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Blue Ox Success Series: Recruiting Employees and What Employees Are Looking For

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Name: Blue Ox Success Series: Recruiting Employees and What Employees Are Looking For
Date: March 22, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM CDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

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.

Professional Affiliates/Memberships
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
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. 


CTC Room
Brainerd Lakes Chamber Admin Office
224 W. Washington Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Date/Time Information:
Thursday, March 22, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Contact Information:
Sue Galligan 218-822-7119
$55.00 - Non-Chamber Member
$45.00 - Chamber Member
Coffee & Breakfast Treats provided
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