The Bridging Generations in the Workplace Conference offers helpful workshop tools and takeaways to lead and work with multigenerational workforces.
Tuesday, April 11, 2023, 7:30 am-1 pm
Stoney Creek Hotel
1201 North Woodbine Rd., St. Joseph, MO 64506
Coworkers from different generations in a shared workplace possess different communication styles, expectations, levels of experience, expertise, and perspectives. Bridging differences while working toward a common goal successfully involves adapting how people work with others. Bridging Generations in the Workplace offers helpful tools and takeaways for growth and to meet challenges.
Human resource professionals, managers, employers, and leaders – Learn how to lead and manage people, interact with coworkers, and build a business with multigenerational awareness that can be put to work each day.
7:30-7:55 am – Networking Breakfast
7:55-8:00 am – Welcome/Opening Remarks from UMKC TalentLink Executive Director, Jake Akehurst
8:00-8:50 am – 765 ALIVE: Intergenerational Awareness of Difference and Similarities – Roots & Rounds, Christel Gollnick and Jackie Spainhower
8:50-9:00 am – Break
9:00-9:50 am – Managing Intergenerational Communication – UMKC TalentLink, Erin Blocher
9:50-10:15 am – Break
10:15-11:05 am – How to Build a Strong Employer Brand for Multiple Generations – UMKC TalentLink, Jeff Randolph
11:05-11:15 am – Break
11:15 am-1:00 pm – Interactive Lunch Program – Soup & Salad Buffet. Stone Soup Roundtable Discussions: Valuing a Diversity of Strengths and Belonging and Getting Along to Get Ahead – Roots & Rounds Team
Level – $250
Name in event program
Complimentary display table at event
Two event registrations via Promo Code
Acknowledgement from podium at opening and closing of event
Christel Gollnick, MSOL, is the founder of Roots & Rounds, a nonprofit focused on improving outcomes through more respectful and inclusive communication across different age groups. Her 30 years of experience are in business, nonprofits, and community development.
UMKC Bloch School business communication professor Erin Blocher has over 15 years of experience working with clients in the nonprofit, healthcare, and government fields. She leads two communication courses for UMKC TalentLink.
When Jeff Randolph sees marketing data, he gets positively giddy. As Chief Marketing Officer at EAG Advertising & Marketing, Jeff finds creative, yet data-driven ways to give big brand experience to his nonprofit, small business, and growth-minded entrepreneur clients.
Jackie Spainhower, MPA, serves as a volunteer board member and treasurer for Roots and Rounds. Her passion is working with local governments, non-profit organizations, and small businesses to help them improve operations in order to grow and thrive.