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Schedule

You have the flexibility to choose sessions from all four tracks to suit your interests and goals! Feel free to mix and match sessions as you build out your agenda. The schedule is subject to change, so please check back for the latest updates.

Track 1

Solving Key
Business Challenges

Track 2

Become a Paycor
Power User

Track 3

Maximizing the Value of
Your Paycor Solutions

Track 4

The Future of HR +
Strategic HR

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The Hyatt Regency Cincinnati is a city gem. Check out their website to see what we mean but be sure to reserve your room using the link above so you’ll receive the Connect+ discount.

Fast Track to Paycor Certification

(optional)

Additional fee is required.

This will be held at Paycor Headquarters – Transportation from Hyatt Regency Cincinnati provided

9:00am – 11:00am

Paycor Foundations

Catered Lunch

12:00pm – 2:00pm

Application Lab

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Certification Assessment & CORner Registration

Registration Open

4:00pm – 8:00pm

Check in on second floor of the hotel

Welcome Reception

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Join us in the ballroom on the third floor for a welcome from Paycor’s CEO, drinks, food, and a great kick off!

Registration

7:00am – 8:30am

Check in on the second floor of the hotel

Breakfast

7:00am – 8:30am

Join us on the second floor in the sun garden

General Session

8:30am – 9:00am

Welcome & Executive Remarks: Raul Villar – CEO

9:00am – 10:00am

Exclusive View into Paycor’s Product Innovation: Ryan Bergstrom – Chief Product Officer, Paycor

15 minute break

10:15am – 10:45am

Customer Experience Reimagined: Brett Meager – Chief Customer Experience Officer, Paycor

Keynote

10:45am – 11:45am

The Passion Effect: Sebastian Terry

Lunch

11:45am – 1:00pm

Join us on the second floor in the sun garden

1:00pm – 2:00pm

How to Build a Dynamic Recruitment & Onboarding Machine

Learn the most innovative and effective techniques to attract top-tier candidates from a richly diverse talent pool. But don’t stop there. Onboarding is just as important, as it’s your best chance to make new hires feel valued and prime them to make meaningful contributions from day one. Sign up now to learn from the experts.

Unlock the Full Potential of Paycor Payroll

Discover Paycor Payroll’s full potential. Learn best practices for payroll setup and scheduling, insights on using automated features to reduce human error, and strategies for effective payroll report utilization to drive data-based decisions. Whether it’s navigating through batch processing, tax calculations, or customizing your dashboard for quick access to frequently used features, we’ll provide you with practical knowledge you can apply instantly.

Reporting for Beginners

We’ll guide you through the steps of using Paycor’s robust reporting capabilities. Our product experts will demonstrate how to optimize reporting tools to glean valuable insights, inform strategy, and drive superior business outcomes. You’ll discover how to navigate through Paycor’s reporting dashboard with ease, and learn to create custom reports that cater to your unique business needs. We’ll explore real-world scenarios to show you how to interpret data, understand trends, and make data-informed decisions that could transform the way you do business.

Changing Fear into a Culture of Inclusion

Have you ever thought, “I’m too afraid to say the wrong thing?” In this engaging session, we will discuss some of the science behind fear, how it hinders the work environment, and strategies for how to create better outcomes in the customer service industry. You’ll engage in a practical activity to learn how to make conversations less fearful and more inclusive among internal teams and with your customers. The insights you will gain from this session will help you be a better leader, coach, and employee and foster a positive impact across your workplace environment!

2:15pm – 3:15pm

Boost Employee Engagement & Retention: The HR Blueprint

In this session, we’ll unlock key strategies to drive employee engagement and dramatically reduce turnover rates. We’ll also explore best practices for cultivating an environment that not only attracts exceptional talent but also inspires them to stay.

Workforce Management Power Up: Predictive Analytics, Labor Costs, Reporting

In this session, we’ll cover everything from tips for effective scheduling and time tracking, to strategies for predictive analytics and labor cost management. You’ll also learn how to use Paycor’s dynamic dashboards, analytics, and reporting tools for real-time insights into your workforce trends that drive business performance.

Workforce Insights Power Up: Advanced Analytics

This session is designed to equip you with the knowledge and tools to tap into the goldmine of data at your disposal within Paycor’s solutions. Our product experts will demonstrate how to use workforce analytics to decipher complex data and transform it into actionable strategies. You’ll learn how to use workforce data for strategic planning, revealing patterns that can help you streamline operations, optimize resource allocation, and enhance overall performance. 

