Creative Research

August 17, 2021
Expand Your Research Toolkit
August 17, 2021
12:00 to 14:00

Executive Researchers need to find increasingly creative ways to source and develop deep and diverse candidate pools. This session leverages the expertise of senior researchers to focus on creative ways to source and qualify quality candidates. You will leave this session with an expanded toolkit to help you, and your firm, uncover top talent. Your registration includes:
• Pre-event questionnaire.
• 120 minutes of expert advice.
• PDF booklet of expert advice, tips, and techniques to embed your learning into daily practice.

Register to explore:

Source creatively
Qualify Candidates
Expand Your Toolkit
Peer Learning


12:00 to 12:30
All You Ever Wanted to Know

Pre-submit your tricky questions to be answered by a panel of experts including regional research leaders and globally recognized trainers.

Sana Mansoor
Head of Research - MENA
Boyden Middle East
Rachel Roche
Founder and President
Smart Search
Laura Stoker
Executive Director of Global Training
Lina Vanifatova
Consultant & Head of Research
Hobson Leavy Executive Search
12:30 to 13:00
Creative Sourcing

Join us for this 30 min interactive discussion with Gita Gopalan on her thoughts and tips about creative sourcing, with a particular focus on alternatives to LinkedIn and the importance of telephone sourcing and building rapport with candidates. Gita has a unique perspective built on extensive experience in Australia, Asia, and across the globe. She is known for using a diverse range of sources to build quality diverse lists.

Gita Gopalan
Hampton Kibel Research Pty Ltd
01:00 to 01:30
Creative Qualifying

What are some of the key opportunities and pitfalls to look out for when engaging with candidates? How do you truly engage with a candidate to draw out the information you need to determine their fit with the client brief? Drawing on his experience as a researcher and journalist, Gad Weinbach will deliver a lively and informative session, drawing on extensive experience undertaking high-level research for Fortune500 and ASX100 companies across multiple industries and a number of BRW Rich 200 in more than 20 countries.

Gad Weinbach
Founder & Principal
HR House of Research
13:30 to 14:00
Facilitated Peer Learning

Network and learn from the experience of fellow researchers through facilitated break out sessions focused on applying knowledge from the workshop. Group learning will be collated and shared with the group.