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AAGE Roundtables - December 2020

You are invited to join us for one of the AAGE's upcoming Roundtable discussions to be held as a mixture of face-to-face and videoconference events.

This is an exciting opportunity for AAGE Members to engage with their peer group to discuss relevant industry topics such as the impact of coronavirus, virtual internships and the progress of this year's recruitment campaign.

Each Virtual Roundtable will consist of a small number of AAGE members from a cross-section of employer industries, service providers, industry associations and universities. Participants will engage in a facilitated discussion of the current state of the Australian graduate / intern recruitment market.

    Cost

    Complimentary access for up to two AAGE members per organisation. Please contact memberships@aage.com.au if you are interested in becoming a member of the AAGE.

    Please contact events@aage.com.au with any queries.

    CANBERRA (FACE-TO-FACE)

    Tuesday 1st December 2020, 11.30am – 1.30pm

    More information here

    SYDNEY (FACE-TO-FACE)

    Monday 7th December 2020, 12.00 noon – 2.00pm

    More information here
    VIRTUAL SESSIONS – MEMBERS ONLY

    Wednesday 2nd December 2020, 11.00am – 12.00 noon AEDT (ACT/NSW/TAS/VIC time): More information here

    Thursday 3rd December 2020, 12.00 noon – 1.00pm AEDT (ACT/NSW/TAS/VIC time): More information here

    Tuesday 8th December 2020, 1.00pm – 2.00pm AEDT (ACT/NSW/TAS/VIC time): More information here

    Wednesday 9th December 2020, 12.00 noon – 1.00pm AEDT (ACT/NSW/TAS/VIC time): More information here


    Past Events


    AAGE Virtual Roundtables - August 2020

    Monday 17th August - Thursday 20th August 2020

    You are invited to join us for one of the AAGE's upcoming Virtual Roundtables to be held via videoconference.

    This is an exciting opportunity for AAGE Members to engage with their peer group to discuss relevant industry topics such as the impact of coronavirus, virtual internships and the progress of this year's recruitment campaign.

    Each Virtual Roundtable will consist of a small number of AAGE members from a cross-section of employer industries, service providers, industry associations and universities. Participants will engage in a facilitated discussion of the current state of the Australian graduate / intern recruitment market.

    Please note:

    • We have created a series of Virtual Roundtables across a variety of dates and times. A maximum of two representatives from each member organisation can register to attend one videoconference for this series. They can register for the same call or different calls.
    • Each representative must hold a membership or attend in place of a member, i.e. if an organisation only has one membership, they can only register one representative.
    • Members must be logged in to register.
    • If you would like to register a colleague to join the call on your behalf who is not an AAGE member representative, please email their details to Samantha Duff at events@aage.com.au.

    Cost

    Complimentary access for up to two AAGE members per organisation. Please contact memberships@aage.com.au if you are interested in becoming a member of the AAGE.

    Cancellations

    We expect these events to reach capacity. If you have registered to attend and are no longer able to dial into this videoconference, we ask you to notify events@aage.com.au so that we can offer the opportunity to someone on the waitlist to attend.

    Please contact events@aage.com.au with any queries.


    2020 AAGE Virtual Internship Webinar

    Wednesday 5th August 2020

    12.00 noon - 1.00pm ACT/NSW/QLD/TAS/VIC time
    11.30am - 12.30pm NT/SA time
    10.00am - 11.00am WA time

    You are invited to join us for the AAGE's upcoming Virtual Internship Webinar.

    Since the arrival of COVID-19, many AAGE employer members have been looking for ways to offer internship (work experience / clerkship) opportunities to students at a time when they may be unable to work in the office.

    In this webinar we will hear from a panel of AAGE employer members from the law industry that have recently completed virtual experiences for their winter clerkship programs. They have offered real work projects, example work projects or a combination of both and managed the clerks remotely during their experience.

    If you are thinking of implementing virtual internships in your own organisation then join us for this must-attend event.

