To attract and retain today’s top talent, organizations should be laser focused on fostering an inclusive culture while being responsive to the needs and priorities of today’s workforce. Discover how leadership development strategies can ensure diversity of skills, thinking and culture required to build not only a stronger workforce but will also create loyal relationships with your customers.
Retail HR trends survey canvasses Canadian employers on their priorities for the coming year, and asks HR leaders about the opportunities and challenges they face. Be the first to hear the results of this relevant and timely survey.
Retailers across Canada are seeking new strategies in attracting and retaining talent in all sectors of retail. How can retailers compete without significant increases in payroll? Listen to this panel discussion about the changing landscape of what job seekers are looking for and how employers can build loyalty and longevity among the workforce.
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Building a vibrant and cohesive company culture doesn’t happen overnight and it certainly doesn’t happen by accident. Employee retention and job satisfaction multiply with happy employees who become personally invested in the organization. Retailers discuss tactics and challenges and why the first 100 days is the make or break of a lasting and loyal relationship with special attention given to strategies for front line and entry level roles.
In this session, attendees will hear how to integrate recruiting tech tools to scale your hiring process. Some key takeaways include; how to merge tried and true marketing tactics with new tech, best practices to increase engagement and hire top talent, tangible recruitment marketing efforts, and high touch candidate and employee communications at scale.
Concurrent Workshop #1
Discover how you can understand the wellness needs, demonstrate accommodation and develop strategies to be both proactive and supportive, even when there is no legal duty to do so. Consider quick wins and approaches that cost little to nothing to implement, such as supervisor and communication techniques, training approaches, environmental needs and flexibility in expectations and responsibilities.
Concurrent Workshop #2
You and your team create an outstanding training program, only to see it live a short life in your stores. It's enough to make you pull your hair out. In this interactive workshop you'll discover the 5 foundations that every successful training program is built on. Better still, you'll be creating practical solutions with your peers that you can take back and implement right away. Join Kevin Graff, President of Graff Retail in this fast moving workshop. He has developed hundreds of workshops for his retail clients over the years and has helped his clients win the Talent Development Award from the RCC on 7 occasions.
Natalie Dumond, leadership coach, facilitator and contributor to Brene Brown's latest best-selling book, Dare to Lead will share how courageous leadership is not only high in demand, but can be taught, measured and observed. This keynote presentation will touch on progressive research from Dr. Brene Brown and how to incorporate the new insights, tools and confidence in participants experiences in all aspects of their lives.