Daily Archive for April 12 2011
With summer around the corner, businesses throughout the region will soon be bringing on interns and new hires. How to successfully integrate new and potential employees into your organization and maximize your investment in their training and development is the focus of the next “inclusion=innovation” educational program. “Right From the Start: Effective Mentoring, Intern and Onboarding Programs,” will be presented noon-1:15 p.m., Wednesday, April 27, at the Charleston Area Alliance, 1116 Smith Street.
“Recruiting and developing new and potential team members is essential to increasing your company’s capacity for innovation and growth and diversifying its intellectual capital,” said Alliance President/CEO Matt Ballard. “But it doesn’t just happen. This program will showcase effective local programs that are helping businesses identify and train the next generation of leaders and managers.”
- John Gianola, Ernst & Young
- Jessica Wintz, Education Alliance
- Charles Woody, Spilman, Thomas & Battle
- University of Charleston School of Business representative TBA
“Right from the Start: Effective Mentoring, Intern and Onboarding Programs” is a program of “inclusion=innovation,” an initiative of Alliance and Title Sponsor Ernst & Young. Studies show that diverse teams boost an organization’s innovation and earnings potential.
“Inclusion=innovation” aims to help businesses and our region benefit from the contributions of all segments of our community.
Registration, which includes lunch, is $15 Alliance members/$25 future members through April 22. Princes include to $25 Alliance members/$35 future members after that date.