HR Workshop

Investing in your career
Minneapolis, MN
HR Workshop
JW Marriott Minneapolis Mall of America
June 6, 2017

8:15 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

Presented by: Ultimate Software — Liaison-Special Projects, Tony Segreto

9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Passionate or Merely Interested? Growing An Engaged Culture

Presented by: Step Back Leadership Consulting LLC — Founder, Jason Barger

It's no secret that we live in a fast-paced, distracted, and global world. A generational shift is happening even as we speak. We're adjusting to changing economic climates, and styles of communication are evolving as rapidly as ever. The path ahead requires organizational cultures that find ways to engage the hearts and minds of their people. The very best leaders, teams, and organizations infuse 21st Century leadership to proactively build their desired culture. Are you passionate or merely interested?

10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Refreshment Break and Networking Opportunities

11:00 a.m. - Noon

Retaliation and Whistleblower Claims: Employers’ #1 Risk

Presented by: Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C — Managing Shareholder, Cynthia A. Bremer

Retaliation claims continue to be the most popular charge filed with federal and state civil rights' enforcement agencies, and “whistleblower” lawsuits are increasing, too. To combat this trend, this session, presented by Cynthia Bremer from Ogletree Deakins Minneapolis, will discuss the current state of retaliation laws, the reason why retaliation claims are so popular with plaintiffs and their counsel, and strategies for decreasing the risk of liability.

Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch and Networking Opportunities

1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Putting People First with HCM Technology

Your people define your business, and putting them first is essential for success. Discover a people-focused HCM solution designed in every aspect to enhance the employee experience. Ultimate Software’s UltiPro® simplifies complex HR and payroll processes, features powerful business intelligence reporting for better workforce insight, and empowers people to unlock their full potential with collaborative talent management tools. During this live demo, you’ll see firsthand why more than 3,000 companies across all industries use UltiPro, and you’ll learn what it can do for your people and your business.

1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

2017 HR Mega Trends

Presented by: Ultimate Software — VP, HCM Innovation, Cecile Alper-Leroux

In this session, you will find out more about the most significant trends of 2017, which include the importance of truly listening to the Voice of the Employee (VoE), better understanding the growing criticality of the employee-manager relationship, and how HR agility is becoming the new normal to meet the challenges of the changing workforce.

2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Refreshment Break and Networking Opportunities

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Transformational Leadership: Innovative Solutions for Engaging and Managing the Workforce

Presented by: Advantage Continuing Education Seminars — Founder and President, Dr. Rick Goodman

C-Suite executives and association professionals in today’s world are faced with a multitude of challenges, which include keeping up with trends in the workplace, prioritizing those trends and developing a strategy to respond in an effective way that benefits the organization. As a leader, you are at the forefront of change in your organization. You know how important it is to come up with solutions to engage, empower, motivate and connect with a dynamic and ever-changing workforce. In this interactive and engaging program, you will learn how to engage and connect with your team by becoming a transformational leader. You will discover innovative tools and techniques and the processes that transformational leaders use to inspire, empower and motivate employees to exceed normal levels of performance. Attendees will learn how to transform their thinking, optimize their assets and accelerate their connectivity with these transformational leadership tools and implement them immediately!

4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Closing Remarks and Drawing for Giveaway