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What To Expect At Talent Summit Cork

May 17, 2018



With under 2 weeks to go until Talent Summit Cork, we are delighted to announce our full line-up for this half day event. Founded by Sigmar Recruitment, Talent Summit has grown to become one of the largest HR & Leadership conferences in Europe, and once again we will be coming to Cork on Wednesday, 30th May. Talent Summit Cork is a free half day event aimed at HR professionals, CEOs and hiring managers.  

The theme for the day is Accelerating Growth Through Talent and Technology. With continued economic growth, companies’ focus has switched from survival to growth. Developments in technology, demographic change and urbanisation are transforming the world of work. At the same time, talent shortages prevail. Talent is increasingly choosing the employer and not the other way around. Throughout this half day event, our distinguished contributors will address these issues and more.



Event Agenda

 Kate Stewart, who is the Head of HR Recruitment in Sigmar Recruitment, will kick off the morning and present the results of the Talent Leaders Pulse Report, which highlight the challenges facing HR teams in 2018. She will discuss the survey’s findings and highlight the results most valuable takeaways.



 At 9:00am the first panel discussion of the day will kick off with Laura Lynch, Occupational Psychology Consultant, cut-e, Pat O'Leary, Director of Masters in Personal & Management Coaching, UCC and Yvonne Frost, ‎Head of People Operations, Poppulo. The panel will discuss the topic of ‘Performance Through People’. With continuous feedback tools providing richer insights, the panel will discuss how employers can accelerate performance while balancing wellbeing and enhance the employee experience.


Ian McClean, Founder of Flow Group, a specialist Leadership and Organisational Development consultancy. will give a keynote on ‘GreenLine Leadership: Making Every Interaction Matter’ at 10:00am.



 The second panel of the day will discuss ‘The War for Skills: Talent Management in the New World of Work’. Ed Mc Dermott, Enterprise Account Manager, Social Talent, Donal Flanagan, EMEA Recruitment, Pivotal and Jovita O'Byrne, Director of People and Culture EMEA & APAC, Malwarebytes will discuss how careers are pivoting as quickly as technology and employers are expected to offer on-demand learning to upskill for future needs and to sustain competitive advantage through the continuous development of employees.




 The closing session at 12:00pm will be given by Rob Heffernan, Olympic Medallist. Heffernan will discuss what drives success and what lead him to become an Olympian and achieve and Olympic bronze medal.


Tickets for Talent Summit Cork are free but spaces are limited. Register your place now on Eventbrite to avoid disappointment.



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