Knowledge Resource Center
Search summaries of educational sessions from GEAPS Exchange events. Members who couldn’t attend our annual event or are interested in specific topics will find these summaries very helpful.
Emily Whitcomb, senior program manager, National Safety Council
Do you know how much fatigue is costing your business? Find out in this free webinar from GEAPS and Grain Journal recorded Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Sleep deficiency and disorders cost a typical medium-sized employer $1 million a year in lost productivity, missed work days and health care costs. Nearly every American worker reports at […]
Learn to work more efficiently with other generations in this free webinar from GEAPS and Grain Journal recorded Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. It’s time to stop listening to negative stereotypes and learn about the strengths and challenges associated with each generation. You will learn to better manage coworkers and understand your family. Sponsored by M&M […]
Principal Consultant, DEKRA
Imagine if we knew the location of operational risk for human error, allowing us to proactively address critical situations and prevent harm to people or catastrophic events. A new applied-neuroscience approach allows for the delivery of powerful solutions that target a new class of risk/exposure. This session focused on how we can use the brain to predict, forecast, and prevent safety risk across an organization.
Lecturer/Advisor, The Ohio State University
More than 20% of our workforce may be eligible to retire during the next five years. Is your organization prepared for this impending gap? What is working well, and where do you need help? Industry and academia should work together to ensure there is a pipeline of talent for our industry. This session covered key components to consider when the Baby Boomer population exits our industry.
VP Safety, Environmental and Regulatory Affairs, Agtegra Cooperative
This session explored the evolution from a traditional safety culture to an engaged culture owned and driven by an empowered and impassioned workforce. Traditional (lagging indicators) and innovative (leading indicators) performance metrics will be reviewed. This information is intended for experienced safety and operations leaders seeking to accomplish world-class performance levels sustained by an engaged workforce.
Learning and Development Manager, Perdue Agribusiness
Their reputations precede them. Millennials are entitled and lazy, Gen X can’t get along, and Baby Boomers are just out of touch. It’s time to stop listening to these negative stereotypes and let this workshop set the record straight! Learn about the strengths and challenges associated with each generation so that you can better manage coworkers and understand your family (and maybe even your children).
chief executive officer, ProValue LLC
Learn more about new strategies for recruitment and retention of employees, delving into what create an “employee experience” and how critical it is to a company’s ability to attract and retain employees. This includes an action plan that can be immediately implemented at your workplace.
principal, Lani Jordan Strategic Communication
You are no stranger to the risk; you have seen the repercussions businesses, organizations and individual experience when communication falls short in a crisis situation. This is your chance to dive deeper into the main components of a solid crisis communication plan for your company or operation.
Employee Recruitment, Development and Retention: How to Successfully Compete for and Train Today’s Ag EmployeeSara Kepley, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
senior HR consultant, ProValue LLC
Finding and retaining quality workers remains a challenge in the industry. Starting with areas of concern, this summary covers a workforce analysis, recruitment strategies, employee development and retention.
senior vice president, DEKRA Insight
Are you recognizing your employees for good safety practices or rewarding them for outcomes? Learn how to achieve maximum benefits from recognition efforts.
undergraduate student, Kansas State University
When you hear the word “internship,” what is your initial thought? College students consider it another way to say “opportunity.” Find out internship types, how employers are affected, the student perspective, costs and how this could be a good investment for your company.
attorney and president, Law Office of Adele L Abrams PC
The Occupational Safety & Health Administration’s fight to eliminate injury/illness-based incentive and disciplinary programs in the workplace has ramped up, with a twist. Learn examples of situations that OSHA would find discriminatory and much more.
CEO, ProValue LLC
Finding and retaining frontline employees remains a challenge in our industry. This practical overview starts with a workforce analysis, provides recruitment strategies, helps you retain employees and offers an action plan covering what you can do next.
critical incident manager, Critical Incident Management Inc
Protecting our food supply and our workers is more complicated than ever. The Critical Incident Management Program has evolved as a national standard for crisis response. This summary covers staff training, violence reaction, bomb threats and other dangers.
critical incident manager, Critical Incident Management Inc
Preparing supervisors for local and far reaching events can help during a crisis. Learn why all administrators should be trained on the Incident Command System 100 and the National Incident Management System 700 to comply with Federal standards.
director of organizational effectiveness consulting, FCC Services
Finding good people to work in grain facilities and then keeping them on the staff can be frustrating, time-consuming and expensive. This session helps you understand where and how your company connects with the workforce, suggest steps for improvement as the ag industry expands, and provide expert advice on how to accomplish these necessary tasks.