Time to get your diaries out. We have the hottest upcoming HR events that you should be attending in May. Pens at the ready (or just simply click on the event to add to your google calendar!)

May 2018 HR Events


1. Graphite HRM

HR & Employment Law Mid-Year Conference 2018

Graphite HRM is delighted to announce our 2018 HR & Employment Law Mid-Year Conference, which will take place on Wednesday, 16th May 2018.

Key topics to be covered on the day will include:

  • Legislative & Case Law Update from 2018
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Neuroscientific Research (Managing & Enhancing Performance)
  • Brexit – Impact on Recruitment, Retention & General Resourcing
  • Gender Pay Gap – How to Manage the Reporting Process

Expert speakers on the day include:

  • Lorraine Smyth – ByrneWallace
  • Hilary Treacy – Data Protection Expert with Barbican Data Protection Services
  • Shane O’Mara – Professor of Experiment Brain Research at Trinity College Dublin
  • Anne Lanigan – Head of the Brexit Unit at Enterprise Ireland

Location/ Date / Time –  Crowne Plaza Blanchardstown, Wed 16 May 2018 ,09:00 – 17:00 IST .


Graphite HRM

Investigator Training


This two-day workshop is designed for people who are designated under your organisation’s Dignity at Work policy to handle formal investigations into complaints made by an employee.

Location/ Date / Time –  The Kingsley Hotel, Victoria Cross, Cork City, Thu, 24 May 2018, 10:00 .

Graphite HRM

Employment Law Compliance and HR Best Practice Workshop

Find it hard to keep up-to-date with the latest changes to employment law and HR legislation?

Is your business prepared for the challenges ahead in 2018?

This event, hosted by an Employment Law & HR Expert, will provide the knowledge and tools to ensure your organisation remains compliant and operates in line with best practice.

Topics that will be covered include:

  • Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace
  • How to people manage within Employment Law
  • The Key HR Policies needed in a Growing Business
  • Updates on upcoming Employment Legislation

Location –The Savoy Hotel, Henry Street, Limerick City.  Date: 10/05/2018, Time: 08:45am – 11:30am .. Learn More >>



Successful Selection Interviewing  

This practical skills development course will equip delegates with the knowledge and confidence to successfully conduct selection interviews. With the aid of ‘best practice’ presentations, open forum question and answer sessions and practical role plays, participants will be provided with a structured model for a systematic approach to the selection interview. Having been provided with individualised feedback on their interview style, delegates will leave the course knowledgeable about the essential stages and appropriate skills to use for effective interviewing.


After this seminar you will understand:

  • The Importance of the Recruitment and Selection Process
  • The Role of the Selection Process and the Interview
  • Shortlisting Practice and Procedures
  • The Role of the Job Description
  • The Role of the Person Specification\Candidate Assessment Scoring System\Scorecard
  • Equality Legislation Provisions and the Selection Process
  • Data Protection and Freedom of Information Legislative Provisions and the Selection Process
  • Characteristics of the Good Interviewer and the Good Interview
  • Characteristics of the Bad Interviewer and the Bad Interview
  • How To Set Up the Interview Environment
  • How To Control the Interview
  • The Questions You Ask: Dos and Don’ts
  • The Question Bank\Menu by Competency Type\Area
  • Question Strategy: How To Ask Them
  • The Art Of Good Listening
  • The Selection Interview:
    – The Preparatory Phase: A Checklist
    – The Actual Interview Phase: A Checklist
    – The Follow-Up Phase: A Checklist
  • Selection Interview Case Study Role Plays (incl. Evaluation and Feedback)
  • Selection Interview Types (incl.  the Structured\Competency or Criterion-Based Interview Style)
  • The Role and Range of Selection Tests and Their Validity
  • The Role of the Reference
  • The Role of the Probation Period
  • How to Give Feedback to the Unsuccessful Interviewee\Applicant

Who should Attend?
All line managers and human resource professionals who are, or may be, involved in selection interviewing.

When and Where?
9:30am- 5:00pm Wednesday 30th May 2018
Radisson Blu Hotel, Dublin Airport

Standard Rate: €395 Learn More >>>




3.Retail Excellence

Retail Retreat & Expo 2018

Book your two-day delegate ticket now for only €480 (Ex VAT @23%). Ticket includes €30 of glorious food tokens which can be spent over the two days in our Member Food Village. You can buy three €480 delegate tickets today and get a 4th FREE.

Dinner Ticket for the evening of May 15th available now for €85 (Ex VAT @23%).

Bring Your Team and Enjoy:

Inspiring keynotes and lots of inspiring ideas and advice for your business

Great content from our eCommerce stage

The latest retail technology and most on-trend retail expo

Lots of retailer case study insights from our “retail in motion” stage


Rezoomo will be exhibiting at this year’s Retail Retreat & Expo 2018 make sure to pop by to stand Q10 to say hello and see what Rezoomo can do to help your company with recruitment. Book a slot with us on the day by clicking here

Location/ Date / Time –  Citywest Convention Centre, Saggart, County Dublin, Tuesday 15th & Wednesday 16th May, 10.00am

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Do you have an upcoming event or know of any upcoming events for HR professionals in May? If so, leave them in the comment box below. 

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