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'Let's Talk Talent'

with Great British Entrepreneur Awards and Give a Grad a Go.

Run by the Great British Entrepreneur Awards and Give a Grad a Go, the ‘Let’s Talk Talent’ workshops will bring together industry peers and experts to support, connect and share. These 45 minute sessions will be an informal and relaxed conversation providing valuable information to help drive your business forward whilst creating interesting connections.

We understand that the people in your company are your most important asset, they determine the success or failure of your business. With an exciting schedule covering ‘Building the perfect strategy for hiring salespeople’, ‘How to hire a digital marketing dream team’ and ‘Hiring the best Developers; how to fill technical positions you personally lack the skills and knowledge in?’, we’re working with industry experts and those who’ve led exceptional teams to enable members of our community to win in today’s talent-driven economy.

Find your perfect session and register below!

Please only book a session if you are able to attend. These are intimate workshops and attendees will be selected on a first come, first served basis. 

Attracting the top talent in a post-Covid world

In this workshop, we will explore how the Covid-19 pandemic has changed recruitment and the opportunities your business can take full advantage of. You will learn how the acceleration of flexible, remote working enables you to attract the best talent from around the world, not just a 20 miles radius of your office.
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Age of recruitment: Youth vs experience

In this workshop, we will explore the value of youth over experience. You will learn the benefits of hiring younger, less experienced candidates over those that have years of experience under their belt. The session will also explain how to attract and retain those candidates.
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Previous sessions can be found here!

Building the perfect strategy for hiring salespeople

In this workshop, you will understand the importance of developing a robust strategy for their sales recruitment. You will learn how to identify the right time to hire and create a profile of your ideal salesperson. The session will also teach you how to craft the perfect job description and outline key interview techniques that will not only help you to find the right person, but help to attract potential candidates.
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Hiring the best Developers; how to fill technical positions you personally lack the skills and knowledge in?

In this workshop, you will explore the best strategies designed to bring in the best developers. You will learn how to set your business aside from the competition to attract the very best talent and how to assess candidates’ skill level. The session will also explain the value of attending tech events and hackathons, and monitoring tech blogs, open source coding platforms and universities.
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The importance of balancing skills and experience with personality

In this workshop, you will understand how to strike the balance between a candidate’s skillset and their personality, and how it can affect the success or failure of your hire. You will learn why the person who is perfect for the job might not be the right person for the company and vice versa.
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How to hire a digital marketing dream team

In this workshop, you will develop an understanding of how to expand your digital marketing team and get it right. You will learn how to communicate exactly what skills, experience and traits you are looking for. The session will also teach you how to assess the latest digital marketing trends and explain why a ‘Jack of all trades’ is not the way to go.
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How to write a job description to attract the top talent your business deserves.

In this workshop, you will learn the key steps required to craft the ultimate job description. You will understand why a job description is so much more than a salary and list of responsibilities, and how to balance those with the perks and culture that will be key in attracting the best talent. The session will also outline key things to avoid deterring potential candidates.
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How to showcase your company culture during recruitment

In this workshop, you will understand the importance and value of showcasing your company culture throughout the recruitment process. You will learn the impact it has on the type and quality of candidate you are able to attract, and the success or failure of your hire.
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