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Friday, December 2, 2022

2022 Virtual HR Summit

Start Date: 12/1/2022 8:30 AM MST
End Date: 12/2/2022 12:00 PM MST

Organization Name: Independent Community Bankers of Colorado

Maelynn Lewis
Email: mlewis@ibcbanks.org
Phone: (303) 832-2000

Staffing shortages, higher compensation demands, surging living expenses, and hybrid/remote work are just a few of the challenges you face. The strain on our workforce can drag on employee engagement and, ultimately, performance.
  • How can you succeed in attracting bank talent in a highly competitive marketplace?
  • Are recent employment law changes keeping you awake at night?
  • Are there methods to close the skills gap?
Throughout the Summit you will be challenged to think critically about the top trends currently impacting the workforce, and how best to navigate the risks they pose and harness the opportunities they create to build a better workplace.
Thursday, December 1, 2022
8:25-8:30 Welcome
8:30-9:30 The Great Resignation, Employee Retention Through Engagement and Development
Connie West, Regional Vice President, The James Paul Group and Gallup Certified Strengths Coach
Join us in this interactive workshop to self-evaluate your bank to determine the best strategies for your unique situation. During this session, we will review the current statistics on resignation rates, research on why employees are leaving and, strategies and action items that you can implement at your bank. Learn how you can not only retain your current employees but also improve their performance, the customer experience and the bank’s profitability. Learning concepts:
Learn the current reasons employees are leaving and most importantly, learn what you can do to retain them.
Connie West, Regional Vice President, The James Paul Group, has more than 20 years’ experience in community banking. She is proficient at developing individuals and teams with an emphasis on driving results for profits. Her consulting expertise enables her to create programs that increase revenue through measurable customer acquisition and retention. She has won several industry awards for results driven campaigns, has been featured in industry publications, and is a frequently requested speaker at industry conferences. Prior to joining The James Paul Group, Ms. West worked in various capacities within the financial services industry including as a teller and marketing officer with United National Bank.
9:30-9:35 Break
9:35-10:35 Skills Gap Analysis: What, Why, When & How
CJ Juleff, Principal, CJ Juleff & Associates
Is there a mismatch between the skills your bank needs to fulfil its goals and the skills your employees or job applicants actually possess? Skills gap is an increasing threat to business performance because it prevents organizations from operating as efficiently as they should. Join us for a mini "guide" focused on:
  • What is a Skills Gap Analysis?
  • Why is a Skills Gap Analysis important?
  • When should you do a Skills Gap Analysis?
  • How do you conduct a Skills Gap Analysis?
CJ Juleff career includes 8+ years as vice president of Human Resources for a 6-bank holding company, 20 years as an HR consultant for nonprofit organizations, financial services institutions, small business and government. She has a wealth of experience helping organizations to clarify vision and mission, establish leadership competencies, identify management strengths and gaps, and create development solutions. CJ enjoys working with individuals and teams to discover effective ways to maximize their potential. Her customers value her ability to provide practical solutions and techniques that help them achieve their business objectives (with a sense of humor). CJ holds a Master’s of Nonprofit Organization and Leadership from Regis University and a BA in Politics and Government from Ripon College.
10:35-10:40 Break
10:40-11:30 Peer HR Panel
Friday, December 2, 2022
8:25-8:30 Welcome
8:30-9:30 Employment Law Update
Alisa Nickel Ehrlich, Partner and Reiley Pankratz, Associate, Stinson, LLP
This presentation will bring Colorado employers up-to-speed on the Colorado Family and Medical Leave Insurance Act and other new employment law legislation in Colorado. We will review the Family and Medical Leave Insurance law premium payment requirements for employers beginning January 1, 2023, as well as the requirements for opting out with an equivalent, approved private plan. The presentation will also cover the basic eligibility and other requirements for administering Paid Family and Medical Leave and the interplay with other categories of Colorado state and Federal leave laws. We will also look at recent Colorado legislation and guidance impacting unemployment insurance benefits, employee's mental health records, and expanded whistleblower protections.
Alisa Ehrlich is a partner in Stinson's labor, employment and immigration practice group.  Alisa enjoys working with employers to address the challenges in complying with various employment law requirements, creating and administering policies, and training on a variety of employment, wage and hour, and immigration compliance topics.  Alisa takes a practical and solution-oriented approach in working with clients in tackling the employment issues that arise day-to-day.
Reiley Pankratz, draws from her impressive legal acumen to guide her business clients to success. Reiley concentrates her practice in the area of business litigation. She enjoys working closely with her clients to represent them in all phases of the litigation process.
9:30-9:35 Break
9:35-10:15 Mental Wellness: Let’s Start a Conversation
10:15-10:20 Break
10:20-11:30 TBD
The Summit will be conducted live via Zoom. You will receive login information and handout materials prior to the Summit.
You and your team! This Summit is designed for directors, presidents, branch managers, supervisors, HR professionals, and anyone interested in learning more about recruiting and retaining high performing team members.

Registration Pricing
ICBC Education Program Members     $250       Each additional registrant from same organization      $200
ICBC Members                                     $300       Each additional registrant from same organization      $250
ICBC Nonmember                                $450       Each additional registrant from same organization    $400
Written cancellation must be received in the ICBC office by Friday, November 25, 2022, and will be subject to a $100 cancellation fee. NO REFUNDS will be granted after Friday, November 25, 2022; however, a substitute may attend. ICBC reserves the right to cancel any program for which there is insufficient funds to cover the expense of the program. In the event of cancellation by ICBC you will be notified by either phone or email. Prepaid registration fees will be refunded. 

Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 11/30/2022 3:00 PM

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