Retail HR Summit 2010 preview - The Expert Recruitment Panel Discussion & Interactive Q&A session.
This session, which forms part of a packed agenda at The Retail HR Summit, February 9th 2010, will allow delegates to ask some of the UKs leading Retail HR executives their views on effective retail recruitment in the current economic climate.
Panellists confirmed to date include Ryan Cheyne, Head of HR, Pets at Home Ltd (winner of the 2008 Employer of the Year Award at the People in Retail Awards and nominated for The Reward & Recognition Award at The 2009 Personnel Today Awards), Anita Douglas, HR Director, Peter Vardy (one of Times Online’s Top 100 companies to work for 2009), Rowena Cooper, Retail Recruitment Manager, WM. Morrison Supermarkets PLC, Barbara Sutherland, Head of Capability, Lloydspharmacy (nominated for the Innovation in Recruitment & Retention Award at The 2009 Personnel Today Awards) and Lee Evans, Group Recruitment Manager, New Look Group.
This expert panel will be providing answers to questions like these:
How should retailers tailor their recruitment strategies to the current economic climate?
What new initiatives can retailers use to effectively recruit the best shop floor staff, middle management and head office staff?
How should retailers approach employer branding in to stand out from the crowd?
How can we work together to improve retail’s reputation as good career choice?
What selection techniques can we use to ensure employees are more customer focussed?
How can effective workforce management solutions raise moral and customer service while reducing costs ?
Should we be switching our focus from temporary to permanent recruitment?
How can we capitalise on a more loyal and motivated workforce created by the recession?
How can we effectively align our recruitment strategies with corporate goals?
How can we reduce the cost of retail recruitment whilst ensuring it is still effective?
How can we ensure an employee’s first day is engaging and delivers on your brand promise?
The Retail HR Summit 2010 takes place on February 9th 2010 at a country retreat venue away from central London yet just 3 minutes from Junction 8 of the M25. Now in it's third year, the Summit is a great way to hear from leading retailers on their HR Strategies and network with your HR peers. The summit is sponsored by Torex.
For full details on the Retail HR Summit click here. An early bird discounted rate of just £149.00 is in place until 31st December.
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