Following the success of previous TRU Events in London, Amsterdam, Stockholm, Dublin, Leeds, Manchester, Bucharest, Boston, San Fransisco and Paris, TruEurope – The European Recruiting Unconference – will be organised in Brussels on Thursday, April 19th and Friday, April 20th, 2012.
The Recruiting Unconferences or TRU Events are a series of pure unconferences organised worldwide, where the emphasis is on conversation, communication and the free exchange of ideas and experiences, organized by Bill Boorman.
Over the past years the TRU Events have built a reputation for attracting some of the worlds best practioners in the people space. Those who work in and around recruiting, technology, HR, sourcing, talent attraction job boards, career advisors and more. Topics are mainly related to the recruiting profession and the use of social media for recruiting and talent acquisition.
For more information visit www.trueurope.eu.
The format of a TRU Event is to run a minimum of 3 tracks each hour. The tracks are started by a track leader who has some experience of the discussion topic. The role of the track leader is to start the conversation and let the conversation evolve wherever it goes. Participants are actively encouraged to move between tracks according to what they need individually.
There are 4 simple rules:
1: No PowerPoint
2: No Presenting
3: No Name Badges (Just ask!)
4: No Pitching
Anyone attending can lead a track. There is no need for speaker applications or preparation.
Tracks that have been held so far include: Twitter Success Stories, Campus To Career, Social Footprints, Fighting The Dragon of Social Recruiting ROI, Technology Futures , Going Mobile – Successful Apps, The Social Recruiter, Case Studies (The Hard Rock Firenze Story – Hiring 120 Staff in 4 weeks, #TruOracle), Branding Inside Out, Community or J.I.T., The Real Cost Of Engagement, Moving To The Clouds, Spectacular SEO, Managing Talent, Recruiting Technology, Candidate Experiences (from Job Seekers), Boolean Strings And Facebook, Referral Recruiting, Expose Yourself, Future Job Board, LinkingIn, The Rejection Business, Compelling Content, Every Picture Tells A Story, Graduate Employer Brand, Kool New Tools, Secret Sourcing, Games And The Dutch Army, Video Story, Recruiting 3.0 and TruGrads.
View the pictures of TruLondon September 2011:
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Recruiting Essentials is a consulting/business service that specializes in recruitment. We are passionate about helping companies to identify talent, develop online recruiting strategies and optimize recruitment processes, leveraging social media for recruitment and employer branding.
The company is founded by Oscar Mager, a Recruiting Specialist based in The Netherlands, working internationally on recruiting projects and providing recruiting consultancy, covering 15+ years of experience in the recruiting space.
From our experience with corporate recruitment our process offers more than traditional recruitment agencies. At Recruiting Essentials we identify and attract talent, but most of all we help our clients to optimize recruitment processes, strengthen employer brands and reduce recruitment costs by using social media and online talent sourcing techniques for recruiting and employer branding.
For more information visit: www.recruitingessentials.nl