“Applying for a Job”
What do candidates need to know about the recruitment process?
Our three specialist recruiters give us their insights into what works and what doesn't for applicants.
Representing a broad range of Industries, our panel will discuss the do’s and don’ts at interviews, CV’s and cover letters, and how innovation and technology is transforming the application and interview process.
Tuesday 21 November
7.30am - 9am
Includes a light breakfast and refreshments
St Columba Centre
40 Vermont Street
Total PD hours: 1.5 hours
Katy Lloyd – Talent and Culture Manager - (AccorHotel Group) Auckland
Katy is a practiced and experienced Human Resources professional, as Talent and Culture Manager for the Grand Mercure Hotel, Sebel, and Ibis Hotels she is a member of the Senior Leadership Team. Katy is responsible for consultation on strategic staffing, training and development, talent and employment relations. AccorHotels is an International brand with over 3,500 Hotels and Resorts worldwide, and 32 Hotels and Resorts across New Zealand making AccorHotels are a large employer.
Katy recognises and understands the importance of robust recruitment processes and the importance of recruiting great people. The Hospitality Industry is highly competitive, and a key element of her current role is identifying and retaining talent. With experience working in the Airline, Tourism, Hospitality, Education and Retail Industries Katy brings a wealth of knowledge and insight in best practice and recruitment processes. Katy will share her experience and knowledge regarding the critical aspects of a CV, what really matters at an interview and the importance of on- boarding.
Hollie Sheldon – Recruitment and Talent Advisor at Foodstuffs
Hollie is a skilled and experienced Recruitment and Talent Advisor, and she works in a Senior role supporting all new store recruitment. Hollie is also responsible for managing Four Square Owner Operator Selection. Foodstuffs comprises New World, Pak’nSAVE, Four Square, Fresh Collective, Liquorland and Gilmour’s, and with over 30,000 staff members nationwide, Foodstuffs is one of New Zealand’s largest employers. Hollie has significant experience working in Volume Recruitment and utilising the latest technology in recruitment in her day to day work.
Hollie has a wide range of Recruitment experience in the Government sector, including New Zealand Police, New Zealand Customs, Ministry for Primary Industries and New Zealand Post. She also has experience utilising Assessment Centre methodology, and competency matrix frameworks to measure core and stretch behaviours. Hollie will share with the audience some of the trends emerging in large scale recruitment and she will share her insights into CV’s, the future of job applications, interviews and the key to success in applying for jobs.
Jacqui Shore -
People and Performance Advisor at Delegats Wines
Jacqui completed a Bachelor of Business in Human Resources and Strategic Management and began her career in Human Resources. Moving into talent Acquisition, Jacqui has worked in Hospitality, Financial Services and more recently the Wine and Consumer Goods industries.
As People and Performance Advisor at Delegates Wines, the largest family owned vineyard in New Zealand, Jacqui supports the international Sales markets.
This role requires a broad knowledge of skills including utilising current recruitment and sourcing methods and processes, as Jacqui works across New Zealand, Canada & the USA Jacqui recognises that technology is critical in attracting a broad range of talent, and at our CDANZ Recruitment Event Jacqui will outline how combining technology and innovative thinking is critical in reaching a wide range of potential talent, she will also cover some tips and tricks for standing out when applying for a job.