The morning programme is a joint programme with the Social Media in Recruitment Conference.


09:30  Welcome & Introduction

Conference Chairman and Organiser – Mike Taylor – Managing Director – Web Based Recruitment

09:40 Success Story 1 – Macildowie

James Taylor – Director – Macildowie

A case study of how Macildowie are enjoying great success using both Social Media and Mobile after attending one of our previous conferences (and how you can achieve the same results).

10:05 – Success Story 2 – UCAS

UCAS attended the 2010 Social Media in Recruitment Conference and since then they have dramatically reduced their cost per hire through effective Social Media strategies. In this case study they will share how they achieved their success.

10:30 – The Mobile World – Past, Current & Future Mobile Trends

Alex Kozloff – Head Of Mobile – IAB (Internet Advertising Bureau)

Up until now recruitment has been slow in adopting mobile as a key recruiting strategy. In this session Alex will share the past, current and future mobile trends and what recruitment can learn from other industries.


11:35 – Emerging Social Media Technologies and Tools

Bill Boorman – Founder and disorganiser at #tru conferences

In this session Bill will take a look at the emerging Social Media and Mobile technologies and tools and how they can be implemented in recruitment.

12:15 – Social Media Transparency – What Are Job Seekers Saying About You On Social Media?

Christer Holloman – Senior Business Development Manager, Europe, Glassdoor



The afternoon Master Class sessions are focussed solely on the use of Mobile in Recruitment.

The speakers include Andy Hyatt, Creative & Digital Director at Hodes and John  Mills, Conversion Manager at Jobsite.

14: to 15:30

Andy Hyatt – Hodes:

  • Mobile Fundamentals
  • An Introduction to Mobile
  • An overview and of why you need to go Mobile
  • Current Mobile Trends
  • Mobile Websites & Mobile Apps
  • How not having a mobile website can damage your business
  • Current mobile examples (good and bad)
  • Responsive Design
  • Key essential features to include in Mobile Websites & Mobile Apps
  • Mobile Recruitment Case Studies
  • Implementing Mobile Recruitment
  • The best choice for you – a Mobile Website or a Mobile App  (or both)?
  • Essential Mobile Functionality & different mobile build options
  • ROI & Cost Per Hire from Mobile

Andy will also include insights from two clients who have already implemented mobile in recruitment and will finish with a Q &A  session.

  • Susan Firbank, Head of UK RBB Resourcing, Barclays
  • Jess Heading, Graduate Recruitment and Development Manager, CMS Cameron McKenna

15:30 to 15:50 AFTERNOON TEA & COFFEE

15:50 to 16:35

The Mobile Job Seeker – John Mills – Jobsite

John will give an insight into the effect that mobile is having on Jobsite, a leading UK job board.  His information packed presentation will look at the following areas:

  • History of mobile traffic
  • Devices, types & sizes
  • User behaviour
  • Best practices
  • Conversion testing (letting real users design  your site)
  • Being user centric

16:40 -  Workshop Key Learning Points -  Summary & Close

Conference Chairman and Organiser – Mike Taylor – Managing Director – Web Based Recruitment

  • Andy Hyatt, Creative & Digital Director at Hodes
  • John Mill, Conversion Manager, Jobsite
  • Paul Connolly, Strategic Account Director, Work4
  • Andy Headworth – Founder – Sirona Consulting
  • Charles Hardy – Strategic Talent Solutions Consultant -  LinkedIn

16;55 to 18:00 – Networking & Drinks Reception

For more information about our Speakers click here.

NOTE: Whilst the programme is correct at time of publication, the organiser reserves the right to change details of the event without notice. Alterations may occasionally be necessary due to circumstances beyond our control

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