Attracting Generation Z Employees To Be Big Focus at SHRM Conference

Attracting, engaging and developing Gen Z employees will be a big focus at this year’s annual Conference and Expo which is going to be held in New Orleans.

Employee-focused future of work topics at the upcoming Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference & Exposition June 18-21 in New Orleans will range from analyzing big data to working with the new Generation Z.

About 15,000 HR professionals, recruiters and business leaders are expected to attend the four-day event. In addition, over 200 experts will speak in concurrent sessions on topics related to employee benefits, recruiting and hiring, HR strategy, global HR and leadership development.

Trends to be considered at the event include working remotely and using personal tech devices at work. Attendees will learn about laws, regulations and rules that employers need to know.

Top sessions at this year’s SHRM include:

  • Engaging the Workforce of the Future: The Emergence of Generation Z, June 19 at 10:45 a.m.
  • Equal Pay Is Here to Stay: Keeping Ahead of the Pay Equity Curve, June 19 at 2:15 p.m.
  • How a Tech Company Is Diversifying Its Workforce by Building Its Own Talent Pipeline, June 20 at 2 p.m.
  • Yours, Mine, or Ours: Employee Use of Personal Tech Devices, Email, and Social Networking Accounts, June 20 at 4 p.m.

About SHRM 2017

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR professional society, representing 285,000 members in more than 165 countries. For nearly seven decades, the Society has been the leading provider of resources serving the needs of HR professionals and advancing the practice of human resource management. SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China, India and United Arab Emirates. Visit us at shrm.org and follow us on Twitter and Instagram @SHRMPress.

Who’s Exhibiting at SHRM 2017?

With months still to go before the big event, SHRM has already announced over 500 brands will be exhibiting in New Orleans. These include:

