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What Workers Want 2018

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The Hays What Workers Want 2018 report examines the job applicant’s journey from their initial job search, through to acceptance of a new role and joining a company.

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Attend our webinar/event to learn what attracts or detracts candidates at each stage of the applicant journey across search, apply, decide and join. Discover how best to optimise your employee attraction offerings and encourage talented professionals to join your organisation.

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Birmingham, Hays Office

Tuesday 19 June, 8am - 10.30am
Speakers: Paul Marriott, Director, Hays Midlands, 
Kelly Ruffle, Head of HR, Tarmac
Johanna O’Driscoll, Finance Director, Tarmac

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East Midlands, Jurys Inn East Midlands Airport

Wednesday 20 June, 8am - 10am
Speakers: Raj Singh-Dehal, HR & Commercial Services Director – Center Parcs 
Paul Marriott, Director, Hays Midlands

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London City

London, WeWork Moorgate

Thursday, 28 June, 6pm - 8.30pm
Speakers: Mark Staniland, Managing Director, Hays London City & the Midlands
Jan Atkinson, Talent and Organisational Development Director, Kier Group
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East of England

Tuesday 19 June, 1pm - 2pm
Speakers: Jane Donnelly, Managing Director, Hays East of England
Lisa Collen, Director, Flagship Group


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Wednesday 20 June 12pm - 1pm
Speakers: Akash Marwaha, Managing Director, Hays Scotland
Yvonne Anderson, HR Director, Prospero People

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Northern Ireland

Friday 22 June, 12pm - 1pm
Speakers: John Moore, Managing Director, Hays Northern Ireland
Jim Norris, Human Resources Senior Manager, Allstate Northern Ireland

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North West

Tuesday 3 July, 12.30pm - 1.30pm
Speakers: Andrew Bredin, Managing Director, Hays North West
James Sykes, Director, Hays North West

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Request your copy of the report to discover how your brand, application processes, communications and interviews affect a professional’s decision to accept a job at your organisation.

This year’s report looks at the four stages of the applicant journey; Search, Apply, Decide and Join; and highlights areas where employers can improve their processes and avoid roadblocks to find the best professionals.

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