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Elevating your hiring strategy with a skills-first approach

23 November 2023, London

8.30AM – 12PM

Across the globe, a skills-first approach to talent acquisition is gaining traction. With workers, job seekers, and employers navigating an ever-evolving talent and economic landscape, it’s imperative that employers are equipped to implement, manage, scale, and evaluate skills-first practices.

In this intimate speaker and networking breakfast event for 30 in-house recruitment professionals, where you’ll learn the benefits, and practical steps on fostering a successful skills-first approach to hiring.

What’s being discussed
  • Labour market trends and data insights
  • Building a more resilient workforce through a skills-first approach
  • Embedding this practice into your wider recruitment activities
  • Positive impact on sourcing candidates for hard-to-fill roles, whilst reducing costs
  • Understanding what’s required for successful adoption
  • How to measure and evaluate a skills-first approach
  • … and much more!
Who will be attending?

This speaker & roundtable networking breakfast event is exclusively reserved for 30 in-house recruitment and HR professionals from a variety of companies including 4C Associates, Aldermore Bank, AND Digital, Anglo American, Arval BNP Paribas, Barclays, Cboe Global Markets, Chateau Denmark, CIPD, Cognizant, ECG, Euromonitor International, Eviden, First Response Group, GDST, Global Banking School, GroupM, GWI, Index Exchange, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, Microsoft, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, Protiviti, Relex Solutions, Samsara, Simplyhealth, Smart Manager Solutions, Northcoders, Tesla, TPXImpact, TUI, Vistry, Wates, Wind River, Wise… to name a few!

23 November 2023

8:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Goldsmiths’ Centre, 42 Britton St, London EC1M 5AD


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*We are working hard towards making our events fully inclusive so if there are any adjustments or requests that would make them more accessible, no matter how big or small, please do let our events team know and we will do our best to make it possible!


08:30 – 09:00 Registration with complimentary hot breakfast rolls, pastries, tea, coffee & juice
09:00 – 09:10 Opening announcements
09:10 – 09:50 1st & 2nd guest speaker presentation
09:50 – 10:30 1st interactive roundtable discussion session
10:30 – 10:50 Coffee break
10:50 – 11:10 3rd guest speaker presentation
11:10 – 11:45 2nd interactive roundtable discussion session & peer-to-peer networking
11:45 – Closing comments
12:00 – Event close


IHR is the largest and most engaged community for In-house Recruiters. Our 20,000+ members benefit from over 70 events each year ranging from 1000-strong exhibitions and high profile awards to exclusive half day breakfasts and targeted dinners for Recruitment Leaders. We also produce industry leading digital whitepapers, webinars and speaker videos alongside a reviews-based industry supplier directory. Not a member? Why not join for FREE today!

  • Strictly reserved for In-house Recruitment and HR professionals only
  • Recruitment agencies and industry suppliers are not permitted to attend (other than our official event partner)
Event partners

Talent Nexus is a media buying agency, helping recruitment teams make the most of their job board advertising. Recruitment teams who work with them have access to media buying experts and buying tools, all for free.

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