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2017 "Hot Topics" Roundtables

What's on your mind?

You are invited to join us for the AAGE's upcoming "Hot Topics" Roundtables.

This is an exciting opportunity to meet your peers from the graduate resourcing and development industry to discuss a range of relevant topical issues.

The topics discussed will be determined by the attendees. When you register for the event, we'll ask you to suggest the items that are of most interest to you and your organisation. Here are a few suggestions to get you thinking:

  • Attracting applications from different diversity groups
  • Use of new technology in the assessment process e.g. video interviewing, gamification etc.
  • Benchmarking your organisation against others in the industry, e.g. numbers of vacancies, volume of applications; selection methods used.
NOTE: 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: 

SYDNEY

Tuesday 27th June 2017, 11.30am – 2.00pm

More information here
     

MELBOURNE

Thursday 29th June 2017, 11.30am - 2.00pm

More information here
     

CANBERRA

Tuesday 18th July 2017, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

More information here
             

BRISBANE

Thursday 20th July 2017, 11.30am – 2.00pm

More information here
     

PERTH

Monday 24th July 2017, 11.00am - 1.00pm

More information here
             


Past Events

2017 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 2017 recruitment season? 
  • How successful are marketing channels such as careers fairs, campus ambassadors and social media?
  • What attributes are employers seeking during the 2017 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 31st January 2017, 12.00pm – 2.00pm

More information here
     

SYDNEY

Thursday 2nd February 2017, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

More information here
     

PERTH

Monday 6th February 2017, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

More information here
             

CANBERRA

Tuesday 14th February 2017, 12.00pm – 2.00pm

More information here
     

BRISBANE

Thursday 16th February 2017, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

More information here
             

2017 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: 
     
  • SYDNEY

    Thursday 12th January 2017, 10.00am - 2.00pm

    More information here
                                              

2016 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 sends no more than 3 representatives.

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

SYDNEY

Tuesday 8th November 2016, 12.00pm – 2.00pm

More information here
     

BRISBANE

Thursday 10th November 2016, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

More information here
     

CANBERRA

Tuesday 15th November 2016, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

More information here
             

MELBOURNE

Thursday 17th November 2016, 12.00pm – 2.00pm

More information here
     

PERTH

Monday 21st November 2016, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

More information here
                      


2016 Graduate Development Roundtables

You are invited to join us for the AAGE's upcoming Graduate Development 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 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.

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

BRISBANE

Thursday 4th August 2016, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

More information here
     

MELBOURNE

Monday 8th August 2016, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

More information here
     

SYDNEY

Thursday 25th August 2016, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

More information here
     

PERTH

Monday 29th August 2016, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

More information here

CANBERRA

Thursday 8th September 2016, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

More information here
             


2016 Hot Topic Roundtables

You are invited to join us for the AAGE's upcoming Hot Topic Roundtables.

This is an exciting opportunity to meet your peers from the graduate resourcing and development industry to discuss a range of topical issues relevant to our industry.

The topics discussed will be determined by the attendees. So when you register for the event we'll ask you to suggest the items that are of most interest to you and your organisation. Here are a few suggestions to get you thinking:

  • Attracting applications from different diversity groups.
  • Use of new technology in the assessment process e.g. video interviewing, gamification etc.
  • Benchmarking your organisation against others in the industry e.g. numbers of vacancies, volume of applications; selection methods used.

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

SYDNEY

Tuesday 12th July 2016, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

More information here
     

MELBOURNE

Thursday 14th July 2016, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

More information here
     

CANBERRA

Tuesday 19th July 2016, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

More information here
             

BRISBANE

Thursday 21st July 2016, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

More information here
     

PERTH

Monday 25th July 2016, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

More information here
            

ADELAIDE

Wednesday 27th July 2016, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

More information here
            


2016 Q&A with Graduate Panel:

A candid discussion with our panel of graduates

You are invited to join us for the AAGE's Graduate Panel.

This is your chance to hear the views and experiences of our panel of graduates.

Our panel consists of graduates who are in their first year of employment.

The panel will answer questions from the audience on a range of issues related to the recruitment and development of graduates, for example:

  • What do students look for in an employer?
  • What employers are the most attractive and why? 
  • Which marketing channels are the most effective?
  • What induction, training and development do new graduates receive?
  • What is the 'reality' of a graduate job in relation to the 'expectation'? 

These panel sessions will provide a rare opportunity to discuss a range of topics with those who have first-hand experience of the graduate recruitment and development process.

Cost

Complimentary entry for AAGE members.

Non-members and member colleagues may attend for $40 + GST.   

