Sponsors & Media Partners | Talent 2013 @TalentChallenge

Over 200 senior HR and Talent professionals joined the 5th annual Talent conference on the 3-4 July 2013. Thank you to everyone who made it. It was an informative and compelling 2 days, hearing from over 40 fantastic speakers, great insight and involvement coming from the roundtable discussions and networking between peers and with innovative solution providers. The masseurs were a bonus too!

Over 85% of attendees said this event was ‘excellent’ or ‘good’, over 90% of expectations were fulfilled and over 95% of you will attend again next year when we’ll be back for an even bigger and better multi-streamed HR event, this time with over 100 visionary speakers and over 400 top calibre attendees!

Become a Sponsor

Talent 2013 offers the perfect commercial opportunity to position your company. To promote your business and get widespread exposure, please contact Lynne Martin on +44 (0)20 7336 4600 or events@osneymedia.com

Chair Sponsor

People in Business (PIB) is the UK based employer brand strategy hub of the world’s leading employer brand consultancy, TMP Consulting, with offices in London, Paris, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Mumbai and Singapore. Together we have conducted employer brand research and development for many of the world’s leading employers. This has included: AREVA, Avon, Boeing, BP, Coca-Cola, Disney, EON, GSK, HP, HSBC, IBM, JTI, Lafarge, the LEGO Group, L’Oreal, Man Group, Nokia-Siemens, PepsiCo, P&G, RBS, Sanofi, Standard Bank, Teva, Unilever and Verizon, many of whom have subsequently chosen to activate our strategic recommendations through our sister agency, the digital recruitment communication specialists, AIA Worldwide.

More Information: www.pib.co.uk

Platinum Sponsor

Towers Watson is a leading global professional services company that helps organizations improve performance through effective people, risk and financial management. With 14,000 associates around the world, we offer solutions in the areas of employee benefits, talent management, rewards, and risk and capital management.

Our focus is on giving you the clarity to make the right decisions and take the right actions.

And our approach is grounded in perspective – the kind that comes from our deep experience working on a wide range of issues.
But more important, our perspective begins at eye level – with a clear understanding of your organization, the way you work, your goals and your challenges.
By connecting the big picture and your picture, we help you achieve real-world results.

More Information at: www.towerswatson.com

Gold Sponsors

Towers Watson

Your Talent. Our Technology.

Cornerstone OnDemand understands the challenges facing global businesses today –  we are one. With millions of users across hundreds of countries and dozens of languages, Cornerstone is helping some of the world’s leading brands get the greatest return on their human capital investment. Streamlined for quick and easy implementation and hassle-free administration, Cornerstone OnDemand’s Software-as-a-Service provides a simple, user-friendly interface and 100% web-based delivery drive high employee adoption and engagement – no matter where you do business. With advanced reporting and analytics features, your business leaders will be able to immediately assess the bigger talent picture – and the impact of your talent management initiatives.

More information: www.cornerstoneondemand.co.uk

Oxford University’s Said Business School is Europe’s fastest growing business school with a reputation for innovative business education. Our range of Executive Education, Custom and Degree programmes combine the highest academic standards with a practical approach, enabling you to reach your organisation’s strategic objectives through the professional development of your employees.

More information: www.sbs.ox.ac.uk

Silver Sponsors


Lane4 is a leader in the field of human performance. Based in the UK, we work with a wide range of organisations, helping individuals and teams around the world reach their fullest potential, to build sustainable competitive advantage. What gives us the edge over others in our field? A unique combination of skills and experience, brought together by a group of people with an outstanding track record of achievement in the three interlocking areas of business, psychology and high level sport. For further information visit the website: www.lane4performance.com

Greenhouse Project
The Greenhouse Project helps organisations make sure that their best millennial talent stays engaged and in love with their organisations.
Increased competition, huge technological changes in the workplace and high candidate expectations have conspired to create one of the most challenging eras ever for talent management professionals.
In such a volatile environment where the stakes and rewards are high, it has never been more important to get it right. Success brings fresh ideas, new ways of thinking and potential new leadership material. Failure costs a huge amount of time, resources and potential brand damage from disillusioned staff and former employees.

At The Greenhouse Project we can turn the promise of fresh talent into business advantage by devising the right strategies for recruitment, development and retention. Based on 10 years of specialist experience and the latest research into how people learn better, we focus on the 5 things that make the biggest difference to help large organisations achieve their goal of attracting and getting value from the best new talent.


Change Recruitment Group are Scotland’s leading international independent recruitment company, providing employment opportunities for professionals around the world for over 43 years.