Exhibitor Booth
2020 On-Site 2950
4imprint, Inc. 3432
4th Source 2848
ACA Reporting Service 2819
Academy Leadership 850
Access Perks 3039
Accurate Background, Inc. 1543
Achievers 1425
ACT, Inc. 1651
Acumen International 3542
AdminaHealth LLC 1247
ADP, Inc. 1820
ADS (American Drug Screen Corporation) 447
Adtaxi 2052
Aerotek, Inc. 1715
Aetna 1615
Ajilon Professional Staffing 2315
Alere Toxicology 2755
ALEX By Jellyvision 950
All Star Incentive Marketing 3141
All Suites Brands by Hilton 2150
Alliant Credit Union 2215
Alliant Employee Benefits 1758
AllOne Health Resources 2942
Ambassador Services/Beyond This Day 3032922
America’s Job Exchange 148
American Arbitration Association 559
American Health Care 918
American Heart Association 2736
American Lebanese Syrian Associated Charities 1649
American Payroll Association 2816
American Public University 2515
American Relocation Connections LLC 747
American Screening, LLC 2822
American University, Master of Science In Org Deve 3415
Ameritas Group 2318
AMG Employee Management Inc. 816
Angiology Corporation of America, Inc. 2832
Answer Health On Demand 143
Anthem 548
AnyPerk, Inc. 2719
Appcast 3315
AppleOne/A-Check Global 1415
ApplicantPro 458
APS Payroll 604
ARAG 2420
Arden Coaching 1953
Army Marketing and Research Group PaYs 3019
Ascentis 2149
ASHHRA of the AHA 2015
ASPCA Pet Health Insurance 1017
The Association for Talent Development (ATD) 3439
Astron Solutions 1143
Asure Software 1051
Asurint 2456
AT&T 3715
Atlas World Group 2923
ATM At Work 134
Attendance on Demand, Inc. 2614
Augeo 3040
Avesis Incorporated 2843
BackTrack, Inc. 2143
BambooHR 2115233
Bancorpsouth Insurance Services, Inc. 1659
Bank of America Merrill Lynch 633
Baudville, Inc. 121
BDO 346
Beacon Health Options 2543
Bears For Humanity, Inc. 3152
Behavioral Health Systems, Inc. 2733
Benefit One USA, Inc. 2943
Benefitfocus 1333
Benergy4 – Powered By Ebix 140
Berkshire Associates Inc. 2020
Berlitz Training Solutions 825
BetterUp 2415
Beyond Feedback 3221
Beyond.com 738
BizLibrary 2533
Bloomberg BNA 933
BLR 1321
Blue Marble Global Payroll 658
Brainier 2457
Bridge 639
Bright Horizons 332
Brink’s Money 2924
Briotix 136
Business Information Group/Truescreen/Certiphi 432
C.A. Short Company 941
Cabinet Document Mangement Solutions 3533
Canteen 2036
Capella University 614
CapRelo 3120
CareATC, Inc. 1040
CareerArc 3425
CareerBuilder 532
CareerCo 916
Careerminds Group, Inc. 3240
CareerStaff Managed Services 2947
CareWorks Absence Management 2049
CBIZ Employee Benefits 2314
Center for Creative Leadership 722
Central Michigan University 1653
Ceridian 2033
Cerner Corporation 649
Chetu Inc. 2355
Circles, Sodexo Group 953
Citizens One 1057
Citrix RightSignature 1951
Clearpath Global LLC 142
Clements Worldwide 1759
Colorado National Bank 1457
Columbia Southern University 2032
CommonBond 643
Compass Professional Health Services 2746
Compliance Poster Company 1859
ComPsych Corporation 1327
Connect Your Benefits 3041
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau 2840
Cornerstone OnDemand 615
Corporate Research and Investigations LLC 646
Council for Global Immigration 1933
CPHR Canada 815
Criminalrecordcheck.Com 247
Criteria Corporation 1449
Criterion 2040
Crown World Mobility 250
CSI International 451
CultureIQ, Inc. 2518
Cy Wakeman, Inc./Reality-Based Leadership 419
Cyberscout, Formerly IDT911 1752
Darien Rowayton Bank 3514
DecisionWise 3437
Deloitte Tax LLP 841
Delta Dental Insurance Company 3633
Deltek
Deputy 851
DevelopUs 3625
DeVryWorks 441
Dice 3233
Discovery Benefits, Inc. 3318
Docebo Spa 2443
Dollar Compensation Statements 946
Dream Vacations/Pollin Group
DSSI, an ACT-1 Group Company 1420
EARN 2258
ebenefit Marketplace 650
ECI 242
eCornell 3523
Edcor Data Services 2019
Edge Information Management, Inc. 2343
eLearning Brothers 341
EMP Trust HR 449
EmployeeChannel, Inc. 240
Employer Support of the Guard & Reserve (ESGR) 1643
Employers Edge, LLC 3314
Employment Background Investigations, Inc. 2621
Empyrean Benefit Solutions 406
Envoy 350
EPAY Systems Inc. 2818
Epicor Software 2423
Equifax Workforce Solutions 1749
Ergotron, Inc. 1639
ERI Economic Research Institute 1921
ESOP Partners LLC 2739
ETS 1315
Exhibitor Solutions Theatre 3924
Extended DISC North America, Inc. 3015
EyeMed Vision Care 2114
Fandango 3058
