Attracting and Retaining the Next Wave of Talent, DC SHRM

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Date(s) - 04/10/2019
11:00 am - 1:30 pm

American Immigration Lawyers Association



RECERTIFICATION CREDIT – This program is approved for 1.5 hours of SHRM and HRCI recertification credit.


Millennials: we’re the generation that seems to be all the rave these days for shaking things up in the workplace. Forbes estimates that millennials will comprise more than one of three adult Americans by 2020 and 75 percent of the workforce by 2025. Adding to our force is an estimated 61 million Gen Zers who are about to enter the US workforce.

Our desires of seeking purpose, flexibility, and total rewards while communicating on the fly and pleading for frequent feedback is a vast change for many employers. We expect employers to make an impact in the community, be inclusive of everyone, and won’t stick around for long if we don’t see an opportunity to utilize our strengths and further develop. It is our preference for openness that gives millennials the confidence to tell employers we want to change it up.

As an employer, how do you evolve and change it up? Are you attracting and successfully retaining your future leaders? Join Helios HR’s Lauren Liddle, aPHR, Junior Associate HR and Recruiting Consultant in a lively and entertaining discussion to learn how to position your company as a top employer with this next wave of talent.


In this session, you will:

  • Learn how to enhance your recruitment process and employer brand to attract the younger generation of workers.
  • Understand what millennials and Gen Zers are searching for in an employer.
  • Discover key strategies to retain and develop your leaders of tomorrow.


11:00 – 11:45 am  Lunch and Networking
11:45 – 12:00 pm Welcome and Announcements
12:00 – 1:30 pm  Program


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Lauren Liddle is a Junior HR Consultant and Recruiter at Helios HR, a leading human capital consulting and recruiting firm in Reston, VA, where she began her career as an intern. As an HR Generalist, Lauren partners with organizations in transition to help bridge gaps and provide expertise in areas such as benefits administration, HRIS implementation, recruiting, employee relations, and compliance. Lauren received her Associate Professional in HR (aPHR) certification from The Human Resources Certification Institute last December and exemplifies her skills in the Helios HR Resource Center, providing advice and counsel on how to navigate the challenges of today’s ever-evolving workplace.

Lauren graduated from Virginia Tech in 2017 with a major in Human Development and minors in Communication and Psychology. During her time at Virginia Tech, Lauren served as the President for the VT Chapter of College Mentors For Kids, as a student leader for the YMCA, and as a research assistant on a Syrian Refugee Crisis study.

A life-long resident of Northern Virginia, Lauren spends her time with friends and family, at Clifton-Centreville Animal Clinic, and streaming her favorite TV shows. She, her boyfriend, and their two cats live in Herndon where they enjoy all the amenities, both inside and outside, that Northern Virginia has to offer.


$40 DC SHRM Members
$75 Non-members

Refund Policy:  Refund requests must be made via email to  No refunds will be provided for this event after April 4.



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