Friday, June 16, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
What Will You Build Campaign
Learn more about the regional workforce development campaign aimed at bringing the industry together to help address our workforce challenges.
Session 1: Finding the Workers You Need Now
Hear from a panel of employment resources that will help you navigate the many options for recruiting workers. Panelists include representatives from organizations that can help you identify potential candidates now and help find the training they need to be a productive member of your team.
Sessions 2: Building a Pipeline for the Future
This panel will feature representatives from school districts, higher education and youth programs to discuss strategies for developing our next generation of workers.
Keynote Address: Leading Employees of All Generations
Research shows there are characteristics and events in history that helped shape each generation, making each of them unique. From baby-boomers to Millennials and Generation X, every generation is motivated and frustrated by different things. Figuring out how to lead the four distinct generations in today’s workforce is extremely challenging and overwhelming, but also doable.
Throughout the day, you will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with representative from local hiring resources, apprenticeship programs and more to learn how they can assist you in meeting your workforce needs.