AUCKLAND JUNE 6 – AFTERNOON SESSION

Auckland Recruitment Yarns 2019

Recruitment Yarns is an Australian and New Zealand roadshow series hosted by some of the industry’s most well-known identities and industry partners. In its fourth year, this well established and popular event offers recruitment and staffing industry professionals an opportunity to explore fresh ideas and concepts for their business in conversation with hand-picked industry specialists with a wealth of knowledge and expertise.

This year, the Sydney/Auckland event will be split into a morning and an afternoon session.

The morning session is geared towards recruitment professionals looking at further development in both their career and personally. The hosts’ topics of discussion at their roundtables, will be focused on equipping your team with the knowledge or tools that will enable them to THRIVE at work. The Yarns morning session is about learning, thriving, further development and empowerment!

The afternoon session is geared towards the recruitment and staffing industry’s senior leaders and decision makers who are looking for new and innovative solutions or products to help them navigate and overcome some of the most poignant issues affecting our Industry at the moment. Leaders whom strategic business decisions will enhance their business output and generate more revenue! The afternoon hosts are subject matter experts whom bring their knowledge to the afternoon session in order to help your business grow.

The casual nature of the roundtables welcomes an engaging conversation aimed at aiding your business’ continued success.

This years’ speakers and hosts bring you their expertise as listed below in the speakers and schedule sections.

Complimentary drinks and further networking opportunity post event from 5:00 to 6:00 pm.

Once again, in 2019 we are counting on your support to help improve the lives of families living with physical disabilities via Mobility Dogs NZ

We are looking forward to seeing you there!

We'll be at the door to welcome and register you from 12:30 pm
Housekeeping and an introduction of our hosts and what you can expect to happen throughout the day.
Speakers:

    All Roundtable sessions run concurrently - choose the host/table that you prefer.
    Roundtable Hosts and Topics:
    Amy Street Scale or Fail. Recruitment Growth Strategies for 2019 and beyond.
    Alan McDonald - The current Employment Environment
    Col Levander - Key concepts on the technology you should be using and those you shouldn’t ignore
    Darren Cottrell Industry Insights - Facts not Fiction Quiz
    Dan Mettham Capitalising The Gig Economy
    Tara & Jim O'Connell What impact can health, well-being & safety programs have on your greatest assets?
    Raife Watson TBC
    Steve Begg Turning Brand New People Into Recruitment Ninja’s
    Neil Rose Reference Checking in the Digital Age
    Kristen Davie Turn your competitor into a collaborator
    Will Allan & Tara Kingston Why run a values based business? A focus on people, product and profit in that order

    All Roundtable sessions run concurrently - choose the host/table that you prefer.
    Roundtable Hosts and Topics:
    Amy Street Scale or Fail. Recruitment Growth Strategies for 2019 and beyond.
    Alan McDonald - The current Employment Environment
    Col Levander - Key concepts on the technology you should be using and those you shouldn’t ignore
    Darren Cottrell Industry Insights - Facts not Fiction Quiz
    Dan Mettham Capitalising The Gig Economy
    Tara & Jim O'Connell What impact can health, well-being & safety programs have on your greatest assets?
    Raife Watson TBC
    Steve Begg Turning Brand New People Into Recruitment Ninja’s
    Neil Rose Reference Checking in the Digital Age
    Kristen Davie Turn your competitor into a collaborator
    Will Allan & Tara Kingston Why run a values based business? A focus on people, product and profit in that order

    Simon Townsend - Augmented Intelligence – Claiming back your time, including a 5 minutes Q&A session

    Simon Townsend is a Design Thinking professional who specialises in Human Capital. From C-Suite strategy definition to “in the trenches” delivery, Simon draws on almost a decade of innovation management experience to help organisations create change that people accept.

    Simon has helped HR and Procurement teams, from many renowned multinational corporations, develop their innovation strategies and craft the user experiences required to make them effective.

    Simon is a well-respected technologist who is a member of the Sydney Digital Disruption Research Group and spent 2 years assessing startups for inclusion in the TalentTech Labs incubator based out of New York. TalentTech Labs is the only HR focused incubator in the world.

    In his time as Innovation Manager for Deloitte and Chief Innovation Officer APAC for Allegis Global Solutions Simon honed his Design Thinking skills and he has trained one on one with Professors from Insead, Stanford and UC Berkeley.

      Key learning outcomes:
    • What tools are available right now that help with day to day tasks
    • How they can best gain time back to focus on their bottom line
    • What to watch for next


    All Roundtable sessions run concurrently - choose the host/table that you prefer.
    Roundtable Hosts and Topics:
    Amy Street Scale or Fail. Recruitment Growth Strategies for 2019 and beyond.
    Alan McDonald - The current Employment Environment
    Col Levander - Key concepts on the technology you should be using and those you shouldn’t ignore
    Darren Cottrell Industry Insights - Facts not Fiction Quiz
    Dan Mettham Capitalising The Gig Economy
    Tara & Jim O'Connell What impact can health, well-being & safety programs have on your greatest assets?
    Raife Watson TBC
    Steve Begg Turning Brand New People Into Recruitment Ninja’s
    Neil Rose Reference Checking in the Digital Age
    Kristen Davie Turn your competitor into a collaborator
    Will Allan & Tara Kingston Why run a values based business? A focus on people, product and profit in that order

    All Roundtable sessions run concurrently - choose the host/table that you prefer.
    Roundtable Hosts and Topics:
    Amy Street Scale or Fail. Recruitment Growth Strategies for 2019 and beyond.
    Alan McDonald - The current Employment Environment
    Col Levander - Key concepts on the technology you should be using and those you shouldn’t ignore
    Darren Cottrell Industry Insights - Facts not Fiction Quiz
    Dan Mettham Capitalising The Gig Economy
    Tara & Jim O'Connell What impact can health, well-being & safety programs have on your greatest assets?
    Raife Watson TBC
    Steve Begg Turning Brand New People Into Recruitment Ninja’s
    Neil Rose Reference Checking in the Digital Age
    Kristen Davie Turn your competitor into a collaborator
    Will Allan & Tara Kingston Why run a values based business? A focus on people, product and profit in that order

    Adam Hall - My Journey to the Top, including a 5 minutes Q&A session

    "My Journey To The Top" as a Paralympic Winter Athlete. Everything dreams, goals and turning them into reality. Tools and learnings to help in your personal and professional life to be the best and most efficient you can be.

    Emcee to close and re-cap on the day
    Speakers:
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      Our events commence just after lunch each day with some opening words, round table speed-networking with two key note speakers featured at 2.05pm and 3.25pm. For more information see this events schedule
      We will be on deck from 12 noon at each event
      You can expect a fun filled relaxed atmosphere that delivers key and important take-aways and messages for all of our participants. The theme of yarns is “Learn, Share and Thrive"
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