2018-2019 Roundtable Series

Educational, informative seminars at no cost to attendees, designed to help your staff and your company stay competitive in the marketplace. These sessions are geared to individuals working in human resources (HR) or managers that serve the as HR for their organization.

 

Although the sessions are offered to you at no cost, please RSVP in advance to reserve your seat. Attendees may receive HRCI credits for attending sessions. The use of this seal is not an endorsement by HRCI of the quality of the program.

Speaker and Topic Information

 

Managing Millennials in the Workforce

Millennials, the generation of Americans roughly born between 1980 and 2000, are rising rapidly.  People often write about the dramatic changes millennials are bringing to the workforce.  Some of it is tongue-in-cheek, hyperbolic and even sarcastic.  However, millennials are here to stay and they are dramatically changing the way American companies do business.

Like the generation of American workers before them, millennials are motivated and ready make a difference in the workplace, the key is working with them effectively.  Here are some things to keep in mind as you lead a team of millennials in your small business.

Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Time: 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: Keiser University, 2400 Interstate Drive, Lakeland, FL 33805      Building 1, #2400

Presenter: Wendy Sellers – Black Rain Partners

Key Principles in Designing an Agile Organization

Responsible to support the growth strategy, HR professionals and business leaders need to focus on skilling and re-skilling displaced workers, redesign the organizational structure, increase innovation, develop customer intimacy, and several other competencies.

Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Time: 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: Keiser University, 2400 Interstate Drive, Lakeland, FL 33805      Building 1, #2400

Presenter: Edith Tiencken, President of Smart Brain Insights (SBI, Inc.)

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Legal Updates

We will discuss the latest developments in employment law this past year and determine how such reforms affect potential workplace policy and practice changes for employers.  We will take a look forward as to what employment decisions are pending before the US Supreme Court.  We will tackle head-on some of the most significant challenges facing employers in the workplace today.

Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Time: 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: Keiser University, 2400 Interstate Drive, Lakeland, FL 33805      Building 1, #2400

Presenter:  Kristen Allman, Attorney, The Bleakley Bavol Law Firm

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Training Grants         

With significantly low unemployment figures, employers will be directly impacted in multiple ways. Low unemployment is typically associated with a growing economy, which is usually positive, but there are some downsides to consider as well. We will take a look at some of the downsides for employers facing a low unemployment rate in the overall economy.

Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Time: 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: Keiser University, 2400 Interstate Drive, Lakeland, FL 33805      Building 1, #2400

Presenter:  George Wilson, Michelle Phelps, Jeanne Wagner – PSC

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Recruiting in a Tight Labor Market

Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Time: 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: Keiser University, 2400 Interstate Drive, Lakeland, FL 33805      Building 1, #2400

Presenter: Dustin Shay, SHRM SCP, SPHR, CSC, Rita Pro Professional Placement

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Unconscious Bias

Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Time: 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: Keiser University, 2400 Interstate Drive, Lakeland, FL 33805      Building 1, #2400

Presenter:  Traci Whitfield, Keiser University

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What do you mean I can’t ask about an applicant’s prior pay history; interviewing in a time of national and local efforts to restrict pre-employment inquires

Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Time: 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: Keiser University, 2400 Interstate Drive, Lakeland, FL 33805      Building 1, #2400

Presenter:  Bill Grob, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Steward, P.C.

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Employee Substance Abuse and Addiction

Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Time: 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: Keiser University, 2400 Interstate Drive, Lakeland, FL 33805      Building 1, #2400

Presenter: Amanda Walls, Sr. Attorney, Peterson & Myers, PA

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