Ian McCreery

National Convention & Exhibition 2022

Monday 15 August – Wednesday 17 August


Faster and Better: How Global Companies are Combating the Talent Shortage with Automation and Consumer-Grade Experiences

Ian McCreery, Strategic Solutions Consultant, Paradox

Ian overseas solutions at Paradox across APAC, working with organisations to reimagine their hiring processes and experience. He joined Paradox with a wealth of experience within Talent Acquisition and Human Resources with a career that spans the UK and Australia. Prior to joining Paradox Ian led the Talent Acquisition team at Optus, responsible for recruitment operations, strategy and transformation. Ian is passionate about leveraging automation in the hiring process to ensure that people can spend time with people, not software, delivering personalised and consumer-grade experiences. 

Overview of presentation

A recent OECD report found Australia’s labour shortage was the second-worst among developed nations. It’s critical for organisations to rethink their recruitment processes and tech stack to hire faster and better. Join this session to learn:

  • How to simplify your hiring process and reduce friction to increase conversion with a limited talent pool
  • How leading organisations like McDonald’s automated 90+% of hiring process — including automated screening, scheduling, and onboarding — to cut time to hire by 60% and created an experience candidates love
  • why the present — and future — of recruiting and hiring is conversations