Please note that members must be logged in to access complimentary registration.

Cancellations

In order for us to cater appropriately, please let us know if you need to cancel your attendance. In order to cancel an invoice raised OR receive a refund for event attendance, the AAGE requires a MINIMUM of 24 hours' notice to receive notice of your intention to cancel. All cancellation requests need to be received in writing via events@aage.com.au.
                      

2016 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 2016 recruitment season? 
  • How successful are marketing channels such as careers fairs, campus ambassadors and social media?
  • What attributes are employers seeking during the 2016 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?   

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

MELBOURNE

Tuesday 2nd February 2016, 12.00pm – 2.00pm

More information here
     

BRISBANE

Thursday 4th February 2016, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

More information here
     

PERTH

Tuesday 9th February 2016, 10.00am - 12.00pm

More information here
             

SYDNEY

Wednesday 10th February 2016, 12.00pm – 2.00pm

More information here
     

CANBERRA

Tuesday 16th February 2016, 11.00am - 1.00pm

More information here
             

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 aim of the AAGE Practitioner Master Class is to 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 competencies and attributes. 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, guide to campus recruitment, careers fair timetables, UniStats, SocList, Whirlpool, WGEA, AGRIAs, Top Graduate Employers, Top Intern Programs, Graduate TV 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: 
     

2015 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

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

SYDNEY

Tuesday 10th November 2015, 12.00pm – 2.00pm

More information here
     

BRISBANE

Thursday 12th November 2015, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

More information here
     

CANBERRA

Tuesday 17th November 2015, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

More information here
             

MELBOURNE

Thursday 19th November 2015, 12.00pm – 2.00pm

More information here
     

PERTH

Thursday 26th November 2015, 11.00am - 1.00pm

More information here
             

Enquiries

Please contact events@aage.com.au.

2015 Graduate Development Roundtables

You are invited to join us for the AAGE's upcoming Graduate Development 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 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.

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

BRISBANE

Thursday 20th August 2015, 11.30am - 1.30pm

More information here
     

CANBERRA

Tuesday 25th August 2015, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

More information here
     

SYDNEY

Thursday 27th August 2015, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

More information here
             

PERTH

Monday 31st August 2015, 11.00am - 1.00pm

More information here
     

MELBOURNE

Thursday 3rd September 2015, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

More information here
             

Enquiries

Please contact events@aage.com.au.

2015 Graduate Resourcing and Development Employer Roundtable and Networking Lunch

What's on your mind?

AAGE employer members are invited to join us for the next Employer Roundtable event, followed by a networking lunch with industry associations, universities and industry partners.

The purpose of this free event is to:

  • Provide a 'peer-to-peer' forum for employers to discuss the issues you are facing in the current graduate recruitment market.
  • Seek input from you regarding the services provided by the AAGE.

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

MELBOURNE

Details TBC
             

SYDNEY

Details TBC
             

BRISBANE

Thursday 16th July 2015, 11.00am - 12.30pm Roundtable, 12.30pm - 1.30pm Networking Lunch

More information here
     

ADELAIDE

Tuesday 21st July 2015, 11.00am - 12.30pm Roundtable, 12.30pm - 1.30pm Networking Lunch

More information here
     

CANBERRA

Thursday 23rd July 2015, 11.00am - 12.30pm Roundtable, 12.30pm - 1.30pm Networking Lunch

More information here
     

PERTH

Monday 27th July 2015, 11.00am - 12.30pm Roundtable, 12.30pm - 1.30pm Networking Lunch

More information here
     

Enquiries

Please contact events@aage.com.au.

2015 An Opportunity for High School Careers Advisers and Employers to Meet and Share

This free event is targeted at:

  • High School Careers Advisers; and
  • Employers that recruit high school students and university graduates (i.e. AAGE employer members)

Aim

The aim of this Symposium is to bring together employers and careers advisers to share knowledge and information on the career opportunities available to high school students and university graduates.

Content

The presentations and workshops at the Symposium will provide:

  • Information about the types of career pathways available to high school students and university graduates, including scholarships, work experience, vacation work and graduate programs.
  • Statistics and survey results on the current jobs market for university graduates.
  • Information on the typical selection and assessment processes used by employers, including discussion of “what employers look for”
  • Mechanisms for employers and careers advisers to communicate with each other.
  • An invaluable opportunity for networking between employers and high school careers advisers.

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

SYDNEY

Friday 12th June 2015, 10.00am - 3.00pm

More information here

BRISBANE

Wednesday 17th June, 10.00am - 3.00pm

More information here

MELBOURNE

Wednesday 16th September 2015, 10.00am - 3.00pm

More information here

Enquiries

Please contact events@aage.com.au.

