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    August Meeting (Dinner)

    Date: August 8, 2017, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
    Mid-Florida SHRM
    Grasslands Golf & Country Club
    1600 Grasslands Blvd
    Lakeland, FL 33803
    $25 for members who pre-pay by the RSVP deadline; $35 for guests pre-paid, $35 at the door for all (Note: all PayPal fees waived for paying online)
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    TOPIC:               HR and The Aging Workforce: Strategies and Best Practices

    SPEAKER:        Dorothy Knapp, SHRM-SCP, Field Services Director, Southeast Region, SHRM 

    HRCI Credits:    SHRM and HRCI credits approved

    Summary:   Can your organization afford to lose your reservoir of talented, experienced older workers in the coming years?  If not, have you done serious strategic workforce planning to analyze the impact of baby boomer retirements and to identify potential skills gaps that could result?  This session will look at key HR strategies that should be integrated into an overall talent management program for today’s multi-generational workforce.   It will also look at lessons to be learned from recent research -- including the 2014 SHRM Aging workforce Survey –and from the best practice case study of the Vita Needle Company.

    About the Speaker: Dorothy Knapp, SHRM-SCP, is a Field Services Director in the Southeast Region for SHRM and is based in Vero Beach, Florida. She has accountability for the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North and South Carolina, and the islands of Bermuda, Bahamas, and Puerto Rico. Dorothy also serves as the staff liaison for the new SHRM Certification. She is a member of the SHRM Speakers Bureau.  Dorothy has been with SHRM for over 17 years, serving in various management positions. Before joining SHRM, Dorothy was a regional HR manager in the retail and restaurant industries, having worked for both Stein Mart and the Black-eyed Pea restaurants.  Her HR functions included employee relations, training and development, and staffing and retention of managers. Dorothy holds a Master’s Degree in Education and is certified as a SHRM Senior Certified Professional.  



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