Our keynotes and training programs focus on solving workforce challenges.
All programs are customizable and new programs are always in the works. Ask us if you’re looking for a hot-off-the-presses session or have a special request to meet the needs of your event.
NEW KEYNOTE: Stop the Employee Turnover Blame Game!
Who owns the high-priority issue of improving employee retention at your organization? At many companies, executives point fingers at HR whose plate is overflowing with terminations, payroll, benefits management, and back-fill recruiting. HR blames bad managers for running off good people, and managers complain the leaders don’t give them the time nor tools to manage their people effectively. Let’s stop playing the blame game and discuss ways to create a culture where everyone owns their part of the retention solution in order to regain staffing stability!
#1 REQUEST: They Drive Me Crazy! The Millennial Story You've NEVER Heard
Think you understand Millennials? Think again!
Millennials (born 1980-2000) are now the largest generation in the workforce, and they’ll outnumber the Boomers and GenXers combined by 2020. In this session, we share a unique perspective on the Millennial mindset, because we ARE Millennials!
As the voice of the new workforce, we explain the evolution of employee expectations over time, and how great leaders are adjusting their management styles to improve employee retention.
This popular, interactive program covers:
- How each generational group sees the work world
- The rising cost of employee turnover
- Why Millennials think differently than previous generations
- Strategies for improving management effectiveness
Our first-hand stories about the issues on the T.A.B.L.E. (technology, authority, balance, loyalty and entitlement) fuel an eye-opening discussion about which traditional business principles need a revamp for today’s changing workplace.
NEW! Adapting Your Management Mindset: The Best Way to Retain Talent
Is your organization still staffing and managing talent the way it did 20 years ago? We’re in a whole new century and have a whole new workforce, which means managers must evolve too. Today’s successful leaders get to know their teams, embrace a coaching approach, and build trust and loyalty to extend new hire tenure. This session will address how much the workforce has changed and discuss how your organization’s managers and supervisors can embrace new management methodologies to keep the talent you can’t afford to lose.
NEW! Critical Workforce Insights for the C-Suite
Excessive employee turnover is impacting the bottom line of nearly every business today.
Executives are taking notice that something has to change, but what? And how?
We’ll discuss the current and projected employment market, specific challenges and strategies for dealing with today’s generationally diverse workforce, and the most effective ways to focus retention efforts to obtain the greatest ROI.
Leading The New Workforce: Retaining Talent as Employee Expectations Evolve
Remember business before websites? And remember when employees stayed at a company because they needed the paycheck? Business has changed, and so have the expectations of your employees.
As the economy improves, more jobs are available and LinkedIn poachers are likely stealing your talent. These and other factors mean the power has shifted from employers to employees. Successful companies are now putting forth intentional effort to create a culture where people WANT to work, in order to retain critical talent.
This program’s big-picture insight is critical for leaders to hear as yesterday’s luxury items – such as working from home, flexible schedules and transparency – become today’s standard features, expected by nearly all employees.
Additional Breakout Sessions & Workshops
Where’s Everyone Going? Keys to Reducing Unnecessary Employee Turnover
As the economy improves, many companies are finding unnecessary employee turnover running rampant, particularly among the newest generation in the workplace, costing $5,000-$25,000 to replace each one. This session addresses key areas of businesses that can provide higher retention rates for the talent you can’t afford to lose!
NEW! Effective Communication across a Diverse Workforce
Communication is key for successful leadership and employee retention. This training program covers different communication styles, explains the evolution of communication channels, discusses cultural differences, and closes with strategies and best practices for communicating effectively across your diverse workforce.
Full-Day Workforce Summit (“Day 2” Now Available!)
Looking for a deep-dive, full-day program covering several workforce topics? Our Workforce Summit is the perfect solution for a leadership retreat, stand-alone workshop or pre-conference program! And this was so popular in 2016, we’ve created a “Day 2” version for those who want to continue learning ways to reduce employee turnover.