TALiNT PointSix Predictions 2021

A uniquely insightful look at the year ahead for Recruitment and RPO leaders. 

 

24th Feb 2021
9:30 – 13:00
Free for
Recruitment & RPO Leaders
Online

About the Event

Join us on Wednesday 24th February 2021 for PointSix Predictions – a uniquely insightful look at the year ahead for Recruitment and RPO leaders. 

This interactive event combines thought-leadership from industry advisers and business experts with peer learning and insight from some of the sector’s TIARA-winning recruitment and talent solutions leaders to help you make better strategic and tactical decisions in 2021. 

Drawing upon the best insights and predictions from our PointSix members and partners, this event will offer expert perspectives on how to maximise growth opportunities while building high-performing teams.  

The first session will focus on how to adapt to new client and candidate expectations, with advice on how to optimise talent tech and new talent acquisition models to build longterm loyalty. 

The second session will look at how recruitment and RPO companies should adapt to new workforce and workplace trends, with advice on how to maximise brand, training, and purpose to become employers of choice. 

Speakers

Alex Evans

Programme Director
TALiNT Partners

Andy Daniel

Commercial Director
TALiNT Partners

Ken Brotherston

Managing Director
TALiNT Partners

Debra Sparshott

Programme Director
TALiNT Partners

Jill Bassett

Operations & Board Director
ManpowerGroup Talent Solutions

Bio

Adam Hawkins

Head of Search & Staffing EMEA
LinkedIn

Bio

Ryan McCabe

CEO
Odro

Bio

Karima Green

Global Diversity, Inclusion & Engagement Lead
SThree

Bio

Professor Emma Parry

Professor of Human Resource Management
Cranfield School of Management

Bio

Ashley Lawrence

Chairperson
Trinnovo

Bio

Gary Elden OBE

Chairperson
Amoria Bond

Bio

Rebecca Lauder-Fletcher

Group Marketing Manager
Source Group International

James Chorley

Relationship Director
PeopleScout

Bio

Vicki Codd

Group Marketing Director
NES Fircroft

Bio

James Saoulli

CEO
Rullion

Bio

Steve Leach

Group MD
Alexander Mann Solutions

Bio

Kevin Barrow

Partner
Osborne Clarke

Bio

Adam Dale

Commercial Director
SourceBreaker

Clarke Bowles

Head of Key Accounts
Parasol

Neil Brodie

Director of Business Development
JobDiva

Diya Obeid

CEO & President
JobDiva

Alec Fowler

Global Account Director
Bullhorn

Session 1: Adapting to new client & candidate demands

  • 09:30 - 09:35: Welcome – Alex Evans & Andy Daniel, TALiNT Partners
  • 09:35 - 09:45: Presentation Q&A - What are the post-pandemic priorities for TA teams in 2021? - Ken Brotherston, Managing Director, TALiNT Partners
  • 09:45 - 10:10: Panel – What new TA trends & challenges will drive innovation?

Shortlisting, Assessing, Compliance, Upskilling & Onboarding from high volume applications whilst improving candidate experience and client service 

 

  • Jill Bassett, Operations & Board Director, ManpowerGroup Talent Solutions
  • Adam Hawkins, Head of Search & Staffing EMEA, LinkedIn
  • Steve Leach, Group MD, Alexander Mann Solutions
  • Alec Fowler, Global Account Director, Bullhorn
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  • 10:10 - 10:35: Panel – How can Recruiters & RPOs be better D&I partners?

Talent pipelines, gender decoded ads, blind CVs, video interviews, better collaboration between recruiters & RPOs, and educating clients 

  • Karima Green, Global Diversity, Inclusion & Engagement Lead, SThree
  • James Saoulli, CEO, Rullion
  • Debra Sparshott, Employer Programme Director, TALiNT Partners
  • Diya Obeid, CEO & President, JobDiva
  • 10:35 - 10:55: Roundtable discussions
  • 10:55 - 11:00: Break

Session 2: Attracting & retaining the best talent

  • 11:00 - 11:25: Panel – Regulatory Update: Brexit, IR35 & Furlough

What are the implications of the Brexit deal, the extension of the furlough scheme and recent amendments to IR35 for recruiters, RPOs and the use of umbrella companies?

