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Human Capital: Effective Strategies for Recruiting & Retaining A Rural Workforce

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Join us on April 28th, 2016 from 9 to 3 pm at the Tri-County Electric Community Building in Rushford, MN for the Rural Workforce Recruitment and Retention Seminar. This is a must attend event for hiring executives and HR professionals.  Plan to attend and hear the latest research and hiring trends in the 7 Rivers Region.

To register for this event, click the link below.

Click here to register for Human Capital: Effective Strategies for Recruiting and Retaining A Rural Workforce

Keynote Presentation: SE MN Together: We Can!

Natalie Siderius, Economic Development and Sustainability Director for Winona County

Steve Sarvi, City Manager, Winona

Strategies for Recruiting & Retaining Millennial Workers

Brian Krambeer, CEO of TriCounty Electric

John McHugh, Senior Manager of Community Relations, Kwik Trip

Lynette Kluver, Director of Organizational Development, Alexandria Industries (via Skype)

State Workforce Forecasts

Mark Schutlz, Regional Analyst DEED, MN

Bill Brockmiller, Labor Market Economist for the DWD, WI

Donna Burkett, Labor Force and Occupational Analysis Bureau for the Iowa Workforce Development, IA (via Skype)

Creating Talent Pipeline Programs with High Schools

Craig Cegielski, Instructor/ Program Coordinator, Cardinal Manufacturing, High School Program

Gary Kilgas, Dean, Mid-State Tech College

Innovative Incentives and Benefits to attract and retain workers

Steve Cremer, CEO of Harmony Enterprise

Eric Hartwig, Workplace Services Manager at Organic Valley

Building Relationships with Community Organizations to Support A Diverse Workforce

Panel Moderator: Jen Olson, Director, Minnesota State SE TechCollege

Fatime Said, Executive Director for Project FINE

Alfonso Sanchez, Director of Lugar De Reunion

Jodi Vandenberg-Daves, Executive Director, Greater La Crosse Area Diversity Council

Strategies for Opening Doors for Non-traditional Workers

Moderator: Mike Haney, Executive Director, Winona Workforce Board

Scott Metcalf and Barry Platt, Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs

Heidi Smith, Director, ORC-Winona

Nancy Hoffman, Regional Leader, Experience Works

Workforce Recruitment Resources for Businesses

Randy Johnson, Executive Director of Workforce Development, Inc, Rochester, MN