Racing Toward Employee Engagement: From The Pit Crew To The Finish Line

2014 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: Learn how to create a successful culture of employee engagement through the R.A.C.E. methodology to improve retention, productivity and ROI.
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You will be off and racing as you discover the value of creating a successful employee engagement culture. We drive through the four “tune-up checks”, as well as gain understanding of the R.A.C.E. path to successful cultural change: Recognize the value of employee engagement, Acknowledge employees, Champion a culture of engagement and Engage the entire workforce. In NASCAR racing, the crew chief is the leader and assigns a pit crew coach to help coordinate pit stops, ensuring everyone is doing their job correctly and staying motivated to get it done right and on time. In the corporate world, leadership from the top down is responsible for creating a successful employee engagement culture that will lead to improve employee retention, increase productivity and boost ROI. When was the last time you scheduled a “tune up” of your corporate culture? 

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 11:30am to 12:45pm

Jill A. Kopanis, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Jill A.

Jill Kopanis is the vice president, Human Resources for Dynamic Dies, Inc. based in Toledo, Ohio where she leads human resource initiatives for manufacturing and sales locations nationwide Ms. Kopanis has been involved in the field of Human Resources for over 20 years working with both Fortune 500 and International companies. She was nominated for the Excellence in HR Management Award and was a finalist in the 2007 Benny Awards – awarded for outstanding benefit initiatives. She has served in a variety of SHRM leadership roles at the state and local level include Chapter President and State Director of Certification. Jill holds a Masters Degree in Organizational Leadership and earned both PHR and SPHR certification. A speaker on several human resource topics, she has spoken at numerous national conferences enlightening her audiences and receiving top audience ratings along with writing a monthly HR column for a national magazine.

Follow Jill on Twitter @JillKopanis.

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Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Relationship Management
Leadership & Navigation
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