The Most Important HR Conference of 2008 - Is There a Crisis Brewing?
There are many issues affecting the workforce today: layoffs are accelerating through mergers, restructuring, and outsourcing; wages are stagnant; benefits are consistently being reduced, while workplace rights are restricted and EEOC complaints are greatly increasing. Through eight days of expert presentation, insight and instruction, you will not get a vision of doom but rather clarity. You will be exposed to an integrated view of the most critical problems that we are creating today.
Hear directly from regulatory agencies including EEOC, OFCCP and US Department of Labor and learn from select industry experts as they carefully guide you from challenges to solutions. In eight days leave with an R4 Blueprint to help you evaluate, modify, develop, or change your approach to preparing for the next six years.
Delivered Live in four major cities or as individual videos on demand – you will not have to joggle you calendar or you budget to participate.
Who Should Attend?
Organizers, Shop Stewards, Union Officers, Human Resource Managers, Recruiters, any organization that is looking for innovative responsible and ethical solutions and to strategize with the top minds in the industry. R4 is for individuals who are looking to stay on top of the most current information regarding issues that are not only relevant, but which are impacting the workforce today. Whether your downsizing, expanding globally, becoming more diverse, experiencing or planning M&A activity, or whether you are looking to employ either baby boomers or millennial; this is a must attend event.
We live in a world of ever increasing change.
Never before in history have the actions of a single individual had the potential to impact its organization in such critical ways. The explosion of information, connectedness, changing markets and changing rules; have magnified the consequences of employee’s actions to points almost beyond comprehension. But that almost is the focal point where good companies can plan, measure learn and act in ways that will head them successfully down the high stakes road between RISK and Reward.
R4 is an integrated discussion and workshop on the potential, acquisition, development and risk of your most volatile asset – your people.
Sponsorship Opportunities are still available.
About R4 Principals
Earl Mann is a high-octane optimist who considers R4 as a natural intersection of Knowledge Management, Human Capital Management, Business Intelligence and Emerging Technologies - four industries with which he has worked over the last 12 years. Having served in the US Navy, and the US Marines Corps, Earl is naturally drawn to the conversation of personal performance and teamwork. Known internationally for his practical advice shared on his video blog which he founded in 2004, Earl continues to look for those moments where his passion for performance, teamwork, technology, and innovation combine with a hint of revolution.
When Earl is not engaged in trying to radically innovate or change an industry or a personal perspective on what is possible, he heads a consultant firm, The Greater Company LLC which advises other companies on their own quest for revolution.
Karen Mattonen CAC, CSP As an experienced recruiter, entrepreneur, and Public Speaker, Karen Mattonen is a voice of reason and sensibility in today's recruiting community. Her doing-well-by- doing-right philosophy is shaking up the status quo in an industry that needs to be shaken. She does this with conviction, leadership, and a distinctive voice that cries out for change. Karen has a new and future oriented vision of what recruiting can and should become: a profession we can be proud of for its ethical standing, professional conduct and ability to build great organizations. With a focus on education, In addition to being a regular contributor to many poplar newsletters and Blogs, Karen is the CEO of Hircentrix (hirecentrix.com) an on online community designed to capture the Pulse of Recruiting, Retention, Regulation and Risk concerns. Hirecentirx makes its official debut Oct 2008.
Dr. Melissa Luke is a practitioner in the financial and securities markets, specializing in maintaining positive economic conditions within domestic and international organizations for maximum profitability. Dr. Luke has directly worked with top agency authorities such as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD), and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) to increase knowledge base for university students and business owners nationwide. She assists leaders in maintaining corporate vitality and economic growth within an organizations strategic structure and shareholder realm.