Welcome & registration
Intro to TalentCon 2019
Perry Oostdam, CEO & Founder @ Recruitee alongside TalentCon hosts, Adrie Smith & Gary Gillick.
Perry Oostdam of Recruitee will kick off this year's TalentCon and get you fired up for an action-packed day of talent acquisition insights. Hosts Adrie Smith & Gary Gillick will take over shortly after to guide you through the day!
The secret superpower of recruiters
Johan Driessens, Chief Enthusiasm Officer & Founder @ Branded.Careers
Recruiters all have a secret power that lies within. All you need to do is unlock it.
10 principles behind a great candidate experience
Johnny Campbell, CEO @ Social Talent
The average hiring process has more than 80 steps. That's 80 ways for you to mess up or to craft an amazing experience for candidates and hiring managers alike. These are the 10 principles to transform your hiring and make the most of the entire process.
Break & networking
Panel: Future of HR tech
Panel lead by Lodewijk de Stoppelaar, Recruitee.
Some of Europe's leading recruitment tech experts including Siadhal Magos (Metaview.ai), Anouk Kon (Indeed), Aik Deveneijns (LevelUp Ventures), and Sebastien Monnet (Brockmeyer) will discuss technological innovation and the future of hiring.
Managing UP: Convincing your boss to get the resources you need
Aik Deveneijns, CEO & Founder
@ LevelUp Ventures
Any leader will tell you that people are the key to any organization's success. However, those best placed to advise on people growth often lack the agency to make these changes. Learn how to start speaking the language of decision-makers and start managing up when it comes to your team's growth.
How can companies use tech and data to improve the pre-selection process?
Charlotte Melkert, Co-founder @ Equalture
Tech and data are now a non-negotiable in recruitment. But how can it be best leveraged to improve the pre-selection process?
Complimentary lunch & networking
Talent 10 announcement
Delivered by Eva Baluchova, Talent Lead
@ LevelUp Ventures & Talent10 judge
Talent10 judge, Eva Baluchova will briefly take the stage to announce our Talent10 winners.
The power of personalization in recruitment
Kelly Rapmund, Sr. Talent Specialist
Getting to know (and connect!) with candidates is every recruiter's greatest challenge. Personalization, many have found, is a great strategy to overcome this hiring barrier. Kelly will share six easy-to-implement tips to take back to the office for recruiters working in companies of every size.
How new technologies are influencing hiring at EA
Joe Burridge, Senior Recruiter
@ Electronic Arts
We all know that technology is transforming the way we hire, but concrete examples are often missing. Get a sneak peek into how exactly tech is transforming recruitment execution and strategy at EA.
The science of attraction
Rob Williams, Director of Employer Insights
Attracting the right candidates is becoming increasingly difficult and the candidate market is only getting more competitive. Learn how to transform your talent attraction strategy into a science to get ahead.
Break & networking
The people factor: blending recruitment and HR
Joanna Szot, Head of People @ The Next Web
People should be at the heart of every business. But how do you consistently work towards or maintain this goal?
People, not candidates
Dave Hazlehurst, Partner @ PhCreative
Learn how to attract and engage people throughout your entire employer brand experience, while ensuring it's a standout experience. Discover how to story-tell and story-build knowing your audience, while repelling the many and attracting the few.
Read between the lines of your conversions
Victoria Farrelly, Senior Technical Recruiter
Data can be a powerful tool in many ways. In this talk, Victoria will be showing us how we can use data to manage stakeholders, improve the candidate experience, and forecast recruitment efforts.
Adrie Smith & Gary Gillick, TalentCon hosts
Adrie & Gary will round up the day with some highlights, insights, and thank yous.
Networking and meeting space
Panel: Developing your career in recruitment
Panel lead by Modiara Kamps, Talent Attraction @ Amazon.
No matter how you get into recruitment, there are many roads to developing your career within this space. The Talent10 judges including Mariel Dommering (Nmbrs), Eva Baluchova (LevelUp Ventures), Anouk de Wolff (Scale Force Talent) will discus how to get ahead in the hiring space.
Break & networking
Employer brand by design: leveraging creativity to attract talent
Coen van Hees, Founder & CEO @ Story of AMS
Every employer brand needs a visual identity to connect candidates and employers. In this session, learn how to leverage creative strategies to build an employer brand that encourages real connections with real people. You can look forward to examples and tactics to take back to the office.
