MEGA SESSION: What a Boomer and Gen X'er Can Teach You About Engaging and Retaining Gen Y

2014 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: The average tenure of a Gen Y worker is two years — can you afford not to engage and retain?

What does this baby boomer and Gen X’er know about engaging and retaining Gen Y employees? A lot! Join Kelleher and Botto for an interactive, informative, humorous and practical session. By 2025, 75% of the workforce will be Gen Y. They are here, and we Boomers and X’ers need to understand and engage them to drive high performance. You’ll hear 10 myths about Gen Y and get practical takeaways to engage them. This session uses multimedia and global case studies to give you a new appreciation and optimism about this exciting generation.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 23, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm

Bob Kelleher


Bob Kelleher is a best-selling author, keynote speaker, and consultant on employee engagement, leadership, and workforce trends. Bob is the author of the bestselling book, LOUDER THAN WORDS: 10 Practical Employee Engagement Steps That Drive Results, CREATIVESHIP, A Novel for Evolving Leaders, EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT for Dummies, and I-Engage, Your Personal Engagement Roadmap.   

Bob can be seen or heard on national media (most recently on CNBC, CBS, NBC News, Business Week, Forbes, and Fortune, and has presented to many of the world’s top companies

Bob is also the founder of The Employee Engagement Group, a global survey, products, assessment, consulting firm.  

Kelly Botto


Kelly is a leading talent management talent and consultant who specializes in leadership and management development. Kelly brings over 15 years of experience in human resource, organization and leadership development. She has outstanding platform and training skills, with a warm, direct and insightful style.

Kelly is currently as Associate Consultant for The Employee Engagement Group, helping facilitate leadership off sites, while building and overseeing specific talent management programs and initiatives.

Prior to joining The Employee Engagement Group,  Kelly was a Partner with Camden Consulting Group, a boutique leadership development, talent management, and executive coaching firm. As Partner, Kelly led the client relationship management, consulting services design and delivery and operations for the firm.

Prior to Camden, Kelly was an independent consultant for 9 years where she provided expertise in executive coaching, performance management and leadership development to companies in a breadth of industries including financial services, technology, public relations and consumer goods.  Kelly also spent years on the corporate side as a Human Resources Generalist.

Kelly’s passion is to engage individuals and organizations to fulfill their potential.  A natural facilitator and presenter, Kelly also has the unique  ability to gain consensus through her collaborate efforts. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Saint Anselm College.

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HR Credit
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Mega Session
HR Expertise
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