  • Kevin Barrow, Partner, Osborne Clarke
  • Clarke Bowles, Head of Key Accounts, Parasol Group 
  • 11:25 - 11:50: Adapting to post-pandemic leadership challenges

Leading, managing & coaching remote teams, improving productivity, how to use personal brand and purpose, enabling autonomy & intrapreneurship & how to lead through crisis and change  

  • Ryan McCabe, CEO, Odro
  • Professor Emma Parry, Professor of Human Resource Management, Cranfield School of Management
  • Ashley Lawrence, Chairperson, Trinnovo
  • Gary Elden OBE, Chairperson, Amoria Bond
  • 11:50 - 11:55: Break
  • 11:55 - 12:20: Panel Q&A – Optimising brand & data to attract the right candidates

How to use content, advocacy, thought leadership, how to leverage personal brand, how to improve sales & marketing collaboration, and how to build an attractive employer brand  

  • Adam Dale, Commercial Director, SourceBreaker
  • Rebecca Lauder-Fletcher, Marketing Manager, SGI
  • James Chorley, Relationship Director, PeopleScout
  • Vicki Codd, Global Marketing Director, NES Fircroft
  • 12:20 - 12:50: Roundtable discussions
  • 12:50 - 13:00 - Close

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24th Feb 2021

09:30 – 13:00

Free for
Recruitment & RPO Leaders

Online

Jill Bassett
Operations & Board Director
ManpowerGroup Talent Solutions
LinkedIn

As a leader in Total Talent Management, Jill has considerable experience in implementing and delivering integrated talent solutions, through the evolution of Managed Service Programmes (MSPs), Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPOs) and Statements of Work (SOW) recruitment models for large, enterprise businesses.

Adam Hawkins
Head of Search & Staffing UK&I
LinkedIn
LinkedIn

Adam Hawkins is Head of Search & Staffing at LinkedIn in EMEA. With two decades of recruitment industry experience, he is a trusted advisor to leading recruitment and executive search firms across the globe. His team partners with recruiters to arm them with unique data, insights and talent trends from LinkedIn’s 722+ million members globally to help them find the best talent for their clients quickly. With recruiters playing an integral role in powering businesses and the economy, his team is proud to partner with them to help connect people to opportunity and build career confidence.

Prior to LinkedIn, Adam spent over 18 years at The Adecco Group in numerous senior leadership and executive board member roles. He worked and lived abroad for 10 of those years where he gained unique exposure to many of the global staffing markets and associated business models.

Outside of work, Adam supports as an advisor to a number of industry-related ventures and is an active mentor to entrepreneurs from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds.

Ryan McCabe
CEO
Odro
LinkedIn

Ryan McCabe is CEO of Odro, the UK's leading video platform for agency recruiters. Odro won the TIARA Talent Tech Innovation Award in 2020 and the RI Supplier Award in 2019 for enabling recruiters to deliver more value to clients and candidates. Odro equips recruiters with a complete end-to-end video solution that helps them engage more talent and win better business with advanced interviewing, sales messaging and content creation tools; backed-up by a best in class training and implementation programme.

Karima Green
Global Diversity, Inclusion & Engagement Leader
SThree
LinkedIn

Karima has extensive experience in working with Global organisations to define and drive effective Strategies for Diversity, Engagement and Wellbeing to create change in order to positively impact the People experience. For Karima, Diversity is much more than a career; her first memory is marching at a women’s equality march and still to this day spends much of her personal time as an activist, campaigning and advocating for change and equality for all diverse groups.

Professor Emma Parry
Professor of Human Resource Management
Cranfield School of Management
LinkedIn

Emma Parry is a Professor of Human Resource Management and Head of the Changing World of Work Group at Cranfield School of Management.  She is an expert on the impact of the changing external context on managing people, particularly the influence of workforce demographics and technological advancement.  Emma is Fellow of the British Academy of Management, Academic Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and an Honorary Fellow of the Institute for Employment Studies.

Ashley Lawrence
Founder & CEO
Trinnovo Group
LinkedIn

Ashley Lawrence is a multi-award-winning recruitment entrepreneur with a keen interest in social enterprise. Ashley launched Trust in SODA (digital recruitment) in August 2013, the first of Trinnovo Group’s three award-winning brands, followed by Broadgate Search (governance, finance, change) in January 2015, and finally BioTalent (life sciences) in January 2018. Trinnovo Group operates internationally across UK&I, EMEA and the US, with over 100 staff.