C-Suite Conversations: The Emotional Intelligence Soft Skills Leaders Need to Succeed

In today’s dynamic business environment, technical competencies alone don’t guarantee success. Emotional intelligence and soft skills like communication, adaptability, empathy, and teamwork are becoming increasingly important for effective leadership. Our panelists will share their experiences, and we’ll discuss how to nurture human-centered skills in both current leaders and those aspiring to such roles, and the effect of this focus on the workplace.

3:30pm – 4:30pm

Empower Your Team’s Growth: Unleash Untapped Potential

In this session, we’ll highlight the key elements of successful employee development and share practical strategies to help you foster a culture of continuous growth. Learn how to inspire ownership and drive within your team, enabling them to take charge of their own professional advancement. We’ll also explore innovative techniques for creating impactful development opportunities, even on a limited budget.

HR & Benefits: Keep it Simple & Streamlined

Join this session to learn how to simplify benefits enrollment and management, ways to effectively communicate benefits to your employees, tips for streamlining HR tasks, and using powerful analytics for strategic decision-making. We’ll demonstrate how you can improve overall HR workflows, reduce administrative burden, and enhance the employee experience. We’ll also address strategies to efficiently navigate benefits compliance issues and provide practical tips on how to make the most of the integrations available within the Paycor ecosystem.

Harnessing Employee Self-Service and Unleashing the Power of Mobile Optimization for Deskless Workers

With the increasing prevalence of remote and mobile workforces, it is essential for organizations to adapt their HR applications to effectively support and engage deskless workers. Discover how leveraging employee self-service and mobile optimization can revolutionize the way deskless workers interact with HR systems, streamline processes, and enhance employee engagement.

AI & HR: Where Are We Headed?

Artificial Intelligence is no longer just a futuristic concept – it’s a powerful tool transforming the way businesses operate. This session brings together HR and technology leaders to discuss how AI-enabled solutions are driving HR’s evolution, affecting everything from talent acquisition to employee engagement, performance management, and retention. Our panelists will provide an in-depth look at the current landscape and discuss what’s on the horizon for AI in HR.

Evening Event

6:30pm – 9:30pm

Paycor Stadium

Registration

7:00am – 8:30am

Check in on the second floor of the hotel

Breakfast

7:00am – 8:30am

Join us on the second floor in the sun garden

General Session

8:30am – 9:15am

Paaras Parker – CHRO

9:15am – 10:00am

Customer Panel

10:00am – 10:15am

Paycor Customer Awards

15 minute break

10:30am – 11:30am

Driving Business Performance with Workforce Planning

Learn how innovative workforce management tools can provide granular insights into your workforce’s abilities, aspirations, and growth potential, enabling you to optimize your human capital and meet business objectives effectively. Discover how forecasting tools can help you anticipate and respond to future workforce trends and challenges, keeping your business one step ahead.

Make Talent Acquisition a Competitive Advantage

In this session, we’ll guide you through the ins and outs of optimizing Paycor’s talent acquisition suite to ensure that your hiring process is efficient, effective, and targeted. You’ll learn how to streamline your recruiting process with Paycor Smart Sourcing, manage job postings across multiple platforms, and use analytics to make informed decisions. And we’ll walk you through creating compelling job descriptions, candidate texting, and using data to refine your recruitment strategies.

The Paycor Customer Experience: Everything You Need to Know

In this session, we’ll cover the Paycor Support Center, our live chat feature, and the latest product releases to keep you up-to-date with our ever-evolving features. We’ll walk through in-app messaging and give you a guided tour of Paycor’s customer hub, The CORner, as well as our early adopter program. This informative session is designed to empower you with a comprehensive understanding of all the tools and support channels at your disposal.

Mastering KPIs and Business Metrics for Strategic Success

This session provides you with a roadmap to measure what matters. You’ll discover how to identify and track the most relevant KPIs for your business, interpret complex data, and convert it into actionable insights that can inform your strategic planning and drive outcomes. We’ll cover practical examples to showcase how these insights can directly influence key business decisions.

