Emerging Talent 2020

Helping solve Early Careers and Emerging Talent recruiting challenges

2nd December 2020
8:30 – 5:30
Free for Talent Aquisition /
HR  Delegates
The King’s Fund
Cavendish Square,
London W1G 0AN

About the Event

Our annual TALiNT In-House Emerging Talent event is back. We’ll be talking through and sharing insight on some of the key early careers and emerging talent challenges employers face in the UK including:

  • Candidate attraction
  • Developing your employer brand
  • Engaging diverse talent pools
  • Creating a positive candidate experience
  • Assessing the right skills
  • Internships & apprenticeships
  • Research and insights
  • Using tech to engage talent

Who We Are

TALiNT In-House Leaders is the largest free Talent Acquisition and HR event programme in the UK, Europe, Australia, Middle East and Asia. The events combine industry leading keynote talks, interactive discussion sessions and relaxed social networking opportunities which means our delegates derive a multitude of business leading ideas and benefits.

Who Attends

The events are free of charge for In-House; Heads of HR, Resourcing, HR Directors, HR Managers and Senior HR Team Members. We have a limited number of sponsorship and ticket opportunities for suppliers. Please contact Andy Daniel if you are an industry solution provider/supplier.

Why Attend?

  • Learn a lot, be inspired – a wide range of topics are covered with expert speakers delivering analysis and fast moving TED style talks covering the full spectrum of issues relevant to Talent Acquisition, ensuring you go back to your office brimming with ideas.
  • You’re in good company – all delegates are screened to ensure you are with your peers. Event sizes range from 50 to 200.
  • Share your challenges and knowledge at our roundtable discussion groups.
  • Meet relevant suppliers in a collaborative environment for advice and market insight. We curate our sponsoring partners to ensure they are relevant to what you do.
  • Connect with peers – informal cabaret style seating and plenty of free networking time at breaks and lunch or grab a drink together afterwards.


Ken Brotherston

Managing Director
TALiNT Partners

Deanne Mayhew

Head of Assessment Operations
Civil Service Fast Stream - Cabinet Office

Matthew Hitchin

Head of Recruitment Operations
Civil Service HR

James Gordanifar

Head of Student Recruitment
Ernst & Young

Glen McGowan

Global Head of Talent
Global Banking & Markets - HSBC

Steph Ryde

Emerging Talent Consultant

Michelle Craig

Marketing Manager

Chris May

Strategic Team Leader

Ryan Bridgman

Director - UK & Ireland


Join us for breakfast and meet your peers

  • What is the Fast Stream? Who we are and what we do
  • The challenges and issues we faced. An outline of the challenges for us as a high profile Civil Service recruiter.
  • How we transformed the recruitment process. What we did to address each of the issues and challenges. • Outcomes and moving forward. How successful were the changes we put into place, and what we are going to do next.

In this session, we will look at the needs of today’s students when navigating the world of work, what employers can do to help the transition from education to employment and new strategies that will help to recruit emerging talent. 

Network with your peers and chat to suppliers

Discussing 3 challenges facing emerging talent this year

  • CSR or commercial benefit?
  • How and why we should support social mobility

Amazon disrupted definitively the way people buy: what if Amazon went into jobs tomorrow? Comparing the online shopping experience with job seeking: what if we applied that exceptional experience to the activity of looking for a job Seeing how relevance – driven by the combination of Big Data, A.I. and Programmatic advertising – enables to perform effective recruiting campaigning and deliver on-demand qualified candidates

Discussing 3 challenges facing candidate attraction this year

  • Recruitment – Where do we have the most impact?
  • Development – Understanding the bigger picture
  • Career – Finding the role for you
  • Looking at what today’s emerging talent see as progression 
  • What they’re looking for from an employer that will help to retain them
  • We’ll be giving advice on how to ensure as an employer you’re offering a clear progression path and the importance of this



2019 Testimonials

"The speakers and the team delivered stellar content and the pace of the day was optimal with everyone engaged till the end. Encore!"
Alasdair Poole
Ashridge Business School
"The event was very thought provoking. The expertise and insights provided by the speakers gave me lots of ideas that I can use and will help me to develop my thinking in these areas."
Andy Smyth
City & Guilds Industry Skills Board
"An excellent conference for anyone working in Early Careers attraction. The presentations were informative and relevant."
Marissa Sanders
Irwin Mitchell
"Excellent organisation and I enjoyed the fast tempo and varied segments. It was especially valuable to network and meet with colleagues from other organisations."
Kate Ross

The Venue

Register for Tickets

2nd December 2020

8:30 – 5:00

Free for Talent Acquisition / HR Delegates

The King’s Fund
Cavendish Square,
London W1G 0AN