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Six Smart HR Strategies to Address Today's Serious Skills Gap
Wednesday, January 09, 2019, 11:15AM - 1:30PM
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Please join us for lunch, networking, and an engaging presentation on Six Smart HR Strategies to Address Today's Serious Skills Gap from Callie Zipple, SHRM-CP, Field Services Director for SHRM. What is the U.S. Skills Gap and why does it matter to your organization and to our country? In this session, you will learn the answers to those two important questions and explore six HR strategies that can help your organization close its Skills Gap: 1) Partner with local Workforce Development Boards 2) Work jointly with educational institutions 3) Conduct professional development 4) Establish apprenticeships 5) Retain your Baby Boomers, and 6) Hire Veterans, ex-offenders, and disabled workers. You will analyze how these strategies can affect your organizational bottom line and ability to compete successfully.


Learning Objectives:

1. What is the skills gap?
2. Why does it matter to your organization?
3. How to partner with local groups to eliminate the skills gap
4. What are the groups most hindered by the skills gap and how do we target them



Speaker:  Callie Zipple, SHRM-CP, is a Field Services Director for SHRM, based in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Callie worked as an HR practitioner for 10 years before coming to SHRM in 2017. Callie came to SHRM with familiarity of the organization due to various volunteer roles at the local, state and national levels.

Callie holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a focus on Human Resources and Leadership from St. Norbert College – DePere, WI. She also studied abroad at the University of the Sunshine Coast in Australia during her time at St. Norbert.

Callie has received her Certified Professional in Human Resources (SHRM-CP) designation from the Society for Human Resource Management.

Follow Callie on Twitter & Instagram (@SHRMCallieZ) and connect with her on LinkedIn.

Callie Zipple

Location Prince Conference Center at Calvin College
This program has been approved for 1.5 SHRM recertification credits and 1.75 HRCI General recertification credits.

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