Investing in your career
Grand Rapids, MI
HR Workshop
JW Marriott Grand Rapids
April 30, 2019

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.

Courageous Storytelling

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

It's been said that the single biggest problem with communication is the illusion it has taken place. In the most distracting times in our history, the most effective leaders, teams and organizations on the planet move their people into conversations that are the currency for change. Coaching team members requires direct communication, ongoing feedback, and a clear vision for expectations. This session focuses on the 1:1 skills needed for effective communication and the coaching habits that positively impact healthy team communication.

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

Refreshment Break and Networking Opportunities

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

3 HR Megatrends Every Company Should Know in 2019

Presented by: Ultimate Software — Senior Director of HCM Innovation, Dr. Jarik Conrad

Success in HR requires being ready for the latest (and upcoming) workplace and technology trends. In 2019, three HR megatrends will arise from a convergence of technological, economic, and socio-cultural factors. Are you prepared? In this presentation, Jarik Conrad, Ph.D., senior director of HCM innovation at Ultimate Software, will share which HR trends to look out for and how to navigate the changes they bring to the workplace. Learn what the future of work holds and discover the skills and information you, your people, and your business will need to know in order to succeed and thrive in the year ahead.

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch and Networking Opportunities

1:00 p.m. - 1:30 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.

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Hot Topics in Employment Law: 2019

Presented by: Maddin, Hauser, Roth & Heller, P.C. — Shareholder , James M. Reid, IV

Curious HR professionals are wondering how changes in government enforcement will affect their businesses throughout 2019 and beyond. This presentation will offer HR leaders valuable insights on what to expect in recent developments at the EEOC, DOL, and NLRB; ACA and FLSA updates; recent court decisions affecting HR; and how companies can adjust their HR procedures to account for anticipated changes. Please join us for a discussion of these and other hot topics affecting HR compliance in these uncertain times.

2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Refreshment Break and Networking Opportunities

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

How We Maximize Our HCM Reporting

Presented by: Dematic — Global HR Analyst, Stacy Warnke

Presented by: Dematic — Global System Administrator, Jennifer Mast

Right now, organizations of all sizes have potential access to millions of insightful data points that can help employees be more productive, strategic, and impactful every day. Although this much data can seem overwhelming, with the right HR tools and technology, companies everywhere can take advantage of Big Data. In this presentation, Jennifer Mast, global system administrator, and Stacy Warnke, global HR analyst, both from global engineering company Dematic, will discuss how their company maximizes the importance of data integrity to leverage powerful HCM reporting technology. Learn how Dematic has been able to optimize efficiencies and provide strong analytics and people metrics to better serve its business leaders.

3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks and Drawing for Giveaway