BRISBANE MAY 2

Brisbane recruitment Yarns

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.

The casual afternoon roundtable sessions invite recruitment agency owners, senior leaders and their teams to get up close and personal with subject matter experts matched perfectly with the current industry challenges. The casual nature of the roundtables welcomes engaging conversation aimed at answering your questions to help your and your agency’s 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.

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We are looking forward to seeing you there!

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

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
Col Levander Key concepts on the technology you should be using and those you shouldn’t ignore.
Colin Cuthbert & Alex Opacic Culture Wins Talent
Raife Watson Job board candidates are active not passive
Marc Hutchinson Industry Insights - Facts not Fiction Quiz
Janelle Paterson Generating additional income through Government Funding and Incentives
Tara & Jim O'Connell What impact can health, well-being & safety programs have on your greatest asset?
Raj Soni Onboarding Automation
Steve Begg Turning Brand New People Into Recruitment Ninja’s
Phil Seubert The changing landscape of superannuation

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
Col Levander Key concepts on the technology you should be using and those you shouldn’t ignore.
Colin Cuthbert & Alex Opacic Culture Wins Talent
Raife Watson Job board candidates are active not passive
Marc Hutchinson Industry Insights - Facts not Fiction Quiz
Janelle Paterson Generating additional income through Government Funding and Incentives
Tara & Jim O'Connell What impact can health, well-being & safety programs have on your greatest asset?
Raj Soni Onboarding Automation
Steve Begg Turning Brand New People Into Recruitment Ninja’s
Phil Seubert The changing landscape of superannuation

Keynote Topic: Building A Sales Culture, includes a 5-minute Q & A

Dave is one of the world’s foremost authorities on how to become a purpose-driven leader and enable organizations to drive profitability on purpose. Throughout his international career, Dave has lead organizations and teams across multiple sectors and industries.

Key Learning Outcomes include:
  • Why developing a Sales Culture is critical
  • How to establish Accountability & Decentralised decision making
  • Why Rapid growth and maintaining culture is everyone’s responsibility.

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
Col Levander Key concepts on the technology you should be using and those you shouldn’t ignore.
Colin Cuthbert & Alex Opacic Culture Wins Talent
Raife WatsonJob board candidates are active not passive
Marc Hutchinson Industry Insights - Facts not Fiction Quiz
Janelle Paterson Generating additional income through Government Funding and Incentives
Tara & Jim O'Connell What impact can health, well-being & safety programs have on your greatest asset?
Raj Soni Onboarding Automation
Steve Begg Turning Brand New People Into Recruitment Ninja’s
Phil Seubert The changing landscape of superannuation

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
Col Levander Key concepts on the technology you should be using and those you shouldn’t ignore.
Colin Cuthbert & Alex Opacic Culture Wins Talent
Raife Watson Job board candidates are active not passive
Marc Hutchinson Industry Insights - Facts not Fiction Quiz
Janelle Paterson Generating additional income through Government Funding and Incentives
Tara & Jim O'Connell What impact can health, well-being & safety programs have on your greatest asset?
Raj Soni Onboarding Automation
Steve Begg Turning Brand New People Into Recruitment Ninja’s
Phil Seubert The changing landscape of superannuation

Tim Walmsley - Use of digital platforms to make your business more profitable, including a 5 minutes Q&A session

Tim Walmsley, founder and CEO of BenchOn, is an Australian entrepreneur passionate about revolutionising business productivity across the industrial landscape. Tim sits at the forefront of digital innovation and combines his 16 years experience in the corporate and government sectors to solve the problem of staff underutilisation by minimising the adverse impacts of business peaks and troughs. BenchOn’s digital platform enables business to business collaboration to optimise productivity, improve retention rates and maximise business growth.

Keynote Speaker Topic: Use of digital platforms to make your business more profitable

Today we are flooded with new start-ups and platforms that are solving any number of problems in any number of industries. Recruitment is certainly not an exception. However, to only remain focused on what new tech is trying to disrupt recruitment, you could be missing amazing opportunities to optimise your business, open yourself up to new opportunities and diversify your business for greater success in the digital age. Tim Walmsley will talk us through some of these technologies, how to find them and educate yourself on how they can help, and tips on how to set your business up to embrace these new technologies.

