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Hiring, Developing and Retaining Good People

June 28, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am


Finding and attracting the best talent is key to building a successful business. In this session, we’ll dig into what you need to do before starting the hiring process, the best ways to attract talent, and things to be aware of during an interview. Once your new employee is on board, employers need to shift to thinking about retention and employee development, so we’ll explore methods for keeping your talent engaged.

  • Tips for hiring right the first time
  • Interview questions (to ask and to avoid)
  • Definition of employee engagement
  • Retention strategies


  • 7:30 – 7:45  Breakfast
  • 7:45 – 8:00  Sponsor Presentation
  • 8:00 – 9:00  Workshop Presentation
  • 9:00 – 9:30  Networking

Enjoy coffee, fruit and focaccia breakfast sandwiches from Red Tomato!

* Earn 1 CEU and/or Contact Hour for this class

Presenter: Ophelia Yan, MBA, GPHR, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Ophelia has held HR roles in the financial services, healthcare, IT, real estate, and telecommunications industries. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree with a concentration in Human Resources from Willamette University. A member of SHRM since 2008, Ophelia currently serves as the Director of College Relations for a regional Human Resources Management Association. Ophelia is a Consultant with Mammoth HR where she and her colleagues work with over 18,000 small and medium-sized businesses across the United States.


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Multnomah County
501 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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