What’s in store at LinkedIn Talent Connect Europe 2012?

September 13, 2012

LinkedIn’s second annual European customer conference, Talent Connect Europe, will be held on Tuesday 23rd October 2012 in London’s Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre. Register here now to take advantage of special Early Bird pricing.

With just five weeks to go, our presenters are polishing their presentations to share some very exciting stories on their secrets to success on a variety of exciting topics. Below is just a taste of what’s in store at the event!

Employment Branding Success by Unilever
"We are the #1 employer of choice among consumer goods companies in 14 countries, as measured by external research firms in those markets.  Our goal is to be #1 in 20 countries." Paul Maxin of Unilever gives insight into the company's global employment brand strategy and shares some trade secrets on how exactly he managed resources, internal stakeholders and social media tools to be successful.

The Business of Attraction - Passive Candidate Recruiting by Betfair and Centrica
79% of today’s working professionals are not actively looking for a job, but they may be the perfect candidate for your open position. How do you find, engage with and secure them for your organisation? Hear from Rachel Riddington of Betfair and James Dowling of Centrica (who achieved some of the highest InMail response rates last year) on how they successfully worked with their internal stakeholders to put passive candidates at the heart of their recruiting strategy, truly partnered with hiring managers, adapted their communication style and much more to secure the best talent out there.

Implementing Recruitment 3.0 and 4.0 by Autodesk
And finally, many of you have likely read the much-discussed articles by Autodesk leader Matthew Jeffery on the future of recruiting: Recruitment 3.0 and Recruitment 4.0. In Jeffery’s main stage presentation he will report back on Autodesk’s journey through implementing Recruitment 3.0 and 4.0. In addition, Talent Connect attendees will be the first to hear the conclusion of the Autodesk team’s work, “Recruitment 5.0: What’s Next?” and will receive an advance copy of the article.

There are many more exciting sessions happening at Talent Connect Europe 2012 that you can learn more about here. Don’t forget to register before September 28th to take advantage of the Early Bird price and save £100 per ticket per person. If you have any questions about your eligibility to attend, please contact your LinkedIn representative. Hope to see you there!