RHUB CONFERENCE / FRIDAY 21 OCTOBER

CONFERENCE & WORKSHOPS
8:10 AM – 5:00 PM

NETWORKING DRINKS
5:00 – 6:00 PM

UPDATED AGENDA/SESSIONS

Download PDF of RHUB Agenda and sessions.

WELCOME ADDRESS

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Jarrod Harr / AUT
Professor of Human Resource Management

RHUBNZ OVERVIEW

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Rebecca Clarke/ Prominence
Welcome and RHUBNZ overview. What to expect and learn from RHUB.

RETHINKING NEXT GENERATION RECRUITMENT

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Steve Levy / Recruiting Inferno
Is recruitment broken? Where is recruitment heading? What will next generation recruitment looks like?  In this session Steve Levy will dissect what is wrong currently with recruitment and explores what the future holds. He will argues that the best best recruitment outcomes often requires marrying  old school recruitment thinking and embracing new tool and technology.

THE FUTURE OF RECRUITING & ROAD AHEAD FOR RECRUITERS

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Jim Stroud
Randstad Sourceright USA

Everyone is talking about Artificial Intelligence and the age of smart robots and their wide-ranging implications on society in general. But what does the future holds for recruiters in a world where algorithm and smart technology rules? Will the middle-man role survive? What does the future hold for recruiters? Part crystal gazing and part sharing of scientific fact, Jim Stroud shares a cautionary view of things to come.

BUILDING A DESIRABLE RECRUITMENT BRANDlesliex400x230

Leslie Taylor / Warehouse Group
How much does branding matters? In this session Leslie will dissect the concept of employer branding and will illustrate the importance of being an innovator. She will highlight the importance of testing, learning and iterating, and the risks and pitfalls in creating compelling brands.  She will share her experience of winning over business leaders and the challenges faced and will offer suggestions on how to transform your company into a desirable recruitment brand.

On-Boarding:  A Critical Component of the Recruitment & Retention Experience

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Does on-boarding and in-house engagement play a part in employee retention and future recruitment initiatives?  In a competitive market, how does a prospective employer set itself apart in order to win over and retain high quality candidates?  In this session, learn about MPI’s journey to deliver its candidate management strategy that does not end when the job offer is made. You’ll hear how MPI’s breakthrough induction and on-boarding programme treats talent as a long-term investment and how this approach is paying long term dividends.

RECRUITMENT SHOWER THOUGHTS

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Paul Jacobs/ Jobgram
Grab the soap, lather up, and share some ‘shower thoughts’ with Paul Jacobs. The shower is where Paul ponders the big recruitment questions – what’s new, what’s now, the pain points, the opportunities, and the issues that keep us all up at night. This time it’s interactive: Paul will share his observations and invite you to join the conversation. It’s gonna get steamy.

PERSONAL BRANDING FOR RECRUITERS

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Rachel Kemp / Medibank
As a recruiter, you’re not just asking a candidate to see and believe in a company or a job, you’re asking them to believe in you! That’s why a strong personal brand is a tremendous asset for any recruiter today. In this session, Rachel will provide insight on what it takes to build a strong personal brand that resonates with the candidates you seek. She will share best practices, examples of the personal brand in action, and practical takeaways for boosting your ability to attract and engage great talent today. In a digital world where candidates can look you up just as quickly as you research them, this is a must-have perspective for driving great recruiting results.

DATA DRIVEN TALENT SEARCH FOR A NEW WORLD OF WORK

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Mark Reilly / Indeed

Search has changed the way people find jobs, and employers now have unprecedented access to a wealth of data on job seeker behaviour. The data in this presentation provides a fly-on-the-wall perspective of how candidates find jobs, why they click them, and what influences their decision to apply. We’ll unravel the complex relationship between the people looking for jobs and the companies who’d like to hire them. You’ll learn strategies that deliver superior results every time.

EMBRACING CREATIVITY & RISKS IN RECRUITMENT. CIGNA CASE STUDY

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Hannah Mundell/ CIGNA
Breakout

What part can creativity play in helping organisations attract talent? Is taking recruitment risk risky? In this case study, learn how CIGNA took the road less travelled and experimented with news ways of sourcing and engaging talent. Learn practical steps on how CIGNA harness internal staff to help with talent outreach and in the process build a corporate culture that attracts more talent. Understand the role of taking risks in recruitment.

HEADLINE RECRUITING: SOURCING PEOPLE FROM THE NEWS

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Jim Stroud/ Randstad Sourceright USA
WORKSHOP

When it comes to finding great talent, the secret Intel you need might be hiding right out in the open: just check the news! The digital world of the news runs deep. From corporate mergers, moves, and layoffs to weddings, moves, and promotions—it’s all there! In this workshop, Jim Stroud, will show how to dig deep for the news that can lead to that next great hire. Learn where to look, how to make sense of the overwhelming volume of information and how to execute on a process that works. This workshop will not only provide practical insight, but you’ll have a chance to put your learning to the test through interactive and fun activities.

OLD SCHOOL ENGAGEMENT USING COOL NEW TOOLS

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Steve Levy/ Recruiting Inferno
WORKSHOP / BREAKOUT

Steve will introduce and explain the 8 elements of outreach that when used will practically ensure you receive back replies that say, “This is the best email I’ve ever received from a recruiter.” The model applies equally well to texts, Snaps, and even InMails.

COMMUNITY SOURCING FOR TALENT

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Chris Long / RBA Australia
WORKSHOP / BREAKOUT

How can organisations effectively source from talent communities? Is it better to to build a new talent community or join an existing one? In this session Chris will explore the concept of talent communities and how they can be a major channel to source talent. Chris will highlight what it takes to build talent communities and how to sustain it for the long run.

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