    Panellists

    Our panellists are:

    • Trent Shorten, HR Consultant, Graduate Programs, Ashurst
    • Lauren Evans, Recruitment Manager, Asia-Pacific, White & Case
    • Liana Sutton, Graduate Resourcing Strategy Manager, MinterEllison
    • Sofija Jovic, P&D Advisor (Melbourne Graduate Program), King & Wood Mallesons

    Format

    At the beginning of the webinar, you will be able to listen to a facilitated discussion with the panel. You will then be able to submit 'real time' questions to the panellists via the 'ask a question' facility within our webinar platform.

    Cost

    Complimentary access for one AAGE member per organisation.

    Please contact memberships@aage.com.au if you are interested in becoming a member of the AAGE.

    Cancellations

    We expect this event to reach capacity. If you have registered to attend and are no longer able to log into this webinar, we ask you to notify events@aage.com.au so that we can offer the opportunity to someone on the waitlist to attend.

    Please contact events@aage.com.au with any queries.


    AAGE Virtual Roundtables - July 2020

    Monday 13th July - Thursday 16th July 2020

    You are invited to join us for one of the AAGE's upcoming Virtual Roundtables to be held via videoconference.

    This is an exciting opportunity for AAGE Members to discuss the progress of this year's recruitment campaign with their peers. Each Virtual Roundtable will consist of a small number of AAGE members from a cross-section of employer industries, service providers, industry associations and universities. Participants will engage in a facilitated discussion of the current state of the Australian graduate / intern recruitment market.

    Please note:

    • We have created a series of Virtual Roundtables across a variety of dates and time. Only one representative from each member organisation can register for one call in total.
    • Members must be logged in to register.
    • If you would like to register a colleague to join the call on your behalf who is not an AAGE member representative, please email their details to Samantha Duff at events@aage.com.au.

    Cost

    Complimentary access for one AAGE member per organisation. Please contact memberships@aage.com.au if you are interested in becoming a member of the AAGE.

    Cancellations

    We expect these events to reach capacity. If you have registered to attend and are no longer able to dial into this videoconference, we ask you to notify events@aage.com.au so that we can offer the opportunity to someone on the waitlist to attend.

    Please contact events@aage.com.au with any queries.


    2020 AAGE Virtual Assessment Centre Webinar

    Tuesday 7th July 2020

    11.00am - 12.00noon ACT/NSW/QLD/VIC time
    10.30am - 11.30am SA time
    9.00am - 10.00am WA time

    You are invited to join us for the AAGE's upcoming Virtual Assessment Centre Webinar.

    Since the arrival of COVID-19, many AAGE employer members have been looking for ways to replace traditional face-to-face assessment centres.

    In this webinar we will hear from a panel of AAGE employer members that have implemented virtual assessment centres for their 2021 graduate programs as a result of the coronavirus.

    If you are thinking of implementing virtual assessment centres in your own organisation then join us for this must-attend event.

    Panellists

    Our panellists are:

    • Dara McCallion, Graduate Programs Manager, Westpac
    • Jen Williams, Recruitment and Admissions Director, Teach For Australia
    • Simon Gibson, Recruitment Partner - Graduates APAC, Rio Tinto
    • Thomasin Schmidt, Graduate Program Manager, AMP

    Format

    At the beginning of the webinar, you will be able to listen to a facilitated discussion with the panel. You will then be able to submit 'real time' questions to the panellists via the 'ask a question' facility within our webinar platform.

    Cost

    Complimentary access for one AAGE member per organisation.

    Please contact memberships@aage.com.au if you are interested in becoming a member of the AAGE.

    Cancellations

    We expect these events to reach capacity. If you have registered to attend and are no longer able to log into this webinar, we ask you to notify events@aage.com.au so that we can offer the opportunity to someone on the waitlist to attend.

    Please contact events@aage.com.au with any queries.


    2020 AAGE Coronavirus Industry Videoconferences (EMPLOYERS ONLY)

    25 May - 5 June 2020

    What are others in your industry doing in response to Coronavirus?

