Success Series: March 22, 2018
Recruiting Employees and What Employees Are Looking For
Who Should Attend:
- Business Owners, Managers and Department Managers
- HR Department
About This Session:
Learn how to attract qualified, enthusiastic and reliable employees. Is your pay levels comparable to the market? Are your benefits all that they can be? How can you be creative with your employment options but still practical? What are employees looking for? Is their paycheck the bottom line or do they what other options that you can provide easily.
About The Speaker:
Mike Bjerkness is a Brainerd native and the lead in BLAEDC's Key Recruitment Program. Mike has been working in workforce development and recruiting for the Braienrd Lakes Area for the past 7 years. He specializes in several industries including but not limited to Information Technology, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Construction, Engineering, Bankin and the list goes on. His wide range of knowledge in multiple industries along with personal relationship makes him dedicated to hiring the best talent for the businesses of the Crow Wing County area.
2014 Graduate of the Lakes Area Leadership Group
Brainerd Rotary Club – Current Membership Chair
Brainerd Lakes Chamber – Past Chair, Ambassador Committee
Lakes Area Networking Group (LANG) – Past President
Central Lakes College Business Education Committee
Lakes Area Manufacturing Alliance
About the Success Series:
The Blue Ox Business Academy's Success Series is a series of 90-minute professional development workshops held once per month from January through May. The goal is to give participants tangible, take away ideas that they can immediately apply to their work in order to gain new business, improve customer retention, save money, and/or market to new audiences. Geared for entrepreneurs, seasoned industry professionals, and budding leaders alike, the Success Series will give participants new ideas and strategies to immediately help grow their business and improve their professional lives.
Topics vary but will generally pertain to leadership, sales, marketing, customer service, technology, and human resources. Most sessions will include both expert trainers and local business panels.