Save the date and mark your calendar to join us for this year's WI SHRM Student Conference and Case Competition to be held at the Moraine Park Technical College in Beaver Dam, WI on April 1, 2023.
Over the course of an exciting day, there will be guest speakers and rounds of case competition oral presentations culminating in a final round and and prize awards!
The Case Competition involves teams of undergraduate or masters students from various colleges and universities from around the state compete in oral presentations. The case is created specifically for the SHRM Case Competition and can focus on any number of HR issues (i.e., Management Practices; Selection & Recruitment; Training & Development; Compensation & Benefits; Employee/Labor Relations; and Health, Safety & Security or a combination).
There are many benefits to the SHRM Case Competition. The SHRM Case Competition offers the opportunity to bring professional HR professionals, students and student chapter advisors together in a meaningful way. The Case Competition is worthwhile and beneficial to Wisconsin professional members as well as the students. The professionals judging the cases get a fresh look at the knowledge, skills, and enthusiasm of the HR students that are getting ready to graduate. The students receive an opportunity to network with other students and showcase their knowledge to HR practitioners.
SHRM Member $0
Non-SHRM Member $0
Student (Full Time - Undergrad) $0
Join the Wisconsin Workforce Development Association as it hosts the annual Talent Development Conference (TDCON) on April 11 - 12, 2023 at La Crosse. Each year we welcome more than 250 attendees, including executives, business leaders, human resources professionals, dozens of Wisconsin industry and trade associations, policymakers, and workforce development leaders.
Early Bird - $225
Regular - $275
This is a hybrid event. In-person attendees will meet at Belle Square (232 3rd Street North, La Crosse, WI). Enter the doors at the corner of 3rd Street and Vine Street.
You hear it from your legal counsel all the time: document, document, document. But, in reality, they never teach you or your managers how to effectively transcribe verbal coaching, counseling or disciplinary conversations into proper documentation. Learn the seven steps to creating "bulletproof" documentation along with words and phrases that create risk and can be red flags for discrimination. Walk away with a usable framework and tips for perfecting your documentation.
During this meeting, the speaker will help us:
More about the Speaker:
She is a former Board Member of the Association of Workplace Investigators and has been faculty at the AWI Investigation Training Institute. She is a top-rated speaker at SHRM and other HR/diversity conferences, and is a national expert on harassment, discrimination and investigations. Allison appeared on PBS, CBS This Morning and in O Magazine discussing workplace harassment issues. She is a member of the State Bar of California, holds a SHRM-SCP certification, and AWI-CH (investigation) certificate.
This is a hybrid event.
Have you ever wondered why you are in zombie mode? Why do the days go by looking like a foggy windshield? What if we could figure out how to wipe it all away and return back to energy. What if we had more control than what you think?
Kelly Bubolz is a working mom with three young children. She uses her experience as a leader in human resources to empower and transform a company’s biggest asset: its employees. Through a hard season, she learned to trust the process and embrace what life is teaching us.
Kelly delivers unique training on topics including burnout, using her own experience to help others to prevent it. What started as a physical healing research mission transformed into identifying activities within her control, learning how to sustain new habits, self-discovery practices, and research into social norm pressures and human behavior investigation – all of which led her here to you.
Change in the workplace and in your own work doesn’t come easy. It takes vision, connections, commitment and access to the right resources. All the things you’ll get and all the things we’ll celebrate at SHRM23, SHRM’s 75th anniversary conference. It’s not only going to be bigger than ever. It’s going to be better than ever, featuring four days of curated experiences throughout the Las Vegas Convention Center, around town and even live online. So, join us for this historic event and join us to make a real change in the world of work.
SHRM Member $1,995
Non-SHRM Member $2,395
Attracting and retaining talent is one of the top priorities of the HR community. Seeing how your benefit offerings stack up vs others can help you put together a total rewards package that accomplishes this priority. There are many different benchmarks out there and knowing which are relevant to you is and why is helpful. We will explore several benchmarks for benefits during this session.