    You are invited to join us for a free member videoconference with your peers from the same industry to discuss your organisation’s response to the Coronavirus as well as your recruitment, selection and development activities relating to 2020 and 2021 graduate and intern programs.

    You will receive a confirmation email upon registering. The AAGE will send a separate email to participants prior to the videoconference with instructions for the call and a list of those participating.

    Please suggest the items you are interested in discussing when you register for this session.

    NOTE: Only one representative from each member organisation can register for the call.

    Please contact surveys@aage.com.au with any queries.


    2020 AAGE Coronavirus Industry Teleconferences (EMPLOYERS ONLY)

    26 March - 7 April 2020

    You are invited to join us for a free member teleconference with your peers from the same industry to discuss your organisation’s response to the Coronavirus.

    Instructions for the call will be included in your confirmation email. The AAGE will share a list of those participating prior to the call.

    Please suggest the items you are interested in discussing when you register for this session.

    NOTE: Only one representative from each member organisation can register for the call.

    Please contact surveys@aage.com.au with any queries.


    2020 Attraction and Assessment Roundtables

    You are invited to join us for the AAGE's upcoming Attraction and Assessment Roundtables.

    This is an exciting opportunity to meet your peers from the graduate resourcing and development industry to discuss a range of issues related to attraction and assessment:   

    • What attraction strategies are being used for the 2019 recruitment season? 
    • How successful are marketing channels such as careers fairs, campus ambassadors and social media?
    • What attributes are employers seeking during the 2019 campaign? 
    • Are employers using competency frameworks, success profiling or strengths-based assessment?
    • What assessment tools are employers using to screen and select their candidates? 
    • How useful are aptitude tests, video interviews or gamification?  

    NOTE: To keep overall numbers manageable, we request that each organisation sends no more than 3 representatives.

    Further information and registration can be accessed via the links below: 

    MELBOURNE

    Tuesday 28th January 2020, 12.00pm – 2.30pm

    More information here

    SYDNEY

    Friday 31st January 2020, 12.00pm - 2.30pm

    More information here

    PERTH

    Tuesday 4th February 2020, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

    More information here

    BRISBANE

    Thursday 6th February 2020, 12.00pm – 2.30pm

    More information here

    CANBERRA

    Tuesday 11th February 2020, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

    More information here

    ADELAIDE

    Thursday 13th February 2020, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

    More information here


    2020 AAGE Practitioner Master Class (EMPLOYERS ONLY)

    Best practice training in the fundamentals of graduate recruitment and development

    The AAGE Practitioner Master Class will provide participants with an overview of best practice in the fundamentals of Graduate Recruitment and Development.

    The target audience for these Master Classes are employer representatives with 0 to 12 months’ experience in the graduate recruitment and development industry. We would normally expect around 10-20 people at each Master Class.

    Each Master Class will last for half a day and will consist of 4 sessions of 45-60 minutes each.  These 4 sessions will cover the basic elements of managing a graduate recruitment and development program. Sessions will be presented by the AAGE and some of our employer members.

    The 4 sessions are as follows:

    1. Attraction (attraction strategies and marketing channels. e.g. careers fairs, student societies, careers directories, job boards, social media etc.).

    2. Assessment and selection (mechanisms for identifying and assessing competencies. e.g. application forms, screening, aptitude testing, assessment centres, interviewing, video interviewing, outsourcing etc.)

    3. Graduate development programs (design and structure of Graduate Development Programs including rotations, buddies, mentors, on-boarding, technical training, “soft skills” training etc.)

    4. Useful information (An overview of the various sources of help and information available to AAGE members. E.g. Benchmarking surveys, semester dates, careers fair timetables, UniStats, SocList, Whirlpool, WGEA, AGRIAs, Top Graduate Employers, Top Intern Programs, etc.)

    Members are able to attend this event for free. Member Colleagues and Non Members will be charged $200.00+GST. To clarify your membership status, please contact memberships@aage.com.au.

