This professional development cross-learning event seeks to bring together HRDs, scaleup founders and emerging talent to answer the following questions:
- What have some of the UK’s most successful scaleups done to recruit and retain at speed?
- How has recruitment changed in the corporate and professional services space to support recent changes?
- What can we learn from the graduate experience in both worlds to inform culture and hiring strategies that are fit for purpose in the time ahead?
- And do we need to fundamentally rethink how employers engage with education to enable a more prosperous future for all?
Join this exciting and unique event for the opportunity to engage with your peers and:
- Grow in understanding of how different cultures and sectors are attracting and hiring emerging talent
- Challenges faced by the current market and what is driving these
- Feed into strategies to help support your biggest retention and onboarding strategies
- Discover what young people REALLY think about the opportunities out there and what you’re doing to get them involved
- Learn how to create a workforce for the future that fits next generation thinking
9am: Arrival, coffee and pastries.
9.50-10.30: Session One – talent sourcing and attraction, addressing the following questions:
- What is the market doing and why?
- Where are the current opportunities? What is working/what is not? (cross learning from the scale up and corporates)
- What does this mean for the current jobs markets and future talent agenda?
- What do young people really think and why?
11am-11.30am: Tea and coffee.
11.30-12.30pm: Session Two – retaining people and building a resilient culture, addressing the following questions
- What have been the biggest culture shifts in recent times?
- What has this meant for scale ups and bigger organisations?
- Has the wellbeing agenda made ‘productivity’ a dirty word?
- How can we make a difference to people’s lives (and do you really care?)
12.45pm - 1.30pm: Buffet lunch and networking.
Who is involved?
The HR World is the UK’s freshest news and view platform in the future work. Creating bespoke, immersive and outcomes based events they aim to help senior HRs collaborate and problem solve to support economic and business ambition.
University of Bristol is one of the UK’s most respected education organisations with a huge focus on ensuring their students are the next generation of world-leading talent. They offer free and cost effective ways to engage with students during their studies and when they graduate. They can also raise awareness of organisation’s aims support recruitment drives.
TechSPARK is a not-for-profit community dedicated to connecting, educating and strengthening tech ecosystems from Swindon to Swansea. We work with tech and digital businesses from startups to scaleups, SME’s to global corporations to help them thrive through our networks and knowledge.
Hannah is Global Head of Colleague Engagement D&I at Barclays having worked with the retail bank since she was 17. She is an award-winning speaker and recently won the WeAreTheCity rising star award as well as being named among the most inspirational D&I (Diversity and Inclusion) professionals by D&I Leaders. She Is in the Top 25 most influential HR practitioners by HR Magazine.
She is also the founder of Rarity London and is a certified corporate coach. Over the past three years, she has delivered empowerment workshops, keynote addresses and joined many panel discussions with industry leaders.
Orlagh is responsible for the people & social purpose & sustainability division including reward, talent, inclusion and diversity, learning and development, internal communications and engagement as well as ESG and community engagement. Orlagh’s senior HR roles and experience in the banking sector spans AXA Sunlife, a FTSE 100 insurer, Royal Sun Alliance PLC and Allied Irish Banks PLC in Dublin.
Dr. Harry Pitts
Culture Clash takes place at Engine Shed located right next to Bristol Temple Meads railway station.
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