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Winejobs.com Summit is Tomorrow

Don't miss the wine industry's forum dedicated to HR professionals
by Press Release
September 03, 2019

Winejobs.com, the wine industry's leading online job site, is hosting its annual Winejobs.com Summit, taking place on September 4 at The Archer Hotel in Napa, Calif. This is a chance for the wine industry’s HR and recruiting professionals to connect with colleagues and discuss hiring, retention and training.

The full-day event includes a line-up of informative sessions surrounding the newest, innovative techniques in the hiring and interview process, maintaining a productive work environment and even how HR professionals themselves can grow within their sector and become leaders in the wine industry. Sign up today.

Sessions include:

STACKING UP WINE INDUSTRY COMPENSATION
Erin Kirschenmann, senior editor of Wine Business Monthly will provide a review of compensation trends, focusing winery pay versus other industries.

KEYNOTE ONE: EMPOWERING PRODUCTIVITY THROUGH ATTENTION MANAGEMENT
Maura Thomas, speaker, trainer and author will define and discuss how to use “attention management” to encourage a more productive work environment.

UPENDING TRADITIONAL JOB INTERVIEWS
David Newlin, Newlin Associates, will moderate a discussion about how to take an active, innovative approach to the recruiting and hiring process to ensure the employees interviewed are the best for the job and the company culture.

RECRUITING IN THE AGE OF EMPLOYEE POWER
Diane Simpson, VP of human resources, Folio Fine Wine Partners, leads a session looking at innovative recruiting methods, compensation and benefits as incentives and, in particular, how to hire individuals outside of the industry and with little or no knowledge of wine.

KEYNOTE TWO: YOUR OWN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, LEADERSHIP PRACTICE FOR THE HR REPRESENTATIVE
Kevin Odom, founder and owner, Second State Leadership will address the foundational principles of leadership, define it and provide best practices for identifying areas for improvement and self-correction.

THE ENGAGEMENT CONUNDRUM: HOW ONE HOSPITALITY COMPANY BUILDS CONNECTION, COMMUNICATION AND INVOLVEMENT
Ursula Zopp, regional vice president of talent and culture, Auberge Resort will talk about how she built a cluster of talent that serves multiple locations, developing a talent program that encourages managers to start thinking about recruiting, retention and development in a forward-thinking and collaborative way.

And don’t miss the opportunity to get one-on-one time with a few of these experts during the event’s Salons, intended to involving attendees in the topics discussed throughout the day. Each winejobs.com Summit attendee can choose two, 30-minute salons to visit. Options include:

Attention Management 101
MODERATOR: Maura Thomas, speaker, trainer, author, Attention Management, How to Create Success and Gain Productivity Every Day
Leadership Development
MODERATOR: Kevin Odom, founder and owner, Second State Leadership
Breaking Through the Motherhood Bias: From the Perspective of a Woman of Color, Immigrant, and Mother
MODERATOR: Tet Salva, founder, Mom Warrior

About winejobs.com Summit
Winejobs.com Summit is a forum for HR professionals to connect with their peers and discuss the hiring, retention and training of winery employees. The event is a full-day conference taking place on September 4, 2019 at The Archer Hotel, located at 1230 First Street in Napa, Calif. The forum sells out quickly – be sure to register early to secure your seat to learn from some of the great HR minds in the industry. A full agenda can be found at winejobshrsummit.com.

This event is produced by Wine Business Monthly, the leading trade publication for the wine industry. Wine Business Monthly created and manages www.winejobs.com.


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