Is contactless recruitment the new normal?

Covid19 has forced businesses to review all aspects of their operation. Leaders have needed to become reactive in order to ensure business continuity.

As the conversation steers towards society adapting to the new normal, HR & Recruitment leaders are scrambling to adjust their hiring processes to ensure they protect both employees and candidates, whilst continuing to drive recruitment plans.

But how can we ensure that quality isn’t compromised by virtual recruitment and on-boarding?

We are delighted to support CIPD North East of England branch to deliver a virtual networking session specifically for HR and in-house recruiters to explore how you can future-proof your talent acquisition strategy with contactless recruitment.

greenbean is a Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) provider working across multiple industries including financial services, utilities, technology, manufacturing and healthcare.

Leanne Chambers, Director of Client Solutions will share insight into how industry is using contactless recruitment and on-boarding tools. She will bring to life some practical examples of success stories, and share learns from the not so successful!.

We will then head into a panel discussion led by Louise Reed, Head of Client Solutions. Louise will be joined by leaders from two technology businesses specialising in contactless recruitment software, Human by Leighton, and Shine Interview.

Date:      Wednesday 8th July

Time:     11am – 12pm

Where:  Zoom

This event is open to CIPD and non CIPD members. To reserve your free place to attend visit eventbrite here.

If you would like to discuss how to futureproof your talent acquisition strategy through contactless recruitment please contact Louise Reed 

About our guest panelists

James Bunting, CEO of Leighton

James has spent 20+ years leading businesses to achieve growth based on a simple belief of delighting customers.  He co-founded Communicator Corp in 2003, leading it to become the UK’s largest independent email service provider, prior to being acquired by Trinity Mirror plc (Now Reach plc) in 2012. He then spent 5 years as Managing Director reporting into the plc board before joining Leighton in 2017.  As CEO of Leighton, James is responsible for setting the culture and strategy required to lead change at Leighton.  Amongst his other professional achievements James was an elected member of the DMA’s Email Marketing Council and a guest lecturer for the Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing.

Human by Leighton is a cloud-based onboarding solution designed to improve retention rates and enable employees to reach maximum productivity in their roles more efficiently. Our solution was co-designed alongside HR professionals, to bring about a step change in the way onboarding is conducted across the business world by providing HR managers with an efficient method of creating onboarding programmes tailored to both the organisation or department and the individual employee.

David Copple, CEO and founder of Shine Interview

David is CEO and founder of Shine Interview, providing video interviewing and pre-screening solutions to some of the world’s leading organisations across different sectors. In a past life, David was CTO of one of the UK’s leading e-learning companies, giving him hands-on experience of recruiting and managing in-house and distributed teams.

Shine Interview is a video interviewing and pre-hire screening platform, working with leading organisations such as Nissan, Reed, Sky and the NHS to streamline the screening and recruitment process. Reducing costs and time to hire by over 50%, Shine allows your hiring teams to work more effectively and collaboratively while ensuring the highest quality candidates. In the current climate, video has well and truly become mainstream to facilitate remote working and recruitment.



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