5 Keynotes You Don’t Want to Miss at HR Uncubed 2018

On May 1st & 2nd, HR professionals from across the continent will gather at the Williamsburg Wythe Hotels in Brooklyn, NY to attend the second, annual HR Uncubed conference—and League will be there too!

Both days are jam packed with keynotes, discussions, and workshops on topics spanning company culture, employee experience, digital transformation, and more. Expect to leave with a notebook full of ideas and an address book full of new contacts.

Here’s our own Must-See list of keynotes not to be missed:

1. Attract & Maintain Talent with Unorthodox Approaches in People Operations & Product

Speakers: Katherine Merril, Kargo Terrence Agbi – United Technologies

When: Tuesday, May 1 @ 11am

Check it out because: We’re big fans of using unorthodox approaches to attract and maintain talent. Fingers crossed for zany stories from the team at United Technologies, and a shakeup to business-as-usual recruiting.

2. How to Make the Most Out of Your Limited Budget & Bandwidth, and Still Invest in Your Employees & Their Benefits

Speaker: Mike Serbinis – League Inc.

When: Tuesday, May 1 @ 12pm

Check it out because: We’ve got the inside scoop that this talk is packed with insights on impactful ways to invest in people while also keeping a close eye on the bottom line. Mike has lead companies big and small over his career, and will illuminate new ways to stay lean while attracting top talent.  

3. Closing Keynote

Speaker: Jay Williams

When: Tuesday, May 1 @ 4:30pm

Check it out because: Who wouldn’t be excited to hear NCAA Hall of Famer, Jay Williams share his stories of playing for the Chicago Bulls, working for ESPN, and bouncing back from a near-death experience? We’re promised an honest conversation about career setbacks and success that’s sure to be a memorable experience.

4. Stick Around for a While: How to build and maintain a diverse talent community

Speaker: Lorine Pendleton – TIGER 21

When: Wednesday, May 2 @ 12pm

Check it out because: A diverse workforce is a strong workforce! But it doesn’t happen overnight. Lorine Pendleton will share not only ways to lay the foundations for a diverse team, but also strategies to maintain diversity for continued success.    

5. Everyday Struggle: Using mindfulness and meditation to scale healthy, sustainable culture and retain talent in your office

Speakers: Kay McKean & Marcus Glover, SALT & Southbox

When: Wednesday, May 2 @ 1pm

Check it out because: We’re strong supporters of mental wellness, and agree that the key to talent retention is a happy workforce. Kay and Marcus are sure to bring fresh insights to this critical discussion, and we can’t wait.  

There you have it! Our top 5 talks not to be missed at this year’s HR Uncubed conference. If you don’t have a ticket, click here before it’s too late.

If you do already have a ticket, be sure to visit the event’s official wellness lounge, Health & Wellness Uncubed, presented by League. We’ll be providing free chair massages, delicious cold-pressed juice, and insightful aura photography readings so you can take care of your health—even at a busy conference.

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