Federal Wage & Labor Law Institute 2322
Fiduciary Partners Retirement Group 2641
First Advantage 1815
First Perform LLC 3346
FirstSource Solutions 2834
Fisher & Phillips LLP 1045
Fitbit 2740
Flexible Benefit Service Corporation (FLEX) 2833
Focus Workforce Management, Inc. 2452
Forbes School of Business & Technology at Ashford 3733
Four Winds Interactive 957
Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy LLP 3225
Franklin University 1325
Frasco Profiles 2048
FSA Store 457
FurstPerson 147
G.Neil/HRdirect 2633
G3 Translate 1552
GEICO 1957
General Information Services, Inc. 3025
Giftcard Partners, Inc. 3033
Giftogram 3046
Gilsbar 3340
Global Cash Card 2637
Global Leadership Excellence, LLC 3443
GovDocs 519
Grantham University 2651
Greenshades Software 549
Grosvenor Technology 1757
GroupOne Background Screening 307
Hal Kaufman 3059
HALO Branded Solutions 138
Halogen Software 1521
Hammacher Schlemmer 3038
HappyOrNot 3241
Harvard Risk Management Corporation 3215
Hawaiian Moon 2747
Health Advocate 355
Health Enhancement Systems, Inc. 2835
HearUSA 2846
Hemsley Fraser 3114
HigherEdJobs 3238
Highground 516
HireRight 1233
Home Instead Senior Care 3325
Hotel Engine 423
HR Certification Institute 2155
HR Cloud 1341
HR People & Strategy 1937
HR Performance Solutions 2514
HR Technology Solutions Theatre 1153
HR.com 3724
HRadvocate 1915
HRReview, Inc. 949
HudsonMann 814
Huffmaster Strike Services 1349
Human Capital Media 3333
Human Resource Certification Preparation, L.C. 1015
Human Resource Executive Magazine 1648
I-9 Advantage 2814
iCIMS, Inc. 237
IEEE Computer Society 3118
Impact Coaching Solutions 251
Improv Asylum 3034
InBody 2948
INCENTCO LLC 3447
InComm 3042
Indeed 1217
INETICO, Inc. 124
Info Cubic Employment Screening 415
InfoMart, Inc. 741
Innovative Health Plan, LLC 2757
Insperity Services, LP 2043
Interlogic Outsourcing, Inc. 654
International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans 817
International Scholarship and Tuition Services, In 2219
Interviewed 2254
Intranet DASHBOARD 914
Isha Foundation, Isha Institute of Inner-Sciences 558
J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc. 349
Jackson Lewis P.C. 847
JER HR Group LLC 2649
Jhana Inc. 151
Jobalign 3732
JobsInLogistics.com, Inc. 1748
Jobvite 2422
The Jon Gordon Companies 1052
Just Candy 3246
Justifacts Credential Verification, Inc. 3725
Kantola Productions 2723
Kevin’s Worldwide 2615
Kindercare Education At Work 1456
Kroger Prescription Plans, Inc. 2751
Kronos Incorporated 1532
L.L. Bean Direct to Business 1855
Labor Law Compliance Center 1548
Laboratory Corporation of America 515
Language Testing International, Inc. 2539
Lanteria LLC 348
Lattice 1450
Laurie Beth Jones, Inc. 2157
LawLogix Group, Inc. 715
Leaderality, LLC 359
The Leaders Institute 3624
LearnVest, Inc. 554
LegalShield 547
Liberty Mutual Insurance 1633
LifeLock 2251
LifeSecure Insurance Company 2320
LifeSpan Workplace 2937
Lincoln Financial Group 1452
Lindt & Sprüngli (USA) Inc. 3052
LinkUp Job Search Engine 546
Living Language 951
LTC Language Solutions 2550
Lucas Group 1115
Magicard 1754
Maney | Gordon | Zeller, P.A. 3524
Mango Languages 456
Marketplace Chaplains USA 1019
Massage At Work, LLC 2738
Mauve Group 2643
Mazzitti & Sullivan EAP Services 3832
MBO Partners 455
McGregor & Associates, Inc. 150
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament 3053
MediKeeper, Inc. 2735
Mercer 3234
MeSH Background Screening Services 3424
Message of Hope Foundation 616
Michael C. Fina Recognition 2242
MicroPact Engineering, Inc. 3017
Microsoft 523
Mitchell Hamline Professional Legal Educ At the Sc 2051
Mitrefinch LLC 948
Money Management International 2154
Motus 2417
MOVE Guides 656
MoveBuilder 621
MTM Recognition 1239
Multi-Health Systems (MHS) 3115
My Education Solutions 1348
My Future Consulting, Inc. 2449
myStaffingPro 1125
Namely 2914
Nat’L Addiction Foundation Aka National Assessment 2934
National Background Check, Inc. 3532
National Endowment for Financial Education 2753
National Payment Corp 2249
National Purchasing Partners 1549
National Safety Council 505
National Van Lines, Inc. 3321
Nationwide Insurance (formerly VPI) 2233
Nespresso USA 2549
Netchex 414
Netrika Consulting India Pvt. Ltd. 821
nettime solutions 1025
New Directions Behavioral Health 2750
