WHAT TO EXPECT @ #SOSUUK 2018

COMPLETE AGENDA & SESSION TIMES CLICK

WED, 20 JUNE

  • REGISTRATIONS & MORNING TEA

    8:00-9:00 AM

  • MORNING TEA/COFFEE BREAK

    10:40-11:00 AM

  • NETWORKING LUNCH

    12:30-1:20 PM

  • TEA/COFFEE BREAK

    2:30:2:50 PM

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THU, 21 JUNE

  • REGISTRATIONS & MORNING TEA

    8:00-9:00 AM

  • MORNING TEA/COFFEE BREAK

    10:40-11:00 AM

  • NETWORKING LUNCH

    12:30-1:20 PM

  • TEA/COFFEE BREAK

    2:30:2:50 PM

DISSECTING THE DNA OF SOURCERS TO ACHIEVE GREATNESS

TIM SACKETT // TECHNICAL RESOURCES
A look at why understanding of sourcers and their DNA matters. And why it’s the only path to greatness for sourcers. A journey into what makes certain sourcers excel in sourcing, and how to be one.

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FINDING THE IMPOSSIBLE CANDIDATE WITH OSINT TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

HENK VAN ESS // SEARCHBISTRO
What does finding a terrorist have in common with finding talent? Logical thinking and smart use of available technology. Learn from the world’s foremost OSINT practitioner and authority on how to find just about anyone on the internet.  An out of this world experience that pushes the boundaries of sourcing.

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GROWTH HACKING POWER SESSION FOR SOURCERS

DAVID ARNOUX

A look at Growth Hacking principles and why it matter to sourcers. The  session will demonstrate practical  hands-on session on how growth hacking can be applied to sourcing and why this it is the new skill sourcers need to master to succeed.

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HARNESSING CURIOUSITY & CREATIVITY IN DAILY SOURCING

IRINA SHAMAEVA // BRAINGRAIN
Curiosity is the foundation for great sourcing, add creativity and you are on the road to sourcing excellence. Interactive session on combining the two Cs that are fundamental to doing sourcing the right way. A hands-on session from one of the leading sourcing practitoners of our times.

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NEGOTIATION: THE GOLDEN FORMULA FOR SOURCERS

SIMON HORTON // NEGOTIATION MASTERY

Sourcers are negotiating all the time. What good is finding talent if you can’t convince them to interested in your opportunity?  Wouldn’t it be great if you could have a golden formula that would give you the answer every time? A simple golden formula for negotiating success.

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RELATIONSHIP BUILDING FOR A CONNECTED WORLD

JOANNA GAUDOIN // INSIDEOUT IMAGE
The next battleground for sourcers is not in finding talent but in building relationships. How can sourcers improve on nurturing and building lasting relationships? A look at the psychology and science behind enduring relationships and why it matters for sourcers.

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CASE STUDY – MEGA SOURCING @BOOKING.COM

AURELIEN ARNOUX
Booking.com hired 750 techies in one year using a range of growth hacking tools and strategies. This session is a real-life case study of volume sourcing and how you can achieve more with less. It’s achieving sourcing growth using proven marketing and start-up sales tactics.

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AUGMENTED SOURCING – NEXT GENERATION  ROADMAP

KAREN AZULAI
Sourcing cannot be seen in isolation any longer. Those who will survive the next wave of  change will have to embrace an augmented strategy encompassing, amogst other tools, behaviour and technology. This session will map out the road ahead for sourcers.

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SCALING NEW SOURCING HEIGHTS WITH VERTICAL SEARCH

LAURA STOKER
A look at the road less traveled to find talent. A whole world of resources exist for those who are willing to take a unconventional approach. This session will explore in particular vertical networks for finding talent.

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DIVING INTO THE DEEP WEB FOR TALENT

SHALLY STECKEREL
It is estimated that the surface web is only .03% of the data inside the deep web. What lurks in the deep web for sourcers? Plenty. In this session dive learn how to find nuggets in the largest online treasure trove.

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AGILE SOURCING  FOR A COMPLEX  TALENT MARKET

NATALIE GLICK  & MARK LUNGDREN
There’s a lot of talk about using agile principles in sourcing but very few examples of actual real-life practice. A look at how Thoughtworks breathe & live with agile sourcing methodologies.

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COMMUNITY SOURCING – FINDING TALENT IN A SEA OF PLENTY

PIRET LUTS // 4FINANCE
In a small country like Estonia, where everyone knows everyone else, finding talent is often all about community. Add record employment rate and growing economy and you have a talent acquisition challenge only community sourcing can solve.

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SMART TOOL & BOTIFICATION OF SOURCING

ONDREJ PROCHAZKA // FACEBOOK
There’s a lot of talk and focus on bots and smart technology, but what is the reality in real-life? In this session the role of chatbox in sourcing will be explored and real case study of it’s usage demonstrated.

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SUPERCHARGING YOUR SOURCING WITH A CLEAR SPEC

MELISSA TRAHAN // THREAD
If you want to source effectively you first need to learn how to write a hiring spec. Which in turn promote effective lead generation and successful sourcing. The pre-work before sourcing is as important, if not more important than sourcing itself. A real-life case study.

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REENGINEERING SOURCING – UNORTHODOX USE OF EMERGING TECH TO FIND TALENT

JOSEF KADLEC // GOODCALL
Perennial tech tinkerer Josef will explore how to fuse advances in technology with the daily reality of sourcing. Brace yourself for a wild hands-on ride where technology will be re-engineered for sourcing.

