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St. Cloud River’s Edge Convention Center

10 4th Avenue South

St. Cloud, MN 56301

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The Talent Summit is a half day event providing an opportunity for employers to network and engage around key topics related to the workforce.

The goal of the event is to provide an engaging, participatory learning and networking environment for HR Professionals and CEOs to engage around key pertinent topics related to workforce.

DATE

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

TIME

7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

VENUE

River’s Edge Convention Center

AUDIENCE

Employers and Partners – C-Suite and HR Professionals

REGISTRATION FEE

$20 GSDC Investors (with discount code) / $40 Non GSDC Investors

FOCUS

Recruiting and Retaining Top Talent



Event Outline:

7:30 – 8:00 a.m. – Networking

8:00 – 8:45 a.m.

Group conversations led by Judy Zimmer discussing engagement of key untapped talent available along with tools to deliver a top-notch candidate experience sure to make the right impression.

We offer 5 sessions to pick from. You pick 3.

  • 9:00 – 9:50 a.m. – Session 1
  • 10:00 – 10:50 a.m. – Session 2
  • 11:00 – 11:50 a.m. – Session 3
Session Topics:
  1. Ignite your Talent Strategy - Having a well thought out talent strategy can and will ignite business growth when done right. From company branding to succession planning, come learn how talent strategy and talent planning are core to the success of your business and how critical long-term talent planning is. – Presented by Joan Schatz – Co-President and Kelly Hansen – VP of HR – Park Industries.
  2. Your Most Critical Asset – Talent LeadershipIt is critical for the HR leader and CEO to be aligned on what moves the business forward. Honest and objective assessment of your company’s strengths and weaknesses and a well-rounded perspective of potential solutions are essential for creating this vital strategic partnership. From identifying solutions to business risks from a human capital perspective to ensuring the company’s culture is a driving force in recruitment and development decisions, an HR leader is a vital resource that has lasting impact. Presented by Brad Goskowicz, CEO and Aaron Fisk – VP of Human Resources - Microbiologics
  3. Partnerships to Drive Success and SavingsPartnerships create powerful collaboration. Hear how a variety of organizations are striving to connect job seekers of all ages, employment backgrounds and skill sets to our employers of the region. The presentation will highlight numerous resources and examples of creative ways employers have partnered to help meet their recruitment and retention efforts. presented by Tammy Biery, Executive Director Career Solutions and Della Ludwig, DEED Workforce Strategy Consultant
  4. Organizational Change – Position Your Business GrowthMaintaining a thriving and diverse business model in the midst of an ever-changing environment/community is critical to sustainable growth. This session will showcase two very diverse business models and the processes they underwent to explore, evaluate and execute successful business models to fit the needs of the community and the workforce. - Presented by Joe Hellie, VP Strategy and Network Development at Centra Care and Emily Merten, Chief Personnel Officer and Director of HR at Rejuv Medical
  5. Talent Shortage? Developing from Within!Do you hire great people only to see them leave you? Practical steps for evaluating and implementing organizational effectiveness strategies. Focus on leveraging the skills and strengths of your current workforce to put your best team on the field. We will explore practical case studies outlining the role of Executives and HR partnerships to ensure company growth objectives and customer needs are met, ensuring each and every associate within the organization has an established succession plan in place to ensure success. – President and Jaci Dukowitz – Director of HR, Training and Development, Sales and Marketing at UMC.

Noon – 1:00 p.m. – Lunch/Discussion: Are you the Employer of Choice? Creating a culture that attracts and
retains talent. Employees to share what creates this culture in their workplace along with a recap of key
takeaways from each of the morning sessions.

1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. - Digital Recruitment Best Practices (Optional Bonus Session): As an additional education opportunity, Luke Riordan from DAYTA Marketing will be co-presenting with Lindsay Williamson from ZipRecruiter on digital recruitment best practices. Ideas and tips on job postings will be shared during this session as well. They will answer questions such as, "how do I write a great job title and description that drives more high-quality applicants?", "which platforms work best when trying to attract certain candidates?" and more!




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St. Cloud, MN 56301

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