Alan is a strategy consultant for Recruitment Challenges, Talent Acquisition, Candidate Experience, Employment Brand and Social Media. He works with corporate recruitment and talent management teams as well as recruitment agencies and RPO businesses to ensure that their technology and processes align to deliver the right candidates in a timely and cost-effective manner.
He is one of the thought leaders in developing the online recruitment industry for end users, recruiters and candidates across Europe and has recently been active in creating workshops and training programmes for line managers on the use of new recruitment processes and technology and the emerging trends of social media. He is passionate about ensuring the company brand is improved with a great employment and recruitment experience for all constituents; the candidate, the hiring manager and the HR community.
Alan can be found as a frequent chairman and participant in European conference programmes, with over 200 appearances. He has been published in a number of on-line and off-line media covering technical and strategic HR and Recruitment issues, including the XPertHR Guide to Candidate Attraction.
Content Featuring Alan Whitford
Candidate experience is more than just a collection of well-managed touchpoints. Join talent acquisition thought leaders and practitioners for a discussion on what's working well in their worlds and how they got to a place where a positive candidate experience resonates beyond the hire date.