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CPL/Thornshaw Scientific hosted a talk recently on the Future of Recruitment.

The event was hosted in the Science Gallery by Peter Cosgrove, Director of Cpl on the 28th of February with over 150 industry leaders in attendance. Topics covered during the presentation included the latest trends in recruitment, best practice case studies to help companies maximise ROI and some of the most effective ways of attracting top talent. To view the presentation, just click on the slides below.

The Future Of Recruitment

Outlined in the presentation;

  • The importance of talent now more than ever
  • How companies are leveraging social media to build communities
  • How companies are building their brand through technology

Peter also highlighted that the utilisation of mobiles has increased significantly, for example 1.2 billion mobile apps were downloaded between 25-30 December. Cpl understands the importance of utilising mobile apps having launched Ireland’s first free job search app, which is now one of the top ranking business apps. To download the Cpl App, click here for Android and here for the iPhone App.

Knowing your employee value proposition is very important; often your brand is not what you think it is. In addition he states that engagement is key. Companies are encouraged to focus not on salaries, but on engaging with staff. Peter suggests working with companies such as Junior Achievement as a simple way to improve people engagement.

Peter congratulates Paraic O'Dowd on winning the iPad2 at the Cpl Future of Recruitment event in the Science GalleryPeter concluded the presentation with the following main points:

  • Getting engagement will be key
  • Companies should utilise technology and the web
  • Recruitment starts with the CEO

The presentation was followed by a networking event which included a draw to win an IPad2; the lucky winner of which was Paraic O’Dowd (Pictured with Peter Cosgrove) so congratulations Paraic!

Thanks to all who attended, we hope that you enjoyed the event.

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