22 May – #SOSUSOCIAL Networking Drinks 5:30-8:00 PM Generator
23 May – Sourcing Summit NZ (#SOSUNZ)
WELCOME & INTRODUCTION
Paul Jacobs, Jobgram
Perennial stirrer, recruitment iconoclast and Jobgram founder Paul Jacobs will welcome delegates and offer an overview of sourcing in NZ and #SOSUNZ. Learn what to expect and how to get the best out of #SOSUNZ.
NEW FRONTIERS IN SOURCING TALENT
Irina Shamaeva, BrainGain
What new challenges confront the sourcing community? What new talent sourcing trends are emerging? In this keynote session, Irina Shamaeva will navigate the evolving sourcing landscape and offer insights on what new trends and search techniques are effective and which tools are worth paying attention to. In this session learn what you need to know about the bold new world of sourcing.
SOURCING TALENT USING COMMUNITIES
Matt Pontin and Mark Sumner, ASB Bank
How can organisations effectively plan for future talent requirements? Is there such a thing as just-in-time recruitment? How does one ensure a constant supply of talent? How do you keep talent warm in anticipation of a future hire? Is just-in-time sourcing an achievable goal? In this interactive session, Matt and Mark will challenge talent acquisition professionals to explore the why and how of effective talent community construction. The duo will join the dots on how the myriad tasks of sourcing all come together to have a cohesive meaning.
SOURCING GYMNASTICS: THE WHY AND HOW OF FLEXIBLE SOURCING
Carol-Ann Hickmore, Certus
How does one source talent for newly created roles for a fast growing organisation? How does one attract talent to a new employer brand? In this session, Carol-Ann Hickmore will demonstrate how the unique blend of her passion for dance and talent acquisition complement each other as she prepares for a period of extreme growth for Certus. Carol-Ann will show how she applied the skills and tactics learned from her first passion of dance to her second of talent management. Learn how fast-growing organisations adapt, and learn to source talent by being creative and flexible. Carol-Ann will highlight the Certus talent acquisition journey, demonstrating their challenges, successes and lessons learnt.
TEA BREAK & NETWORKING
10:30 -11:00 AM
PRODUCTS FOR PRODUCTIVITY SOURCING
Irina Shamaeva, BrainGain
In this session jump into the myriad world of sourcing tools & software. Learn how to utilise browser extensions, parsing tools, filtering software and micro-tools to enhance your sourcing productivity. Learn what’s useful and what to ignore.
11:00 AM-11:30 AM
LEAN SOURCING: ACHIEVING SOURCING SUCCESS WITH LITTLE RESOURCES
Niki Wilkie, Sourcing Consultant
How much can you achieve with limited resources? Is big always better or can lean sourcing teams and structure deliver value? What functions should be outsourced or kept inhouse? In this session, learn how companies decide where and how to invest their sourcing resources.
11:30 AM-12:00 PM
TWEETING FOR TALENT
Kirsti Grant, VEND
Twitter is ubiquitous, but how useful is it to find talent? Most recruiters have dabbled with Twitter but are yet to fully utilise its capabilities and reach. In this session, learn how you can take micro-blogging platforms, including Twitter, to create awareness, build relationships and find talent. Learn the art and science behind tweeting for talent.
LUNCH BREAK & NETWORKING
SOURCING ROUNDTABLE: GROUP WORKSHOP
Kirsti Grant, VEND & Sean Walters, Virtual RPO
In this interactive session, delegates will participate in a round table discussion to share and learn from each other. Moderated by Kirsti Grant and Sean Walters, this session will explore how sourcing is conducted in different organisations and industries. Prizes will be offered.
1:30 – 2:00 PM
SOURCING LAB: ASK THE SOURCING SCIENTIST
Irina Shamaeva, BrainGain
Do you need an expert opinion on your sourcing challenge? Have you encountered sourcing roadblocks and want a fresh opinion? In this interactive session, Irina Shamaeva will address questions and talent sourcing challenges faced by #sosunz delegates.
CANDIDATE-CENTRIC SOURCING: THE DELOITTE STORY
Paul Smith, Deloitte
Deloitte’s approach to sourcing talent hinges on a fundamental shift of focus from recruitment tactics to understanding the perspectives of candidates. Relentlessly pursuing what it dubbed as an “immersive approach”, Deloitte’s sourcing strategy puts candidates first. In this session Paul Smith will shed lights on the Deloitte approach and highlight some of the wins and lessons learnt in their candidate-centric sourcing strategy.
AFTERNOON TEA BREAK
PANEL: SOURCING FOR A CHANGING AND CONNECTED WORLD
Paul Smith, Deloitte / Kylie Goodwin , Fairfax / Amy Gregory, PWC /
A panel representing some of the most innovative companies in NZ will discuss new trends, tools and best-practice sourcing strategies. Learn how different companies tackle different sourcing challenges in an increasingly connected world.
CANDIDATE WHISPERER: MASTERING THE ART OF CANDIDATE ENGAGEMENT
Iain MacGibbon, Farrow Jamieson
Unearthing talent is not the end, in fact it is often just the start in the recruitment cycle. How must organisations talk with applicants or the talent they find? Drawing upon years of experience in managing job seekers, Iain MacGibbon will demonstrate how organisations often fail at candidate engagement and will highlight effective methods on how to talk, engage and build lasting relationship with talent. In this session you will learn the nuances of managing jobseekers’ expectations and how to build a positive long-term relationship. In a world predominantly focused on finding talent, those who master the art of whispering to candidates will win.
FUTURE OF SOURCING: GAMIFICATION AND THE BOLD NEW WORLD OF SOURCING
Stephen Knightly, NZGD
In this closing keynote, Stephen Knightly will set his gaze on the road ahead for talent sourcing. How will technology influence how talent is sourced? Can a popular medium like gaming be used for sourcing talent? In this session take a peek at the future with a special focus on the evolving gaming medium and its relevance to candidate outreach and sourcing. Learn how some innovative organisations use the medium successfully, and what’s in store for the future.
5:00 – 6:00 PM NETWORKING DRINKS