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Ruth Penfold, Director of Talent AcquisitionShazam will be one of the expert speakers at our Innovation in Recruitment Summit located in Kensington Close Hotel on the 22 September.

Attracting the right talent and recruiting the best employees for your organisation may be difficult and challenging, particularly in the today’s market when the number of advanced jobs has overtaken the number of job seekers.

Symposium’s Innovation in Recruitment Summit gathers the best HR specialists who share their exclusive expertise on how to attract the right talent to your company. We are happy to announce that one of them is Ruth Penfold, Director of Talent Acquisition at Shazam.

Ruthie has around 15 years experience in the recruitment industry. Her first 13 years were spent in a number of small, boutique largely contingency firms which set her up perfectly for the pace of the ‘StartUp’ space. She moved ‘in-house’ for Shazam in 2013, and now leads their global hiring. She believes that brilliant people are the lifeblood of any successful business and is excited to share her experiences in evolving the recruitment practices at Shazam with you all.

At Innovation in Recruitment, Ruth will be discussing ways to help build a strong employer brand at your organisation. Some of the points included will be:

  • How to create a buzz around your employer brand to attract the best people
  • How to stand out from the competitors
  • Getting noticed in the candidate driven market
  • Building your recruitment’s credibility internally
  • The role of employee referrals

Take a look at our exciting line-up of Recruitment in Innovation (London, Sept 22) and learn about other top speakers at this event – click here.





Rebecca joined the HRreview editorial team in January 2016. After graduating from the University of Sheffield Hallam in 2013 with a BA in English Literature, Rebecca has spent five years working in print and online journalism in Manchester and London. In the past she has been part of the editorial teams at Sleeper and Dezeen and has founded her own arts collective.