Topic: From College to Your Talent Pipeline: Smart Ways to Recruit & Retain Young Professional Talent
Speaker: Kamber Parker, The YoPro Know
Registration Fee: $25
Deadline: October 27
This program is for those in HR and/or Management (or preparing for a Leadership role) that involves hiring or working with young professional employees. You’ll be taught useful tools to support your young professional employees from the first touchpoint in recruitment to their 5th year on the job. We’ll cover recruiting tools like social media and digital sources that will help you attract new talent, while also learning the best retention practices for the young professional workforce including both millennials and GenZ. This is an interactive course where you will workshop specific scenarios in your workplaces and solutions to maximize your young professional talent.
- Discuss myths about the GenZ generation
- Identify key recruiting trends and tools to bring back to the office
- Identify proven retention practices and identify key trends your company can apply with young professionals
The YoPro Know
Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Kamber Parker moved to Greenville, South Carolina after attending Furman University. She started her company The YoPro Know in 2018, a platform designed to be the bridge between ambitious young professionals and the companies that wish to hire them and most importantly, retain them. Kamber has spent the last 5 years interviewing nearly 1,000 young professionals identifying their key struggles, successes, and ultimately, ways to make them more successful in the workplace. Her business offers consulting services for companies looking to increase young professional recruitment, retention, and engagement. She is a 40 Under Forty Recipient (2020), the Greenville Chamber Young Professional Of The Year recipient (2021), Jefferson Award Winner (2021), and Greenville Business Magazine’s Best & Brightest 35 and Under (2022). In her free time, she volunteers for the Association of Fundraising Professionals Board, Meals on Wheels, and is involved in the Greenville Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals group. You can find her at The Commons, on the Swamp Rabbit Trail running, or Soul Yoga!
HR Certification Credit: GSHRM is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® recertification activities. This program is pending for 1 hour of SHRM re-certification credit and 1 hour of HRCI General re-certification credit. Certificates will be emailed to those in attendance after the meeting along with a Feedback Survey.
Poinsett Club Dress Code: Business casual. For gentlemen, a necktie is not required. Ladies shall dress appropriately. No jeans, shorts, or tennis shoes will be allowed. Cell phone use is not allowed in the Club.
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