Dr. Christel Slaughter, Partner at SSA Consultants, keynote speaker at DISC2016 Conference in Atlanta, GA

By: SSA Consultants

Baton Rouge, LA - Dr. Christel Slaughter of SSA Consultants in Baton Rouge, LA was one of the keynote speakers at the Diocesan Information Systems Conference 2016 in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Slaughter was featured in two keynote addresses during the three day conference. See below for brief descriptions of Dr. Slaughter's two keynote addresses.

How to Lead a Multigenerational Workforce While Managing to Keep Your Sanity

Managers today must deal with the challenge of having four distinctly different generational groups in the workplace as well as in their user groups. Learning how to bridge the gaps created by the rapidly growing age diversity is important in the face of tight budgets, staff turnover and rising expectations. This workshop will help you to rethink your recruiting and hiring practices, understand the most effective leadership styles for each generational group and develop proven strategies to reward, train and retain your talented employees. Using case studies based on actual situations facing Diocesan IT Directors and Administrators and personalized leadership assessments, this highly interactive and motivational workshop will deliver tools and techniques that can assist you to optimize your team’s performance.

"No, you can't have dual 27 inch monitors" - Managing Millennials and the Multigenerational Workforce

Millennials are often seen as entitled, self-absorbed, hard to manage and demanding. They are also flexible, tech-savvy, motivated and want to make the world a better place. Learning how to manage this new group of employees as part of a dynamic multigenerational workforce is important for team success. This entertaining presentation will offer insights and strategies that Diocesan IT Directors and Administrators can use to deal with the challenges posed by the rapidly changing workforce.


Bridging the Gap of the Multi-Generational Workforce

SSA has a long and rich history of helping clients overcome diversity obstacles in the workplace, including the struggles people of different generations experience when operating in the same work environment.  SSA has extensive experience providing training to companies in a variety of industries to enable them to recognize and embrace the differences between themselves and others.  Among the four working generations in the workforce today (Boomers, Gen X, Gen Y, Gen Z, and Millennials), there exists differences but also many similarities that are often overlooked.  SSA has assisted executives and managers/supervisors to discard fiction and myths about these generations and enable them to create and maintain a solid and productive multi-generational workplace.

To learn more about bridging the generational gap in your organization, 
click here or contact us at info@consultssa.com.



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