Graduate Recruitment Conference & Awards
Deadline for Entries extended to 16th December
The 2015 SoMe Conference & Awards audience is warmly welcomed by Mike Roberts Who here knows that feeling? Immediately, the first of many grabs, tweets, captures Boddingtons, of course Questions from the floor were bountiful and weird RMP remind us about Content and Kinky Hi-fi and lo-fi Handwriting Vicki Spindler, Graduate Programme Manager, Tesco David Rivel, CEO, PathMotion Andy Campbell, Oracle HCM Cloud Thanks for the Wi-Fi password, many would be in re-hab without it Ula Dolska, University Staffing Consultant at Microsoft Sarah Murray, Graduate Recruitment Specialist at Allen & Overy LLP Daniel Richard, UK MD, Sonru Adam Gretton, Sonru Jo Denye, Marketing Manager at Teach First. Rob Farace, NHS Leadership Academy Rob Farace, NHS Leadership Academy Gotta love Windows. Anyone here from Microsoft? Oh, yes. Ooops. Vicki Spindler, Graduate Programme Manager, Tesco Andy Campbell, Oracle HCM Cloud Andy Hyatt, Founder & Digital Strategist, BTMH Ltd Interesting.. Andy Hyatt, Founder & Digital Strategist, BTMH Ltd SoMe Awards 2015 Karen Bradley Jo Denye, Marketing Manager, Teach First with Stephen Isherwood, Chief Executive of the AGR Jo Denye, Marketing Manager, Teach First and Lizzie Brock, RMP Emma Britton from Citi with Nick Francis, Casual Fims Paul Turner from AIA with Josh Riches, Ula Dolska and Denial Oates from Microsoft

The Conference agenda

Time   Details
9.30 - 10.00   Sign in, coffee and catch up
10.00 - 10.10   Introduction to the day ahead
Mike Roberts, Event Director.
10.10 - 10.30   AGR – 'State of the Student Recruitment Market'
Stephen Isherwood, Chief Executive, AGR
10.30 - 10.50   SoMe Savvy Student Survey
Carried out by RMP Enterprise.
    MASTER CLASSES
10.50 - 11.10   Blogging
Ula Dolska, University Staffing Consultant at Microsoft.
11.10 - 11.30   Facebook
What does a winning award formula look like? NHS looks at their efforts in winning last year's - The best use of a SoMe platform in a graduate recruitment campaign. Rob Farace, NHS Leadership Academy and David Rivel, PathMotion.
11.30 - 11.50   Video as an interviewing tool
Louise Burdett, University Recruitment Manager, GSK and Daniel Richard, UK MD, Sonru
11.50 - 12.05   COFFEE BREAK
    Blending your use of social media options
12.05 - 12.25   Allen & Overy
Allen & Overy constantly finish on top of the sector vote – why? A look at their strategy and an insight to what they are doing right from Sarah Murray, Graduate Recruitment Specialist at Allen & Overy LLP.
12.25 - 12.45   Teach First
Teach First - winner of several SoMe Awards including last year’s Grand Prix. We explore how they are using social media in their graduate campaign. Jo Denye, Marketing Manager at Teach First.
12.45 - 14.00   LUNCH
    The Brave New World. Lesser known products helping graduate recruiters achieve their goals.
14.00 - 14.30   What can we learn from social media activities being used in Consumer Marketing?
Ben Fox, Social Media Strategist at ThirtyThree
14.30 - 15.00   Google+, Google Hang-Outs and all things Google!
Josh Ayto, Brand Partnership Manager at Google
15.00 - 15.30   Snap Chat – it's mobile, but not as you know it!
Vicki Spindler, Graduate Programme Manager, Tesco.
15.30 - 16.00   plotr – what is? How do you use it?
Jim Carrick-Birtwell, CEO, Plotr.
16.00 - 16.20   COFFEE
    The ATS, friend or foe to social media?
16.20 - 16.45   ATS and the candidate journey – common issues and how to overcome them.
Andy Hyatt, Founder & Digital Strategist, BTMH Ltd
16.45 - 17.15   Your ATS – where does it fit into your SoMe experience? If it's about the applicant's journey, many see this as the bumpy part of that journey – discuss.
A case study from Richard Doherty, HCM Strategy Director, Oracle HCM Cloud
17.15 - 17.30   Conclusions of the day brought together by Mike Roberts, Event Director
17.30 - 18.30   Recess before the start of the Awards Ceremony
18.30 onwards   The Awards
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