Our mission:  “To help traditional HR & recruitment teams transform into specialist in-house recruitment & resourcing functions.”

InSource Talent are your partners for #RecruitmentTransformation.

What we do

In-house Recruiter Training

Our range of recruiter training courses are designed exclusively for the in-house recruitment community. From the basics of taking an effective brief and writing a job ad, to sourcing and approaching passive talent, to candidate experience, employer branding and beyond! Our specialist workshops and will equip your team with the skills they need to succeed! Arrange for us to come to you, or attend one of our public workshops. Check out our latest events on Eventbrite.

Social Media & Employee Advocacy Training

Employee Advocacy on social media has rapidly emerged as one of the most potent and impactful methods of building your employer brand. Our employee advocacy workshops give your employees the skills and confidence they need to create and share their ‘workplace stories’ on social media. The result is a steady flow of authentic, real-time, employer brand content created by the people who know it best – your employees! Click here for more info.

Recruitment Capability Assessments

Our Recruitment Transformation experts will provide an impartial, third-party assessment of your current recruitment activities, benchmarking you against our proprietary ‘Recruitment Capability Matrix’. Our report will clearly highlight any capability gaps, which can be used as the basis for the development of ongoing recruitment improvement & transformation strategies. More on our Recruitment Capability Assessments.

Who Are InSource Talent?

InSource Talent was founded in 2015 to help bring specialist recruitment expertise to the in-house recruitment sector, helping to make recruitment your competitive advantage. We are based in Manchester but our work covers the UK and overseas. Our founder and principal consultant, Stuart Jones, has trained thousands of in-house recruiters across the UK and has become recognised as one of the country’s leading Recruitment Transformation experts. Connect on LinkedIn or contact us for more info.

Recruitment Transformation

Fuelled by the growth of social media and the relentless development of new technologies, the in-house recruitment sector has seen unprecedented change. In fact, the role of the modern in-house recruiter has changed almost beyond recognition.

Companies that have seized the opportunity and replaced traditional, administrative recruitment functions with specialist recruiters & strategic resourcing functions are widening the talent gap, and many companies have been left behind.

We now recognise the process of change from administrative to strategic resourcing as ‘Recruitment Transformation’. The good news is that we’ve mapped the journey and are happy to share it!

InSource Talent has been created to help companies navigate that journey. We are your partners for Recruitment Transformation. We can provide an impartial assessment of your current recruitment activities, and then provide you with the skills and strategies you need to develop your own specialist in-house recruitment service.


Recruitment Health Check

An impartial assessment of your current recruitment activities against our best-practice model.

  • Discrete & professional service
  • Benchmark against industry best-practice
  • Highlight your current strengths & weaknesses
  • Strategic recommendations & development plan

Recruiter Training

Our range of training courses will provide the skills you need to succeed as a modern in-house recruiter.

  • Regular public & in-house events
  • Highly engaging & knowledgeable
  • Courses suited to all levels
  • Discounts for multiple attendees

Strategic Consulting

Expert advice and guidance when you need it from our team of recruitment transformation specialists.

  • Dedicated point of contact
  • Flexible, affordable pricing model
  • Recruitment & resourcing strategy
  • Coaching & mentoring


Our courses are designed by industry experts to help bring specialist recruitment expertise to the in-house recruitment sector.

Social Media for Recruitment

Whether that's traditional platforms like LinkedIn & Facebook, or new media sites like Snapchat & Instagram, our workshops provide a fun and practical review of how to best use 'social' for in-house recruitment & employer branding. Ideal for HR professionals and In-House Recruiters looking to get the best results from social media but with limited time & resources!


Strategic Resourcing Workshop

A practical workshop for experienced in-house recruiters, managers & HR leaders who want to take a more strategic approach to recruitment. Based on our Recruitment Health Check service, this session provides you with a practical toolkit for assessing & improving recruitment across your organisation.


Direct Recruitment & Employer Branding Workshops

These workshops take a deep-dive into the new skills required to either recruit more candidates directly - or to build & promote your employer brand. Both workshops are packed full of practical tools & quick-win activities that you can implement immediately to improve your everyday results. Contact us for a 2-page overview of each course!



The Strategic Resourcing Workshop was one of the most practical & insightful training sessions I've ever attended. Stuart had the style and content to mix the strategic elements of resourcing with real practical application and take away tools.

Toni Court, Head of Policy & Advice, Barnardos

Invaluable insight into accessing the potential candidate pool via social media. Informative & revolutionary ideas - but most importantly, also realistic and practical!.

Clare Molinari, HR Business Partner, Style Group Brands

Excellent! The Strategic Resourcing Workshop completely delivered against my objectives for attending. I now feel more confident in forming and implementing a long-term plan to build a more strategic resourcing service.

Rebecca Aberdein, Head of HR, CallCredit Group

A real eye-opener! Definitely worth attending to fully understand the potential that exists for using social media to proactively recruit.

Kate Brown, HR Business Partner, Reigate Borough Council

Stuart was innovative, professional, knowledgeable and his ‘can do’ attitude was inspiring.

Olivia Wallis, Consultant Manager, Sentis

If you want to find out how to improve your recruitment - Stuart's your man!

Howard Flint, Executive Director, AppLearn

I highly recommend him to everyone, and in large part due to his background in recruitment but also because of his ability to engage a diverse group of people.

Justine Gillespie, Head of HR Business Support, University of Sunderland

Stuart is a go-to resource for any business that wants to evaluate their Recruitment approach and gauge its effectiveness.

Marina Barguno, Talent Acquisition Manager, Xerox / Domestic & General

A must for anyone looking to improve the efficiency of their recruitment function.

Matthew Dallat, Senior Recruitment Manager, Tata Communications

The course was enjoyable, targeted and informative.

Rachel Leech, HR Projects Manager, Bakkavor

Stuart is open and friendly, and highly knowledgeable in the topic of using social media in recruitment.

Lisa Duxbury, UK & IE Recruitment Specialist, Ikea

Get in touch

Contact us on hello@insourcetalent.co.uk or simply drop us a message using the form on the right.