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Bridge the Gap in the Workplace: Connecting with a Changing Workforce

 Export to Your Calendar 7/18/2019
When: Thursday, July 18, 2019
7:00 am to 9:00 am
Where: DoubleTree Hotel
10100 College Blvd.
Overland Park, Kansas  66212
United States
Contact: SHRMJC

Online registration is available until: 7/15/2019
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7:00 am - 7:30 am:  Registration and Networking

7:30 am - 8:00 am:  Announcements and Breakfast

8:00 am - 9:00 am: Program


Connecting with a changing workforce affects all organizations.  At this presentation you will learn how to better understand the stories behind each generations, what makes them unique and how to better connect with employees, colleagues, clients, and family members.

We will discuss:

  • Communication and Interactive Styles of Each Generation
  • Views on Training and How Best to Motivate
  • Workplace Assets and Hinderances
  • Expectations of Employer and Views on Authority
  • Tips for Working with this Generation

This program has been submitted for 1 re-certification credit with SHRM and HRCI.


Speaker Bio:

Jo Yi is Senior National Accounts Manager for Ivy Distributors, Inc., a subsidiary of Waddell & Reed Financial. Ms. Yi is responsible for business development and growth within strategic DCIO partnerships. She joined the firm in 2007. Prior to being named Senior National Accounts Manager in 2018, she served as a Retirement Investment Consultant. Ms. Yi earned an undergraduate degree with honors from St. Louis University in 2004 and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Kansas in 2006. Jo currently resides in Lake Quivira, KS, with her husband and two young children. In her free time she enjoys golfing, cooking, and being involved in the community.


Chapter Meeting Cost:

Member:  $30.00  

Non-Member:  $45.00  

Student: $15.00  

There is a $5.00 off Early Bird rate in effect through July 9, 2019.  Registration closes Monday, July 15, 2019.


Meeting Room:

We will be meeting in a Ballroom.  When you arrive at the DoubleTree, drive around to the back of the hotel (the North side) and park in the back parking lot.  The Ballroom is near the glass north entrance doors.


Sponsored By:

 We are currently accepting sponsor applications.  Please contact Marketing@shrmjc.org.




There is an additional $5.00 service charge for all late and walk-in registrations.

SHRMJC's Cancellation Policy:  If you must cancel your reservation, please do so no later than 72-hours prior to the event. We are required to turn in the number of registered attendees to the DoubleTree for planning purposes and must pay for the number of attendees we anticipate, whether they attend or not. As a not-for-profit organization we simply can't afford to pay for no-shows.  Thanks for understanding!