Nic and Syd 3048
Nike 3138
Nippon Life Benefits 555
Noble Medical, Inc. 249
Northcentral University 514
Northeastern University 1956
NOVAtime Technology, Inc. 3433
NTT DATA 3219
Nuts.com 2932
NYU School of Professional Studies 2123
O.C. Tanner 832
Office of Disability Employment Policy, U.S. DOL 2256
Office Oxygen 550
Officevibe 3137
Ogletree Deakins 1424
Olive & Cocoa, LLC 3050
Omaha Steaks 3043
Omega Laboratories, Inc. 2734
Optymyze 557
OraSure Technologies, Inc. 2732
OutSolve, LLC 146
The Pack Shack 1857
Pan-American Benefits Solutions 2958
Paragon Relocation 846
Paramount Transportation Systems 1954
Parchment 132
Parsifal Corporation 1448
Partners In Leadership, Inc. 1443
Passport Health 2748
Paychex, Inc. 1133
Paycom 541
Paycor 322
Paylocity 917
PayScale, Inc. 2118
PDS 2815
Pearson 141
Peggy Speaks 3349
Penn State World Campus 924
Peopletrail 2552
Peregrine Immigration Management Ltd 1455
Perfect Feast 3147
Performance Culture, Inc. 1917
Personiv 2448719
PINNACLE HR Consulting Services 1854
Pinnacle Performance Company 1147
Pinsight 3335
PoliteMail Software 823
Positive Promotions 2715
Posty Cards 749
Presagia 2548
Presence of IT 1550
Priority Pass 1249
Progyny 2836
Prositions Outplacement 2642
Prositions, Inc. 2638
Prudential 2523
Pryor Learning Solutions, Inc. 1958
Purchasing Power 623
Quantum Workplace, Inc. 1355
Quest Diagnostics, Inc. 2321
Questionmark 3414
RadNet Direct 2940
Real Colors 2817
Recruitics 246
Red e App 418
Reflektive 248
REI Corporate Sales 3036
The Relocation Center 139
The Retail Performance Company 551
ReviewSNAP 2823
Robert Half 1039
Rx Savings Solutions 2541
S’Well Bottle 2749
SafetyPlusWeb 2838
Sans Institute 3253
Saudi Aramco 2053
Schlage Biometrics 2142
Select-Your-Gift, Inc. 3243
Self Management Group 2353
SelfHelpWorks 2837
Senior Provider Network 2842
ShareBuilder 401k by Capital One 2352
SharedXpertise 1553
Shield Screening LLC 2759
SHRM Foundation Department 1941
Simon 3140
Singlewire Software 3217
SKECHERS USA 2241
SkillSurvey, Inc. 2323
SkyeTeam 2152
SmartDollar 2741
Smith College Executive Education 149
Social Intelligence Corp 506
Social Security Administration, Office of Communic 2647
Social Security Solutions 818
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 1733
Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) 2639
SoFi At Work 133
Spark Hire 2121
SpecWorks, Inc. 2618
SPiN, United By Ping Pong 3247
Splainers 120
SR Max Slip Resistant Shoe Co. 2050
The Standard 2122
Startup Institute 1554
Sterling Talent Solutions 725
Steve Gilliland, Inc. 3341
Supervision 3319
SyncHR 2014
SyncStream Solutions, LLC 1556
Syndio 2451
Synel Americas 2453
T.H. Easter Consulting LLC 3242
Take Flight Learning 518
talentReef 1652
TalentSmart, Inc. 2622
Tango Health 641
Target Corporate GiftCards 2023
Teer1 1949
teleMOVEMENT 2849
Terryberry 3123
TextUs 3342
Thomas & Company 1422
Thomas Edison State University 2220
Thomson Reuters 1351
Thomson Reuters Risk Solutions 204
TicketsatWork 3047
TimeClock Plus 720
Toastmasters International 2922
Tooling U-SME 2521
TopUSAJobs.com 1750
Total Solutions Group 1242
Train by Cell 2517
Transamerica 1048
Translation Source Ltd. 238
TRC Global Mobility 2148
Trinity Health 2841
TrueCar 3149
TruPath 2351
Tuition IO, Inc. 306
Tulane University Law School 1453
Twinings 2055
U.S. Bank 3135
UCLA Extension 1755
Ultimate Software 2333
Unicorn HRO 454
UniGroup 1738
United Concordia Dental 207
Univ. of Illinois School of Labor & Employment Rel 1551
Universal Background Screening, Inc. 2017
The University of Alabama College of Continuing St 2519
The University of Texas At Dallas 2059
University of Wisconsin – Platteville 3232
UNUM 2156
Upper Iowa University 618
VARIDESK 1515
VetJobs 742
VFO 2349
VideoMono 3735
Virtanza LLC Dba Sales2job Academy 1454
Visual Computer Solutions 1650
Viventium Software 1114
VSP Vision Care 2221
Washington National Insurance Company 2350
Western Governors University 2522
Whil Concepts Inc. 820
WHR Group, Inc. 3423
Willis Towers Watson 1621
Wine Country Gift Baskets 3133
WithumSmith+Brown, PC 1346
Wonderlic, Inc. 2824
Work & Well, Inc. 2348
WorkForce Software 1033
WorkSearch.com, Inc. 606
Worxtime 751
X bytes 2933
Xonex Relocation 1856
Xtracredits 1050
Yet Analytics 717
Zenefits 405


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