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BEYOND BORDERS

KASIA BOROWICZ
Sourcing takes on new meaning when the task is finding talent outside of one’s geographic borders.  Physical borders should not be a barrier for the smart sourcer, but it needs creative thinking and deliberate tactics.

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ADVANCED TOOLS & TECHNIQUES FOR THE MODERN SOURCER

MARTIN LEE // SOURCING CERTIFICATION
What tools do exceptional sourcers use on a daily basis? Can there be such a thing as drowning in tools and technology? This session explores how the best sourcers use technology to their advantage.

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GROWTH HACKING YOUR PERSONAL BRAND FOR SOURCING SUCCESS

MARCEL VAN DER MEER // RABOBANK
Why should growth tactics matter to sourcers?  In the fight to find the best talent what tactics can get you noticed? This session will explore how  you can use growth hacking thinking to promote your brand to talent.

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WHY YOU NEED TO BE A TECHNICAL SOURCER (EVEN IF YOU DON’T WORK IT ROLES)

IKER JUSUE // ROYAN RECRUITMENT
During this talk, Iker will explain this concept that he is developing: Why it’s important to have a technical approach and mindset as a Sourcer.

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BUILDING, MOTIVATING AND MANAGING A SOURCING TEAM

THOM STAIGHT // MICROSOFT
Being a leader is not easy, being a sourcing leader is even more challenging.  Thom leads a team of 200 sourcers across EMEA and will share battle stories from the trenches on how to find, motive and manage a sourcing team.

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OVERCOMING THE PEOPLE ATTRACTION  CONUNDRUM FOR SOURCERS

GUILLAUME ALEXANDRE // GATES SOLUTIONS
Some people say recruitment is marketing, some say sourcing is the way forward. What is your “people attraction” strategy? Where do sourcers stand in this strategy and when to use them to maximise your impact? Taking an eagle-eye view can help you maximise your impact drastically.

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HONESTY, TRANSPARENCY, AND EMPATHY – THE SOURCING TRIFECTA

STEVIE BUCKLEY // HONEST WORK

Stevie believes over-reliance on SaaS technology, fancy algorithms and artificial intelligence is premature and short sighted. In this talk Stevie will demonstrate how the best companies are forging ahead of the competition by embracing honesty, transparency, and empathy.

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SOURCING FOR A NO-NAME BRAND ENTITY

TASHA CLUSKEY // MEDIATRONICS GAMES
How do you find talent when your brand is virtually unknown? Finding talent is one task, convincing and selling is another. This session will demonstrate ins and outs of talent acquisition for a small company.

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TALENT INTELLIGENCE FOR STRATEGIC SOURCING

TOBY CULSHAW // PHILIPS
More data gets created about talent each day, and there is a lot of intelligence that can be unearthed. Talent intelligence arms sourcers to make better decisions and achieve more.  This  session explore how to incorporate talent intelligence into your sourcing life.

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BUILDING AN AUDIENCE

HUNG LEE // WORKSHAPE.IO
How do you build something that’s desired by everyone? How can you build an audience out of nowhere? In this session learn how you can build an audience from the creator of recruitngBrainFood.

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INCORPORATING PROBABILISTIC SEARCH IN SOURCING

DAVID SANKAR // GROUP RENAULT
How do you find talent when no useful data exists? Probabilism thinking can be applied when uncertainty reigns. It is what enable David to use Linkedin to find people who are not on Linkedin. It’s finding talent having the barest of information. It’s finding talent your competitors can’t find.  This is sourcing at its most sophisticated.

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SOURCING 2.0: WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF SOURCING IN AN AI ENABLED WORLD?

JONATHAN CAMPBELL // SOCIAL TALENT
Algorithms are already proving to be faster, cheaper and more accurate at finding, sorting and ranking talent than the humble Sourcer. What is the future for our boolean-loving Sourcer in this fast emerging world? What is the role of the Purple Squirrel Hunter in an augmented TA world.

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ACHIEVING HIGHER RESPONSE RATES

ANGIE VERROS // VAIA TALENT
Sourcing is increasingly less about finding talent but more about getting a response. Can you send less emails and still get more responses? Discover what the data says about the types of messages candidates prefer. Learn more about what you should include in your outreach emails and find out some of the reasons why candidates say enough is enough and hit the unsubscribe link. Join Angie to learn how to hack your outbound messaging to improve interaction and reply rate for more successful sourcing.

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HACKING CANDIDATE PIPELINES FOR  JIT SOURCING

BILLY McDIARMID // CANDIDATE.ID

Can you find candidates at just the right time you need them? How can you ensure a steady supply of talent running into your org? It’s time to hack candidate pipeline bottelnecks and strive for JIT nirvana.

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SOURCING LAB

KATHARINE ROBINSON // SOURCING HAT
Delegates will learn the latest sourcing wizardry and hacks. There will be breakout sessions on both days dedicated to live sourcing. Delegates can bring their sourcing challenges for our speakers to tackle, in an interactive format.

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SOURCING HACKATHON

YULIA KUZMANE // AMAZING HIRING 

The popular hackathon will be back.  Teams of hackers will be formed and each team will tackle assignments of their choice.  Teams will present their hacks on day two and winners will be announced

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AUTOMATION FOR THE MODERN SOURCER

IVAN STOJANOVIC
If machines can do the monotonous aspect of sourcing more effectively it’s time to harness smart tech.  Be better data manager by automating processes and save more time for sourcing.

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