The following information is from the completed 2020 event. Please check back in January for details about the 2021 conference, which will be on May 10, 12, and 14. We anticipate opening registration in early February 2021.

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Maine HR Convention: May 10, 12, & 14, 2021 – Virtual+ Edition


Workshop B: A Business Lens for Professional Growth

Thursday, May 14th, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

An Insider’s Guide to Development for All

What’s it all about? Northern New England has the oldest three states demographically in the USA. Despite our recent economic downturn and pandemic, organizations continue to see their oldest, most seasoned employees leaving the workforce in increasing numbers. While developing employees has always been a business necessity, it is imperative that organizations have structured, purposeful programs to nurture, grow, and develop their workforces. The most successful organizations have found that this is one of the most critical paths to long-term viability.

Why you’ll want to participate in this session.

  • Create a foundation of support and buy-in for your senior leadership team to invest in a robust Development Plan for your organization.
  • Define the essential components of a Development Strategy.
  • Determine how to implement a comprehensive Development program to reach employees across the company.
  • You will be provided several tools to use to implement a Development program.

Approved for SHRM Credit and HRCI BUSINESS Credit.


Program Faculty: Ross Gibson