei’ is so important because it helps unite the business with a shared common ground. Ahead of the Resourcing Think Tank that Claire’s… Read more »

Turning Recruitment Metrics into Meaningful Business Success Indicators

As strategic HR professionals (who want to be taken seriously!) aren’t we bored of simply talking cost and time when it comes to measuring our impact? Our HR Think Tank Series partner, Hollaroo, share their take on what it means to turn recruitment data into genuine indicators of success… The internet is full of great… Read more »

Coffee with… Paul Dempsey, Global Talent & Development Director @ King ☕

For busy HR professionals working in fast-paced environments; a combination of clearly defined objectives, role-modelling the types of behaviours you want of your team and leaning on some clever tech-hacks can really enhance your effectiveness in an HR role. We caught up with Paul Dempsey, Global Talent & Development Director @ King (the creators of Candy… Read more »

6 Key Actions to Tick off your GDPR Checklist

The GDPR deadline might have passed, but HR and Recruitment professionals responsible for processing candidate and employee data still need to consider whether their adapted processes ensure they’re GDPR compliant. A few months ago you couldn’t open your inbox, visit LinkedIn or read an industry publication without seeing the GDPR acronym. And whilst we’re now… Read more »

GDPR at a Glance

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25th May 2018, with strict new rules and large penalties – up to €20 million (!) – for businesses who fail to comply… Our HR Think Tank Series partner, Hollaroo, have produced a  number of resources to help summarise the relevant elements of GDPR… Read more »

The Top 6 Priorities for HR and Recruitment Leaders

What’s currently hot on the agenda of HR and Recruitment Leaders? We asked our HR Think Tank Series members to shed some light on their top priority areas and the results are below. There’s clearly a theme around developing and retaining staff; indicating a highly competitive talent market. Succession planning came out on top with… Read more »

TTT – Adopting a Digital Mindset for Learning and Development

Digital learning has grown massively over the last decade, with many companies taking a blended approach to training their staff in both hard and soft skills. Tools such as webinars, podcasts, microblogging, eBooks, online lectures and tutorials are being leveraged to provide a consistent, easy to access and cost efficient way to deliver an organisation’s… Read more »

RTT – GDPR as a Candidate Opportunity

Whilst the message surrounding the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been associated with legal compliance and risk mitigation, we believe that, viewed through a slightly more positive lens, employers can use the change to create competitive advantage in their quest to attract and retain the very best and inclusive talent. These are the thoughts… Read more »