HR Summit Expo & Workshops

  DAY ONE: Wednesday 14 March 2018
 9:30am - 10:15am FREE WORKSHOP From Millennials to Gen Z: Productivity in the new workplace

Generation Z will quickly become the backbone of your workforce. But what does Gen Z look for in an employer? What gets Gen Z engaged in the classroom and the workplace? How do you effectively support them entering the workplace to maintain productivity? 

Dr Justine Ferrer and Gavin Walker of Deakin University and BUPA will take you through the differences between Millennials and Gen Z and how to attract, engage and retain them in your organisation.

Dr Justine Ferrer, Lecturer, Deakin University
Gavin Walker, Manager, Graduate Recruitment Services, Deakin University

 10:15am - 11:00am FREE WORKSHOP Powering talent decisions across the employee lifecycle

Outstanding talent is one of the most important drivers of organisational success—if not the most important. But recent statistics indicate that 25% of critical roles remain unfilled after five months and 82% of HR executives aren’t sure they have the right people to execute on business strategy. Move beyond a rudimentary approach to identifying your best performers and find out how effective assessment can increase productivity, reduce cost, decrease attrition and support your HR and business strategy. Learn about:

  • Different objective assessment types
  • How to select and evaluate assessment methods
  • How to apply assessments to improve talent decisions
 12:30pm - 1:15pm FREE WORKSHOP An integrated approach to health and wellbeing

Explore the ways an integrated approach to health and wellbeing in the workplace can create measurable behavioural change.

  • Defining the new concept of an integrated approach that is currently being researched, studied and recommended by universities, leading health organisations and government departments
  • Reducing overall risk, cost and absenteeism/presenteeism by combining Health and Wellbeing programs, OHS & HR functions to maximise engagement and participation
  • Improving the impact of health and wellbeing initiatives with a targeted multi-layered program responding to the needs of the business

Kristina Dagleish, Director, Health at Work

 1:15pm - 2:00pm

FREE WORKSHOP How financial wellbeing can help drive engagement and performance in your organisation

Studies have shown that financial wellbeing topped the list of factors employees wishes their employers cared about. According to AMP’s 2016 Financial Wellbeing report, one in four Australians are experiencing financial stress, affecting performance and engagement at work, whilst costing employers $47.2 billion each year.

Despite these statistics, only 15.2% of businesses surveyed in 2016 by Coredata had implemented a financial wellness program. But out of these businesses, three in five saw an increase in the overall financial wellness of their employees over the past six months, equating to six times the rate of improvement of businesses without a financial wellness program.

Come to this insightful presentation, and find out how you can implement a successful financial wellbeing program that will positively affect both your employees and your company.

 2:15pm - 3:00pm

FREE WORKSHOP Selection - the choice is yours

Research by Boston Consulting Group identified recruitment and selection as the number one contribution HR makes to organisational effectiveness -  ahead of leadership development. 

In the last few years we’ve seen budgets for L&D and leadership programs explode worldwide. But has this quest to retain and develop our talent meant that we’ve lost sight of the value of selecting the right talent to begin with? 

In this how-to session we’ll put the purpose back into recruitment and selection, looking at the latest in the science of selection and the practical implications. What kind of experience do candidates really expect? Are they being over or under-assessed? Are we getting diversity right? Are we getting a competitive advantage? What is the best way for us to engage with hiring managers?

Make the choice to join us for this thought-provoking session! 

Scott Ruhfus, Managing Director, Saville Assessment

Amanda Krulis, Senior Consultant, Saville Assessment

 3:00pm - 3:45pm FREE WORKSHOP - Details to be advised
 DAY TWO: Thursday 15 March 2018
9:30am - 10:15am

FREE WORKSHOP How FISH! will transform your corporate culture

Does your organisation need a culture change or motivation boost? Would you like to learn how to make a difference in this area? This workshop led by team culture and training specialist Dwain Richardson will introduce you to a culture philosophy called FISH! which is acclaimed for transforming team cultures around the globe. FISH! is based on four key principles which can be applied by anyone. And when these principles are applied, the results are amazing and inspiring. Dwain will show you how training with FISH! will improve team engagement and morale; customer service; teamwork and trust; and, recruitment and retention.

Dwain Richardson, Managing Director, Corporate Challenge Events

10:15am - 11:00am FREE WORKSHOP Embracing technology to create a humanistic employee experience

Big data and predictive analytics seem almost old news as we’re asked to assess how IoT, HR bots, wearables, virtual reality, robotics, and machine learning can be incorporated into our people strategies. How can we harness technology to both accelerate business performance, and engage our employees in a meaningful way? In this interactive session go behind the buzzwords to explore how emerging technologies can help organisations better understand employees’ needs and improve individual journeys. Explore:

  • How HR leaders have successfully implemented digital programs to improve employee experience and drive business results
  • How organisations have successfully (or not) leveraged emerging technology

Annie Mitchell, Digital HR Adviser, Synchrony Global

12:00pm - 12:45pm

FREE WORKSHOP Physical meets digital – why you need both as an HR practitioner

In this presentation Dr Clara Budd will outline the current trend to providing digital health, safety and wellbeing services to Australian employees - a trend that allows for greater reach and greater employee personalisation.  However, Clara will challenge the thinking that your employees will be more engaged and have greater productivity through digital services alone.  How can you deliver effective wellbeing services digitally, whilst ensuring people are interacting with people?  Learn strategies to ensure that your health, safety and wellbeing investment will provide a robust and tangible return for your organisation in 2018.

Clara Budd, PhD, Vitality Works

12:45pm - 1:30pm FREE WORKSHOP - Details to be advised

Submit an enquiry



Contact Us

Key Media Pty Ltd

P: +61 2 8437 4700


We use cookies to improve our website. By continuing to use this website, you are giving consent to cookies being used. More details…