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Show Hours:

Wednesday, August 25:   9 am – 5 pm

Thursday, August 26:      9 am – 5 pm

Friday, August 27:    9 am – 2 pm


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Wins, Risks and Remedies: Simplyfying Human Resource Processes & Protecting Your Business From Risk

Todd Downing & Michael Maggiotto
Human Capital & Advisory Group, Indianapolis, IN


Overview: Come get a firm handle on your risk exposure and identify the appropriate strategies to increase labor efficiency, eliminate legal risk factors, improve employee engagement along with ways to identify potential cost savings practices? Compliance impacts nearly every area of a company regardless of its size. Are you working with tight budgets? Don’t spend another day suffering from more exposure than necessary. In this session, you will learn how a Human Resource Audit is conducted and how the results will help to improve and protect your operation.

Speaker Bio: Todd Downing has enjoyed 30 years of Horticultural sector experience, including over a 15 years working as a talent acquisition and human resource advisor for companies in the green industry. His experiences include advising and assisting companies with evaluating, developing, and executing strategic hiring plans; behavioral based assessment; building and reorganizing corporate teams; on board planning; evaluating and negotiating compensation standards; succession planning; and retention strategies. Todd a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of BEST.

Michael Maggiotto, Jr. PHR, SHRM-SCP, brings over 20 years of business experience, including owner/operator, management, human resources, project management and talent acquisition. Michael has significant experience within the Retail, Consumer Products and Manufacturing industries and specializes in Human Resources roles. As a certified Professional in Human Resources, Michael leads BEST’s Human Resource Business Advisory Services with a unique focus on Strategic Workforce Planning & Development, Interim HR Management and HR Compliance for companies in the green industry. Michael is an active national member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)

CEUs:  This session is eligible 1.5 FNGLA Certified Professional CEUs.

When: 1:30 - 3 p.m. Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Cost: Pre-Registration: $50 | On Site: $75