ANNUAL CONFERENCE breakouts
Mindset deep dive...learn 3 mental toughness tools to implement and move the needle at work and home
Learn the five mindset skills necessary to elevate your leadership and team to the next level; Learn how to overcome the mental roadblocks necessary to become a better communicator in your company and have the crucial conversations with your team; Learn multiple mindset tools, where you will walk away ready to apply to elevate your leadership, team, and life.
caregiving wellness & long-term care in the workplace
Our workforce is aging and caregiving is becoming an issue for employers. Caregiving creates a huge amount of stress on employees that impacts healthcare costs, disability costs and productivity costs for more than 4.6 years. Objectives include: Caregiving Impact to Health and Wellness Programs; Why LTC and Caregiving Require Your Attention; Help Employees Recognize Caregiving Challenges; Does Long Term Care Coverage Help?; Options Available to the Market; Corporate Branded Caregiving Support System.
employee benefits landscape -- 2021 and beyond
panel PRESENTation BY alliant employee benefits
britt woolridge, vice president
sean white, First Vice President
jennifer spence, vp and director of national health and productivity
todd kurth, first vp and pharmacy program manager leader
Doug Levit, FSA, MAAA, FCA, EVP. National director of analytics
Provide a current landscape of current and emerging trends in pharmacy, data, and compliance items that HR professionals need to have on their radar. Compliance: This is your stop for all things Compliance. We’re committed to bringing compliance down to a human level, with approachable language, proactive communication. Stay ahead of shifting regulations and find solutions for your client’s unique challenges. Our discussion will be around the upcoming election, including a look into how politics help shape policy from a state and federal level, and what we are doing to ensure our clients are staying compliant in the areas in which they do business. Health and Productivity: The Health & Productivity practice is a market differentiator that provides credible, evidence based solutions that maximize the value of client investment in a culture of health. Health, well-being and human performance continues to be a strategic imperative and core value of many organizations. Our discussion will be around how workplace wellness programs need to evolve beyond an HR function and move into full-scale corporate initiatives. Pharmacy: Alliant’s pharmacy team is a valuable resource to help clients navigate the complex pharmacy industry. By providing real-time industry insights, education, ongoing strategic support and competitive products, we help you with planning and creating a pharmacy benefit plan that is sustainable.
employment law update: how to effectively (and legally) manage employees with medical conditions
One of the most challenging aspects of any Human Resource Professional’s job is addressing employee health conditions. Between medical leaves, ADA accommodations, privacy concerns and job performance issues, employee medical conditions create many legal issues. John Ashby, an experienced employment lawyer, will discuss the relevant employment law issues and provide practical guidance on how to manage employee medical issues. Topics will include:
the great re-set: five steps to take now
Employers are facing many new challenges as a result of COVID-19. Supporting and retaining staff in a high-risk environment is certainly one of these challenges.
Another less obvious but critically important challenge for employers is dealing with the inevitable organizational changes that have occurred as a result of this pandemic. Jobs are changing in terms of duties and accountabilities, as well as required behaviors and technical competencies. Reporting relationships may also be re-aligned due to operational adjustments, staff furloughs, layoffs and/or scheduling modifications. Such changes may be subtle and gradual, or significant and abrupt.
Now, more than ever before, it is important to create and maintain a workplace culture where employees can fulfill their potential and the organization can effectively realize its purpose. Learn the five key organizational wellness steps to take now, all focused on Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, to re-set your organization for continued success.
EMOTIONAL AGILITY: harnessing hope, passion and agility in times of great change
Our work lives have been influenced by inordinate change recently, and at the same time, we’re experiencing an unusual dose of monotony. Groundhog’s Day – same old same old. While this might sound like a recipe for derailment, it can, instead, serve as a clarion call. We can seize this moment of upheaval and uncertainty to enhance our emotional agility, help us tap into our innate ability to persevere, and better understand the power of hope and passion. HR leaders are called upon more than ever before to adapt to and champion change in our organizations. Neuroscience and Positive Psychology teach us that we can flourish in the face of great change and teach others these thriving skills as well. Understanding what’s going on in our quirky brains and how we can take the wheel helps us choose grit over quit when it matters most and move forward, staying firmly on the rails.