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The Levity Effect: It Pays for HR to Lighten Up
Wednesday 06/21/2017 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM Add to calendar
1.25 SHRM PDCs | Competencies: Relationship Management | Intended Audience: Senior-level
Workplace Application:
Ths session will provide you with the purpose, method and permission to lighten up and have more fun at work. 

From greater employee engagement to earning a better paycheck, leaders who embrace levity not only enrich the lives of their direct reports but reap personal rewards as well. This session will reveal how tapping your “lighter side” brings tangible, positive results. Learn what constitutes compelling workplace levity—Latitude, Attitude and Gratitude— how to discover your own sense of humor, and how great places use levity to attract talent. This session will help you:

  • Understand the relevance of appropriate workplace levity and its relationship to employee recruiting, onboarding, retention, satisfaction and engagement.
  • Learn what other organizations are doing to incorporate levity into their culture and its effects.
  • Learn practical methods to lighten up at work, especially as an HR practitioner (interviews, training, recruiting, etc).
  • Set one specific, executable “Levity” goal to take back to work and accomplish.
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