How a Best Place to Work Culture Impacts the 3 R's:
Recruiting, Retention and ROI
Chicago SHRM Members $30 | Non-Members $60
EARN 1.5 SHRM PDCs & 1.5 HRCI BUSINESS CREDITS
The Chicago SHRM Executive Insights Series is designed to bring you solutions and strategies around the crucial challenges that confront today’s HR professionals and business executives. During this hard-hitting quarterly series, you will hear about key business trends, innovative concepts, thought leadership, and cutting-edge technology from the perspective of an executive.
You will learn that creating a “best place to work” culture is one differentiator you can take on that elevates your company to the next level.
Building a culture where you can drive profitability through retention, recruitment and employee engagement is an important differentiator. Assurance has been a repeat Top 10 Best Place to Work in Chicago award recipient, and their CEO will describe why the company made the strategic business decision to make this a priority for the company. He will dive into areas where investing in employees can be financially beneficial to you. For example, you'll hear case studies on “wooing talent” through other engagement factors, such as wellness and corporate social responsibility initiatives. By the end of the presentation, you will:
- Learn fun and cost-effective strategies for boosting employee engagement.
- Explore your role in becoming a best place to work.
- Discover what it takes to achieve maximum impact and drive organizational change.
- Determine the ROI behind an engaged corporate culture.
- Determine your role in implanting a Best Place to Work strategic project.
- Conduct a cost/benefit analysis on implementing a Best Place to Work strategy at your organization.
- Determine the ROI and costs/benefits of related changes to your engagement, wellness, corporate social responsibility, and other elements of a Best Place to Work program.
Tony Chimino, CEO - Assurance
Tony has been the CEO of Assurance since 2001 and became Chairman of the Assurance Board of Directors in 2017. His driving ideology for the company is a complete and dedicated focus on creating value for clients through business, benefits and risk management improvements. As CEO, he’s responsible for the strategic direction of Assurance and the development of a highly effective executive team. He operates under the mantra that happy employees = happy clients. Under his leadership, Assurance has become one of the largest independent insurance brokerages in the U.S., placing over $1 billion in premiums annually for businesses and individuals. The company has grown to over 400 employees and has earned 100 awards for client service and being a Best Place to Work, including national recognition from Business Insurance and Fortune magazine.
Prior to joining Assurance, Tony was a National Accounts Underwriter and Business Development Supervisor for Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company, where he supervised a team of 16 and had Workers’ Compensation underwriting responsibilities for a $10 million book of business.