CAREERCON 2013 Euro Conference Gran Canaria

Posted by on 04-10-2012 in Uetpnet | 0 comments

We are pleased to announce that the 8th EUEnet Conference on Career Development and Recruiting “CareerCon 2013″ will be hosted by the University de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria from the 21st to the 23rd of March 2013. The goal is to create a framework for exchanges for both career and professionals from the university and the employer sectors. For this purpose, besides the traditional contents we had from Vienna via Reykjavik to Lisbon, the Programme Committee agreed to intiate the “European Convention of Human Resources Officers – HRnet” as a permanent section of the Conference. The goal of HRnet is to create an annual framework for exchange of ideas and good practices among the HR Officers in recruiting, branding and cooperation with higer education sector and to promote common declarations aimed at influencing the Higher Education Strategy at European and national level.
You are welcome to further promote this announcement among your HR Officers contactc and invite them to participate to the Conference to contribute to the first “Declaration of European HR Officers”. We are ready to receive your booking online. You can book the conference as well as the Hotel AC Gran Canaria directly on the CareerCon website.
Topics Career Centres
European Integration
Local best practices, projects, methodologies in Career Development worth to be adopted in all European countries. Selection of 7 proposals for plenary debate.
Student placements under “Erasmus for all”
• How to find and motivate host companies abroad ? (models, best practices, experiences)
• Quality control: proposals for establishing a working framework
• Session for IT developers in Career Centers: Common framework of qualifications, Privacy in data and statistics, issues in various countries, common issues at European level, presentations and demos for new tools.
• Extended role of Career Centers as a contact point for University Enterprise Cooperation in Curriculum development, Research and Innovation
• How to motivate University management to listen to the Career Centers feedback?
• How to communicate the Company demands for curriculum improvement ? Models and structures (curriculum boards, questionnaires, employability indicators etc)
• Mediating contact between company and University for specific projects in RTD and Innovation
Career Development Workshops
• How to start and improve a Career Service at the University?
• How to organise successful Career Centers events ?
• Career Service 3.0: web based instruments for career service work; Technology for job postings
• Techniques for employer branding at the University
• Services, pricing and business models
• Models, content and resources for counseling
• Sinergy between career counseling and alumni activities (alumni as mentors, networking with companies)
Speed dating: Career Centers and HR Officers
• Meeting Opportunities for Career Service participants and HR Officers in order to establish bi-lateral cooperations
• Mini-presentations organized by HR Officers for branding
Topics HR-Officers
Goal: create an annual framework to influence the European Higher Education strategy
• Create a European community of HR Officers working with the HEI in Europe for debates, exchanges of best practices
• Develop common views on skills and jobs and influence the European policy in HEI
• Opportunities for HR to contact HEI representatives and branding at European level
• Establish cooperation schemes with Career Centres in Europe
• Meet annually and develop at each Convention a “Declaration of European HR Officers” on the demands from the European HEI system and University Enterprise cooperation
• Develop common initiatives related to the improvement of the internships, quality of education and employability
How to achieve this goal:
• Models for cooperation with the universities for recruiting: local cooperation, international cooperation – presentation session
• How to identify talents, Interviews techniques – tricks and mistakes – case studies presentation session
• Workshop (moderator: …) : Development of “Declaration of European HR officers 2013” on University – Enterprise cooperation
• Panel (moderator): Cooperation models with Universities for recruiting and branding
Speed dating: Career Centers and HR Officers
• Meeting Opportunities for Career Service participants and HR Officers in order to establish bi-lateral cooperations
• Mini-presentations organized by HR Officers for branding

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