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July 2015

Date July 22, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Building your Business Case for Workforce Analytics and Planning

How can you build a business case to get your workforce analytics initiative funded this year, not this decade? And why should you care? It is commonly understood that companies with workforce analytics capabilities outperform their peers in quality of hire, retention and leadership capabilities. Yet, recent research by Harvard Business Review has found a large gap between what companies expect from human resources — data-driven insight and action —and the capabilities that are necessary to deliver it. In fact,…

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Date July 29, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Making Talent Management Part of the Business Strategy

Creating opportunities for individuals who are passionate about United Way’s mission, looking to be part of an organization with a worldwide impact and looking to grow into leadership roles is the underlying premise of the United Way Talent Management Strategy. The importance of quality leadership is essential for organizational performance and success at United Way. Every year, our supporters empower the organization to lift up millions of people around the world. But the world is changing rapidly, and leaders must…

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August 2015

Date August 6, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

How to Launch and Grow a Business Blog

Screw the quality vs. quantity debate and stop worrying about the number of slots on your publishing calendar! Launching and growing a business blog today is far more than filling a pipeline or perfecting your writing chops – it entails visualizing information, optimizing conversions, and fueling the virality of unique ideas. In this session, Anum Hussain, growth marketer for Sidekick by Hubspot, will cover how to launch a blog with growth hacking, user experience, and content design in mind. You’ll walk away…

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Date August 6, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Marketing Tactics for Next-Generation HR Teams

Do you find it tough to cut through the noise and reach your workforce? What about getting employees to take action? Marketers have worked on optimizing communications and results for decades, and it’s time to borrow from their playbook. More and more human resources teams are gaining access to the tools and metrics used by marketers, opening the door to new data and empowerment. You can leverage these marketing tactics and best practices within your own organization as you prepare…

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Date August 11, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Defeating Downtime: Keep Your Business Weatherproof

During this 1-hour webinar you will learn first-hand from a successful business owner how you and your business can be well prepared for extreme weather or other emergencies that may temporarily make your place of business inaccessible. Jennifer Shaheen, President of Technology Therapy, will shed insight on the following topics: Your physical space matters. Learn how to protect it from weather- no matter how sudden or severe. Invest in your e-office. Discover technology that syncs on-site and remote work. Make location…

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April 2020

Date April 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until May 28, 2020

Free

“Your Role as a Leader has Changed” – FREE Webcast Series

The Leader’s Do or Die A hallmark of great leadership is leading others through what you’ve never experienced. But how do you do it?   Join Gateway instructor, Elizabeth Oplatka, for FREE weekly, half hour Zoom sessions centered around this topic.   Apr 16, 2020 10:00 AM Apr 23, 2020 10:00 AM Apr 30, 2020 10:00 AM May 7, 2020 10:00 AM May 14, 2020 10:00 AM May 21, 2020 10:00 AM May 28, 2020 10:00 AM

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Date April 17, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Free

Practical Tips To Access Financial Assistance for WalCo Businesses

FREE Webcast! This coming Friday, from 11:00 -11:45am, WCEDA will co-host a live Zoom discussion with Gateway Technical College to help local businesses understand their financial options. Everyone has heard the news and seen the basic guidelines, but what is actually happening in the field? What’s working, what’s not?   This discussion will include practical tips for local businesses on how to access funding, including which types of assistance are appropriate for specific scenarios. Kevin Kaufman from the Small Business…

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Date April 23, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until May 28, 2020

Free

“Your Role as a Leader has Changed” – FREE Webcast Series

The Leader’s Do or Die A hallmark of great leadership is leading others through what you’ve never experienced. But how do you do it?   Join Gateway instructor, Elizabeth Oplatka, for FREE weekly, half hour Zoom sessions centered around this topic.   Apr 16, 2020 10:00 AM Apr 23, 2020 10:00 AM Apr 30, 2020 10:00 AM May 7, 2020 10:00 AM May 14, 2020 10:00 AM May 21, 2020 10:00 AM May 28, 2020 10:00 AM

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Date April 30, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until May 28, 2020

Free

“Your Role as a Leader has Changed” – FREE Webcast Series

The Leader’s Do or Die A hallmark of great leadership is leading others through what you’ve never experienced. But how do you do it?   Join Gateway instructor, Elizabeth Oplatka, for FREE weekly, half hour Zoom sessions centered around this topic.   Apr 16, 2020 10:00 AM Apr 23, 2020 10:00 AM Apr 30, 2020 10:00 AM May 7, 2020 10:00 AM May 14, 2020 10:00 AM May 21, 2020 10:00 AM May 28, 2020 10:00 AM

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May 2020

Date May 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until May 28, 2020

Free

“Your Role as a Leader has Changed” – FREE Webcast Series

The Leader’s Do or Die A hallmark of great leadership is leading others through what you’ve never experienced. But how do you do it?   Join Gateway instructor, Elizabeth Oplatka, for FREE weekly, half hour Zoom sessions centered around this topic.   Apr 16, 2020 10:00 AM Apr 23, 2020 10:00 AM Apr 30, 2020 10:00 AM May 7, 2020 10:00 AM May 14, 2020 10:00 AM May 21, 2020 10:00 AM May 28, 2020 10:00 AM

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Date May 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until May 28, 2020

