It’s that time of year again when leading recruitment experts come together for the first Recruitment Agency Expo of the year. Held in London’s Olympia, this event kicks off the new year with a packed programme of advice, thought-leadership and predictions for the industry in 2019. Not to mention that the exhibition hall itself is a fantastic opportunity to network and learn more about the tools and tech your business can use to get ahead of the competition.
We’re exhibiting on both days at Stand A27, so make sure to talk to our team about how you can reach the top talent first and build long-lasting relationships with candidates by integrating your communications software. If you would like to book an appointment to see us at the show or would prefer to discuss your options ahead of the event, please book your consultation call here.
This free event is taking place on the 5th – 6th February, so make sure you sign up for this free event!
Below, we have suggested some sessions to attend that provide smart industry insight and useful information for recruiters in 2019.
There’s no one better to open the Recruitment Agency Expo than Ann Swain, CEO of APSCo. Her keynote presentation on Creating a Strategy for Growth (10:00 -10:30, Theatre 1) looks at the key trends that will dominate 2019, and how you can create effective strategies for growing your business.
Jason Martin from Access Group will provide his roadmap for success as the industry faces talent shortages, pressures of compliance and the uncertainty of Brexit in his presentation Candidate to Cash: Taking Recruitment Technology to the Next Level (14:15 – 14:45, Theatre 2).
The most forward-thinking recruiter won’t want to miss Natasha Oppenheim from No Desire to Retire, with her The Future Workplace – What Applicants, Jobs and Skills Will Look Like in 10 Years (15:00 – 15:30, Theatre 1). Feeding into the hot topic of the future of recruitment, Natasha will be sharing her thoughts on how the changes in demographic and technology will change the work force in the next 10 years.
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If you like to consume your seminars in ‘short’ form, Alex Moyle and Louise Triance from Inspire Recruitment will be hosting the #InspireRecruitment for Recruitment Leaders sessions (Day 1: 13:30 – 14:00, Theatre 3 AND Day 2: 12:30 – 13:00, Theatre 3). Inspire Recruitment events run throughout the year and comprise of short presentations from leading experts. CloudCall were proud sponsors of the even in September, and we highly recommend this format, as it allows you to hear from 6 inspiring speakers, in just 35 minutes.
Many industries are facing skill shortages, and finding good talent is becoming increasingly difficult. James Payne from Erecruit will be joined by a leading staffing organisation for his talk Attracting and Retaining the Best Talent with the Right Tools, (13:15 – 13:45, Theatre 2), to discuss how to tackle the skills shortage head-on by scaling your business using the latest technology.
Make sure you stick around until the end of Day 2 to hear from Bullhorn’s Regional Sales Director, Simon Dobson with his thoughts on how you can automate part of the recruitment workflow and get ahead of your competitors with The Rise of the Robots and the Role of the Recruiter (15:15 – 15:45, Theatre 2)