Join Axios HR and Chemical Bank on March 25th for the first annual Employer of Choice conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The half-day conference will feature special keynote speaker Francesca Gino, author of the New York Times bestseller Rebel Talent. Additionally, industry experts from sponsor organizations will lead targeted breakout sessions on culture development, talent attraction, and building an award-winning company culture in 2019. These breakout sessions will equip business leaders with practical tools and methods for becoming true employers of choice in West Michigan.
Date: March 25, 2019
Time: 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Goei Center, Grand Rapids
Cost: $80-$100 - Early Bird discount available until March 1.
Keynote address: Francesca has spent more than a decade studying rebels at organizations around the world, from high-end boutiques in Italy's fashion capital, to the World's Best Restaurant, to a thriving fast food chain, to an award-winning computer animation studio. In her work, she has identified leaders and employees who exemplify “rebel talent,” and whose examples we can all learn to embrace. Whether you want to inspire others to action, build a business, or build more meaningful relationships, Rebel Talent will show you how to succeed — by breaking all the rules.
Driving Cultural Change - Turbocharge Your Performance, Hosted by Chemical Bank
Talent Heatmap - Find, Fix & Monitor Your Company's Cultural Hotspots, Hosted by Axios HR
Diversity & Inclusion - Why Efforts Fail and How to Yield Sustainable Results, Hosted by Inclusive Performance Strategies
About the presenter: Francesca Gino is an award-winning researcher and the Tandon Family Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. Her consulting and speaking clients include Bacardi, Akamai, Disney, Goldman Sachs, Honeywell, Novartis, P&G, and the U.S. Air Force, Army, and Navy.
She has been honored as one of the world’s Top 40 Business Professors under 40 by Poets & Quants and one of the world’s 50 most influential management thinkers by Thinkers 50. Her work has been featured on CNN and NPR, as well as in the Economist, Financial Times, New York Times, Newsweek, Scientific American, and Psychology Today.