Adam Ward, CEO of Airtime Rewards, and Joy Parkinson, chair of Miniml, are the latest confirmed speakers for Talos360’s exclusive ‘Future of Talent’ event.

The award-winning recruitment technology provider has teamed up with BusinessCloud to reveal its latest research on the best ways to motivate, hire and retain the best employees in 2024.

The exclusive ‘Future of Talent’ event, which will be held at KPMG’s Manchester offices on April 30th, will feature a panel of employers and industry experts who will share their insights.

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Adam Ward is the founder of Airtime Rewards, which works with around 250 retailers across the UK to reward shoppers with mobile credit or data. The Manchester company has three and a half million active monthly users and a turnover of around £30m.

Joy Parkinson is the former CEO of Faith in Nature. She became the chair of Miniml earlier this year, which is changing the way people consume cleaning products.

They’ll be joining a stellar line-up of speakers including Janette Martin, CEO, Talos360; Senda Kavindele, partner, KPMG; Simon Swan, founder, Hiring Hub; and Simon Gomez, founder and director, GMZ Talent.

Talos360’s latest research, conducted in conjunction with Censuswide, has focused on the views of both employees and hiring managers on the hot topics impacting candidate attraction and retention in the immediate future.

Research found 96 per cent of candidates think that employers can improve their hiring process, and 93 per of job leavers could have been offered something to entice them to stay.

The discussion will look at the growing impact of technology and societal change on how employers will need to adapt quickly to future-proof their people strategy.

Other discussion points will include:

  • What will be the impact of AI on HR and hiring?
  • Why qualified candidates aren’t applying for your roles
  • The future of flexible working
  • What employers can do to get top talent to stay
  • How to approach a modern menopause policy

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The business breakfast event will be hosted by Chris Maguire, award-winning journalist and executive editor of BusinessCloud.

Places are limited, so register here to secure your spot.