Why Y?: Plugging in to a Generational Powerhouse

Why Y?: Plugging in to a Generational Powerhouse

SHRM 2011 Annual Conference
This session will help you understand how to recruit and retain the next generation moving into the workplace.
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Track: Talent Management

Born between 1980-2000, conservative estimates number Generation Y at 75 million, with only approximately 10% in the current workforce. This presentation focuses on both easing employer anxieties about understanding this generations unique approach to work and understanding how stereotypical issues with Gen Y can actually be viewed as strengths and applied to successful strategies for recruiting and retaining this diverse, ever-increasing employee base, utilizing real examples from a large organization.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 27, 2011 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm
Presenter: 

Aaron Kesher

Aaron
Kesher
Aaron Kesher, Principal Consultant at deepSEE Consulting, brings a great deal of energy and a necessary sense of humor to the discussion around difference. He comes from a background in education, having taught English and Theater to high school students in both inner-city and suburban schools. He has also worked with adults learning English at the Lehmann Center in Minneapolis, as well as in a variety of after-school programs serving academically struggling students. A certified Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) Administrator, his training work has centered on issues of diversity, with a special focus on managing across differences. He has authored articles for diversity-centered websites and newsletters, including co-authoring a manager’s toolkit for dealing with religious diversity in the workplace and a half-day workshop on both leading and working across generational difference.
Location: 
LVCC N115
Amount of Credit: 
1.25
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
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