Employer Branding In-house Recruitment Conference #IHRBranding

On the 19th June 2019, the hugely successful Employer Branding In-house Recruitment Conference will visit the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms in London.

In this ultimate learning & development day, In-house Recruiters will be able to witness complete unique case-study presentations, as well as benefit from our intimate roundtable discussions with industry peers.

Our carefully selected line-up of speakers will bring you inspiring case studies and showcase the most exciting modernisations which are shaping the industry right now.

Why Should You Attend?

Join us and be part of senior level, tactical conversations to learn the very latest on hot topics including developing an employer brand that will make a measurable difference, cultural repositioning, employer branding strategies, the art of using social media and much more!

Network with 100+ Attendees

Connect, communicate & collaborate with industry peers all with a common interest in learning and developing their recruitment skills, knowledge and strategies

Unrivalled Speaker Content

Recruiting for Lesser Known Brands, The Importance of Employer Branding, Moving from ATS to HRS and much more…

Strategic Roundtable Sessions

Take part in intimate, high-value roundtable discussions with like-minded peers

Post Event Drinks Reception

Extend your social networking over complimentary evening drinks

World-class Speakers

Hear live case studies and inspirational stories from our world class speaker line-up

Food and Beverage

Enjoy a fabulous selection of complimentary breakfast, lunch and tea and coffee throughout the day

Video Content

Re-live the unmissable speaker content as part of the high definition learning follow-up videos


Gain priority access to our professionally curated digital whitepaper and additional bonus content

Who Will Be Attending?

In-house recruitment, talent acquisition and HR professionals from a variety of industries will be in attendance all with a common interest in building their employer brand to stand out from the crowd including Axis Europe, BJSS, Care UK, Chatham House, Co-op, Defence Recruiting Services, Featurespace, GSK, HF Holidays, Holiday Extras, Ian Williams, IQVIA, Lidl UK GmbH, MacIntyre, Memrise, News, Newton Europe, Poq Studio, Sage, SgG Digital, SPD Development Company, Suffolk County Council, Talend, The IET, Trayport, Version 1, Vodafone Group, XLN Telecom… to name but a few!


A perfectly balanced agenda carefully designed to maximise knowledge intake, peer-to-peer networking and tool showcasing.

Each speaker session will be followed by a roundtable discussion, where you will learn how to overcome the challenges you face in in-house recruitment.

We’ll be rounding off this unique conference with complimentary and well-deserved social networking drinks.

08:30 AM – 09:10 AM

Registration, Breakfast & Welcoming Intro

09:10 AM – 10:00 AM

Glenn Jones, Nthuse

Glenn Jones, Head of Product

TOPIC: Advert Design for Today’s Digital World: How to Maximise Your Campaigns

Consumer behaviour is changing. In today’s candidate journey, job adverts play a different role to the one they played just a few years ago: they need to inspire people.  In this session, we’ll discuss the following, using the results from our latest Global Jobseeker Survey

  • The changing role of job ads in today’s digital jobseeker journey
  • How new technology can help you engage and inspire the right candidates
  • Little-known ways your job advert is impacting your results
  • Designing for success: advert design that inspires

Roundtable Discussion (30 mins)

10:00 AM – 10:50 AM

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Chris Skinner, Associate Director of Employer Branding

TOPIC: Brave Minds – A Story of a Global EVP from Project Plan to Roll-out and Beyond

  • Plan your EVP project and get the right stakeholders and partners involved
  • Research & Insight – conduct your research / uncover your EVP platform and foundation.
  • Strategy & Development – develop your EVP & creative strategy / build your Communication plan
  • Launch & Implement – Build your creative / Implement your comms
  • Measure – what’s the ROI?

Roundtable Discussion (30 mins)

10:50 AM – 11:10 AM

Morning Coffee Break

11:10 AM – 12:00 PM

Sarah Sturgess, SMRS

Sarah Sturgess, Agency Director

TOPIC: Developing Employer Brands that Will Make a Measurable Difference

  • What is an EVP and employer brand and how do we go about developing them?
  • Where you are on your employer brand journey
  • Using your employer brand to make a measurable difference to your organisation
  • Case studies from different business sizes and industries

Roundtable Discussion (40 mins)

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Laura Pettit

Laura Pettitt, Talent & Engagement Director

TOPIC: Cultural Repositioning: Ingredients for Change in an Evolving Workforce

  • How to create unity through your Employer Brand
  • Increasing internal and external engagement
  • Redressing gender balance

12:30 PM – 13:20 PM


13:20 PM – 14:10 PM

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Simon McLoughlin, Director & Neil Pollington, Head of Recruitment

TOPIC: Employer Branding in a Complex, Diverse Business

How Creed Comms have helped Places for People activate their employer brand to:

  • Stand out from the crowd and target hard to reach audiences
  • Convert the best candidates for the right reasons
  • Engage employees and increase discretionary effort
  • Create employee talent advocates that drive down the cost per hire
  • Measure the difference their employer brand is making year after year

Roundtable Discussion (30 mins)

14:10 PM – 15:00 PM

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Alex Blow, Account Manager & Early Careers Specialist & Lyndsey Marshall, Resourcing Business Partner

TOPIC: The Art of Using Social Media to Effectively Support your Employer Brand

How a bold approach to social media strategy has allowed O2 to refine and focus their messaging, resulting in more followers, more engagement and more applications:

  • Reviewing old content & listening to the audience
  • Defining a strategy that works with a people plan
  • Generating scalable content in a widespread business
  • Improving the quality of engagement and applications

Roundtable Discussion (30 mins)

15:00 PM – 15:15 PM

Afternoon Coffee Break

15:15 PM – 16:00 PM

Jona Jingi

Jona Gjini, Global Employer Brand Lead

TOPIC: Achieving Executive Buy-in for Your Employer Branding Strategy

  • Understanding the role and ownership within your company
  • Using data and ROI to back-up your strategy
  • Leveraging what you have to make yourself heard

Roundtable Discussion (30 mins)

16:00 PM – 16:30 PM

Emma Fulton

Emma Fulton, Head of Marketing Planning

TOPIC: Belonging in the Workplace: Your Army Needs You!

  • Understanding the challenges faced
  • The benefits, and importance of research in your campaign
  • Effectively using data
  • Pushing boundaries
  • Strategic campaigns: the results

16:30 – 18:00 PM

Closing Remarks & Complimentary Networking Drinks

Limited Tickets Available

De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms

61-65 Great Queen St




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If you’d like to find out more information about the conference please get in touch via the contact form.

Alternatively, call the team on 0203 968 8858.

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