YARNS LIVE | Morning Session – MAY 23

Yarns LIVE Morning Session

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.

New to Recruitment Yarns this year, you’ll be able to join us as a virtual attendee. After paying your registration fee you’ll have access to a secure website featuring streams of your choice of topics being discussed at each of the round table sessions. During the day, keynote sessions will be live streamed and a variety of sessions will be recorded for your convenience. During each session, you’ll be able to participate in online chat with other virtual attendees and you’ll have a facilitator at each table, ready to repeat your questions or comments to the presenters and in person audience. It’s just like being there!

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!

To participate, all you’ll need is a computer or laptop connected to the internet. Instructions will be provided once you pay your registration fee and online support will be available before, during and after the event.

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING ONLINE

  • It’s almost like being there: You’ll be able to see and hear the speakers and view their presentation slides simultaneously. So you can see and hear what’s happening at each table and during each keynote session.
  • Watch Yarns keynote sessions live: The keynote sessions are being live-streamed throughout the day and will be viewable on-demand within 24 hours.
  • Watch anywhere, anytime: Easily viewable on your computer, tablet or smartphone and at your convenience. Watch the live-stream or go back later and watch on-demand. The choice is yours.
  • Participate, interact: Join the conversation via online chat and Q&A Forums. Hear your questions and comments being repeated by the facilitators during the event.

This years’ speakers and hosts bring you their expertise as listed below in the speakers and schedule sections, pick the topics that interest you and join the discussion!

Once again, in 2019 we are counting on your support to help improve the lives of families living with autism via Assistance Dogs Australia and their PAWS Program and families living with physical disabilities via Mobility Dogs NZ

Join us for what promises to be an incredible event!


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
Tara & Jim O'Connell What impact can health, well-being & safety programs have on your greatest asset?
Raj Soni Onboarding Automation
Stacey Copas How to be Resilient in Business and Life
Steve Begg Turning Brand New People Into Recruitment Ninja’s
Amanda Hector Sales Pillar of Success & Sourcing Pillar of Success
Col Levander How to succeed in the world of temp and contingent staffing
Simon Townsend Augmented Intelligence - Claiming back your time.
Neil Rose Reference Checking in the Digital Age
Tanya Williams If you think you are winning in the game of social, think again!
Justin Falk What Employers Look For When Selecting Recruiters

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
Tara & Jim O'Connell What impact can health, well-being & safety programs have on your greatest asset?
Raj Soni Onboarding Automation
Stacey Copas How to be Resilient in Business and Life
Steve Begg Turning Brand New People Into Recruitment Ninja’s
Amanda Hector Sales Pillar of Success & Sourcing Pillar of Success
Col Levander How to succeed in the world of temp and contingent staffing
Simon Townsend Augmented Intelligence - Claiming back your time.
Neil Rose Reference Checking in the Digital Age
Tanya Williams If you think you are winning in the game of social, think again!
Justin Falk What Employers Look For When Selecting Recruiters

Lee Anne Whitaker - Are you ready for the change? Can your business and technology adapt to support the growing digital workers? Are full-time home-based staff a reality for your company at all levels? Includes a 5 min Q&A session

To combat skills shortages and attract the best talent, think about offering full-time remote working to allow employees to have a better work-life balance. Working for a business headquartered in Orkney, Scotland, we have employees in the USA, UK, Europe and Australia including Directors, Project Managers, Trainers and Implementation Consultants based at home.

Lee Whitaker leads Kyloe Partners’ Australian operations. With 14 years in the recruitment software space, Lee has a wealth of knowledge and expertise into the industry. She has previously led the SEEK recruitment software integrations and headed the operations for Broadbean in Australia.

