Update from joint Appleton/Green Bay Meeting – 11/15/16

Update from Steve Krueger, Appleton Chapter Lead:

Great session for the Millennial Panel at UWO Appleton Executive Education Center bringing together the Green Bay and Appleton PNW groups.

Many thanks to Don Noskowiak for coordinating this event and Chad Kopitzke from NeXtGen Advantage for facilitating today’s discussion.
Chad was joined by Jennifer Vander Loop, Ross Kornowski and Jenna Theil to discuss the Millennial generation and answer questions from the participants.

My key takeaways were:
Set expectations – your expectations of the employee and their expectations of you the employer – and continue to discuss
“You are here” – letting them know where they are in their path to achieving their goals and your goals
Share with them why you do what you do to build loyalty verses just doing the work – why is this work important, what impact does it have.
Include employees in meetings and decisions verses telling them what to do – they want to be involved, add value, etc.
Coach don’t manage
Feedback – more than once a year review – connect every few weeks on how things are going.

We had two first time attendees:
Jonny Richard from Ameriprise Financial
Matt Wilcox with WBD

Appleton upcoming presentations:

(Fourth Tuesday of the month 7:30 am to 9:00am at Menn Law)

November 22nd– NO MEETING replaced by Millennial panel on 11/15
December 20th (moved up one week from normal 4th Tuesday due to Christmas) – Mary Hosmer – TEC
January 24- Zach Kaiser from McClone
February 28– Carrie Drephal – Appleton Information Technology
March 28 – Jim O’Neill – TopLine Results

Green Bay upcoming presentations:

December – PNW after Hours – Tuesday, December 13, 5 – 7:30 pm – celebrate another year and the upcoming holidays at a social gathering after hours…Fox Harbor Pub and Grill, 348 South Washington Street, Green Bay, WI 54301, upstairs lounge ($15 per person to cover cost)
January, 2017 – Matt Sullivan, Express Employment Professionals
February, 2017 – Debbie Hanson, Chortek
March, 2017 – Justin Spettel, Bayland Insurance

Other Events:

December 6th – NEW North Summit at KI Convention Center in Green Bay – www.newnorthsummit.com

December 7th – Mid-Day Women’s Alliance Black and Pink Ball for COTS at Waverly http://middaywomen.org/mtgs-events/bpball/

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