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SRKA Breakfast Event - Barriers to Employment - How Can HR Get Involved?

  • Thursday, August 23, 2018
  • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Fountain Hall (East Hall) 8505 Durand Ave, Sturtevant, WI 53177 Please note that the Hwy 11 exit at I-94 is closed

Registration

  • Non-members may attend this event. Price includes lunch. Save on the price of this ticket by joining as a member to get Member pricing of $15.

    Select the Pay on-line button to pay through our website and save time at the door. To pay at the door, choose the Invoice Me button. No need to print the invoice as we have an attendee list at the door.
  • This ticket type is reserved only for those members who have paid for their membership and the full year of meetings included in an Associate Premium or Professional Premium Membership.

    There is no charge for Premium Members to attend this event. Premium Members may not send substitute attendees in their place.
  • This ticket is available to Members only who have paid for their 2018 Membership.

    Ticket price includes lunch.

    Select the Pay on-line button to pay through our website and save time at the door. To pay at the door, choose the Invoice Me button. No need to print the invoice as we have an attendee list at the door.
  • Free meeting for referring a friend.

Registration is closed

Barriers to Employment - How can HR Get Involved?

Session Objectives:

· Discuss the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article (Foxconn's promised jobs boom could miss neighboring city Racine) and what this information means for local workforce development and employers.

· Discuss how local alignment between stakeholders can address employment issues.

· Identify how local employers can actively engage to create alignment and share needs across sectors.

Please read the article linked above.  It is very eye opening from an HR standpoint.  

While this article is specifically about workers in Racine, Kenosha workers face many of the same issues.  With the arrival of Foxconn and other new employers to the area, we should be thinking on more of a regional basis.  This session isn't just for Racine employers. 

 Kenosha has a similar organization called Building Our Future.  This organization is focusing more on children and schools at this point so they will not be presenting to SRKA at this time.  They are working with our future generations of employees.


Speaker Bio:

Jeff Neubauer is the Executive Director of Higher Expectations for Racine County and an active community leader in Racine, WI.  He is the former President of Kranz, Inc., a family-owned business based in Racine that distributes cleaning and paper products.  Prior to his work at Kranz, Jeff served four terms in the Wisconsin State Assembly representing the 62nd District in Racine County.  Jeff is originally from Racine and graduated from J.I. Case High School as a Wisconsin Honor Scholar.  He received his Bachelor of Arts from Stanford University and his MBA from the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business.

Organization Information:

Higher Expectations for Racine County is a collective impact initiative that engages community partners, aligns efforts, and maximizes resources to promote equity and excellence in education and employment outcomes across Racine County. The vision of Higher Expectations is 'a fully capable and employed Racine County workforce.' 



This session is pending approval for SHRM Professional Development Credits (PDCs) and HRCI recertification credits.

                   

Do you want to receive member pricing for this event?  It's a great time to join!  Join now and receive the remainder of 2018 and all of 2019 for our regular membership pricing.  

Be sure to join SRKA as a member BEFORE you register.  If you have been a member in the past and your membership has lapsed, you'll save $10 on this meeting by renewing your membership first and then registering for this event as a Member.

Would you like to attend for Free?  Refer an HR friend or colleague to SRKA.  If they join and list you as a referral on their application, you will receive 2 free meetings!  We will send you a special coupon code to enter when registering for your next meeting.

When you visit our site: www.srka.org you will click on log-in.  Your USER ID is your email address.  Click on FORGOT PASSWORD to reset your password. Everyone (members and non-members) will need to do this the first time.  A link will be sent to set/reset your password.  

If you have any issues registering for a meeting or paying for membership on-line, please contact Jane Kurylo at jkurylo1@wi.rr.com or 414-217-6700. 


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SRKA is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 

Chapter #0712

PO Box 085453

Racine, WI  53408

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