DATE: August 25, 2021
TIME: 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.
LOCATION: Lancaster Country Club
COST: $30 Members
What is the Excellence Exchange?
The Lancaster Chamber’s Excellence Exchange is a professional development and networking opportunity for leaders -- a place for local and regional business professionals to hear noteworthy business practices and participate in small group discussions, facilitating conversation among attendees on how to implement the lessons learned from the speaker(s) within their workplaces.
Here’s what to expect!
We are managing the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
We are struggling with challenges from a tight labor market .
How will we look ahead and define our workforce in 2022?
Our upcoming August Excellence Exchange will examine four of the most significant ways to create success for your workplace in 2022, including:
Recruiting: Driven by a tight labor market and the repercussions of the pandemic, how can we creatively combine a buy, build, and borrow strategy to ensure we have appropriate levels of staffing? Understand various factors contributing to a tight labor market, what this means to our overall economy, and brainstorm on the best buy, build and borrow concepts.
Retention: What ways can we successfully retain our top employees in this competitive post-pandemic climate? Examine best in class retention tool, discuss practical ways to apply these tools to companies of all sizes, and share "wins."
Engagement: A frequent topic of conversation, how can we truly create an engage workforce to work smarter, not harder? Learn about different means of employee engagement, including how to successfully work in a hybrid model, why leadership should be your top area of focus, ways to retain your high potential employees, and why engagement is crucial to the workplace.
Growth: Future-proof your employees for success in the years to come. What are the top 15 skills both you and your employees will need to succeed? What are the top jobs that will be highly sought after by businesses and employees alike? How can you strategically set yourself up to ensure these roles are filled by the most successful candidates? Understand the top 15 skills needed in the workplace and how they have evolved. Examine predictive trends for the top jobs for the future. Learn how to cultivate a growth mindset and about the need to get creative with the way we work.
- Understand various factors contributing to a tight labor market, what this means to our overall economy, and brainstorm on the best buy, build and borrow concepts
- Examine best in class retention tools, discuss practical ways to apply these tools to companies of all sizes, and share "wins"
- Learn about different means of employee engagement, including how to successfully work in a hybrid model, why leadership should be your top area of focus, ways to retain your high potential employees, and why engagement is crucial to the workplace
- Understand the top 15 skills needed in the workplace and how they have evolved, examine predictive trends for the top jobs for the future, and learn how to cultivate a growth mindset as well as about the need to get creative with the way we work
- Build connections and network with local leaders
Meet the Speaker: Karen Snyder, Global Vice President of Talent Management for Ultra
Karen is currently the Global Vice President of Talent Management for Ultra, a global defense company based in the UK, where she is responsible for oversight of employee development, succession planning, learning and development and employee engagement for 4400 employees worldwide. She has a variety of both international and domestic Human Resources experience within manufacturing, education, and entertainment industries. She has spent numerous years working as a Human Resources Executive, where she was responsible for organizational design, recruitment, retention and development of key employees. She has designed and presented leadership trainings in 4 countries and integrated three businesses globally. Karen is well versed in DE&I programs as well as coaching, mentoring and development of leadership from Emerging Leaders to Executives.
Karen holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Albright College as well as professional certifications including SPHR, and SHRM-SCP. She is currently undergoing her Executive Coaching certification, serves on the Board of Directors and Professional Development Committee for Lancaster SHRM and volunteers as a teacher for Junior Achievement.
Support our Sponsors:
As we continue to offer programming, the access fees help offset the cost for our staff coordination and organization as we also navigate the difficult landscape for business during this current crisis. However, we understand that businesses are at varying levels of financial stability and if the fee is a barrier to your access, please contact us at [email protected] so we can ensure you are able to register. Our goal is to be an effective, informative resource for you at this time and want to help how we can.
For any Membership information or questions, please reach out to [email protected].