Ask any recruitment firm what their biggest barrier to growth is and you can bet your bottom dollar the answer will be increasing and retaining headcount. In fact according to the APSCo/Deloitte Recruitment Index, 59% of recruitment firms surveyed highlighted accessing the right talent to cope with growth as their number one
challenge. And while recruitment firms are experts in hiring talent for their clients, they are historically less successful at recruiting for themselves.

The findings presented here are the results of a think tank which brought together a number of senior managers and directors responsible for marketing, internal recruitment and the employer brand to discuss the challenges of developing that all important employee value proposition.

The Delegates

  • Jodie Finn – Associate Director – Venn Group
  • Martin Gooden – Director – Global Solutions
  • Lucinda Moores – Practice Director – VMA Group
  • Adam Nicoll – Head of Marketing – Five Ten Group
  • Julie Pratten – Internal Recruitment Manager – ARM
  • Max Richardson – Digital Marketing Manager – Rethink Group
  • Sarah Roebuck – Marketing Manager – Eames Consulting Group
  • Roger Tweedy – Head of Communications – APSCo
  • Kathy Walker – Marketing Manager – McGregor Boyall
  • Tenille Woodford – Group Marketing Manager – Human Capital Investment Group

The Themes

  • Why is the recruitment sector historically so bad at hiring its own talent?
  • What are recruitment consultancies doing to develop an EVP?
  • Are internal recruiters working together with marketing – and should they?

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