Lorien headline partner at IHR Recruitment Leaders Conference

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Lorien headline partner at IHR Recruitment Leaders Conference
Katie Davies

Lorien headline partner at IHR Recruitment Leaders Conference

On Thursday 19th October, we are delighted to be attending the IHR Recruitment Leaders Conference in Manchester as their headline partner!

Taking place at The Lowry Hotel in Manchester, this event will feature thought leadership presentations, peer-to-peer roundtable sessions and plenty of networking opportunities.

Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from their peers on best recruitment practices, take part in strategic roundtable discussions and get inspired by success stories from talent professionals in tech.

Headline Partner

As headline partner, the Lorien team will be taking to the stage for an insightful presentation which will focus on using data and talent intelligence for hiring success. We will be joined on stage by a colleague supporting our longstanding RPO client KPMG, who will discuss how Lorien have contributed to their talent attraction.

Alongside this, our team will be chairing roundtable discussions, and will be ready to answer any questions you may have when you visit our company stand. Our stand will be packed with a selection of gifts and goodies, plus IHR attendees will have the chance to enter our exclusive giveaway. So, don’t hesitate to come and say hello!

Our Team

We are thrilled to be presenting at this fantastic event – you can learn more about the team presenting here:

Joanna Fagbadegun - Sales Director at Lorien
Joanna has 20 years’ talent acquisition and recruitment outsourcing experience, working with a number of organisations across a range of industries, including technology, e-commerce, financial services and professional services. She is responsible for growth and new business for Lorien’s Managed Solution portfolio, including commercials, solution design and contracts. Jo tunes into customer requirements to ensure our solutions are effective, innovative and agile.

Darren Topping - Director of Solutions & Insight at Lorien
Darren joined Lorien in 2008 as a tech specialist recruiter and became Director of Solutions and Insight in 2019. Responsible for insight, data, and innovation, Darren uses his market knowledge to give our clients full visibility of market information and forces – driving innovation, efficiencies and continuous improvement. Darren is a dedicated supporter of social mobility. Within Lorien, he is a mental health first aider, as well as an ambassador for the Tech Talent Charter.

Andy Smith - Head of Talent Attraction/Delivery supporting KPMG
With over 15 years industry experience, Andy leads talent attraction for C to E grade hires at KPMG. Heading up a team of multi-discipline recruiters covering a broad range of roles across Tech, Audit, Tax, Change, Data and HR, Andy has been known throughout his career for creative talent acquisition strategies and utilising data to enhance these strategies.

Our Presentation: Using data & talent intelligence to improve tech hiring success

When? 10:10am – 10:40am

Are you using data and talent intelligence to its full potential? This session by Lorien will uncover:

  • What strategies are winning in the current competitive market?
  • Has the changing economic climate altered candidate expectations?
  • How can market insight, data & talent intelligence improve hiring success?
  • What strategies are proving to be most successful in hiring diverse tech talent?
  • How can understanding adjacent skills increase access to internal and external tech talent?

We will also be answering some audience questions at the end of our presentation.

Please join us at this event to learn more about Lorien, what we do and how we could help your business in the future.


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