May 12, 2016
Ravintola Maxine
Urho Kekkosen katu 1 A, 6. krs. 00100 Helsinki, Helsinki

#HRUHelsinki 2016 – Technology

HR Unconference

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HR Unconferences are global series of events where the emphasis is on conversation, cross-level communication and free exchange of ideas and experiences, aimed at HR practitioners, recruiters and corporate executives about the latest innovations and technologies used in making HR easier. These events are organised in more than 50 countries across the world and attended by over 6000 people globally.

At #HRUHelsinki – Technology practical knowledge about use cases of different HR and Recruitment Technologies were highlighted. 

At #HRU participants also  had the chance to network with top level executives from the most forward-thinking organizations in Finland, meet best HR technology vendors and startups and enjoy the spirit of a true Unconference.

Watch the video of the event:

Big Thanks for Event organizational partner:


Hanna Vuorikoski

HR Director
Sanoma Media Finland

Kati Kitti

Head of Recruitment and Employer Branding

David Price

Recruitment process improvement consultant (interim)


Time Track 1


Track 2


Track 3


09.00-09.45 Registration and morning coffee
09.45-10.00 Opening words by #HRU and the event partners
10.00-11.00 Thomas Grönholm – Candidate perspective: How job seekers utilize technology and how do they feel about the recruiting process. Juho Toivola – Overcoming recruiter biases with HR Tech




Riina Hellström – Meet the People Professional 3.0 (and her artificial intelligence addition)


11.00-12.00 Minna Nordman – How to increase new employee engagement & foster positive experience? Using smart onboarding technologies. Case: Tieto Heini Hult-Miekkavaara – Whose data is it anyway and how do we protect it?



Raghunath Koduvayur – How HR can use technology to empower and manage distributed teams.


12.00-13.00 Hanna Vuorikoski – Go for growth! – But when is the optimal time to invest in an HR software? Case: NordCloud


Kati Kitti – How technology can support best of class candidate experience and how to measure it?



Julius Hurri – In-house Headhunting: why & how – building MVP toolkit.




13.00-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.00 Saara Eder-Falck – How to sell the usage of Technology tools to HR professionals?


Samuli Kivilehto – Working with global RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing) company – The Good, Bad and The Ugly Tom Laine – Engaging.




15.00-16.00 Oscar Mager – Botification of Recruitment.



Rima Barceviciute & Milda Vickute  – If Content is King, Context is God. Changing landscape of recruitment marketing.


David Price – Before the interview: Screening candidates in a fair, quick and efficient way using technology. Case: Valmet


16.00-17.00 Marjaana Murtomaa – How to creatively use non-HR tools for HR and Recruitment? Case: SC5




Jaakko Mattila feat Anu Nurro – Key learnings from HR solution implementation: Case Gasum

 Maciej Głowacki – Knowing our target – what can we learn from 50 000 developers?
17.00-17.15 Closing words and after drinks
Maxine is one of the hottest nightclubs in Helsinki with a central location and with a best view to the city. You can find the entrance to Maxine from Urho Kekkosen katu 1 (street) from where to sixth floor to enjoy your evening.
Ravintola Maxine
Urho Kekkosen katu 1 A, 6. krs. 00100 Helsinki, Helsinki

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