Employers Group Blog Connection

Prepare for the Upcoming Jobs War

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Mon, Feb 13, 2012
Join Employers Group's alliance partner organization, The Executive Next Practices Institute, at these special sessions Feb 29 (Kinecta HQ El Segundo) and March 1 (Taco Bell HQ Irvine)."

Get a unique look from Larry Emond,  the Managing Partner and Chief Marketing Officer of Gallup, of the current state of the Southern Californian, National, and Global economic behaviors. 

Mr. Emond will draw insights from Gallup's ongoing tracking of what people are thinking in over 150 countries, including daily tracking of what people are thinking in American and right here in Southern California.  He will include perspectives on the economy, well-being and quality of life, the state of thriving versus suffering populations, optimism and pessimism about the future, and the outlook of the U.S. economy given the current election year. 

All attendees will receive a complimentary copy of the book, The Coming Jobs War by Gallup Chairman, Jim Clifton.

This collaborative session will address:
     - Preparing yourself and your organization for the upcoming "jobs war"
     - The 2012 political, cultural, and societal trends that are likely to impact your organization
     - How to create a workplace that provides well-being and satisfaction to all employees.


LOS ANGELES                                                   ORANGE COUNTY
Wednesday, February 29                                   Thursday, March 1
8:00 - 9:30 a.m.                                                 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.
Kinecta Executive Training Center                      Taco Bell World Headquarters
2100 Park Place, El Segundo, CA  90245           1 Premier Plaza, Irvine, CA  92618

Take advantage of early-bird pricing of $65 by registering before February 25! 
Visit:  www.enpinstitute.com/events

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Topics: strategy, human resources, Employers Group, event, executive

Set Your Business For Success in 2012

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Wed, Nov 9, 2011

On November 2, Employers Group and Engagement Toolbox partnered to bring business professionals a timely webinar, "Planning for Success in 2012".  

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Topics: Employer, strategy, human resources, Employers Group, event, management

WEBINAR: Planning for Success in 2012

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Fri, Oct 14, 2011

Planning for Success in 2012

Join us for a Webinar on November 2 from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.


To register just follow the link:


"Planning for Success in 2012" will provide a clear undertanding of how to think about and design your annual plan for effective implementation in 2012.  The webinar will identify the essential elements of a good plan and provide solid usable tips about how to develop each of the elements.

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Topics: strategy, human resources, Employers Group, management, business

Q3, 2011 is ending and Q1, 2012 is around the corner

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Wed, Aug 31, 2011
By:  Charlie Martin, founder, engagementtoolbox.com

The calendar has a way of getting ahead of us if we are not careful. It seems that as the year moves along the pace increases as we get closer to the end of each year. As business people we sometimes wake up and find ourselves in the first quarter of the New Year and we don’t have our plans and goals in place. Now is a good time to start thinking about 2012 and what steps you need to take now to assure that you start 2012 with your plans and goals in place instead of the calendar managing you.

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Topics: motivating employees, strategy, workplace, human resources, best practices

The New Business-IT Value Equation

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Tue, Aug 30, 2011

The New Business-IT Value Equation
What it means to Business Decisions, Leadership Approach, and Leverage

A Collaborative Session led by:

Ashwin Rangan, CIO for Edwards Lifesciences / Joel Manfredo, CTO, County of Orange / Charles Arajuo, President & CEO of CastlePointe

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Topics: Employer, strategy, management, business

An Undeniable Strategy for Growth

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Thu, Jul 28, 2011

Looking to the latter half of 2011, there is one workplace trend that many employers are looking toward implementing – a comprehensive workplace learning strategy. 

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Topics: Mark Wilbur, attracting employees, strategy, employee retention, Employers Group, leadership, employee relationship, executive, retaining employees