2015 AAGE Master Classes

Best practice training in the fundamentals of graduate recruitment and development

The AAGE Practitioner Master Class will provide human resources professionals with 0 to 12 months’ experience in the graduate recruitment industry with an overview of best practice in the fundamentals of Graduate Recruitment and Development.
 
Each Master Class will consist of 6 x 45 minute sessions covering the basic elements of managing a graduate recruitment and development program.

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

MELBOURNE

Thursday 5th February 2015, 9.00am - 3.00pm

More information here

SYDNEY

Tuesday 10th February, 9.00am - 3.00pm

More information here

PERTH

Thursday 12th February, 10.30am - 5.00pm

More information here

BRISBANE

Tuesday 17th February, 9.00am - 3.00pm

More information here

CANBERRA

Thursday 19th February 2015, 9.00am - 3.00pm

More information here

Enquiries

Please contact events@aage.com.au.

2015 Graduate Resourcing and Development: Employer Round Table Discussion

What's On Your Mind?

Full Members of the AAGE are invited to attend this event, specifically designed for employers. This is an exciting opportunity to meet your peers from a range of other employers to discuss topical issues relating to the graduate resourcing and development industry.

This exclusive event is restricted to current Full Member representatives of the Australian Association of Graduate Employers. Only employer representatives will be present - there will be no suppliers nor university representatives in attendance during the sessions, however please note they will be invited to attend the Networking Lunch.

Purpose

The purpose of the event is to:

  1. Provide a 'peer-to-peer' forum for employers to discuss the issues you are facing in the current graduate recruitment market.
  2. Seek input from you regarding the services the AAGE is currently providing.
MELBOURNE

Tuesday 13th January 2015, 11.30am - 1.30pm

BP Australia
717 Bourke Street
Docklands

SYDNEY

Thursday 15th January 2015, 11.30am - 1.30pm

Suncorp
Level 2
18 Jamison Street
Sydney

PERTH

Tuesday 20th January 2015, 11.30am - 1.30pm

KPMG
Level 8
235 St Georges Terrace
Perth

BRISBANE

Thursday 22nd January 2015, 11.30am - 1.30pm

EY
Level 51
111 Eagle Street
Brisbane

CANBERRA

Thursday 29th January 2015, 11.30am - 1.30pm

Department of Human Services
Louisa Lawson Building
25 Cowlishaw Street
Greenway

ADELAIDE

Tuesday 3rd February 2015, 11.30am - 1.30pm

Santos
60 Flinders Street
Adelaide

Registration

Full Members (employer organisations) can register for this event here.

Cost

AAGE Member Representatives only: complimentary entry

Enquiries

Please contact events@aage.com.au.

2015 AAGE Networking Lunch

The AAGE will be hosting free networking lunches during January 2015 in various locations nationwide. This will be a fantastic networking opportunity for all AAGE Members and we would be delighted for you to register to join us at one of these events.

The aim of this event is to enable our Associate Members the opportunity to engage more closely with employers and give you the opportunity to meet and mingle with your peers.

MELBOURNE
Tuesday 13th January 2015, 12.30pm - 1.30pm


BP Australia
717 Bourke Street
Docklands

SYDNEY

Thursday 15th January 2015, 12.30pm - 1.30pm

Suncorp
Level 2
18 Jamison Street
Sydney

PERTH

Tuesday 20th January 2015, 12.30pm - 1.30pm

KPMG
Level 8
235 St Georges Terrace
Perth

BRISBANE

Thursday 22nd January 2015, 12.30pm - 1.30pm

EY
Level 51
111 Eagle Street
Brisbane

CANBERRA

Thursday 29th January 2015, 12.30pm - 1.30pm

Department of Human Services
Louisa Lawson Building
25 Cowlishaw Street
Greenway

ADELAIDE

Tuesday 3rd February 2015, 12.30pm - 1.30pm

Santos
60 Flinders Street
Adelaide

Registration

Associate Members (universities, industry associations and service providers) can register for this event here.

Please note

  1. In instances where an Associate Member company has purchased more than one AAGE annual membership subscription (to cover multiple team members) we ask that a maximum of two (2) x listed AAGE members attend your chosen luncheon.
  2. If you are unable to attend personally but would like to send a proxy (i.e. fellow staff member representing your organisation), you are welcome to do this.
  3. A light lunch will be served for attendees.

Enquiries

Please contact events@aage.com.au.

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