Event Details

When: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm, 29th August 2024

Where: 82 Abbotsford Road, Bowen Hills Brisbane, QLD, Australia

What: Interactive Industry Long Lunch with two-course meal and bottomless drinks

Cost: General Admission - $99pp (20% off for members and partners; use discount code)


General Admission

(20% off for members and partners; use discount code)

Standard Price


The landscape of employee recruitment is rapidly evolving. Technological advancements, shifting workforce expectations, and new economic conditions mean businesses must adapt to attract and retain top talent.

Panel of Experts:

  • Tim Dive – HR Cartel: experts in providing businesses with practical and effective HR and IR services and strategies.
  • Sam McNamara – Getahead: a jobs app that’s revolutionising the hiring process in fast-paced industries such as hospitality.

Key Facts:

  • Technological Integration: Over 70% of companies now use AI and automation tools in their recruitment processes.
  • Workforce Expectations: 60% of job seekers prioritise flexible work arrangements and work-life balance.
  • Regulatory Changes: New industrial relations laws are being introduced to address issues like wage theft and the right to disconnect.
  • The Changing Landscape of Recruitment: employees up until recently had the power in recruitment, now it is seemingly transferring back to employers.

Why Attend?

  • Expert Insights: Learn from leading industry experts about the latest trends and how to integrate them into your recruitment strategy.
  • Stay Ahead of Compliance: Understand the upcoming changes to industrial relations laws and how to ensure your business remains compliant.
  • Prepare for Future Challenges: Get a head start on preparing for new regulations, such as the wage theft laws commencing in January 2025.
  • Network with Peers: Connect with other business leaders, HR professionals, and recruiters to share experiences and best practices.

In a world where recruitment practices are rapidly changing, staying informed and adaptable is key to business success. Join us for an insightful session that will empower you with the knowledge and strategies to lead in recruitment innovation.

When: 29th August 2024,12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
What: Interactive Industry Long Lunch with two-course meal and bottomless drinks
Location: The Coffee Commune
Ticket: $99pp – 20% off for members and partners (use discount code)

Limited seats available. Secure your spot today!

*Please note, that photos and videos may be taken throughout the event for promotional purposes.


Tim Dive

Founder of HR Cartel

Meet Tim. With 20 years of hands-on experience navigating the toughest workplace challenges, Tim brings a refreshingly different approach to HR, IR, and solving business dilemmas.

Unlike traditional HR professionals and teams, Tim has redefined what HR means for smaller employers, and believes the most important Australian workplaces are inside those businesses with fewer than 200 people. His background spans diverse industries across Australia, honing his expertise in redesigning organisations, coaching executive teams, and defending employers in tribunals like the Fair Work Commission.

Renowned for his pragmatic strategies and client-focused ethos, Tim has earned trust across the spectrum, from global mining giants to countless small and medium-sized enterprises. He simplifies that diagnosing of workplace inefficiencies, crafting tailored improvement plans, and executing transformative changes that propel businesses towards success.

Now, as the driving force behind The HR Cartel, Tim is committed to delivering affordable solutions that empower small and medium sized organisations to navigate complex workplace regulations and performance with confidence. With Tim on your team, expect a personalised and results-driven approach that prioritises your business outcomes above all else.

Sam McNamara

Founder and CEO of Getahead

Sam McNamara has a diverse background, beginning in the fitness industry as a personal trainer. His passion for health and fitness led him to start his own business, eventually moving into online ventures. He co-created a website offering workout ideas and recipes, though the project was ahead of its time. Sam later bought a gym, which he used as a hub for other online projects, and worked as the Global Head of Sales for Jordan Belfort. He also gained experience in recruitment, identifying pain points in the industry, and dedicated two years to building a product to revolutionise job seeking and hiring. Sam's journey reflects his commitment to learning and innovation.


The Coffee Commune

82 Abbotsford Road, Bowen Hills Brisbane, QLD, Australia

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