SOURCING SUMMIT ASIA AGENDA

The world of talent acquisition is changing rapidly in Asia. With a population spanning over 4.7 billion the tools and techniques required to engage, source and hire talent continues to evolve. What will the future of talent sourcing in Asia look like?

At #SOSUASIA we will set our gaze on the whole talent sourcing life-cycle with a particular focus on the issues and challenges faced by sourcing leaders across the regions. We will set our eyes on emerging trends from cross border sourcing to candidate engagement. We will look at tools and new technologies, sourcing best-practices and will decipher the ever changing behavior of talent across Asia-Pacific. Delegates will develop a big-picture view of talent acquisition and the tactical nous required to be an agent of change.

DAY 1 – SOURCING SUMMIT WORKSHOPS / 13 APRIL

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SOSUASIA SOURCING WORKSHOPS. 1:00 PM -4:30 PM 13 APRIL

Registrations start from 1:00 PM. First speaker take stage at 1:15 PM.

1:00 - 1:15 PM REGISTRATION. OVERVIEW & WELCOME

michaelwrightx505X235Michael Wright, GroupM Overview of the day’s event and welcome message.

1:15 - 2:30 PM : HEADLINE SOURCING: HOW TO SOURCE LEADS FROM THE NEWS

jimx505X235JIM STROUD
Senior Director, Randstad Sourceright
When it comes to finding great talent, the secret Intel you need might be hiding right out in the open: just check the news! The digital world of the news runs deep. From corporate mergers, moves, and layoffs to weddings, moves, and promotions—it’s all there! In this workshop, Jim Stroud, will show how to dig deep for the news that can lead to that next great hire. Learn where to look, how to make sense of the overwhelming volume of information and how to execute on a process that works. This workshop will not only provide practical insight, but you’ll have a chance to put your learning to the test through interactive and fun activities.

Takeaways
– Source talent from unexpected sources
– Monitoring news & events for great source of hires
– Sourcing social content

2:50 - 3:50 PM : 40 TOOLS FOR SOURCING PRODUCTIVITY

balazsx505X235BALAZS PAROCZAY
Head of Recruiting Strategy, Randstad Sourceright

What tools do exceptional sourcers use on a daily basis? Can there be such a thing as drowning in tools and technology? What roles does technology play in making an exceptional sourcer? In this session Balazs will offer a window into his toolbox and highlight the 40 tools that he use on a daily basis. This session will give you insights on how the best sourcers use technology to their advantage.

Takeaways:
– The importance of tools in sourcing
– What and why tool matters in sourcing
– Forty sourcing tools for productivity sourcing

3:50 - 4:30 PM : SOURCING LIKE A NINJA: TOOL & HACKS TO IMPROVE SOURCING PRODUCTIVITY

jonathanx505x235JONATHAN CAMPBELL
Founder, Social Talent
A ninja is always armed with a myriad of weapons and tools to be effective. How can sourcers be more like Ninjas? The tools and techniques required to source talent changes rapidly.  In this session Jonathan will show what new tools can be used to improve productivity. From browser extentions to free software tools, Jonathan will demonstrate how sourcers can source like a Ninja.

Takeaways:
– Productivity tools to enhance name sourcing
– Free software tools for email generation
– Social hacks for sourcing
– Linkedin hacks for productivity sourcing

SOURCING LAB

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In this interactive session, delegates will be able to bring their sourcing challenges and let an expert perform live searches. Many of the #sosuasia speakers will anchor sessions where they will offer hands-on sourcing challenges faced by #sosuasia delegates.

Delegates are encouraged to bring their sourcing problems and have the experts perform a surgery.

DAY 2 – SOURCING SUMMIT CONFERENCE / 14 APRIL

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8:15-8:50 AM REGISTRATION & MORNING COFFEE

Full day conference on 14 April.  Starts from 9:00 AM and ends at 5:30 PM.

8:50-9:00 AM: WELCOME & INTRODUCTION

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DOUG EDMONS
Randstad Sourceright
Welcome and introduction of Masters of Ceremonies – Peter Eearnshaw

9:00 -9:50 AM : Good to Great: Anatomy of a World Class Sourcer

jonathanx505x235JONATHAN CAMPBELL
Founder, Social Talent
What separates great sourcers from ordinary ones? In this session Jonathan will show and tell how recruiters can transform themselves from ‘good’ to ‘great’ sourcers. He will dissect the anatomy of a world-class sourcer and will offer insights on what skills and attributes extraordinary sourcers posses and how everyone can be a great sourcer by doing some key things differently.

