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Workplace Coffee Talk Series - Tackling the Top Workplace Challenges

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6161 Oak Tree Blvd

3rd Floor Conference Room

Independence, OH 44131

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Workplace Coffee Talk was created to provide business owners, managers and leaders at all levels an opportunity to discuss current workplace trends and challenges. Clients often ask – How do we retain valuable employees? What type of culture and workplace practices will help motivate and incentivize our employees? When should we update policies? What employment laws are important to know? How do we foster better collaboration and communication between teams?

We are entering a “new age” of work and employers are being challenged to rethink old norms and ways of working. Our Coffee Talks will address questions on every employer's mind and provide fresh perspective on what is necessary to continue to thrive and survive in today’s unprecedented times. The format is informal, lively and engaging.


Throughout our series – “From Litigation to Inspiration!” – we look at each issue from an employment law and leadership lens. Being proactive and informed on key workplace trends and challenges will undoubtedly help mitigate potential liability, grow your business and create a more engaged and productive culture. You will receive practical takeaways and simple action steps that you can start implementing right away.

After extensive research and leveraging our own experiences with a variety of global and local companies, we have compiled the “Top 10” workplace trends and challenges of 2019. We will discuss each topic providing examples of real scenarios that all businesses deal with daily and give advice from a legal, leadership, culture and workplace best practices perspective.


Workplace Coffee Talk is sponsored by Talent Specialists Consulting and hosted by Jill Windelspecht (executive coach/business strategist) and Stella Skaljac (employment attorney/human resource consultant). All Coffee Talks will be held in Independence, OH from 8-10am. You won’t want to miss these once-per-month training events!

Best Business Decision You’ll Make All Year – Sign up today for one or ALL of the Coffee Talks throughout the year!

2019 Workplace Coffee Talk Topics:

4/23 – Understanding FMLA & ADA: Leave Laws and Reasonable Accommodation Best Practices All Employers Need to Know

  • Navigating the tricky situations and an employer’s obligation when employees request time off – when and how to approve

5/15 – The Toxic Workplace: What Leaders Can Do to Create A More Positive and Productive Workplace

  • Strategies used to turn around negative attitudes and disruptive conduct

6/20 – Leading and Managing During the #MeToo Era: Mitigating Risks and Cultivating a Respectful Workplace

  • Who’s at risk and what policies and practices are necessary to be proactive and mitigate against claims of harassment

7/17 – The Neuroscience of Goals: Why We Need Them and how to Move from Goal Setting to Goal Achieving

  • Apply the science of goal achieving by creating clarity, alignment and motivation

8/22 – Become an Employer of Choice: Creating an Employment Experience to Attract and Retain Quality People

  • Learn proven strategies on what you can do to shift the employment experience at your company for higher morale and better retention

9/18 – New Ideas in Performance Management: Going from Annual Review to Ongoing Feedback

  • Learn easy ways to check-in with your employees to stay aligned, engaged and productive

10/16 – Leading with Emotional Intelligence: The Most Important Skillset and Mindset You Need

  • Learn how to stay calm, collected and composed during tough times and conflict situations

11/20 – Effective Communication in A Digital Era: How the Most Successful Leaders Communicate During a Time of Massive Distractions

  • Explore the pitfalls of poor communication and how to reduce friction and misunderstandings with a few simple steps

12/18 – Stop the Brain Drain: What Smart Companies are Doing to Retain Institutional Knowledge and Incentivize Sharing of Information

  • Discuss ways to improve a sharing mentality and the transferring of information from near-retirement employees to new hires

About the Presenters:

Jill Windelspecht, Certified Human Capital Strategist, is an Executive Coach and Organization Consultant with over 20 years of global executive leadership development and organizational effectiveness experience in Fortune 500 companies. She holds an Executive Masters in NeuroLeadership, Masters in Organizational Management and is the founder of Talent Specialists Consulting, founded on her passion to help leaders grow professionally and personally. Jill helps leaders hone their emotional intelligence skills, foster a strong and effective culture, and create organizational climates that lead to lifelong prosperity. website: www.TalentSpecialists.net

Stella Skaljac, JD, SHRM-SCP, is an Employment Attorney and Sr. HR Consultant who has over 15 years of experience working in employment law and human resource consulting. As an attorney, Stella was involved in discrimination/harassment, FMLA, ADA, FLSA and other employment law cases. In her recent consulting role, she works with a variety of industries and organizations advising employers on workplace policy best practices and conducts HR audits and training to ensure clients take a more proactive approach to employment matters. Stella's focus is on helping organizations minimize risk and create positive and productive workplaces.

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Previous Workplace Coffee Talk Topics (Reach out if you want these hosted at your organization)

3/18/19 – Today’s Successful Companies are AGILE: Creating A Competitive Advantage by Building a More Agile Organization

  • Create a culture that promotes structure and accountability but also breeds employee empowerment and flexibility
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6161 Oak Tree Blvd

3rd Floor Conference Room

Independence, OH 44131

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