    Further information and registration can be accessed via the links below: 

    MELBOURNE

    Tuesday 7th January 2020, 10.00am - 2.00pm

    More information here
    SYDNEY

    Thursday 9th January 2020, 10.00am - 2.00pm

    More information here
    PERTH

    Tuesday 14th January 2020, 10.00am – 2.00pm

    More information here
    BRISBANE

    Thursday 16th January 2020, 10.00am - 2.00pm

    More information here

    CANBERRA

    Tuesday 21st January 2020, 10.00am - 2.30pm

    More information here

    ADELAIDE

    Thursday 23rd January 2020, 10.00am - 2.30pm

    More information here


    2019 Diversity and Inclusion Roundtables

    You are invited to join us for the AAGE's upcoming Diversity and Inclusion Roundtables.

    This is an exciting opportunity to meet your peers from the graduate resourcing and development industry to discuss a range of issues related to diversity and inclusion:

    • How to attract applications from different diversity groups
    • Targets and quotas set by management
    • Benchmarking data on the numbers of graduates from different diversity groups

    NOTE: To keep overall numbers manageable, we request that each organisation registers no more than 3 representatives.

    Further information and registration can be accessed via the links below:

        

    MELBOURNE

    Tuesday 12th November 2019, 12.00pm - 2.30pm

    More information here
         

    BRISBANE

    Thursday 14th November 2019, 12.00pm - 2.30pm

    More information here
                 

    CANBERRA

    Tuesday 19th November 2019, 12.00pm – 2.00pm

    More information here
         

    SYDNEY

    Friday 22nd November 2019, 12.00pm - 2.30pm

    PLEASE NOTE A CHANGE IN DATE FROM THURSDAY 21ST NOVEMBER

    More information here
                 

    PERTH

    Tuesday 26th November 2019, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

    More information here
                 

    ADELAIDE

    Tuesday 3rd December 2019, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

    More information here             


    2019 Graduate Development and Retention Roundtables

    What's on your mind?

    You are invited to join us for the AAGE's Graduate Development & Retention Roundtable.
       
    This is an exciting opportunity to meet your peers from the graduate resourcing and development industry to discuss a range of issues related to Graduate Development Programs:

    • Structure and content of development programs
    • Use of development programs as an attraction tool
    • Identification of high potential
    • Technical training vs. leadership training
    • Use of assessment and selection scores to determine training needs
    • Retention of graduates.

    NOTE: To keep overall numbers manageable, we request that each organisation registers no more than 2 representatives.

    Further information and registration can be accessed via the links below:

    CANBERRA

    Thursday 8th August 2019, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

    More information here
         

    ADELAIDE

    Tuesday 13th August 2019, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

    More information here
                 

    MELBOURNE

    Thursday 15th August 2019, 12.00pm – 2.30pm

    More information here
         

    SYDNEY

    Monday 19th August 2019, 12.00pm - 2.30pm

    More information here

    BRISBANE

    Thursday 22nd August 2019, 12.00pm – 2.00pm

    More information here
         

    PERTH

    Monday 26th August 2019, 11.00am - 1.00pm

    More information here



    2019 Campaign Debrief Roundtables

    What's happening in your world?

    You are invited to join us for the AAGE's upcoming Campaign Debrief Roundtables.

    This is an exciting opportunity for employers to discuss the progress of this year's recruitment campaign with their peers. Find out the latest information on: 

    • the volume of applications received;
    • the quality of candidates;
    • the effectiveness of different assessment tools;
    • candidate acceptance rates;
    • diversity recruitment, etc.

    Please suggest the items you are interested in discussing when you register for this event.

    NOTE: Where an organisation has multiple memberships, to keep overall numbers manageable, we request that each organisation sends no more than 2 representatives.