Takeaways:
Good to Great: 5 ordinary things that extraordinary recruiters do differently
– Characters and attributes of a great sourcer
– How practice makes sourcing perfect
– Understanding the sourcing mindset and psyche

9:50 -10:45 AM : HOW TO BUILD & MEASURE SOURCING PRODUCTIVITY & ROI

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BALAZS PAROCZAY
Head of Recruiting Strategy, Randstad Sourceright

If you don’t measure it you can gauge progress of sourcing success. However measuring sourcing productivity and successes is easier said than done. In an organisation how every stakeholder in the recruitment chain measures success varies widely.  So what metrics are important to gauge sourcing productivity? How does one measure success?

In this session Balazs will take a deep look at sourcing processes and define what real productivity looks like. He will illustrate the tools, techniques and strategies required to implement robust procedures to measure sourcing success.

Takeaways:
– The importance of metrics in sourcing
– What, how and why measuring sourcing productivity
– Productivity roadmap for sourcing functions

11:10 - 12:00 PM : TURNING YOUR PERSONAL BRAND INTO A SOURCING ADVANTAGE

jimx505X235JIM STROUD
Senior Director, Randstad Sourceright
As a recruiter, you’re not just asking a candidate to see and believe in a company or a job, you’re asking them to believe in you! That’s why a strong personal brand is a tremendous asset for any recruiter today. In this session, Jim Stroud, will provide insight on what it takes to build a strong personal brand that resonates with the candidates you seek. He will share best practices, examples of the personal brand in action, and practical takeaways for boosting your ability to attract and engage great talent today. In a digital world where candidates can look you up just as quickly as you research them, this is a must-have perspective for driving great recruiting results.

12:00-12:45 PM: NEW FRONTIERS FOR TALENT SOURCING IN ASIA - PHILIPS CASE STUDY

leonkwangx505X235LEON KWANG
Head of Sourcing, Philips
How does a big brand navigate change and prepare for the future? How can talent sourcing contribute to overall business success? What sourcing tactics work in what geographic region? How do you preempt the behaviour of talent?

In this session Leon will share the challenges faced by Philips TA team in Asia-Pac and will highlight the importance of a strategic sourcing. Leon will explore the idea of ‘high value targeting’ and also discuss the concept of intelligence driven sourcing.  The session will give you an insight into how one of the most iconic brands in the world maintain its edge via it’s talent strategy.

12:45-1:30 PM : NETWORKING LUNCH

1:30-2:10 PM (40 min) : UNCONFERENCE SESSIONS

VARIOUS SPEAKERS
We will have a panel and unconference sessions. Topics will include the following:
– Outsource sourcing function or develop in-house skills
– Role of RPOs and agencies in sourcing
– Political and cultural barriers to sourcing
– Future of sourcing in Asia

2:10 -2:50 PM : DATA & MARKET INTELLIGENCE-DRIVEN SOURCING FOR ASIA

michellehanx505X235MICHELLE HAN
Talent Sourcing Hub Director
Microsoft
How do you prepare and meet the future staffing needs for a tech behemoth? How do you scale your sourcing function to cover multiple geographical regions? How can you ensure a nimble team consistently exceed sourcing KPIs.

In this session Michelle will shed light on Microsoft’s staffing & sourcing strategies and how the multinational company find and attracts talent across the region. She will demonstrate how Microsoft harness data and build on their intelligence bank to source talent.  Michelle will also demonstrate how to scale market mapping, improve talent outreach and ensure a KPI driven sourcing function.

Takeaways:
– How to harness data for better sourcing
– Competitive intelligence gathering for sourcing
– Scaling sourcing with a fixed budget

2:50 -3:30 PM - NEXT GENERATION SOURCING

michaelx505X235MICHAEL WRIGHT,
GROUPM

How can sourcing practitioners or teams prepare for the future? How important is brand in attracting the right talent? How do you adapt your sourcing function to changing business environments, trends and economic cycles? In this session Michael will explore why and how sourcing effectively requires the ability for a company to adapt and try new things. He will explain new trends in sourcing and illustrate how sourcing teams can insulate themselves by having a long-term view of learning and be open to experimenting.

3:30-3:50 PM: AFTERNOON TEA

3:50-4:10 PM SOURCING HACKS

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Various speakers will share their favorite productivity hacks.  Quick, ready to use sourcing hacks.

4:10- 5:00 PM : Redefining the Art & Science of Candidate Engagement

katrinax505x235KATRINA COLLIER
Founder, Winning Impression
Sourcing names amount to nothing if there is no engagement with candidates. In this session Katrina will explore where and how candidate engagement can be improved to ensure better sourcing ROI and will offer an in-depth exploration of the dynamics of ever changing candidate behaviour. There will be a clear illustration of what engagement entails and practical steps offered on how to improve sourcing ROI as a result.

Takeaways:
– Redefining candidate experience for a connected world
– The why and how of candidate engagement
– Mastering multi-channel candidate interactions
– Investment in engagement

5:00:6:00 PM NETWORKING DRINKS

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