Maine HR Convention: May 12-15, 2020 – Samoset Resort, Rockport, ME

The following information is from the completed 2019 event. Please check back in the fall for details on next year. 


Influencing Greatness: The Six Elements of an Irresistible Culture

Thursday, May 9th, 2019 @ 2:45 pm - 4:15 pm

What’s it all about? A truly great workplace is a magnet for talent. But beyond hiring people capable of doing great work, we must cultivate an environment in which that can happen. Creating a culture where employees have the space and time to be inspired, collaborative, and productive is a huge responsibility. Where do you start? Stand-up comedian turned culture expert, Jeff Birk of O.C. Tanner, shares with us what makes a workplace unforgettable. Woven through a series of proven strategies and real-world stories, learn the importance of being an influencer and how six key elements, when applied effectively, can create a culture of greatness.

Why you’ll want to participate in this session.

  • Discover how workplace culture affects employee retention, engagement, and productivity.
  • Uncover the key attributes of a great workplace, and then take stock in your own organization’s effectiveness.
  • Learn strategies to bolster the employee experience, and empower leadership to influence greatness.

Approved for SHRM credit and HRCI general (HR) credit.

Program Faculty: Jeff Birk