Free

“Your Role as a Leader has Changed” – FREE Webcast Series

The Leader’s Do or Die A hallmark of great leadership is leading others through what you’ve never experienced. But how do you do it?   Join Gateway instructor, Elizabeth Oplatka, for FREE weekly, half hour Zoom sessions centered around this topic.   Apr 16, 2020 10:00 AM Apr 23, 2020 10:00 AM Apr 30, 2020 10:00 AM May 7, 2020 10:00 AM May 14, 2020 10:00 AM May 21, 2020 10:00 AM May 28, 2020 10:00 AM

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Date May 21, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until May 28, 2020

Free

“Your Role as a Leader has Changed” – FREE Webcast Series

The Leader’s Do or Die A hallmark of great leadership is leading others through what you’ve never experienced. But how do you do it?   Join Gateway instructor, Elizabeth Oplatka, for FREE weekly, half hour Zoom sessions centered around this topic.   Apr 16, 2020 10:00 AM Apr 23, 2020 10:00 AM Apr 30, 2020 10:00 AM May 7, 2020 10:00 AM May 14, 2020 10:00 AM May 21, 2020 10:00 AM May 28, 2020 10:00 AM

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Date May 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until May 28, 2020

Free

“Your Role as a Leader has Changed” – FREE Webcast Series

The Leader’s Do or Die A hallmark of great leadership is leading others through what you’ve never experienced. But how do you do it?   Join Gateway instructor, Elizabeth Oplatka, for FREE weekly, half hour Zoom sessions centered around this topic.   Apr 16, 2020 10:00 AM Apr 23, 2020 10:00 AM Apr 30, 2020 10:00 AM May 7, 2020 10:00 AM May 14, 2020 10:00 AM May 21, 2020 10:00 AM May 28, 2020 10:00 AM

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June 2020

Date June 4, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Made in Walworth County Networking Event

The Made in Walworth County (MIWC) manufacturers’ group will gather for a virtual Networking Happy Hour on Thursday, June 4 from 4-5:30 p.m. We’re excited to welcome our co-hosts, Wisconsin Oven President and CEO, Greg Jennings, and HR Generalist Amanda Griffoul. They will be sharing updates on their Covid-19 response plan, business strategies, and more. Use this time to catch up, share stories and talk shop. BYOB is encouraged, whether it’s coffee or beer! To register, email jenny@walworthbusiness.com. A Zoom…

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Date June 10, 2020 @ 8:00 am - July 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 10, 2020

$250.00

Fundamentals of Supervision, Module III

**There are no prerequisites for this module** This class meets Wednesdays from 8-10am. With enough interest, a second class would be added on the same dates from 1-3pm. WCEDA members: $250/ Non-Members $350 Module 3 Description – Different Employees, Different Needs – (Now taking registrations. See the flyer above for dates.) It’s Not Your Parents’ Workforce How to make the most and make peace with a multi-generational workforce The Power of Difference How diverse people create stronger organizations Call Me…

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August 2020

Date August 25, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
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An event every 3 weeks that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until September 15, 2020

An event every 5 weeks that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until September 29, 2020

FREE

Virtual Event Series: Customer Service Redefined

Please join us for the latest installment of our popular 3 Drivers Business Education series, hosted in partnership with the Elkhorn Chamber of Commerce, Delavan Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, Geneva Lake West Chamber of Commerce, Visit Lake Geneva and the Whitewater Area Chamber of Commerce.  This special three-part speaker series will provide resources for hospitality, retail and tourism-focused businesses seeking to innovate their approaches to customer service during this time of disruption. Our industry experts will share their top…

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September 2020

Date September 15, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
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An event every 3 weeks that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until September 15, 2020

An event every 5 weeks that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until September 29, 2020

FREE

Virtual Event Series: Customer Service Redefined

Please join us for the latest installment of our popular 3 Drivers Business Education series, hosted in partnership with the Elkhorn Chamber of Commerce, Delavan Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, Geneva Lake West Chamber of Commerce, Visit Lake Geneva and the Whitewater Area Chamber of Commerce.  This special three-part speaker series will provide resources for hospitality, retail and tourism-focused businesses seeking to innovate their approaches to customer service during this time of disruption. Our industry experts will share their top…

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Date September 29, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
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An event every 3 weeks that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until September 15, 2020

An event every 5 weeks that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until September 29, 2020

FREE

Virtual Event Series: Customer Service Redefined

Please join us for the latest installment of our popular 3 Drivers Business Education series, hosted in partnership with the Elkhorn Chamber of Commerce, Delavan Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, Geneva Lake West Chamber of Commerce, Visit Lake Geneva and the Whitewater Area Chamber of Commerce.  This special three-part speaker series will provide resources for hospitality, retail and tourism-focused businesses seeking to innovate their approaches to customer service during this time of disruption. Our industry experts will share their top…

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December 2020

Date December 3, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

2020 WCEDA Annual Meeting

Lake Geneva’s legacy is filled with hundreds of stories of fascinating entrepreneurs, like Carolyn Gable. Her rags to riches story is sure to inspire you  – and capture your imagination. Gable is a waitress turned CEO, of a multi-million dollar freight company, and author of “Everything I Know as a CEO I Learned as a Waitress.” Gable has been featured on ABC, WGN, WBBM, and TedX Berkeley and is a gifted and entertaining speaker. This event will also feature updates…

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