Lunch

11:30am – 12:30pm

Join us on the second floor in the sun garden

12:45pm – 1:45pm

What You Need to Know about Tax & Compliance in 2024

Learn about recent changes in tax laws and compliance regulations and their implications for your organization. Our advisors will translate complex tax jargon into practical, easy-to-understand language, demystifying the world of compliance. You’ll also learn how automated tools can streamline tax reporting, deductions, and audit trails, helping you maintain regulatory compliance.

Unlock the Full Potential of Paycor Payroll

Discover Paycor Payroll’s full potential. Learn best practices for payroll setup and scheduling, insights on using automated features to reduce human error, and strategies for effective payroll report utilization to drive data-based decisions. Whether it’s navigating through batch processing, tax calculations, or customizing your dashboard for quick access to frequently used features, we’ll provide you with practical knowledge you can apply instantly.

Unlock the Power of Paycor’s Partner Network

In this session, we’ll explore the diverse range of solutions and services–from background screening to point of sale systems–offered by our trusted partners. Gain insights into how these partnerships can seamlessly integrate with Paycor’s platform, empowering you to optimize your HR and payroll processes while driving overall business success.

Data Protection and Security: Safeguarding Your Data in a Digital World

In this interactive session, we’ll explore actionable strategies to ensure DE&I initiatives are not just performative gestures, but tangible efforts driving organizational change. We’ll discuss the role of HR in facilitating DE&I, the business benefits of a diverse workforce, and how to overcome the challenges often associated with these initiatives. You’ll gain insights into integrating DE&I into your recruitment, training, performance evaluation, and leadership development strategies.

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Authentic and Empathetic Leadership

Explore how authentic and empathetic leadership can serve as a catalyst to enhance engagement, supercharge productivity, and elevate workforce retention. We’ll cover real-world examples of authentic leadership in action and share strategies that you can implement to enhance your authenticity as a leader.

Paycor’s Playbook for Developing Effective Leaders

Learn how to use Paycor’s talent management solutions for skill-gap analysis, career pathing, and talent mobility. You’ll discover how to cultivate a high-performance culture using performance management tools and get the lowdown on creating effective learning and development programs. We’ll also cover setting up performance metrics, and using Paycor’s analytics for  talent insights. You’ll discover how to align your talent strategy with organizational goals and implement best practices for diversity and inclusion.

Mastering Configuration and Rights Management: Optimizing Workflows and Settings

Join us for this session where we will explore strategies for optimizing workflows, automating tasks, facilitating approvals, and improving efficiencies within your HR operations. Discover how to effectively configure and manage access rights to help ensure data security, confidentiality, and compliance in your organization. 

Interactive Workshop: Influence Paycor’s Product Roadmap

In this dynamic session, you will learn how you can contribute to the Paycor product roadmap by sharing your insights, suggestions, and expectations for the future of the solutions you use every day. You’ll learn about our product development process, and discover how your experiences and challenges can inform and enhance future releases.

3:15pm – 4:15pm

Boost Employee Engagement

Learn the most innovative and effective techniques to attract top-tier candidates from a richly diverse talent pool. But don’t stop there. Onboarding is just as important, as it’s your best chance to make new hires feel valued and prime them to make meaningful contributions from day one. Sign up now to learn from the experts.

Workforce Managment Power Up: Predictive Analytics, Labor Costs, Reporting

In this session, we’ll cover everything from tips for effective scheduling and time tracking, to  strategies for predictive analytics and labor cost management. You’ll also learn how to use Paycor’s dynamic dashboards, analytics, and reporting tools for real-time insights into your workforce trends that drive business performance.

Reporting For Beginners

We’ll guide you through the steps of using Paycor’s robust reporting capabilities. Our product experts will demonstrate how to optimize reporting tools to glean valuable insights, inform strategy, and drive superior business outcomes. You’ll discover how to navigate through Paycor’s reporting dashboard with ease, and learn to create custom reports that cater to your unique business needs. We’ll explore real-world scenarios to show you how to interpret data, understand trends, and make data-informed decisions that could transform the way you do business.

AI & HR: Where Are We Headed?

Artificial Intelligence is no longer just a futuristic concept – it’s a powerful tool transforming the way businesses operate. This session brings together HR and technology leaders to discuss how AI-enabled solutions are driving HR’s evolution, affecting everything from talent acquisition to employee engagement, performance management, and retention. Our panelists will provide an in-depth look at the current landscape and discuss what’s on the horizon for AI in HR.

Closing

4:20pm – 4:30pm

Raul Villar – CEO

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