Finders Keepers

Finders Keepers – Select

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Networking | Public lectures | Seminars | Workshops

Want a head start on attracting, selecting and most importantly keeping the best talent for your business? Come along to the first of Nottingham Trent University's business breakfast series, gain an understanding of the potential funding available, and the local graduate recruitment market. Led by the University Talent for Innovation team and Simon Gray.

  • From: Thursday 10 November 2016, 8 am
  • To: Thursday 10 November 2016, 11 am
  • Location: Lecture Theater 10, Newton building, Main Entrance, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU

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Event details

The second of a three-part series of "Finders Keepers" breakfast events. These three events will focus on the themes of Attract, Select and Keep, providing an insight into enticing the best talent to your organisation.

The content for 'Select' will be delivered by Simon Gray, Founder of Career Codex and Chief Executive of Nottingham Means Business, and will explore innovation and best practice in recruitment, looking at how to select the right talent to innovate in your business, and what support is available from the University / NTU to do so.

Content will include:

  • an evaluation of lessons learnt from the previous months and select workshop by Simon Gray
  • a talk from NTU's Nick Johnson about legal framework
  • Rebecca Bull, Founder and Owner of MY HR HUB, will speak on selection methods, including competency-based interviews and psychometric testing
  • group work led by facilitator Simon Gray
  • an opportunity to learn more about Talent of Innovation's Innovation Community Lab (ICL) Programme.


This event is free to attend, but attendees must register in advance. In order to attend this event you must be eligible for support from the Enabling Innovation Programme, which supports SMEs in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

Finding and developing creative talent to generate innovative solutions and products is fundamental to sustainable business growth. Our Innovation Community Lab (ICL) programme delivers support to businesses to retain, develop, and enhance a workforce of talent required to enable innovation.

Enabling Innovation is a three-year collaboration between Nottingham Trent University, The University of Nottingham, and the University of Derby to support SMEs in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire to innovate. It is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

All events in the programme:

  • Attract: 13 October 2016, 7.30 am – 11 am
  • Select: 10 November 2016, 8 am – 11 am
  • Keep: 1 December 2016, 8 am – 11 am

If you and your business wish to attend this event, or all three, contact Emmie or complete the booking form.

Programme

  • 8 am: Introduction to Innovation Community Lab programme.
  • 8.20 am: Select seminar begins led by Simon Gray, Founder of Career Codex and Chief Executive of Nottingham Means Business, including a talk from NTU's Nick Johnson about legal framework.
  • 9.15 am: Break.
  • 9.30 am: Workshop and group work led by Simon Gray, including a talk from Rebecca Bull, Founder and Owner of MY HR HUB, on selection methods including competency-based interviews and psychometric testing.
  • 10.30 am: Networking.
  • 11 am: Event end.

Speakers Include:

Simon Gray
Founder of Career Codex and Chief Executive of Nottingham Means Business.

Nick Johnson
From Nottingham Trent University Legal Advice Centre.

Rebecca Bull
Founder and Owner of MY HR HUB.

Booking information

This event is free to attend, but attendees must register in advance. In order to attend this event you must be eligible for support from the Enabling Innovation Programme, which supports SMEs in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

If you and your business wish to attend this event, or all three, contact Emmie or complete the booking form.

Location details

Room/Building:

Lecture Theater 10, Newton building, Main Entrance

Address:

Nottingham Trent University
City Campus
Goldsmith Street
Nottingham
NG1 4BU

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