Successfully Onboarding Your Millennial Talent: A Case Study of Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

2014 Talent Management Conference
Workplace Application: Learn how to transform your onboarding process to keep the excitement of starting a new job a priority among your new hires.

You've hired your top millennial talent! Now it gets interesting. With a 35% to 61% turnover rate of first-year nurses, health care is constantly fighting the battle of retaining millennial talent. The presenters will share a case study from the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh to showcase how they weeded out bad hires, ensured a good cultural fit, fostered camaraderie among new hires, pinpointed employee concerns early, and incorporated FUN into the process. You will gain an enlightening plan-of-attack for revamping your onboarding process to ensure the longevity of millennials at your organization. You will learn aboout the integral components of the onboarding process through understanding the importance of job shadowing, peer interviews, ongoing management meetings and the encouragement of existing employees to mentor and coach new millennial employees.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, April 28, 2014 - 10:45am to 12:00pm

Brad Karsh


Brad Karsh is CEO and Founder of JB Training Solutions, a company that simply makes work better for organizations throughout the world. Brad is the author of three business books including the critically acclaimed "Manager 3.0: A Millennial's Guide to Rewriting the Rules of Management.” Brad travels the world speaking at major organizations including Kohler, Eli Lilly, Securitas, and Dunkin' Brands, among many others. Brad is a SHRM fanatic and is proud to be named a top-rated speaker at the 2019 Annual Conference.

Rhonda Larimore

Larimore, SPHR

Rhonda Larimore is vice president of Human Resources for Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. Ms. Larimore’s expertise and leadership helped transform Children’s Hospital’s Human Resources Department into a business partner with hospital divisions as well as with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, the University of Pittsburgh Physicians and outside companies who provide contract services and staff to the hospital. Under her leadership, Children’s HR Department focuses on the people who carry out the mission of the hospital every day. Her hospital operations experience helped drive improved HR practices specifically in the areas of recruitment, retention, and development of top performing employees. She brings a high level of creativity to identify and implement solutions to the many human resources challenges.  Ms. Larimore has a Master of Arts degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science degree from Carlow University. She is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources.

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HR Credit
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Concurrent Session
HR Expertise
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