London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games Case Study

Buiding talent communities for the UK's biggest ever recruitment project.

The Scale of the Challenge

Creating engagement communities to maximise growth and retention for London 2012 in a very dynamic and fast-moving environment.

  • Workforce
    • Oct 2011: 4000
    • July 2012: 200,000
    • September 2012: 500
  • Number 1 Network
  • 4,000 LOCOG Employees
  • 552 employers

Global Enterprise Social Network

  • Enterprise Social Network
    • Talent
    • Recruiters
    • Sponsors
    • Partners
    • Suppliers

Winner!

Gartner Cool Vendor Award In Human Capital Management

Building talent community pipelines

12 months before jobs.

Maximising Retention for the best Olympic and Paralympic Games Ever

'The glue to pull this together was communities and engagement' Paul Modley, Head of Recruitment, London 2012.

The lowest staff turnover ever in the 12 months leading up to a Games closing ceremony

  • Prior games: 40%
  • London 2013: 3%

Huge recruitment cost savings

The 552 employers using the London 2012 Network saves in excess of: £7,000,000 in recruitment cost savings.