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Hire Up Series

Creative Solutions For Growing Your Workforce

February 3, 2017
8 am - 5 pm
Nicolet College – Rhinelander
Northwoods Center – 207/209
Registration Fee: $59

Welcome to a day devoted to helping our local employers both large and small to recruit and retain high-quality employees. With a nationally-recognized keynote speaker in the morning and dynamic afternoon breakout sessions, this workshop will offer the recruitment tools employers want and need to be successful. An end-of-day wine and cheese reception will offer networking opportunities for everyone.

Morning Keynote Speaker

Ann Kerian
Ann Kerian has spent more than 15 years as a broadcast journalist before taking her talents to another level as an executive coach, consultant, motivational speaker, fundraiser and author. She honed her investigative skills as an award-winning television news anchor and reporter, and has spent months delving into our local trends to offer you the secrets behind discovering the hidden workforce of the Northwoods. Ann will discuss the challenges of the workforce shortage and why out-of-the- box thinking is no longer an option - it is a necessity. You’ll learn how to leave no stone unturned when it comes to recruiting for your company and its future.

Afternoon Breakout Sessions

People Don’t Leave Their Jobs, They Leave Their Bosses
Join Lloyd Gauthier, certified John Maxwell Leadership Team member, to learn the reasons why good employees leave, and how to adjust your work environment to keep them happy and working hard.

Using Technology to Recruit and Retain (Good) Employees Neil Roberts, local marketing expert, will share cost-effective opportunities social media provides to target awareness of your employment needs to qualified individuals.

Motivating Millennials
Ellen Mathein has a wealth of experience working as instructor, consultant, and guest speaker. She will address two of the hottest topics in business today, recruiting and retaining the best employees. Discover strategies that really work with all generations with an emphasis on millennials.