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Western Energy Institute (WEI) Customer and Corporate Symposium

Western Energy Institute (WEI) Customer and Corporate Symposium

March 11, 2024 - March 13, 2024    
7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join over 250 energy professionals to discuss the latest industry trends and best practices in corporate and customer services. The diverse mix of presentations, Q&A panels, roundtable discussions and networking allow attendees to share their experiences and develop contacts throughout the industry. Expect to gain applicable insights on a variety of topics including customer experience; human resources; emerging technology, products and services; community engagement; data and business systems; innovation; risk management; and change management.

2024 Annual Benefits and Risk Management Seminar

2024 Annual Benefits and Risk Management Seminar

April 11, 2024    
7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Join us for a day of education & entertainment featuring presentations on well-being, underwriting, healthcare funding, solutions, pharmacy trends, and executive benefits & compliance. Eric Knott presents on “How the Next Generation of Workers Is Drastically Shaping Your Workplace” and provides practical tools HR professionals can use to manage their Gen Z employees. Hear about the ways Gen Z is changing workplaces across the nation as well as the various ways you can take advantage of those changes.  

SHRM Talent Conference & Expo 2024

SHRM Talent Conference & Expo 2024

April 14, 2024 - April 17, 2024    
7:00 am - 7:00 pm

A 2024 Practical Boot Camp for Recruiting & Employing Veterans

Eric Knott demystifies key aspects of veteran recruitment, selection, and development. What are the differences between team sizes, rankings, and responsibilities; what interview behaviors may you see that are taught to veterans and not necessarily indicative of their personality; and more. This practical guide to veteran employment addresses key roadblocks that HR professionals encounter as they try to communicate with, assess, retain, and develop veteran candidates and employees.

Fireside Chat: Workplace Policies Arizona Employers Should Have

Fireside Chat: Workplace Policies Arizona Employers Should Have

May 9, 2024    
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Join us for a fireside chat on workplace policies! Having a long list of policies typically is not in the best interest of small businesses. However, there are a few policies that employers should (or even must) have which typically limit their liability. Which policies do you need for your small business?

Fireside Chat: Recruiting Best Practice for Arizona Small Businesses

Fireside Chat: Recruiting Best Practice for Arizona Small Businesses

May 16, 2024    
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Hear about the ways small businesses typically recruit their talent and other best practices at ASBA’s fireside chat on recruiting! Given the ongoing war for talent, what are recruiters seeing as key ways employers are differentiating themselves when attracting talent in hospitality, office environments, construction, and tech? How are employers dealing with candidates who want to work from home…indefinitely?

Fireside Chat: BIG Company Benefits for Small Business: Benefits That Attract

Fireside Chat: BIG Company Benefits for Small Business: Benefits That Attract

May 23, 2024    
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Join other small business owners in hearing about BIG company benefits that can help attract vital talent to your small business. Although small businesses typically have a limited budget for employee benefits, it does not mean they cannot provide the same cost-effective benefits that many large companies use today. A few examples include 401(k) with ASBA, DailyPay, pet insurance, and more.

Fireside Chat: Payroll Vendors—How to Select Them and Avoid Paying Too Much

Fireside Chat: Payroll Vendors—How to Select Them and Avoid Paying Too Much

May 30, 2024    
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Join us for a fireside chat on best practices for selecting a payroll vendor that satisfies your small business needs! Choosing the right payroll vendor can be a challenging task. There are many options to choose from and each one has different levels of usability, features, and costs. Some of these features, like pay-on-demand, can boost employee morale just by adapting the method in which they are paid. It is important to consider all the strengths and weaknesses of each payroll vendor before making a final decision.

Fireside Chat: Key Parts of Employee Handbooks and Who Should Have Them

Fireside Chat: Key Parts of Employee Handbooks and Who Should Have Them

June 6, 2024    
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Hear best practices on the key parts of employee handbooks that represent your small business! Although employee handbooks are not required, they serve as a helpful tool in communicating the employer’s expectations to employees as well as limiting the employer’s liability. What key parts of an employee handbook do you need for your small business?

2024 Arizona SHRM Annual State Conference

2024 Arizona SHRM Annual State Conference

August 27, 2024 - August 30, 2024    
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

A 2024 Update to Veteran Recruitment and Development

Hear more on Eric Knott’s practical guide to tackling veteran recruitment, selection, and development. He demystifies crucial aspects like team size/rankings/responsibilities, decodes interview behaviors specific to veterans, and equips HR professionals to conquer communication, assessment, retention, and development challenges.