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Keynote Presentation - Embrace Technology; Create an Environment of Urgency and Innovation
In the highly competitive recruitment industry, it’s essential to create an environment that fosters a sense of urgency. Agencies must constantly innovate and find ways to stand out from competitors. Most recruitment agencies have attempted new web technologies to engage candidates and clients. However, other industries have surged ahead in taking up new tools to boost their internal staff engagement, urgency and innovation. Joris Luijke will present a case study of web2.0 tools that Atlassian has applied to encourage agility and creativity.
Joris Luijke is the Global Talent Director of Atlassian, an Australian software company specialising in software development and collaboration tools that are used by more than 23,000 organisations. Atlassian’s own staff engagement practices have been formally recognised extensively over the past year with numerous of HR awards.
This year Atlassian won the HR leader Award for Innovation in Recruitment and Retention and the Fairfax FEMA Recruitment award for best on-site HR. The company also received Highly Commended Awards for Australian Employer of the Decade and Australia’s Employer of Choice 2010. In the US the were identified as one of the 25 Best Small Companies to Work For by the Great Place to Work Institute. Earlier in the year the were awarded a Hewitt Best Employer Highly Commended Award.
In his previous role as the General Manager Consulting of Chandler Macleod Technology, Joris was part of the initial team that adapted traditional psychological instruments for use with next-generation internet technologies. This team delivered a patented talent management tool, CMyPeople.
Joris has also held several positions in the public and private sectors and holds a Masters in Human Resource Management from the University of Tilburg, The Netherlands.