Our group has two companies which work in partnership, one in the UK and the other covering the International market. Each offers unrivalled opportunities for senior professionals in Accounting & Finance, HR, Marketing, I.T., Financial Services, Oil & Gas and Sales to enhance their career.

Our client-base has been built through meeting the needs of both local and global organisations. We have a pedigree of supplying high quality candidates to Big4 Accountancy firms, multi-national energy companies and global I.T giants, to name but a few of our partners.

Change has an international reputation for matching clients and candidates, ensuring the right person get the perfect job. By combining our consultants’ in-depth market-sector experience and innovative use of on-line technology, we provide employers and candidates with a specialist recruitment service delivering professional job solutions.
For further information visit the website: www.changerecruitmentgroup.net

Associate Sponsor

eSift has a proven track record of successfully providing innovative and value adding recruitment solutions to organisations throughout the UK and beyond.
In 2008 one of the many challenges for employers was “how to effectively build e-recruitment into their recruitment strategy and utilise it to positively impact their employer brand and wider business objectives.”
eSift responded by providing flexible e-recruitment solutions to support a new way of recruiting away from the traditional recruitment agency model. Our clients maximised on this by utilising eSift for a vast range of solutions from streamlining in-house recruitment, supporting direct recruitment strategies, to huge savings on Executive Recruitment. www.esift.co.uk

Media Partners

OsneyMedia work with leading publications and trade associations on reciprocal marketing arrangements. If you are interested in promoting your magazine/association to the leading players, please contact us on +44 (0)20 7336 4600 or email events@osneymedia.com

Changeboard is a specialist global HR jobs site, career advice resource and community platform to help HR and recruitment professionals find the perfect job to progress their careers locally or internationally.

To help you get ahead in your HR career, we also have insights from leading recruitment organisations and senior HR professionals from around the world, and you can search or get feeds and newsletters with the latest career advice articles, white papers and guides.

More information: www.changeboard.com/

HR Revolution is a full service, talent attraction, engagement and retention service.

We will inject a fresh approach to Human Resources in your business – Inspiring and supporting you and your teams, increasing productivity and employee engagement. HR & Talent Management Solutions for your managers and business success. HR Consultancy, UK Employment law, HR Support, Employee Engagement, Onsite and Remote Support, HR services cover: Attraction, Recruitment, Offer, Induction, Guidance, Motivation, Appraisal, Disciplinary and Exit Services.

At HR Revolution we are truly committed and ooze passion for everything HR! We work with the very best in the business and have fantastic talent in our team and we LOVE our clients! Help us on the road to an HR Revolution!! Get creative with your teams, attract and motivate your champions and have pride in your employer brand! HRREV – truly an inspiring experience!

Log on and check out our FREE Services, Advice, Consultation, Talent Reviews and over 100 Documents to download and HR Packs to purchase!

More information: www.hrrevolution.co.uk

The mission of The HRIS World is to share mutual experiences within the industry as well as provide a forum to discuss current methodologies and processes with an eye on providing new concepts and possible benchmarks. The focus of The HRIS World blog is to provide a focal point for these new concepts and benchmarks by communicating and developing the new ideas within the HRIS industry – Cloud, ERP, HRIS, HRMS, HCM, and HR technology. See our groups and how to keep up with us below…

The HRIS World was launched in June 2008, and in the last year we have been expanding our scope and mission to include jobs, recruiting, and career management in a separate blog – The HRIS Career World.

More information: www.thehrisworld.com

Training Journal is the UK’s only dedicated publication for the Training and Learning & Development Industry. Aimed at everyone from the head of corporate learning & development through to the independent trainer, Training Journal and our website www.trainingjournal.com provide the industry with a huge resource of information. Having been established over 40 years ago, Training Journal has always been at the forefront of the industry, discussing the latest trends and research and helping to shape opinion and drive improvement across the industry.

The WORLD HRD CONGRESS is the brainchild of Dr. R. L. Bhatia and who has been a Global Leader in HR for last three 3 Decades. He is also the Founder of www.indiasgreatest.com .

The World HRD Congress is a virtual Organization, run and guided by a set of Professions whose passion is Leadership in HR. In many ways the motto is “ FOR HUMAN RESOURCES – BY HUMAN RESOURCES – FOR HUMAN RESOURCES”.

The World HRD Congress is the largest rendezvous of HR Leaders from across 131 Countries celebrating the spirit of Excellence in HR.

More information: www.worldhrdcongress.com

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