Category Archives: Friday (7:15-8:30)

Employment Screening in 2018 – How to Interpret Criminal Records and What to Do If You Find One

Jessica Tronscoso-HeadshotBy: Jessica Troncoso

Roughly 25% of the US adult population has a criminal record. Applicants with a criminal history are still afforded certain rights under anti-discrimination laws, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Title VII and many more. Making a hasty decision to remove someone with a criminal record from the applicant pool can result in costly lawsuits that put your employment screening process under the microscope. This presentation provides step-by-step guidance to ensure you follow all necessary regulations when deciding how to proceed when an applicant has a criminal record.

Presentation Objectives:

  • FCRA guidelines for employment screening
  • EEOC guidance for Criminal Arrest and Conviction Records
  • Best practice tips and policy considerations
  • Document retention requirements
  • State specific disclosure requirements
  • Surnames and how they affect your reports

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Making Millennials Great…5 Pillars for Building the Next Generation

Jeff Kortes Head ShotRandy W with Jeff Kortes Head ShotBy: Jeff Kortes and Randy Wilinski

Are you looking for new strategies to turn your millennial employees into “rock star” performers?

Jeff and Randy have been doing just that for the past decade.  Jeff brings 28 years of experience as a human resources professional, coach, and father of three millennials.  Now, as a “headhunter” he finds himself successfully recruiting millennials for his clients.  Randy, a millennial himself, has held leadership roles where he has inspired other millennials.

Through humorous anecdotes, live action role play, real-life stories and interactive participation, they’ve created a program which enables participants to learn what will unlock your millennials potential at work.

Presentation Objectives:

  • Understand how to unlock the true potential of the millennial generation.
  • Enable participants to develop a systematic plan to optimize the performance of millennials in their organization.
  • Prepare participants to go back to their organizations and advocate to leadership that the millennials have the potential to be the next great generation.
  • Motivate participants to stop complaining about the millennials and do something about it.

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How to Design and Implement a Successful Strategic Management Coaching Initiative

Margi Bush HeadshotBy: Margi Bush

Effective managers are the key to any organization succeeding in today’s VUCA environment. Bring a creative edge to your organization and learn how to train and develop your managers to incorporate coaching as a key component of your performance management process.

During this session, we will explore: How to build a framework for updating performance management, how to make it meaningful without eliminating performance appraisals, how to improve the quality of employee development conversations by moving from a once-a-year conversation to a regular conversation.

Presentation Objectives:

  • Learn how to foster a coaching culture that improves communications between managers and employees
  • Learn a coaching process that takes the pain out of the annual performance review
  • Learn a coaching mindset that facilitates an innovative approach developing effective employees

This specific session will focus on the SHRM competency of HR Technical Expertise and Practice, and target the key behaviors of consultation and business acumen.

In this session, participants will learn to proactively initiate (or adeptly respond to a request for) a “management coaching program.” Specifically, they will learn techniques to identify need, gather relevant data, leverage performance management, and communicate findings to senior management. They will learn key areas to consider and standard traps to avoid falling into. Finally, they will learn how to keep a program energized and permanently ingrain it into the organization’s culture, all the while communicating its success in the language of business.

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