In 2018 Ashley completed his Executive MBA at Cass Business school, completing his Thesis on ‘Planning and maximizing value for exit in the UK recruitment sector’.

Ashley is regularly accredited for his work in the sector, winning NatWest Entrepreneur of the year in 2018. Today Ashley’s focus is growing the Trinnovo Group footprint globally, driving its mission around DEI and vertically integrating Ex-Military Careers (a social enterprise he co-founded with his twin brother) into Trinnovo Group.

Gary Elden OBE
Chairperson
Amoria Bond
LinkedIn

I am currently Chairperson of Recbid a bidding platform whose mission is to be the go-to platform for employers looking to engage with recruitment services and Amoria Bond, an international specialist recruitment company.

Previously worked for a FTSE listed specialist recruitment company, for 29 years, the last 6 years as CEO.  The company turned over £1.3bn and employed 3,000 staff around the world.

I am a trustee of the Aleto Foundation, a non-profit organisation which supports people from disadvantaged backgrounds who we believe can be the leaders of tomorrow. Our ultimate aim is to make sure our country has an accurate, diverse representation of leaders running our country.

I was also named Business Person of the Year at the 2015 Black British Business Awards. This award goes to inspirational role models who can encourage the next generation of business achievers.

Received an OBE in 2016 for service to diversity in business.

James Chorley
Relationship Director
Peoplescout

With over 14 years’ experience in Resourcing, including ten years at Peoplescout, James has worked across a variety of high volume and specialist clients. Most notably James has worked very closely with Virgin Media and has helped shape our current solution with Heathrow. Through this work James has also had the opportunity to work on various implementations involving bespoke career sites, assessment and candidate engagement platforms.

Vicki Codd
Group Marketing Director
NES Fircroft
LinkedIn

Vicki is Marketing Director at the world’s largest engineering staffing specialist - NES Fircroft. NES provides engineering and technical personnel across the Oil & Gas, Renewables, Life Sciences, Mining and Chemicals sectors worldwide.

She has over 20 years’ experience in Business to Business Marketing, is a qualified helicopter pilot and was named one of the top “150 Power Women In Staffing” by the SIA last year.

James Saoulli
CEO
Rullion
LinkedIn

James is the CEO of Rullion, a £400 million pound turnover, family-owned recruitment and workforce solution consultancy. For the last four years, he’s been recognised as an industry leader on the Staffing Industry Analysts’ (SIA) Staffing 100 Europe list.

With an MBA and an MSc in Economics, James brings an analytical and data driven approach to Rullion and is particularly passionate about diversity and inclusion and the changing nature of working life.

Steve Leach
Group MD
Alexander Mann Solutions
LinkedIn

Steve has served as a member of Alexander Mann Solutions’ Executive Team since 2005.  Having joined the business in 1999, Steve has held a variety of operational, management and executive roles and is currently Managing Director, UK & Ireland. 

Passionate about enabling the AMS team to be the best they can be, Steve’s focus is working with our clients to develop relationships and solutions to enable success through the delivery of innovative, value creating Talent Acquisition and Management solutions. 

A recognised thought leader, Steve is a regular contributor to news articles and fundamentally believes that people are the foundation of success.

Kevin Barrow
Partner
Osborne Clarke
LinkedIn

Kevin is a Partner in the advisory group at Osborne Clarke. He advises staffing companies on all types of legal work, including commercial deals and mergers and acquisitions.

He works for hirers and suppliers on market-leading national and international flexible workforce (MSP, RPO and VMS) projects, regulation of digital recruitment and online exchanges, and worker misclassification and ‘co-employment’ class actions. With an unrivalled depth of knowledge in this market, Kevin acts for many suppliers and users of recruitment and staffing services, including many growth companies as well as investors in the sector.

Kevin qualified as a lawyer in 1990 and has specialised in the Workforce Solutions and staffing sectors ever since. He joined Osborne Clarke as a Partner in 2010.

He has led a campaign to change the regulatory regime affecting online exchanges. He has led the roll-out of staffing/MSP deals in 40 countries in the last two years and been involved in half of the higher-value staffing and recruitment sector M&As in Europe since 2010.

Kevin has been included on Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA)’ list of Europe’s 100 most influential leaders in the staffing industry for each of the last 5 years. His peers and others in the staffing and workforce solutions ecosystem say his "excellence, drive and passion stand out as exemplary in the industry."