From May 21st to the 23rd, HR professionals from across the continent will be gathering at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Dallas to attend the Worldatwork 2018 Total Rewards Conference — and League will be there too!
Each day is filled with with keynotes, discussions, and workshops on topics spanning the world of total rewards – including the latest innovative ideas and concepts HR leaders can use to reward and engage their employees. Expect to leave with a notebook full of ideas!
Here’s our own must-see list of keynotes not to be missed:
1. Opening General Session
Speaker: Josh Bersin
When: Monday, May 21st @ 9am
Check it out because: A world-renown analyst, writer, blogger and researcher, Bersin is an expert in strategic talent management. In this research-based presentation, Bersin, Principal and Founder, Bersin by Deloitte, will explain how high performing talent strategies must change, and give you a new perspective on the role of “the new generation of rewards” in creating the dynamic organization of the future.
2. Considerations Before Implementing an Unlimited PTO Program
Speaker: Marina Galatro, Director, Talent & Rewards, Willis Towers Watson
When: Tuesday, May 22nd @ 9:45am
Check it out because: Is unlimited paid time off a viable alternative? Or is it too much of a good thing? Attendees will learn how to rethink paid time off strategies, hear about the pros and cons of unlimited time, and get an overview of organizations that currently have an unlimited PTO program in place and whether it really works for everyone.
3. Total Rewards for the New Digital Economy
Speakers: Juliette Meunier, CPA, Partner, Ernst & Young and Scott Thoresen, Manager, Ernst & Young LLP
When: Tuesday, May 22nd @ 1045am
Check it out because: Drastic workforce changes include shifting demographics, growing employee expectations, need for transformation of HR and globalizing workforces. A critical element to be addressed in this transition is total rewards, because just as workforces are changing dramatically, rewards programs are evolving as well. This session will focus on the critical components needed for successful rewards programs today.
4. How to Build a Culture that Inspires Work-Life Happiness
Speaker: Tom Gimbel, President & CEO, LaSalle Network
When: Wednesday, May 23rd @ 8:30am
Check it out because: Workplace and culture expert Tom Gimbel will challenge attendees to focus on the intangible elements of culture that affect employee engagement – connection to team and leadership, learning, transparency, growth and empathy – to build a truly strong culture. Attendees will leave armed with practice examples that can be implemented today, tomorrow and into the future to have a positive effect on employee engagement, and the bottom line.
There you have it! Our top 4 talks not to be missed at this year’s WorldatWork conference. If you don’t have a ticket, click here before it’s too late.
Once you arrive at the conference, be sure to visit League at booth 729 to see how our category-defining platform can make employee health benefits a cornerstone of your best-in-class employee experience. You could also win a brand new Apple Watch!
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