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September 21, 2022

Centerplace Regional Events Center

Spokane Valley, WA

Best Practices to retain, find, and build your best workforce to address the current labor shortage.

Your business depends on it!

DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE FOR MEMBERS OF... 

 

Spokane Valley Chamber 

INSHRM  -   HRNNI

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CHAMBER SPECIAL

$99

SPECIAL EVENT PRICING!

(Includes Lunch!)

$149

for non Chamber members

Perfect for

  • Business Owners

  • Hiring Managers

  • HR Professionals

  • Recruiters

  • Anyone Responsible for Hiring!

Bringing together the region's employers to help solve the greatest economic challenge of our generation 

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Find Solutions to
The Labor Shortage

  • Current and future labor TRENDS 

  • WHERE IS THE TALENT? What to expect

  • NEW RULES - Why your methods don't work 

  • CULTURE SHIFT - How to make people stay 

  • Make RETENTION your #1 Initiative

  • AUTOMATE talent strategy 

  • UPSKILL employees and UPGRADE hires

  • Build STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS 

  • REIMAGINE WORK with creative solutions

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MOST CFO's HAVE CALLED THE LABOR SHORTAGE THE GREATEST THREAT TO THE U.S. ECONOMY!

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Here are a Few of the Solutions You'll Walk Away With...

A Landscape of the Labor Situation

A look at why this labor trend is different and what to expect in the future. (Hint: THIS IS NOT LIKE ANY OTHER!)

Your Top Hiring Strategies as Employers

No matter your industry or company, you share the challenge. Learn how to survive and thrive in the new economy.

Before They Arrive...

You have work to do before you can recruit. If you can't deliver on your promises to new employees, they will walk out. We cover your top priorities to create the culture to attract AND retain new (and current) employees. 

Tools of the Trade

The world has changed - Have you? If you're using the same strategies to attract talent, it won't work! 

What They Want

Today's employees want different terms and conditions. We'll cover how to create the right "package" that works.

Delivering Solutions

The real needs come in flexibility, engagement, autonomy, and doing work that matters. We'll share all of these.

Getting an ROI

After all of this, many managers may ask: Is there an ROI to all of this? Absolutely!

We'll show you where the ROI exists and how to hold your employees accountable. 

Wednesday, September 21
Hiring Summit
CenterPlace Meeting Center - 8:30 - 4:00 

 
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On average, over 4M people leave their jobs each MONTH

Speakers

The first day is focused on providing you with practical, hands-on solutions to help deliver strategies from the best experts in the field. Presenters come from the best in the industry to deliver the most up-to-date information of what is working, how to do it, and what you can begin to use immediately to see results. 

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Part I: How Did We Get Here? What Should We Expect?

Dr. Wade Larson, President
Optimal Talent Dynamics

Join Wade as he shares the latest workforce information on employment trends in the short-term and long term. Find out what to expect as employers to prepare and adjust your approach. 

Finding Talent When There is None

Pamela Murray, Chief Human Resources Officer

Providence

Workforce Panel - Where to Find Resources

Solutions for Attracting, Developing, and Sourcing Your Talent

Recruiting, Upskilling, Re-skilling, and Upgrading your talent will be critical to your success as you look for ways to meet professional development needs and maintain your competitiveness. Learn about several pathways to recruit and develop current and future talent as you look for solutions.

Dr. Kevin Brockbank, President

Spokane Community College

Heather Collins

AJAC (Advanced Manufacturing Apprenticeships)

Doug Edmondson

CTE Director, East Valley School District

Part II: 12 Strategies for Talent Success

Dr. Wade Larson, President
Optimal Talent Dynamics

Join Wade as he shares the latest workforce information on employment trends in the short-term and long term. Find out what to expect as employers to prepare and adjust your approach. 

Employer Panel 

Practical Employer Recruiting Strategies

“Tips from the Street” of what employers are doing to find employees. This panel discussion will be filled with a laundry list of best practices that are being used today to find talent.

 

Pat Atwal, President

Brightway Business Consulting

Heather Brandt, HR Manager

Wagstaff, Inc.

Finding and Keeping the Best Talent

What works, what doesn’t, and how to get them in the door.

Jennifer Koenig, Vice President

Robert Half Staffing Solutions

Optimize your investments and create a win-win relationship by attracting and retaining the best employees...even in a challenging labor market!

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Thanks to our Sponsors

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The Challenge is Long-Term...

You Need A Strategy to Compete

The labor shortage didn't happen overnight -

it's been building for years.

Unfortunately, it will require a broader solution with a game plan to retain current employees, find new ones, and upskill your people to grow your talent. 

Your #1 Business Strategy is Retention!

Then work on attracting, recruiting, retaining, and upskilling your best talent to achieve business goals. 

Your Summit Delivers

  • Leading Expert Presenters 

  • Innovative Solutions 

  • Best Practices Used by the Best

  • Practical Steps to Implement Immediately

  • Step-by-Step Instructions to Apply Learning

  • Materials to Take Back Key Concepts

  • Access to the Slides and Materials 

  • Networking Opportunities with Other Leaders

  • Engaging Interaction with Business Leaders

  • The Best Content to Solve Staffing Problems!

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