March 17, 2016
23 Edge Street, Northern Quarter, M4 1HW, Manchester

#HRUManchester – Recruiting Creatives

HR Unconference

#HRU is an international social learning community for HR and Recruitment professionals. Every year we host over 6,000 HR & Recruitment professionals at 40+ events in 20 countries worldwide.

#HRU events, aka HR Unconferences, are a platform where progressive HR practitioners and influencers can meet, connect and discuss the latest trends, HR Tech products and solutions. They are designed for a better knowledge-sharing experience and a higher level of engagement. ”

#hruManchester – Recruiting Creatives is laser-focused on highlighting issues related to growing demand for high-caliber professionals in creative economies and design & user-driven hi-tech companies. Key discussion topics include practices in building effective talent pipelines, sophisticated solutions in social sourcing, recruitment marketing and branding strategies and cutting-edge tech products for recruiters as well as giving insights from most innovative creatives.

With any questions on tickets or sponsorship suggestions & comments, please contact Andrei Maewski at andrei(at) or Neringa Norbutaite at neringa(at) 


Join the pre – event discussions on Facebook and Twitter!


After the event all the participants are invited to join the After – Party organized by our partners myHRcareers. Separate registration is necessary. More information as well as tickets (FREE) available HERE.


Take a look at one of our previous events at a glance!


Andy O'Farrell

Senior Director Experience Design

Laura de la Peña

Marketing Executive
Veran Performance Limited

Charlotte Hallaways

Founder & Leader

Dean Aston

Principal – Global Leadership Consultant

Abigail Parker

Principal Client Partner
Talent Q

Matthew Sinclair

Strategic Brand Consultant

Rob Magowan

Director / Co Founder - Digital Creative, UX / UI and Interaction Recruitment Specialist
Favourite People

Nathan Ouriach

Campaigns Manager

Arrivals & morning coffee

09:45 Welcoming words
10:00 Dean Aston & Kris Stevich: How to identify and cultivate leaders of tomorrow?

John Rose: How to handle BYOD* from Candidates?

*Bring Your Own Data


Andy O’Farrell: Design-led approach to recruitment

Nathan Ouriach: The Graduate question: correcting perceptions in the age of the millennial


Matthew Sinclair: Desiring and deploying disruptive talent

Rob Magowan: How to get the best from social sourcing solutions?


Lunch & networking

14:00 Imran Younis: Lean start-up methods for recruitment Abigail Parker: Matching creatives with work
15:00 Charlotte Hallaways & Laura de la Pena: Networked Communities as Future of Recruitment in IT sector
16:00 Closing words
18:00 After party brought by myHRcareers @Ziferblat / Studio room

Separate registration is necessary! More information & Registration available here:


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23 Edge Street, Northern Quarter, M4 1HW, Manchester

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