UPDATE: #trulondon 5 is now over, but the content and conversation continues. In this post, I am curating all content related to the event. Keep scrolling, there is lots of it . . .

With less than two weeks to go until the start of the fifth Tru London recruiting unconference the pre-event buzz is gettig louder and louder – just check the #trulondon stream for the evidence.

In this post I will curate all the content from the event. As is usual for a Tru event, however, there are plenty of posts to get us in the mood.

I’ll be adding more as they are published and please let me know if have missed any.

The event is on 22-23 February at the City Hotel, London – more details here. I’ll be live blogging on the Tru London 5 live blog and you can see Jobsite’s live streaming and other coverage at its Tru London hub.

Bill Boorman has now released the schedule for the event. And I have curated a Peer Index list of the track leaders.

Content from the event




Audio interviews

Livestream videos

  1. Quality of hire
  2. Future Recruitment Agency models
  3. Candidate experience
  4. Checking candidates on social media part one
  5. Checking candidates on social media part two
  6. Direct sourcing
  7. Democratic workplaces
  8. The Ouroboros of recruitment
  9. Role of job boards in digital talent acquisition
  10. Graduate employability
  11. Talent mapping
  12. Bill Boorman wrap-up

Pre-event posts

Already many of the track leaders have written about the thinking behind their tracks . . .

Wisemansay shares what he is attending and why in Tru London 5 – The Tracks I’m attending and why

The Radical Recruit on the Tru unconference movement he helped create . . . We’re all Thought Leaders Now! and he says a hi to Tru London too in his video blog.

How you can follow and join in the TruLondon5 conversation!

Steve Ward is running a track on the ‘Social agency’ – here he starts the discussion . . .The Social Agency – Changing the Perception of the Recruiter

Bryan Wempen is over from the US to run a track on social influence. Bryan sets out his thinking in Communication is a Gift That Comes in Many Forms

Here’s a first for Tru – 4Mat will be running a careers website lab. Find out more in this post:  Trucareers – 4Mat apply the science

So why does an HR professional attend a recruiting unconference?  #Tru London 5 – Why do I go . . .

Check out the page which has been created for the event at Recruitingblogs.

Jobsite’s Mervyn Dinnen and Brave New Talent’s James Mayes will be debating the death of the CV. Mervyn gets the the discussion going . . .  Will it be The Last Rites for the CV at #TruLondon?

Tribepad are sponsoring Tru London 5 and CEO Lisa Scales is running a track on the role of communities in recruiting  . . . #TruLondon comes to town..

Some live broadcast as #TNLive Goes Global at #truLondon

Great to see John Sumser will be at Tru London.

Great to see RIDE – the Dutch Recruitment Industry Dance Event – hosting a meet-up after day one of TruLondon. Organiser Rob Van Elberg promises free champagne. I’ll drink to that.

If you are newbie to #trulondon then let the host with the most set the scene and put you at your ease . . . #trulondon: a survivor’s guide

We have poetry in the lead up to the event! Andsomepeople get you in the mood for their track on social recruiting and engagement Let’s get engaged #trulondon

Tru disorganiser Bill Boorman on the conference format and news of a Google hangout for Tru London 5 . . . Who moved my conference? #trulondon

Platinum sponsor Jobsite is looking forward to next week’s event, sharing what they will be up to  . . . Getting ready for Tru London 5

One of the big names attending from the US, Craig Fisher has produced his own promo . . . Craig Fisher TRU London Promo

Max Heywood is running a track on Pinterest. Not heard of it, not sure how it impacts on recruiting? Let Max be your guide . . . The Pinterest Puzzle: Are There Recruiting Applications? A #TruLondon track

Rob Jones is running a track on how to effectively measure quality of hire The one with TRU Quality

Business has to take responsibility for bringing new skills into the workplace and HR has to take the lead. Agree? HR directors Neil Morrison and Alison Chisnell will be running the discussion at Tru London. Neil outlines his thinking here . . . HR, job creation and an economic imperative

A wish list for your recruitment software. If you have one then share it at Tru London . . . Colleague Software – rethinking recruitment software

And here is the press release from Colleague Software

And here is a post about the survey at the UK Recruiter blog . . . Recruitment Software Survey at #TruLondon

Do candidates really want to apply for jobs through their mobile, asks Peter Gold. Peter will be running a track looking for answers, sharing findings from his Linkedin poll and looking at the implications of mobile for the entire hiring process. TRU London 2012: Should the online job application be mobile?

Preview piece from event disorganiser Bill Boorman. #TruLondon 5: You wouldn’t want to miss it!

What’s the difference between referral and recommendation? Bill Boorman looks at the issues, which will be discussed at Tru London. How to make a social referral program work #trulondon

Bill Boorman shares his thoughts  . . . Twitter Tricks For Recruiters #SocialRecruiting #TruLondon