Lunch and Learn: Top tips to make recruiting your first employee exciting

Helen Todd
Helen ToddImpact People Consulting

Posted: Fri 14th Jun 2024

Do you want to know how to make recruiting your first employee exciting, not challenging? Bringing that first employee into your business can be really daunting.

In this Lunch and Learn, Helen Todd shares her top five tips on recruiting your first employee. She explains job analysis, employer branding, interview techniques and how talent acquisition is an important part of business strategy and growth.

Helen has 18 years of expertise in human resources and people and culture. She founded her HR consultancy, Impact People Consulting, to support businesses to put in place strong people-centric practices, policies and initiatives, focusing on creating inclusive workplaces.

Key takeaways from this session:

  • Learn how to create impactful and inclusive job descriptions and adverts to attract qualified candidates

  • Discover how employer branding can be an important marketing tool for candidate and customer generation

  • Realise the importance of aligning people strategy alongside business strategy for business success

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Helen Todd
Helen ToddImpact People Consulting
Hi, I'm Helen, Founder and Director of Impact People Consulting. I support Micro and Small businesses to put in place strong people-centric practices, policies and strategies. I am a big believer that HR is fun, and by having good foundations in place, you can reduce the risk of a crisis, and the effect it has on a business. I started Impact in August 2023 after 18 years in HR, working in a variety of organisations from tech startups through to global financial institutions. The one constant in my career has been my people-centric approach and this is why I started my business. I offer services to include Talent Acquisition & Employer Branding, Employee Engagement & Organisation Culture, HR policies, processes & strategies, and Organisation Design.

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