HR Network

The HR Network allows Human Resources professionals within Minnesota community banks to discuss the HR issues affecting their banks. Each network event includes facilitated discussions on HR best practices, talent acquisition, employee development, and regulatory compliance, along with time for networking and knowledge exchange.

Network meeting topics are decided by members to ensure each event provides the highest value and covers the unique challenges and opportunities of our member banks. This network is open exclusively to the employees of BankIn Minnesota member banks. It is an opportunity for our bank members' professionals to share ideas and best practices.  

Pricing: Complimentary for Bank Members only

10:00 -11:00 – Welcome & Expert Presentation (HR Legal Update)
11:00 - 12:00 - Expert Presentation (Learning to Speak Your Appreciation Languages)
12:00 – 12:45 – Lunch 
12:45 – 2:00 – Banker to Banker Discussion 

Presentation Title: HR Legal Update

We will cover new developments in employment law impacting Minnesota banks, including:
- Guidance and timelines for implementing the latest legislation
- Handbooks and required notices
- Thresholds and other considerations in employee classification
- Important employee headcounts for various laws
- General legal updates

Key Takeaways:
1. Educate MN banks on the substance of new laws
2. Offer implementation guidance for new laws, including handbook provision
3. Update MN banks on any other new laws governing employment

Who Should Attend: HR professionals and any executives who deal with the terms and conditions of employment

Presenters: Cory Genelin and Brittany King-Asamoa are partners in the firm of Gislason & Hunter, and lead the firm's Employment, Labor & Benefits Practice Group.  The advise employers on day to day employment practices as well as represent employers in litigation.  Because of the firm's strong Banking Practice Group, many of their employment law clients are banks and bankers.  


Presentation Title: Learning to Speak Your Employee Languages

In today's rapidly evolving business landscape, the key to cultivating a thriving and engaged workforce lies in understanding and addressing the unique needs and motivations of individual employees. This presentation is designed to equip leaders, managers, and HR professionals with the tools and insights they need to foster a culture of genuine appreciation that resonates with every member of their team. Just as in personal relationships, where individuals have distinct ways of expressing and receiving love, employees have diverse preferences when it comes to feeling valued and recognized in the workplace – and we’re here to help highlight that!

Key Takeaways:
1. The five employee appreciation languages
2. Identifying employee appreciation languages
3. Overcoming challenges
4. Measuring impact and feedback

Who Should Attend: CEO, managers, HR, etc (anyone who is a direct or indirect leader)

Presenter: Shannon Kofta, currently serving as the Vice President of forbinfi, holds a role that is pivotal in synergizing operations, development, marketing, and sales efforts. This strategic alignment aims to enhance the customer experience, boost brand awareness, and drive growth across all service areas and markets.  Shannon's professional journey is distinguished by her role as the former Vice President of Marketing for VGM HOMELINK, where she made remarkable strides in brand development—a testament to her visionary approach and strategic acumen. Her tenure at forbinfi from 2014 to 2018 as Senior Process Lead laid the groundwork for strong partnerships and client success, highlighting her ability to navigate complex challenges with grace and efficiency. With a proven track record in digital experience and all things marketing, alongside her expertise in the customers forbinfi serves, Shannon's leadership is a beacon of growth and innovation. Shannon holds a B.A. in Graphic Design from the Art Institute of Colorado. Her passion for excellence and dedication to the success of her team make her a valuable asset to forbinfi and its clients.

4/18/2024 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Central Daylight Time
BankIn Minnesota - SHAZAM Education Center 7900 International Dr, Ste 685 Bloomington 55425

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