Recruitee user panel: Collaborative hiring
Panel lead by Jennifer Peters
(Head of Customer Success @ Recruitee)
Collaborative hiring is on the rise. But it's not always straightforward to implement it. Panelists including Hoda Farhangi (KARL LAGERFELD), Jae Nguyen (5CA), Jan Bauer (Kuoni Tumlare), and Marc Keur (BDO), will share how collaborative hiring is working in their own recruitment environments.
Complimentary lunch & networking
Anouk Kon, Recruitment Evangelist Benelux @ Indeed
When it comes to talent attraction, budgeting can be difficult and lack the transparency you need to convince your recruitment stakeholders. In this breakout session, Anouk will be discussing how to use data to maximize your talent attraction strategy and regain control over your ROI.
Hiring in the Digital Age
Flip van Eijndhoven, Country Manager
Recruitment and HR departments are becoming more digitalized, but being online is not enough without the right tools and technologies. The interview process takes an average of 23 days per applicant. Hiring is time and labor-intensive. Luckily, new tools are helping HR teams decrease that up-front investment. Flip will be discussing the evolutions and revolutions of HR technology in the Digital Age.
Break & networking
Mastering LinkedIn ads for recruiting
Dennis Damoiseaux, Global Talent Acquisition @ Heineken
There are now more companies promoting their job listings on LinkedIn than ever. With LinkedIn ads, you can get more attention than you might expect. Even in a passive jobseeker environment, Dennis will explain how LinkedIn ads can be extremely relevant.
Global hiring: talent beyond borders
Julian Schnute, Global Talent Relocation Manager @ Honeypot.io
With global talent shortages pending, many recruiters are looking beyond their own borders. Find out what you need to do to attract and welcome international colleagues.
Meet the speakers
Victoria Farrelly is a senior talent acquisition at Uber, where she is responsible for hiring technical roles for Uber’s European operations. She has experience hiring technical and product-centric roles for various companies including ING and Booking.com.
Modiara is a young professional with a broad understanding of business strategy, recruitment processes and leadership.She loves to make people happy, by creating experiences that have impact on their lives within the talent attraction marketing field. Working in the recruitment industry from the start of her career she follows recruitment trends and developments to actively implement these into businesses.
With experience at Nationale-Nederlanden and Accenture, Dennis now works at the Heineken HQ contributing to an extensive HR strategy and growing employer brand. Dennis is always looking for fresh talent to support and drive the Heineken brand in their corporate operations, IT department, and commerce teams.
With over 10 years of experience in the recruitment tech space, Rob Williams is passionate about leveraging the power of data and technology to help people find jobs. At Indeed, he gathers insights on what makes
Flip van Eijndhoven has a vision to disrupt the tech talent market here in Europe. With an entrepreneurial spirt, Flip has brought Talent.io to the Netherlands and is hard at work evangelizing their message. At its core, Talent.io is a simple concept that’s quickly changing the way companies search for software engineers.
Dave Hazlehurst is an employer brand strategist, author and a keynote speaker specializing in employer branding and people experience. He is a partner at PhCreative, a leading employer brand and recruitment marketing agency based in Liverpool, London, San Diego and New York.
Kelly Rapmund is a senior talent specialist at PeopleFinders. A true talent fanatic who’s done it all. Passionate about building trust and strong relationships. And the type of recruiter who when dealt a curve ball, hits it out of the park. She’s helped companies like HelloPrint, Recruitee and Eventbrite find & keep the very best.
Siadhal Magos is the co-founder and CEO of Metaview. He has seen first hand the importance of hiring the right people during his time at Uber. Metaview uses conversation analytics to help world-class organisations identify and attract talent in their interviews with unerring reliability.
As a Recruitment Evangelist with the Indeed Employer Insights Team, Anouk Kon pairs platform data with industry trend analysis to share Indeed’s story and bring the value of the company’s programs and solutions to life. Whether she is presenting on stage and industry events or one-on-one with the world’s top talent acquisition leaders, Anouk helps employers better understand online search and optimize their recruiting practices. She has over 10 years of experience in (global) recruitment, sales and marketing, with a MSc BA from the Erasmus University of Rotterdam.
Julian is a Global Relocation Manager at Honeypot, a tech-focused job platform. He is responsible for helping talents to relocate, settle in and integrate them into the community. Thereby promote, develop and live Honeypot’s believe in building the world’s largest work-life community for technical talents
Sebastien worked for 10 years in Digital Marketing, working for international media agencies & tech companies. He designed online growth strategies for e-commerce players like Zalando, Groupon, Made.com, and Expedia. Sebastien decided to apply his Marketing expertise in recruitment 3 years ago to support organisations in optimizing their Talent Acquisition strategy.