If you’re responsible for the hiring of talent into your organisation this event is an absolute must attend. In this intimate speaker and round-table networking breakfast event for 30 management-level in-house recruitment & HR professionals, you will hear from two specialist guest speakers sharing their top tips on how to use assessment to transform your recruitment delivery. We will also uncover challenges, solutions and best practice as we take part in intimate round table discussions with like-minded peers.

Your speakers

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Jenny Briston, Graduate Recruitment & Development Manager 

Jenny joined international law firm Simmons & Simmons 5 years ago and leads the Graduate Recruitment & Development teams. She is responsible for the recruitment of around 35 graduate trainees and 70 interns each year across London and Bristol, as well as the development of trainees both at law school and once they join the firm for their training contracts. During her time at Simmons & Simmons, Jenny has redesigned the graduate recruitment process and has recently rolled out a new graduate development programme. Prior to working at Simmons & Simmons, Jenny held a number of roles at BT, including graduate recruitment.

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James Bywater, Director of Product & Innovation

James is a Business Psychologist and a chartered member of the British Psychological Society. He is a founder Member of the Association of Business Psychologists and the Special Group on Coaching Psychology. James is at his best combining psychology, business insight and some pragmatic common sense into his solutions and has worked with leading organisations worldwide. Prior to joining Korn Ferry Hay Group, James worked as Head Psychologist and VP Global Consulting in CEB/ SHL and also as Consulting Director in a boutique Executive Assessment consultancy.

Who will be attending?

This speaker & networking breakfast event is exclusively for 30 In-house recruitment/HR professionals from a variety of companies including Akin Gump, AMEX Global Business Travel, Balfour Beatty, BBC, British Council, Cabinet Office, ERM, Experian, Facebook, Flomatik, Gartner, Hestia, iQ Student Accommodation, Mastered, Mavens of London, Mitie, Mount Anvil, Nationwide Building Society, Newton Europe, Northern Trust, Notting Hill Housing, PwC, Rabobank, Smart Currency Exchange, Simmons & Simmons, The British Council, Transact, Transport for London, Virgin Active…to name but a few!

What’s being discussed?

  • Why organisations are increasingly look to assess values and when to recommend this approach.
  • The advantages and pitfalls of values based recruitment based upon a case study with Coventry and Warwick NHS Trust.
  • How transforming assessment processes helped Simmons and Simmons to identify high-quality graduates.
  • How to use more innovative psychometrics tools to assess and select.
  • And more!

The structure:

08:30 – Registration with complimentary hot breakfast rolls, pastries, tea, coffee & juice
09:00 – Opening announcements
09:10 – 1st guest speaker presentation
09:30 – 1st interactive round-table discussion session
10:30 – Coffee break
10:45 – 2nd special guest speaker presentation
11.10 – 2nd interactive round-table discussion session
11.45 – Open peer-to-peer networking
12:00 – Event close

Your host:

This In-house Recruitment Breakfast Series is brought to you by the In-house Recruitment Network, an exclusive community for In-house Recruiters & HR professionals from every industry sector. As an in-house recruiter or HR professional, you are welcome to join the community for free. For more information please call the team on 0203 196 8100 or email hello@inhouserecruitment.co.uk

Event partner:

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*Please note, this event is strictly for In-house Recruiters, hiring managers and HR Professionals only
*We are sorry but recruitment agencies or job boards (other than partners) are not able to attend this event. This includes In-house Recruiters within recruitment agencies or job boards.