Powered By Talent: Retention
Powered By Talent is Northern Ireland’s only conference series dedicated to a business’s most important asset, its people. In advance of the main conference on May 22nd 2019, we are proud to present three supporting seminars on ‘Talent Attraction’, ‘Talent Retention’ and ‘Talent Development’.
The second of the three half-day seminars ‘Retention’ takes place at 1st Floor, Ten Square Hotel, Belfast city centre on Thursday, February 14th 2019 from 8:00 am.
Talented people are the centre of every successful business, it is impossible to survive, never-mind grow your business without retaining these key assets. At present, a huge demand exists in the Northern Ireland marketplace for such individuals, ensuring you adopt best practice in staff retention is therefore absolutely critical.
We are grateful to our high-profile, expert speakers for their support. They will provide a comprehensive overview of all the major aspects to be considered when striving for the best staff retention levels. Delivered through three 30-minute talks and a Q&A session, this seminar will provide the advice, evidence and guidance you have been looking for to make talent retention more successful.
Who should attend?
Professionals in Human Resources, Operations, Leadership and Management across a range of industries who want to engage staff to improve retention and support business growth. In particular, those that want to recruit professionals in the following sectors: software, law, finance, compliance and other niche spaces.
Delivered through three 30 minute talks from our experts, and a 30-minute breakout session with our experts and local industry partners. This seminar will provide the advice, evidence and guidance you have been looking for. Attendance will make your staff retention plan more successful.
Who are our experts?
– Barry Shannon, HR Director at TSYS (Formerly Cayan)
– Ciaran McCallion, Head of Human Resources at Allen & Overy
– Emer Hinphey, Managing Partner at Think People Consulting
Ciaran McCallion, Head of Human Resources at Allen & Overy
Allen & Overy became the first major Shared Service Centre to set-up in Belfast in 2008. Currently employing 500+ people across a range of professional disciplines, this global law firm is seen as a leader in people practices.
Ciaran is part of the international firms, local senior management team and is responsible for all aspects of the Human Resources function. During the last 18 months, Ciaran has led a major initiative to support the further growth of the business, a key element of this initiative was to build upon the retained talent based in Belfast.
Barry Shannon, HR Director at TSYS
With over 15 years of experience working at a senior level in Human Resources within public, private and third sector organisations Barry has extensive experience in delivering key strategic and operational results while managing teams of HR professionals.
TSYS is a US owned business and a major global payments solutions provider. In late 2018, TSYS purchased Cayan, as a result, the Cayan Belfast technology team was integrated into the new parent, Barry will reflect upon how to ensure retention during periods of change.
Emer Hinphey, Managing Partner at Think People Consulting
Emer leads a team that provide a portfolio of services across the areas of business transformation, talent management, learning & development and outsourced HR. She is an Occupational Physcologist and Chartered HR Professional recognised as one of Ireland’s leading commentators and advisors on people strategy. Emer brings the latest HR theories to life in an easy to digest manner.
*This is a ‘not-for-profit’ event, any financial surplus achieved will be donated to our nominated charity ‘Mary’s Meals’.