Let’s Talk Digital – Wednesday 7th November 2018
At JGP, we place a huge amount of value in providing the chance for the best people in the business to share their knowledge, experience and ideas with their peers. We always strive to ensure that every event that we are involved in not only feature expert speakers but opportunities for participants to discuss their unique situations.
Our upcoming “Let’s Talk Digital” event on Wednesday November 7th 2018 is no different. We’ll be joined by some fantastic speakers who’ll be discussing the exciting ways that they’re embracing digital technology to enhance their recruitment. We will also be hosting roundtable discussions so that you can bring your own ideas to the table, sharing your experience and learning from others in similar positions.
The event, hosted in partnership with South West Councils and the PPMA, is being held at Taunton Racecourse, Orchard Portman, Taunton TA3 7BL, between 10:30am – 3pm.
Our speakers on the day will be:
Steven Doyle – Jobsgopublic
In a challenging recruitment market, what are the best ways to set yourself up for success? In this session, Jobsgopublic’s Senior Client Partnership Manager, Steven Doyle, will take us through some of the key trends shaping the recruitment landscape. From using social media to boost your employer brand, to building your data to enable smarter decision making – discover the trends that will set you apart from the competition.
Phil Webster & Pepper – Southend Council (Virtual Session)
Pepper is a humanoid robot designed "to make people happy", enhance people’s lives, facilitate relationships, have fun with people and connect people with the outside world. Pepper, together with Phil Webster from Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, will explain how robotics can benefit (not replace) humans. Pepper has a staff badge and is a critical part of the Southend workforce, working with adults and children to improve lives he’s recently been helping people with dementia as well as Autism.
Jane Graham – Wiltshire Council
Jane Graham will offer insight into how Wiltshire Council have been using behavioural and psychometric profiling in their recruitment, from job advert to interview. This has helped them build ideal candidate profiles to attract people with the right ‘fit’ and ensured more success at hiring first time round. As well as offering her expert insight, Jane will also share a couple of case studies that show how these methods work in practise.
Alex Holly – West of England Combined Authority
What does the new generation want from the world of work and how can we adapt our working environment to attract them? During his time at both Bristol CC and, currently, at WECA, Alex has been part of a team tasked with making these organisations more flexible and adaptable for the millennial generation. Given the importance of attracting younger workers when it comes to future-proofing an organisation and securing effective succession planning, Alex shares his experiences and tips for other employers looking to the same.
Don’t miss out on what is guaranteed to be a great day of insightful talks and valuable discussion. Spaces are filling quickly so register your place for free today.