2019 Westman HR Conference: Building A Healthy Workplace
Join us! The day will provide Managers and HR Professionals with practical, easily implementable strategies and tips to help create and support healthy workplaces.
Stress and Burnout - Julia Senchuk, MA, BSc, AAT
Stress is everywhere! This workshop answers the question “what is stress?” It further explores the characteristics, and facts, of stress, and identifies coping strategies that can be implemented to address stress.
In addition to her private practice, Julia teaches within the Psychology Department at Brandon University and has been offering educational mental health and wellness workshops within the Westman area since 2011, when she began her own private practice JK Senchuk Counselling.
AM Session Options
Dawna Atamanchuk, Change Innovators
Who’s responsible for engagement anyway? Building Accountability
When leaders learn the specific tools for building accountability, and positive energy in everything they do, the paradigm shift is profound; the results astounding. Employees in today’s job market want very different things from their working lives and corporate experiences. Creating The Accountability Culture. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore behaviours which increase accountability, discuss the impact our personal energy plays in the role of accountability and discuss the connection between emotional intelligence and engagement.
Brad Lutz, CPHR , Acuity HR Solutions
This session will explore different types of employer-initiated terminations and the risks associated with them. The discussion will be practical in nature and will provide tools and approaches to successfully manage the termination meeting itself, as well as strategies to mitigate termination of employment risk and costs. There will be a discussion on pitfalls to be avoided. Real-world examples and case law decisions will be used to emphasize and reinforce the tools and approaches being presented
PM Session Option
Rip off the Bandaid! Have That Tough Conversation
Just because you are a manager &/or the person in charge doesn’t make having these types of conversations any easier. For many people knowing that they are going to have to face their employee to discuss poor performance, disciplinary actions, or basically anything that could be perceived as negative can be very uncomfortable. Working up to the event can bring on anxiety, sleepless nights, nervousness and for many, the art of avoidance. Have that tough conversation, this presentation provides best practices and strategies to help you gain control of the situation. Learn what to do to set yourself up to be equipped and ready to face that conversation professionally and with confidence.
Julia Senchuk, MA, BSc, AAT
Hosted by: Brandon Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Brandon
Sponsorship Opportunities are Available Here
The Customer Experience/Customer Service
This session explores the working dynamics of the customer-employee relationship and the fundamental benefits of such a relationship. This workshop will explore the facts about customer service, what are the reasons for bad customer service, customer service in higher education, the impact of technology on customer service, the ‘types’ of customers and dealing with difficult customers and guidelines for effective customer service in higher educations.
Fireside HR Chat
An opportunity to engage with an interactive panel of experienced business and HR professionals who will share their perspectives and insight on your most pressing Human Resource concerns.
*Starting at only $400.
Benefits can include: seat(s) to event, display space, speaker opportunity, company logo placement, recognition in the Chamber newsletter. Specific Benefits vary per sponsorship package. Contact the Chamber for more information at 204-571-5343 or firstname.lastname@example.org