    Further information and registration can be accessed via the links below: 

    PERTH

    Tuesday 18th June 2019, 12.00pm – 2.00pm

    More information here
         

    ADELAIDE

    Thursday 20th June 2019, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

    More information here
         

    MELBOURNE

    Tuesday 25th June 2019, 12.00pm - 2.30pm

    More information here
                 

    BRISBANE

    Thursday 27th June 2019, 12.00pm – 2.30pm

    More information here
         

    CANBERRA

    Tuesday 2nd July 2019, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

    More information here
                 

    SYDNEY

    Thursday 4th July 2019, 12.00pm - 2.30pm

    More information here


    2019 Attraction and Assessment Roundtables

    You are invited to join us for the AAGE's upcoming Attraction and Assessment Roundtables.

    This is an exciting opportunity to meet your peers from the graduate resourcing and development industry to discuss a range of issues related to attraction and assessment:   

    • What attraction strategies are being used for the 2018 recruitment season? 
    • How successful are marketing channels such as careers fairs, campus ambassadors and social media?
    • What attributes are employers seeking during the 2018 campaign? 
    • Are employers using competency frameworks, success profiling or strengths-based assessment?
    • What assessment tools are employers using to screen and select their candidates? 
    • How useful are aptitude tests, video interviews or gamification?  

    NOTE: To keep overall numbers manageable, we request that each organisation sends no more than 3 representatives.

    Further information and registration can be accessed via the links below: 

    MELBOURNE

    Thursday 24th January 2019, 12.00pm – 2.30pm

    More information here

    SYDNEY

    Tuesday 29th January 2019, 12.00pm - 2.30pm

    More information here

    BRISBANE

    Thursday 31st January 2019, 12.00pm - 2.30pm

    More information here

    PERTH

    Tuesday 5th February 2019, 12.00pm – 2.00pm

    More information here

    ADELAIDE

    Thursday 7th February 2019, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

    More information here

    CANBERRA

    Tuesday 12th February 2019, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

    More information here


    2019 AAGE Practitioner Master Class (EMPLOYERS ONLY)

    Best practice training in the fundamentals of graduate recruitment and development

    The AAGE Practitioner Master Class will provide participants with an overview of best practice in the fundamentals of Graduate Recruitment and Development.

    The target audience for these Master Classes are employer representatives with 0 to 12 months’ experience in the graduate recruitment and development industry. We would normally expect around 10-20 people at each Master Class.

     

    Each Master Class will last for half a day and will consist of 4 sessions of 45-60 minutes each.  These 4 sessions will cover the basic elements of managing a graduate recruitment and development program. Sessions will be presented by the AAGE and some of our employer members.

     

    The 4 sessions are as follows:

    1. Attraction (attraction strategies and marketing channels. e.g. careers fairs, student societies, careers directories, job boards, social media etc.).
    2. Assessment and selection (mechanisms for identifying and assessing competencies. e.g. application forms, screening, aptitude testing, assessment centres, interviewing, video interviewing, outsourcing etc.)
    3. Graduate development programs (design and structure of Graduate Development Programs including rotations, buddies, mentors, on-boarding, technical training, “soft skills” training etc.)
    4. Useful information (An overview of the various sources of help and information available to AAGE members. E.g. Benchmarking surveys, semester dates, careers fair timetables, UniStats, SocList, Whirlpool, WGEA, AGRIAs, Top Graduate Employers, Top Intern Programs, etc.)


    Members are able to attend this event for free. Member Colleagues and Non Members will be charged $200.00+GST. To clarify your membership status, please contact
     memberships@aage.com.au.


    Further information and registration can be accessed via the links below: 


    MELBOURNE


    Tuesday 8th January 2019, 10.00am - 2.00pm

    More information here


    BRISBANE


    Thursday 10th January 2019, 10.00am - 2.00pm

    More information here


    PERTH


    Tuesday 15th January 2019, 10.00am – 2.00pm

    More information here


    SYDNEY

    Thursday 17th January 2019, 10.00am - 2.00pm

    More information here


    CANBERRA


    Tuesday 22nd January 2019, 10.00am - 2.30pm

    More information here

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