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Retention of Talent... Your family business can win the war for talent!

 Export to Your Calendar 2018-03-21
When: Wednesday March 21, 2018
7:30 am - 11:45 am
Where: TBC
London, Ontario 
Contact: Tamelynda Lux

Online registration is available until: 2018-03-14
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Make it a day with lunch included and a separate workshop in the afternoon with family business leaders and advisors. There is a separate sign up for the afternoon workshop required.

Attracting and retaining talent is an expensive and existential matter for all businesses in the new digital economy. The cost of hiring a new employee can, on average, exceed 3 times the annual salary paid to the employee. Take into consideration the time to recruit, the onboarding and ensuring the candidate is successful – if the person does not work out you have lost time, energy and motivation in the team. The cost is significant. Ensuring you have the right performer that will be successful is key in hiring. One should look to hire for competency, character and commitment to the role, the organization and the team.

Then there is the Millennial factor coupled with the Boomer, Gen X and Gen Y workforce. Things have changed and it has become complex. Understanding, hiring and retaining the millennial employee is critical for the success, and succession, of a family business. This is true whether the employee is family or non-family.The ‘War for Talent’ is real. We are in a candidate short market. Expectations of candidates as well as companies are high and the failure rate of recruiting, aligning and retaining top performers is at an all-time high of 70%.

The presentation will include:

• Profiles that speak to success

• Interviewing Skills from a Recruiter’s perspective

• The Advantage of Profiling [Assessments]

• Ensuring Alignment to Strategy – Corporate Goals

• Understanding and working within the intergenerational workforce

• Selling your organization as THE place to work

• Retention of top Performers

• Winning the War for Talent one step at a time

Presenter: Loretta Biscaro Smith is a successful entrepreneur, respected business strategist and problem solver. At heart she is an agent of change that thrives in operational excellence – it’s all about people and processes. Her expertise is in aligning the right people, committed to the right processes that enable organizations to achieve goals. Loretta partners with business leaders coaching them to embrace the courage to lead.

As the founder and President of Genesis Executive Management Inc., she specializes in leadership training and development including the implementation of Talent Attraction, Alignment and Retention Strategies. Loretta is known for her integrity, candour and broad vision – and for always asking the tough questions. She holds a certification in Challenging Coaching and ZOUD – both programs developed by Cranfield University in the UK.Engaged in a family farm, Loretta is well aware of the challenges and rewards of working with family. She has a direct, no-nonsense approach that inspires bold, smart action. Her rigorous approach and sought-after expertise enable business leaders to rapidly identify and bridge gaps in their organizations and in their personal performance.

An engaged community leader, Loretta has served on several boards and is an Executive in Residence at the Ivey School of Business. In her spare time, Loretta is an avid long distance cyclist, trail runner and gourmet cook, with a special affinity for Italian cuisine. Loretta lives on a working farm in Thorndale Ontario and is the mother of 3 brave and adventurous children.