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Simon Townsend

Principal Consultant, twelve2

Crowd Hacking Talent Stack & Process Design

In this 50 minute hands-on workshop, you’ll be working with table leads to each design and create one element of a TA process. Using the collective intelligence of each of the groups, we’ll then put together new TA process and stack that preserves the human element of TA whilst combining it with the most powerful tools on the market today. You will be asked to contribute to one area of expertise:

  • Briefing & understanding the roles
  • Marketing & Branding
  • Culture & Skills profiling
  • Sourcing & Screening
  • Assessment & Interview
  • Compliance & Reporting

Simon will introduce you to Customer Centred Design Thinking and Journey Maps, as you work to design an exciting new solution.

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Simon is a Design Thinking professional who specialises in Human Capital. Focusing on the human element of innovation, he is a strong believer that everyone can help define and sculpt the future and he works to develop teams using tested Design Thinking techniques. With his eye on the long term future of business, Simon demystifies technological advances and social media strategies to provide simple-to-implement approaches to recruitment processes and talent sourcing.

In his time as Innovation Manager for Deloitte and Chief Innovation Officer APAC for Allegis Global Solutions, Simon honed his Design Thinking skills and he has trained one on one with Professors from Insead, Stanford and UC Berkeley. He is also a member of the Sydney Digital Disruption Research Group and spent 2 years assessing startups for inclusion in the TalentTech Labs incubator based out of New York. 

Simon is now Principal and Founder of twelve2 – a talent management consulting firm.

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