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January 26, 2022
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Time Details:
9:00am - 12noon

Virtual online

Frederick, MD 21701
Free - Registration is required
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Frederick County Workforce Services: How to Attract & Retain Staff in the Current Labor Market

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

This course will help managers deal with the challenges faced during high turnover from the current pandemic and provide tips for attracting, recruiting, and retaining employees during these unprecedented times. Topics include understanding the challenges of the current labor market and how the pandemic continues to affect it, reviewing ways managers can help motivate staff, reduce turnover, and explore new hiring practices to attract employees. In this interactive and practical seminar, attendees will: Understand the key factors influencing the current labor market Explore methods to attract new talent/employees Discuss the importance of motivational leadership to increase retention, decrease turnover Understand the importance of creating a plan to decrease turnover Discuss attraction, retention and motivational strategies


Alison Kelly is a Human Resource professional, consultant and motivational trainer with extensive experience working with Fortune 500 companies, public sector, non-profits, manufacturing, retail and educational institutes. She has received awards from the government of her home country Ireland, and Maryland Public Schools for her excellence in design and delivery of training. 

Alison’s has over 25 years of consulting experience providing HR expertise for financial institutions, Fortune 500 companies, healthcare, manufacturing and retail industries and several educational institutes. 

Alison has also coached groups and individuals in preparation for job interviews and skills, and career planning. She shares her extensive experience as a Hiring Manager and HR consultant to students to ensure they can have increased success rates in their professional career search. 

She is affectionately known as “The Enter-Trainer” as she keeps participants entertained while delivering energetic workshops!

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