Working with Zing!

Working with Zing!

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  • BUY ANY 2, GET 25% OFF THE 3RD SEAT
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  • Our approach to HR & Management Practices. Interviews. Performance Reviews. The works.

    All about the systems and techniques Zingerman’s uses at every stage of the Employee Life Cycle. Not at all about HR laws and policies, but respectful of them, this seminar covers how we create HR systems and Management best practices that serve your organization’s bottom lines and culture, all while delivering a rewarding experience to employees!

    For managers looking for ways to help your team excel, small business owners needing to don yet another hat and HR professionals looking for a different perspective!


    Come to this 2-day seminar to:

    • Be able to explain how Zingerman's works to build a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and personal responsibility, balanced by the need for legal compliance.
    • Learn about the stages of the Employment Lifecycle and the role that managers play in each stage.
    • Acquire a variety of new tips, tools and techniques to improve the staff experience in your own organization.
    • Find a network of peers to call upon to help you get past roadblocks.
    • Laugh out loud, have a-ha moments and realize that lots of well meaning and well run organizations face the challenges you do.
    • Tour Zingerman’s Deli and Zingerman’s Bakehouse for a behind the scenes peek of how we do things here.
    • Eat delicious Zingerman’s breakfasts and lunches catered by our oldest and newest businesses, and everything in between.
    • Get buzzed on coffee roasted by Zingerman’s Coffee Company and treats from Zingerman’s Bakehouse, Creamery and Candy Company!

    Itinerary

    DAY ONE

    7:30AM Breakfast available
    8:00AM Welcome, Introductions, Overview
    Zingerman's History and Vision
    The Employment Lifecycle
    Stage One: Hiring the Right People
    Sourcing Candidates
    Interviewing and Hiring
    Noon Lunch
    1:00PM Stage Two: Helping Staff Succeed
    Importance of Documented Expectations
    Providing Effective Feedback
    Role Plays
    4:00PM Adjourn
    4:30PM Tour of Zingerman's Deli (optional)

    DAY TWO

    7:00AM Tour of Zingerman's Bakehouse (optional)
    7:30AM Breakfast available
    8:00AM Welcome back, Overview, Debrief Day 1
    Creative Tension: Compliance vs. Culture
    Diversity & Inclusion at Zingerman's
    Stage Two: Helping Staff Succeed (cont'd)
    Effective Performance Reviews
    Solving Performance Problems
    Handling Conflict
    Compensation/Benefits
    Stage Three: Assisting Departing Staff
    Terminations
    Exit Interviews
    Alumni Network
    Noon Lunch
    1:00PM Open Forum (Q&A with staff panel)
    Bottom-Line Change
    Final Reflection, Debrief, Evaluations
    4:00PM Adjourn