Engagement

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Description:Today's highly skilled workers are wielding ever-increasing bargaining power in a fast-paced and transparent job market. More than ever, employee experience outweighs pay, benefits and corner offices when it comes to attracting and retaining talent. Come learn about trends from Deloitte research and leading practices from four higher ed chief HR officers. Return to your campus with ways to effectively recruit and retain talent and create a simply irresistible organization.
DATE:Monday, March 30 at 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
ROOM:Scarbrough 2
FRAMEWORK:Engagement
TRACK:Talent Management
Description:Creating inclusive environments that allow LGBTQ employees to bring their whole selves to work has never been a more urgent issue. Join us to hear how Syracuse University's Preferred Name, Gender and Pronoun Advisory Council implemented the adoption of pronouns in institutional data systems and improved the level of inclusivity across campus.
DATE:Tuesday, March 31 at 2:35 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.
ROOM:Scarbrough 4
FRAMEWORK:Engagement
TRACK:DEI/Cultural Competence
Description:One of the misconceptions around the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is that employer requirements for reasonable accommodations only apply to physical disabilities. However, mental disabilities are covered as well, and the federal regulations provide specific examples. In this session, we'll examine coverage of mental disabilities under Title I of the ADA, including specific case studies, to promote enhanced understanding, compliance and diversity initiatives for employers and universities.
DATE:Tuesday, March 31 at 1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
ROOM:Scarbrough 4
FRAMEWORK:Engagement
TRACK:DEI/Cultural Competence
Description:Multidisciplinary threat assessment teams in higher education settings are often focused primarily on concerns related to students. In this session, participants will learn the importance of their role in preventing workplace violence and as an active member on a faculty and staff threat assessment team. Participants will leave with strategic plans on how to take their teams to the next level to ensure best-practice standards.
DATE:Tuesday, March 31 at 1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
ROOM:Percival
FRAMEWORK:Engagement
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy
Description:While we are often encouraged to "think outside the box" for innovation, tremendous value is found "inside the box," and is often more affordable and relevant. This session will highlight key aspects of Nova Southeastern University's Emerging Leadership Program and examine how you can apply the model to your own leadership development initiatives to increase alignment with culture, desired behaviors, and cross-departmental collaboration.
DATE:Monday, March 30 at 1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
ROOM:Scarbrough 1
FRAMEWORK:Engagement
TRACK:Organizational and Professional Development
Description:Recruiting, hiring and retaining veterans can prove to be challenging with today's low unemployment rate. In this session, you'll learn innovative techniques to overcome the obstacles most hiring managers face while interviewing veterans. We'll also provide a blueprint on how you can elevate your status as a military-friendly employer in order to attract and retain this valuable workforce. Also, caregivers are often unnoticed in the workplace, and the population of caregivers at work is growing. Learn about programs and benefits that meet their needs, resulting in enhanced employee loyalty, improved retention and increased productivity.
DATE:Monday, March 30 at 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
ROOM:Scarbrough 1
FRAMEWORK:Engagement
TRACK:DEI/Cultural Competence
Description:Trust can be deliberately developed and leveraged in any organization, not only to achieve your most important, immediate goals, but also to become the foundation of an ongoing winning culture. In this session, we will explore the research-validated language, framework and process for creating a high-trust culture.
DATE:Tuesday, March 31 at 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
ROOM:Scarbrough 2
FRAMEWORK:Engagement
TRACK:Organizational and Professional Development