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Recruit, motivate and retain your workforce [UPDATED]

Published 9:46am Monday, February 25, 2013 Updated 11:48am Monday, February 25, 2013

A much-needed workshop will be presented in Fergus Falls March 14 and will be brought to the area by the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), local Chambers of Commerce, WorkForce Center partners and economic developers.

Ted Schick, a well-known humorist and corporate trainer, will delight you with critical information and hints on how to find the best of the best and keep them happy and engaged.

The challenge for every employer is to both recruit and retain the talent that best matches the labor needs of the organization. How do we get them? How do we get the ones we want? Then, how do we keep them?

This engaging, entertaining and must-attend two-hour workshop will examine both recruiting and retaining the best employees for your organization. Participants will learn:

• The critical steps, skills and tactics to attracting

and recruiting the right kind of talent to your


• The first 90 days: setting our talent up for success

• Beyond the honeymoon — how do we keep our

talent motivated and engaged 90 days and beyond.

Locally, the workshop will open with registration at 7:30 a.m., with breakfast from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Thursday, March 14, at the Bigwood Event Center in Fergus Falls.

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Cost is $45 per person and includes the cost of breakfast.

The workshop is sponsored by Positively Minnesota. For more information, contact Rick Schara at 218-739-7560 or email

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