Tags: Conferences

Google, Microsoft & Barclays lead stellar graduate recruitment event line-up

The first of a prestigious line up of expert speakers have confirmed their attendance for next year’s Graduate Recruitment and Development Conference 2015, which takes place on Thursday 26th February 2015 in London. The event, which was sold out in 2014, is now in its eighth year and is open to senior HR and recruitment professionals. It will inform, incite debate…

Inspiring more young women to consider opportunities in technology

GeekGirl Meetup, the network that works to highlight female role models in the digital and technology industry has partnered with Tech Muses, a London-based initiative to foster technology entrepreneurship for young girls. Together they will host the first annual all-female technology conference in London on 27th-28th September. Opening on the 27th with the theme “Ubiquitous…

‘Journey to Coaching Mastery’ conference in Budapest

The Association for Coaching (AC) has announced its 5th International Conference,  ‘Journey to Coaching Mastery’, taking place over two days on the 30th & 31st October 2014, at the 5 star Sofitel in Budapest, Hungary. Expected to sell out at over 300 participants, made up of up professional and executive coaches, coach training/service providers, academic institutions, buyers of…

L&D professionals can explore the best in technology at World of Learning

Getting to grips with the latest technology for learning and development isn’t always easy, particularly when there are so many options. Visitors to the World of Learning Conference & Exhibition have the chance to explore the latest innovations at the Technology Test Drive zone. The comprehensive event for all aspects of Learning and Development (L&D)…

British Safety Council’s annual conference 2014: Pushing health up the workplace agenda

On 15 October 2014 the British Safety Council will be hosting its annual conference at the America Square Conference Centre, London EC3N 2LB. This year we are focusing on occupational health. Absence from work owing to work-related ill-health far outweighs absence due to injury at work and as an issue overall occupational health is generally…

World’s best manufacturers to address Enterprise Excellence Conference

Some of the world’s best manufacturers will share insights, experience and vision at The Enterprise Excellence Conference in Cheshire, UK (30 September to 3 October 2014). The Enterprise Excellence Conference, staged by The Manufacturing Institute, will feature a world class  line-up of award-winning manufacturers from 16 sites in the UK, Ireland and USA. Among the keynote speakers…

Is focusing too much on extrovert employees damaging businesses?

Organisations tend to communicate in a way that suits extrovert employees better than introverts – an approach which could be detrimental to overall staff engagement and ultimately business performance; this issue will be debated at the Institute of Internal Communication’s (IoIC) annual conference on 2 May in Brighton. It is estimated that one third to…

Bridging Global Mobility and Talent Management

Demand for global mobility – a variety of programmes which include formal overseas assignments, flexible working arrangements, and ad hoc business travels – is increasing steadily. Firms require mobility to close skills gaps, enhance talent pools, and support their business needs around the world. Employees, on the other hand, see it as an opportunity for…

The Pan European HR Network Announces iRecruit 2014

On 5 & 6 June over 1000 Global Heads of Talent Management & Recruitment will gather in Amsterdam. Connecting Talent with Opportunity – iRecruit 2014 is a Who’s Who from the World of Talent Management & Recruitment. An exclusive community and an annual event offering unprecedented access to the most exciting, compelling and disruptive characters in the business!…

Building capability, managing risk: the role of pre-employment checks

Earlier this week InterQuest Group’s Legal Counsel Andrew Smith was invited to speak at the CIPD’s Forum & Workshop event, ‘Building capability, managing risk: the role of pre-employment checks’. The event was organised and hosted by the CIPD, following up on their recently published employer’s guide to good practice in conducting pre-employment checks. Topics covered…

Search underway for diversity dedicated employers

The search for European employers who have demonstrated a commitment to diversity and equality in the workplace is underway. The 2014 European Diversity Awards was launched at Google’s HQ in Madrid this week and saw business leaders and  European HR managers gather together to mark the start of the nominations process. Now in their fourth…

Bid to help UK firms combat workplace drugs hazard

A global health business has teamed up with a host of leading UK experts in substance misuse for a ground-breaking project to help businesses cope with the issue among workers, believed to cost UK industry billions of pounds a year. Synergy Health, which has its headquarters in Swindon, is working with Alcohol Concern and other…