As well as investing heavily into digital engagement at Searchability, we also support a wide range of tech events across our major hubs in the UK. We sponsor a variety of events, contribute through our industry insights and even host our own Searchability MeetUp's too. Learn more about our past MeetUp's or check out our upcoming events below.
These two days will be packed with talks, workshops, networking, activities, challenges, ask me anything sessions, games and plenty of other opportunities to learn and meet your fellow community members in person! Our Testing team will be heading up a stand – so head over and ask Testing related questions about, jobs the market and everything in between!
World Employer Branding Day 2023
World Employer Branding Day is the world’s largest gathering of leaders in employer branding. Founded in 2015, the event connects companies from around the world with the industry’s top employer branding leaders, agencies and communities in a friendly and welcoming environment for all levels.
Join us in person at World Employer Branding Day in October 2023 as we unite the employer branding global community to share best practice, ideas and opinions to thrive in a post-pandemic world.View Details
World Employer Branding Day
Our employer branding arm of the business JobHoller are big supporters of World Employer Branding Day. In 2019 JobHoller Founder Sophie was asked to deliver a workshop in Lisbon, Portugal to over 250 global employer brand leaders as part of the event, focusing on social media as a platform to attract and engage candidates. You can learn more about the annual event here.View Details
Northern Power Women
We collaborated with Northern Power Women as Sponsors and contributors for their Podcast in 2019, with our recruiter Laura Coppell on the expert panel as well as our recruiter (and Captain of Stoke City Womens’ Football Club) Meg Bowyer taking part in an interview on career balance. This event was a great way to champion some of our own Searchability ladies, and deliver advice around job search too. Read more in this blog.
QA Beginners Club
Searchability’s Gabbi Trotter co-founded QA Beginners Club in 2019, to help offer a safe environment for people who are interested in becoming a QA / Tester. The events are held regularly in the City of Manchester – click here to learn more.View Details
Client MeetUp Events
Over the years we have collaborated with one of our clients BJSS on a variety of Tech MeetUp’s and events, in particular within the Software Testing department through our recruiter Gabbi Trotter. This has included “Docker for Testers” and “How to be an awesome tester”.
Searchability have sponsored the LeedsPHP Meetup since August 2018, providing financial assistance to allow the organisers to provide food and drink to attendees whilst they listen to industry leading speakers discussing PHP related topics. In addition to this financial assistance Searchability have taken part in two Career Q&As, providing our insight into the world of recruitment giving practical hints and tips to those looking to further their career in tech. Learn more here.View Details
Ministry of Test Manchester
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Searchability’s Gabbi Trotter sits on the board for Ministry of Test Manchester, co-organising events with the MOT team and sponsoring on behalf of Searchability too. If you are based in Manchester and work within the software testing sector then these events are not to be missed!
Chester Cloud & DevOps MeetUp
Searchability’s Chris Hopley launched this event in 2019 in collaboration with the recruitment team from Iceland Foods in an effort to bring a stronger tech presence to our HQ City of Chester. The first event was a roaring success with full attendance, plenty of food and drinks and some really inspiring talks from Stuart Bickley (Head of Application Development at Iceland Foods), Patrick Gawley (Integration Architect at Iceland Foods) as well as Garry Meaburn (Lead Cloud Architect at Barclays). Visit the MeetUp Page Here to learn more.View Details