Fostering Support for Different Cultures - Marion Co. Employers Council of Iowa
This event is open to any employee or business owner that works with/in Human Resources (HR). This includes professionals who may have human resources as their primary job duty and those who may only work with HR on a very limited basis. ECI meetings are held bi-monthly and provide an opportunity to network with individuals from around Marion County who work in/with HR, and learn about current HR issues that affect every business. Salad bar lunch is available and at your own expense.
This month's topic: Fostering Support for Different Cultures in the Workplace
Brian S. Dennis, Disability Employment Initiative Grant Manger with IowaWORKS, will be sharing his 20 plus years of ex-perience and knowledge on fostering support and connections with underserved populations. Included in Brian’s presentation will be information to better understand cultures, generational rules, impacts of poverty as well as unemployment and workforce statistics for underrepresented communities. This presentation and Q&A session will be informative for all levels of HR, managers and team leads alike.
During this session learn more about:
- What defines culture, reules and values over time
- Western vs. Non-Western values
- Impact of income and poverty
- Unemployment statistics by community