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Posted by on May 25, 2018 in CONRIC, In The News | 0 comments

Luncheons to discuss finding the right employees and building a cohesive team

Luncheons to discuss finding the right employees and building a cohesive team

Assembling the right team of employees for your business and making them gel into one cohesive unit can be tricky. Making the processes a little easier are the topics of the June Above Board Chamber of Florida luncheon meetings.

On Monday, June 11, attendees of the Naples luncheon will hear from Southwest Florida business leaders to get a better understanding of the dynamics and strategies for dealing with an ever-evolving and diverse workforce. Panelists Vicki Thomas Tracy, Executive Director of Sales and Marketing at The Arlington of Naples; Robin Larkin, Principal at Performance Management Associates; Denise Perchall, Business Development Manager at PEO; and Lori Burke, Director of Human Resources at Sunshine Ace Hardware will discuss this issue along with recruiting and training in order to retain employees. Emcee: John Huttner, President & CEO of Hollinger Jobs.

Once you’ve hired the right team, it’s time to build the right culture. Far too often, a business owner does not choose a culture and one develops without the traits that the owner desires. This can ultimately lead to fewer clients and less business.  On Thursday, June 14, attendees of the Fort Myers meeting will get a better understanding of how to build the right company business culture. Jeff Mulder, Executive Director of Lee County Port Authority; Mike Kiser, Vice President ASMB Recruiting, Gartner; and Florice Hodges, Community Outreach & Network Marketing for Best Homes Services will be the panelists for this high-level discussion. Steve McQuilkin, Storytelling Coach at the New-Press Media Group will emcee.

Naples lunch registration

The Naples luncheon will take place at the Hilton Naples, 5111 Tamiami Trail from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Register at AboveBoardChamber.com or call 239-910-7426. The cost on or before June 4 is $29 for members and $34 for non-members. After June 4, it’s $32 for members and $38 for non-members.

Fort Myers lunch registration

The Fort Myers luncheon will take place at their new location Crowne Plaza Fort Myers at Bell Tower, 13051 Bell Tower Drive from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Register at AboveBoardChamber.com or call 239-910-7426. The cost on or before June 7 is $29 for members and $34 for non-members. After June 7, it’s $32 for members and $38 for non-members.

Non-members are encouraged to attend two meetings and consider joining. To become a member, call Jeanne Sweeney at 239-910-7426.

The Naples meeting will be sponsored by Best Home Services, The Arlington of Naples, and David J. Hollinger Associates.  The Fort Myers meeting is sponsored Chapman Insurance Group, Acarte’ Technology, and the Crowne Plaza Fort Myers at Bell Tower.

Special thanks to 2018 yearly sponsors CONRIC PR & Marketing, Pulse Technology Solutions LLC, Spada Salon & Day Spa, Your Walking Billboard, Charlie McDonald Photography, Lady in Pink Photography and Signarama North Fort Myers.