The Recruiting Excellence for Africa Conference brings together HR and business leaders from across Africa

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With talent sourcing, engagement and selection being at the top of the Talent Agenda, the Recruiting Excellence for Africa Conference brings together HR and business leaders from across Africa to discuss Human Capital Excellence.

Top HR and business leaders will gather at the “Recruiting Excellence for Africa” Conference, the inaugural Talent Agenda Series event in Johannesburg this coming November, to discuss ways of optimising sourcing, engaging and selecting the best local, regional and international talent for Africa.

The Recruiting Excellence for Africa Conference will see leading HRDs and senior decision makers come together to create a talent agenda which supports strategic objectives, and with over 30 top employer brands confirmed so far from across the continent, the conference looks set to pave the way for new recruitment strategies and talent engagement plans for organisational and business growth.
With keynote speakers including Ndaba Ntsele from Pamodzi Group, Tavaziva Madzinga from Old Mutual and John Saker from KPMG, the one-day conference programme will be addressing, in the morning session, the significance of social media in sourcing top talent for Africa, how far the employee value proposition can impact the talent agenda acquisition process and whether new threats and new opportunities have created new selection techniques. The second part of the day will focus more specifically on sourcing, engagement and selection responses to the need for high-potential, diverse talent that fits company culture.

The speakers and panellists’ line up includes some of the most senior figures from some of the leading brands in Africa: Citi, Colgate Palmolive, DStv Digital Media, Ericsson, ESKOM, EY, G4S, GSK, Lafarge Nigeria, Maersk Line, MTN Group, Neotel, NMB, PUMA Energy International, Rio Tinto, Samsung Africa, Tiger Brands, Yum! Brands.

Global Career Company, the international recruitment consultancy with offices in London and Johannesburg, are the organisers of the Talent Agenda Series. Following the success of the launch event in London last May, the platform looks to go from strength to strength, attracting large numbers of high profile multinational and regional organisations that lead the talent agenda across Africa. With 60 companies attending, the conference highlighted the importance of identifying employability skills required by businesses to achieve a competitive edge on an international platform. The Recruiting Excellence for Africa Conference in Johannesburg wishes to continue this success and aims to build a forum for HR and business leaders to discuss the pressing issues around their human capital strategies.
The conference in Johannesburg is co-hosted with Careers in Africa Recruitment Summit, the 6th annual summit that takes place across three days and that will involve networking, interviews and hiring the very best talent that Africa has to offer.

Global Career Company’s Talent Agenda Series Conference “Recruiting Excellence for Africa” will take place in Johannesburg on Friday 21st November. Companies and professionals interested in attending should visit http://www.careersinafrica.com/events/talent-agenda/2014-johannesburg/ for further details.