Emcee to close and re-cap on the day
Jim maintains decades of experience managing medium and large scale operations in the Supply Chain industry.  Jim’s combination of business and technical knowledge equips him with macro and micro focus when tailoring and delivering worker health and workplace safety solutions for his clients.  Putting legislation into perspective and then into practice, with an understanding of...
I am Janelle Paterson, the CEO of Revmax, the business that specialises in finding Government funding and incentives. RevMax assists businesses and recruitment agencies to navigate through the maze of government funding to find schemes and incentives relevant to your company and industry. I have been working in this sector for over 20 years. My...
Tim Walmsley, founder and CEO of BenchOn, is an Australian entrepreneur passionate about revolutionising business productivity across the industrial landscape. Tim sits at the forefront of digital innovation and combines his 16 years experience in the corporate and government sectors to solve the problem of staff underutilisation by minimising the adverse impacts of business peaks...
Marc has been providing financial solutions for growing businesses for 20 years. After arriving in Brisbane in 2002, he has held both operational and sales roles within banking and international finance companies helping Australian and New Zealand businesses achieve their growth aspirations.  Having worked with clients from startup to those turning over hundreds of millions,...
Tara brings to the table 20 years’ experience working in and managing on hire labour and recruitment organisations, both blue and white collar. Transitioning into the arena of Workplace Health and Safety, Tara not only applies her knowledge in a practical style but balances that with consideration of operational and commercial requirements. Tara now services...
Amy currently heads up sales in the Australia-New Zealand region at Vincere. A self-professed travelling addict, Amy fell in love with the business of SaaS and joined the recruitment tech industry in 2016. Originally born and raised in Portsmouth, UK, she moved to Sydney last year in search of a new adventure. Today, she speaks to...
Steve Begg
Steve Begg has been in the recruitment Industry for over 20 years. With experience at all levels of Recruitment Steve has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to improving the performance of Recruitment functions. In 2015 Steve developed a series of training courses that focused on taking brand new people in recruitment and providing...
Colin Cuthbert
I started working in the contractor management and payroll industry over 12 years ago. Four years prior, I’d left the pharmaceutical industry in the UK to travel to Australia on a 417 travel visa. I had no job to come to, but I wanted to see what Australia had to offer. I was lucky to...
Dave is an Executive Leadership Coach & Trainer, Keynote Speaker and Published Author. Dave is one of the world’s foremost authorities on HOW TO become a purpose-driven leader and enable organizations to drive profitability on purpose. Throughout his international career, Dave has lead organizations and teams across multiple sectors and industries. As an international and award winning...
Building and providing technology solutions for labour hire companies with special emphasis on adding efficiencies to your business and reducing cost. Raj works with many companies in helping them automate their manual process using technology. With over two decades of experience working within the Recruitment Industry, providing technology solutions, Raj has gained an excellent understanding...
Col Levander has worked within the Recruitment Industry for nearly 30 years where his recruitment career commenced working from an entry level consulting and resourcing position to Branch, State, Regional and National roles in Operations and Sales working for small niche businesses, National companies and Global organisations. Col has also founded, grown and sold four...
ROUNDTABLE TOPIC: RECRUITING PASSIVE CANDIDATES  Raife Watson is the full-time CEO of jobs website Adzuna, and part-time employment expert for Channel 9’s Today Show.
Philip is the Manager, Customer Acquisition at Sunsuper and has worked with recruitment agencies in managing their superannuation obligations for over 10 years. Philip prides himself on building long-term partnerships with clients and thrives on being able to help businesses deliver better outcomes for both employers and their employees. His understanding of the recruitment industry means...
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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"
Absolutely, Yarns has been designed to provide a broad but poignant opportunity for all of our guests to engage with key hosts and speakers. We have done our best to provide as much information pre-event as possible so you can come prepared and maximise your time whilst with us!
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