AHRI 2017 - Connect, Engage and Transform
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AHRI 2017 - Connect, Engage and Transform


Australia’s flagship event for HR professionals and business leaders is coming to Sydney. The AHRI National Convention and Exhibition 2017 is just around the corner and expecting to open its doors to more than 3,300 attendees. If you’re an HR pro looking for insights and inspiration on the big issues facing HR and business, you’ll (hopefully!) already be registered to access what will be a jam-packed program of thought provoking sessions.

This year’s event will take place over four days, between the 21 August and 24 August, at the ICC in Sydney.

We’re proud Supporting Partners, and will be amongst the 100 exhibitors on the show floor, showcasing the latest HR and people management products and services. With new and innovative HR approaches at the heart of the key takeaways for attendees, we’re excited to meet our exhibiting neighbours who, like us, will be championing positive change for the  industry to improve the lives of our busy professionals.

I’ll also be making an appearance during Tuesday’s seminar schedule, to lead a discussion on the topic of risky recruitment and our attitude towards traditional hiring processes. Find the full details of that session below and make sure you add it to your conference plans.  

We’re ready and raring to go, with plenty to share, including our new look and updated platform. You’ll find us at stand 91 where we’ll be offering attendees a tour of the Xref tool in action and catching up with old and new friends of the Xref family.

Feel free to drop us a line in advance and we can schedule a tour of the platform at the show - contact@xref.com

And if you haven’t registered yet, it’s not too late. To make sure you’re amongst the “who’s who” of Australian HR, just visit the event registration page.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Seminar Session Details:

Date & Time

Tuesday, 22nd August 2017 @ 10:50am - 11:20am in the Exhibition Hall Theatre

Title & Synopsis

Seminar 2: Risky Recruitment Practices: The Issue Of Poor Reference Checking In Australia

Poor reference checking poses risks and adds little value, and new research from Xref uncovers bigger issues with the traditional approach. Considered a burden on busy HR professionals, the industry is losing faith in the process despite its continued criticality for business. Join this discussion about an age-old industry pain point and how it can be vastly improved.

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