Investing in your career
Charlotte, NC
HR Workshop
The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte
March 28, 2019

8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

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

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Bridging the Engagement Gap: Culture, Pipelines, and Technology

Presented by: Charlotte Hornets — Vice President, Human Resources, Rhonda Curry

Employee engagement plays a critical role in the overall success of your business—from employee satisfaction and productivity levels, to the strength of your workplace culture, to the performance of your bottom line. Increasing employee engagement for long-term success comes from bridging the engagement gap. In this presentation, Rhonda Curry, VP of HR at Hornets Sports & Entertainment, will discuss how organizations can focus on fostering a positive company culture and building effective talent pipelines, and the role HR technology can play in helping with the success of both.

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Attendee Networking Activity

Whom do you hire, why do you keep them onboard, and what does it mean for the organization? We’ll pose a series of “Would You Rather…” questions, and then open the floor to discussions about each scenario.

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

Refreshment Break and Networking Opportunities

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

The What vs. How of Performance Management: How to Have the Courageous Conversations that Keep and Get Employees Back on Track

Presented by: Five Ways Forward, LLC — President, Colin T. McLetchie

Real performance management is a culture-infused way of being between leaders and employees. It cultivates—nay requires—leaders to have open, constructive, honest dialogue with team members about their performance, on an ongoing, consistent basis, seeking to help employees understand “this is how you’re perceived, this is what’s working, this is where you’re struggling, and this is where we see you headed". Careers get derailed when leaders don’t talk frankly about the “how” things get done. During this session, you'll discover that the way you start these courageous conversations is critical to success. Using practice role plays and feedback, you'll learn to start reinforcing the value of the employee and their contributions, and much more.

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch and Networking Opportunities

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 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 4,000 companies across all industries use UltiPro, and you’ll learn what it can do for your people and your business.

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Magnificent Leadership® and Building Self-Correcting Teams™

Presented by: Sarah Levitt — Executive Coach & Motivational Speaker, Sarah Levitt

High performing teams are baseline for success. What leaders need are teams that can function without them, what I call Self-Correcting Teams™. This keynote illustrates the 4 cornerstones of building Self-Correcting Teams™, including how to get out of the weeds and no longer play referee, as well as how to implement what I call Controlled Delegation™.

3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Refreshment Break and Networking Opportunities

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Top 10 Employment Law Mistakes to Avoid

Presented by: Ogletree Deakins — Associate, S. Abigail Littrell

No matter the industry nor the size of your organization, employment law can have a major impact on the success of your people and your business. It’s not only vital to stay up to date with and informed of the latest legislation and cases, but it’s also critical to be aware of common legal mistakes. In this presentation, S. Abigail Littrell, associate at Ogletree Deakins, will discuss some of the most common employment law mistakes companies make—how to recognize them and how to avoid them—so your people and your business remain safe, happy, and compliant.

4:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Closing Remarks and Drawing for Giveaway

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