    Learning outcomes:
  • Benefits to businesses of home-based employees
  • Technology to allow for remote working
  • Considerations & Concerns relating to remote employees

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
Tara & Jim O'Connell What impact can health, well-being & safety programs have on your greatest asset?
Raj Soni Onboarding Automation
Stacey Copas How to be Resilient in Business and Life
Steve Begg Turning Brand New People Into Recruitment Ninja’s
Amanda Hector Sales Pillar of Success & Sourcing Pillar of Success
Col Levander How to succeed in the world of temp and contingent staffing
Simon Townsend Augmented Intelligence - Claiming back your time.
Neil Rose Reference Checking in the Digital Age
Tanya Williams If you think you are winning in the game of social, think again!
Justin Falk What Employers Look For When Selecting Recruiters

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
Tara & Jim O'Connell What impact can health, well-being & safety programs have on your greatest asset?
Raj Soni Onboarding Automation
Stacey Copas How to be Resilient in Business and Life
Steve Begg Turning Brand New People Into Recruitment Ninja’s
Amanda Hector Sales Pillar of Success & Sourcing Pillar of Success
Col Levander How to succeed in the world of temp and contingent staffing
Simon Townsend Augmented Intelligence - Claiming back your time.
Neil Rose Reference Checking in the Digital Age
Tanya Williams If you think you are winning in the game of social, think again!
Justin Falk What Employers Look For When Selecting Recruiters
Tanya Williams - If you think you are winning in the game of social, think again!

Jared Cooney Horvath - Your brand, Your Story. including a 5 minutes Q&A session.

Jared Cooney Horvath (PhD, MEd) is an Educational Neuroscientist and author of the book Stop Talking, Start Influencing: 12 Insights from Brain Science to Make Your Message Stick. He has conducted research and lectured at Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, the University of Melbourne, and over 150 organizations internationally. He currently serves as Director of LME Global: a team dedicated to bringing the latest brain and behavioural research to business and industry

    Learning Outcomes:
  • Learn the Power of Stories over Perception
  • Learn the Impact of Aligning Values with Story
  • Learn what's Required to Make Your Story Stick
Emcee to close and re-cap on the day
Speakers:
    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...
    Col Levander has a celebrated career in the recruitment and staffing industry for near on 3 decades and is regarding by his peers as a contingent staffing specialist. He has founded, grown and sold 4 recruitment and staffing businesses during his career. An entrepreneur and philanthropist, Col is renown for his quick wit, sense of...
    stacey copas
    Stacey has not let a devastating accident that left her a quadriplegic and dependent on a wheelchair at 12 years old slow her down. Instead, she has used her life experience and personal philosophies to become Australia’s leading keynote speaker and facilitator on resilience and finding the opportunity in change and adversity, delivering keynote speeches,...
    Lee Whitaker
    Lee Whitaker leads Kyloe Partners’ Australian operations. With 14 years in the recruitment software space, Lee has a wealth of knowledge and expertise into the industry. She has previously led the SEEK recruitment software integrations and headed the operations for Broadbean in Australia. Keynote Speaker Topic Are you ready for the change? Can your business and...
    DR-Jared
    Jared Cooney Horvath (PhD, MEd) is an Educational Neuroscientist and author of the book Stop Talking, Start Influencing: 12 Insights from Brain Science to Make Your Message Stick. He has conducted research and lectured at Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, the University of Melbourne, and over 150 organizations internationally. He currently serves as Director of...
    Tanya-Williams
    How recruiters are able to dominate social media by playing by the new rules? It could be time you re-imagined how digital can be used to get you in front of the right people. Have you been told you’re supposed to spend 6 figures on marketing to win? Screw that!! It’s time you eliminate ‘supposed...
    Justin is the CEO and Founder of TalentVine, Australia’s leading recruitment consultant aggregator that connects employers to top-rated specialist recruiters. We provide a simple way for specialist recruiters to bid for opportunities to work with new employers and utilise the existing candidates that they have already identified for similar roles. Justin comes from a background in...
    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...
    Neil Rose
    Neil has been running sales teams for over 15 years and has recruited, hired and trained nearly 6000 people in that time. This resulted in him completing hundreds of reference checks over the years. The traditional ref checking process never took into consideration of the referee and Neil set out to change that. Research showed...
    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...
    Amanda Hector is the Founder of specialist recruitment training business, Recruiter Developer.  We could tell you that she used to be a billion dollar biller or that she sold her recruitment business for gazillions but that’s not true or entirely relevant to being one of Australia’s leading recruitment training experts. Amanda has been in the...
    Bringing demonstrable change to organisations. Principal of Twelve2, 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...
    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...
    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.
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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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