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Best Practices in Retaining Talent on Wednesday, May 1

Posted Apr. 5, 2013

The Corporate University, Kent State University at Stark is offering a panel discussion to address best practices in the workplace. The program, Best Practices in Retaining Talent, is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 from 7:30 - 9:30 a.m. at The University Center, 6000 Frank Avenue NW in Jackson Township.

How does your talent garden grow? Every organization seeks the best talent to maintain and grow their business. Excellent talent is in demand, so it is important to retain your most talented employees. Retaining talent is about keeping your current employees but it is also about helping them grow. Attend this program to learn how local organizations identify and develop their top performers.
Panelists include Nicolette Kynkor, organizational development specialist at FedEx Custom Critical; Bob Sturm, manager of talent development at The Babcock and Wilcox Company; and Dean Zimmerman, human resources representative at Hendrickson International Trailer and Suspension Systems. Moderating the panel discussion will be Kristin Hannon, recertification chair at the Stark County Human Resource Association.
Upcoming panel discussions will cover the following topics:

  • Best Practices in Career Management on August 7, 2013
  • Best Practices to Impact Your Organization on November 6, 2013

Registration for each panel discussion is $25 per person. To register or for additional information, call 330-244-3508, email or visit