Thursday 17 October, 2019 RECFEST PROGRAM - SECRET STAGE

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Morning agenda theme is 'People Matters', hosted by Pass Technology

09.45am - 10.25am Workshop

Joanne Lockwood

Workshop: Your Journey To Conscious Inclusion

Join Joanne as she explores Diversity & Inclusion: How to create and normalise a culture of inclusivity & belonging.

10.25am - 11.00am

Morning tea

11.00am - 11.40am

Mary Butler

Recreate Your Career Story: How To Get Clear On Your Career

Mary will explore how to redefine your career path, including how to:
- Identify and remove the blockers that are holding you back in your career,
- Build a map to design what's next for you and what needs to happen to get you there, and
- Bridge the gap by stretching yourself to make the change they want to make!

11.40am - 12.15pm

Simon Fenech

Second Chances

Simon will take us through his journey, work place injury, prison and hurdles faced after prison. He will cover his meeting Wear For Success and his move to meaningful employment and second chances through fruit2work.

12.15pm - 1.15pm


Afternoon agenda theme is 'Disruption', hosted by Bill Boorman

1.15pm - 2.00pm

Bill Boorman

What's Going On In The Tech World?

Using his view of HR tech from travelling the world working with vendors and business, and his recent interest in stand up comedy, Bill will be giving us his very special spin on what is new and exciting in the rec tech world.

2.00pm - 2.30pm

Mike Haywood

Modern Recruitment For The World We Live In

Organisations are increasingly embracing recruitment technology to keep candidates at the centre. However, not all modern technology stacks operate the same, or deliver the experience required. Getting it wrong can set your organisation back significantly.
Mike will discuss how to blend human touch with the right technology stack and experience, and shows through empirical data how:
• Time-to-hire can be halved,
• Quality of candidate shortlists can be improved by 3x,
• Candidate retention can be improved 3x when administered correctly.

2.30pm - 3.00pm

Jane Bianchini

Candidate Engagement Through Video

Jane takes a look at the implications of candidate engagement in a crowded market. In this workshop you will explore how to attract, screen and keep your company top of mind for candidates.

3:00pm - 3:40pm

Afternoon tea

3:40pm - 4:15pm

Rick Mare

Digital Transformation And Building The Ideal Tech Stack.

Digital transformation is front and center of the C - level agenda. 74 percent of businesses either have a digital transformation strategy in place or are in the process of implementing one.

Given the proven ability of digital tools to drive efficiency and innovation. However, many businesses are stalling on their DX journey - and a lack of skills and talent are fundamental obstacles to achieving this. Is it the talent or the vendors causing DX to stall?

How can you build a tech stack that allows you to succeed at DX.

4:15pm - 5:00pm

Jay Munro

The Future of Recruiting: Why Everything You Think You Know About Hiring is Probably Wrong

A few years ago, Indeed launched an experiment to improve each step of the recruitment process from first click to hire. They employed 100 experienced recruiters and then sat back to observe and measure their every action. This R&D lab for recruiting provided Indeed with insights to automate and improve sourcing, screening, scheduling and interviewing processes—all with the goal of providing better hires, faster. Join Jay Munro, Indeed’s Employment Insights Strategist, in this fascinating exploration of the intersection of recruiting and technology that debunks everything you know about what it takes to make a great hire.

5:00pm - 5:30pm

Bill Boorman

Round up and close of stage

5:30pm - 6.30pm

Cocktails hosted by WorkPro

6:30pm - onwards



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