WOM1917. The Human Behind the Numbers: What Matters Most at Work

Specialized Knowledge Track
Field of Study: 
Personnel/Human Resources
CPE Credit: 
Knowledge Level & Prerequisite: 
Beginner (1-2 years in the profession)
Advanced Preparation: 

Thursday, November 7, 2019

As the workforce continues to change and the talent race heats up, offering employees meaningful experiences and opportunities to grow, learn and contribute has become more important than ever. Culture either happens by default or is created intentionally, and companies that commit to intentionally developing their cultures are recruiting, retaining and engaging their employees. What does it take to be recognized as a best place to work and to create a culture that draws in and retains employees? In thriving workplace cultures and at employers of choice, employees feel valued, inspired, and connected to their work and coworkers. For employers, engaged, thriving employees means a competitive business advantage, including improved employee engagement and retention, increased creativity and innovation, improved leadership effectiveness, and stronger, more cohesive leadership teams. Sharing lessons and insights from top workplaces, we’ll explore the power supporting the humans behind the numbers
Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the three keys to employee engagement
  • Discover the specific traits needed for future-ready, human leaders in the profession
  • Learn innovative, practical and actionable strategies for fostering connection and engagement at your workplace