Understand the importance of benchmarking
Understand if national, local, or both are relevant to your business
Understand how you stack up
Alan’s dynamic program is built around the two years of planning and two months of climbing that went into making the goal of reaching the summit of Mount Everest a reality for Alan and three members of his immediate family. It is an engaging visual and educational journey packed with tools, strategies and innovative ideas that human resources professionals can put into action to make positive changes in their professional and personal journeys. Alan puts specific emphasis on maintaining a future mindset, effective collaboration, adapting to change, developing mutual goals, overcoming adversity, empowering others, and developing trust in professional relationships.
Alan holds a degree in engineering from Queen’s University and a masters in psychology from Adler University, giving him a well-balanced approach to the outer and inner challenges we all face. Alan has worked internationally with large organizations as a professional engineer and project manager developing patents and solutions to complex challenges in the mining and metals industry. Living and working abroad has given him the opportunity to deepen his understanding of individual and team challenges, better appreciate cultural diversity and successfully adapt to different organizational structures.
Building experience through a lifestyle of adventure and challenge, in the spring of 2008 Alan embarked on the journey of a lifetime and set a world record on Mount Everest along with three members of his immediate family. It was a two-month expedition through some of the most exciting yet terrifying conditions imaginable and their success demanded an unwavering perseverance and resilience in the face of adversity. Alan delivers a number of exciting presentations and training programs designed to help individuals, team members and organizations reach new heights in the way we think and the actions we take in order to achieve breakthrough performance.
In our efforts to conquer every ‘people’ challenge facing today’s organizations, is HR failing to recognize the challenges, opportunities and unintended consequences of our actions or inactions.
In this session - Tina Marie will highlight the growing need for HR to recognize in order for us to continue to impact and support our stakeholders – we need to listen to our own advice and shift from Performance Improvement Processes to People Inspired Processes.
Tina Marie Wohlfield is the founder and Chief People Strategist at TIMAWO (pronounced Tee-ma-woe). She is a passionate champion of Human Resources, Leadership and Talent Management with over 25+ years’ experience in the Human Resources profession.
Tina Marie received her MBA with a concentration in Human Resources Management from Walsh College. In addition to holding both the SHRM-SCP and SPHR, HR professional certifications; she is a Neuroscience-based coach with a Certification in Applied Neuroscience by Key Change Institute (KCI).
Tina Marie is an active member of the HR community and dedicated advocate for advancing the HR profession through collaboration, partnerships and mentorship. In 2018 she co-founded HRUnite! a professional networking and advocacy group to support and advance the HR profession through impactful professional relationships.
Tina Marie is an HR Storyteller and frequent speaker on HR and leadership topics throughout the country. Her first book, STOP Collaborate and LISTEN – Developing Impactful HR Partnerships Through Collaboration was released in March 2019 and is available through Lulu Publishing.
Many of us fear conflict because we don't feel confident in our ability to handle it. In this session, you'll learn how to shift your mindset about conflict from something to fear to an opportunity for progress, creativity, and innovation.
Uncover your conflict mode
Understand how to leverage it for connection and growth
Learn skills you can use to immediately build your confidence in approaching conflict
Leave with concrete words, phrases, and skills to unlock your unlimited potential
As the founder and CEO of Conflict Capable Solutions, Anna is revolutionizing how people approach and handle conflict.
For many years, she was an executive leader for mission-driven organizations that were stifled by conflict. She’s on a mission to help people level up from conflict management to conflict capabilities with her experience and expertise in civil mediation, civil mediation training, conflict resolution consulting, and facilitated dialogues.
She works alongside individual leaders, teams, and organizations to help them make a plan to help people confidently approach conflict. With her guidance, they shift their mindset about conflict and learn shared words, phrases, and skills that unlock their unlimited potential.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in Diversity Studies and Communication and a master’s degree in Advocacy and Political leadership.
Anna loves popcorn, improv, paddle boarding, creative writing, and meeting you.
She’s based in Minneapolis where she lives with her husband Gabe and Morris, the bouncy Golden Retriever.
PO Box 513
La Crosse, WI 54602