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Paychex Business Conference

Day 1
Thrive Day 1 Recap
Day 1 Recap
Day 1 Recap

From Cy Wakeman's inspiring opening session to the practical and powerful keynote interview with the Shark Tank's Daymond John - and all the experts in between - you'll be sure to find the insights and solutions you need to build a business that will THRIVE in 2021 and beyond.

Cy Wakeman
Cy Wakeman
Reality-Based Leadership: All the Ways a Better Workplace Starts with You

Changing and challenging business environments call for a new kind of leader – a leader willing and able to recreate mindsets (their own and those of others) and change an organization’s culture in order to lead in a bold new way. Join Cy Wakeman, NY-Times bestselling author and leadership consultant for this dynamic presentation, followed by a live Q and A.

Jeanne Meister
Jeanne Meister
How to Build a Workplace for What’s Next: Top 3 Trends to Watch For

Jeanne Meister, Founding Partner of Future Workplace, shares the five key themes that will drive HR (and business) success in the months and years ahead, including employee wellbeing, organizational trust and safety, creativity and innovation, data literacy, and human-machine partnerships.

Mike Trabold
Mike Trabold
From Paid Leave to Tax Credits: Regulatory Trends that will Impact Your Business

It’s a brand-new year, and business regulations are changing at a breakneck pace. Trends in employment law have evolved dramatically, and it can be hard to keep up. Mike Trabold, Paychex Director of Compliance Risk, will review the top issues to keep on your radar based on current legislative agendas.

Christopher Lopez
Christopher Lopez
How to Move from Diversity to Inclusion, and Truly Harness the Power of People

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are hallmarks of the most successful businesses. But how do you make it a reality in your workplace? Christopher Lopez, Manager of Emerging Professional Engagement, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), lays out a roadmap for you and your team.

Dr. Casey Chosewood
Dr. L. Casey Chosewood
Total Worker Health®: Strategies to Promote Safer, Healthier, and More Fulfilling Work

The concept of work is being redefined faster than most workers can keep up. To address these challenges, CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) launched the Total Worker Health® program. Join Dr. L. Casey Chosewood, the Director of this program, as he examines the new way we work, unpacks what we know about the tight link between work and health, and provides ready-to-use solutions that will help your team today.

Jeff Higgins
Jeff Higgins
Run Smarter, Not Harder: Using People Analytics to Make Better Business Decisions

HR and finance professionals often speak different languages. Jeff Higgins, CEO Human Capital Management Institute, helps you bring them together to deliver better business outcomes. Learn how you can change the game with the right people analytics and use those numbers to drive superior decisions around capacity and talent.

Alison Stevens
Alison Stevens
Leveraging the Latest Benefits Trends to Attract (and Keep) the Best Talent

Alison Stevens, Director of Paychex HR Services, explains how to develop a more flexible, more strategic benefits program that will work harder for your business as you compete to attract and retain talent in a world of new employee needs and expectations.

Martin Mucci
Martin Mucci
Putting the Power of Simplicity to Work for You

An interview with Paychex CEO, Martin Mucci, as part of the Paychex Business Series podcast hosted by Gene Marks.

Daymond John
Daymond John
Success Secrets from a Shark: How to Think more Creatively than the Competition

Crystal Washington hosts a moderated conversation with Daymond John, Founder/CEO of FUBU, star of ABC's "Shark Tank", and CEO of The Shark Group.

Day 2
Tom Hammond
Day 2 Recap
Day 2 Recap

From unique tools to source and hire better talent to the benefits and technologies to keep those people enthused and engaged, our day two learning labs covered the full range of insights and solutions you need to build a business that will THRIVE in 2021 and beyond.

James Kirchhoff Portia James
James Kirchhoff and Portia James
Lab 1: Using Paychex Flex® Technology to Source and Hire Talent
Finding talent is the key to every successful business. Learn how to leverage Flex and our partner integrations to identify and connect with the best candidates, and then streamline the hiring and onboarding process to create a seamless experience for employees and managers alike.
Laurie Shapiro Jenna Easton
Lori Shapiro and Jenna Easton
Lab 2: Driving Productivity and Day 1 Engagement Through Self-Service

Today’s workforce is looking for immediate access to their data with intuitive technology that allows them to control their address, tax withholdings, retirement and benefit withholdings, and more. From hire to retire, learn how to introduce efficiency and automation that gives your employees access to their data while allowing you to maintain control through workflow and approvals.

James Kirchhoff Scott Bird
James Kirchhoff and Scott Bird
Lab 3: Communicate with your Employees Using HR Technology

Whether your workforce is onsite or distributed, effective communication with your team is the secret to ensuring (or unlocking) productivity and engagement. Learn how to leverage HR Conversations and HR Connect to enable convenient and confidential exchanges with employees and managers.

Josh Mazza Amanda Miller
Josh Mazza and Amanda Miller
Lab 4: Enabling Device Independence with Time Tracking

Paychex Flex Time supports one integrated solution that includes all your company and employee information in a single platform. We make time tracking simple for administrators, as employee hours automatically and securely flow to payroll and other HR functions.

Nathan Shapiro Ken Burtnick
Ken Burtnick and Nathan Shapiro
Lab 5: How to Leverage Paychex Flex® Technology to Deliver the Perfect Payroll

Payroll errors are costly and erode the confidence of your employees. Learn how Paychex Flex can deliver a “Perfect Payroll” and significantly reduce administrative effort while helping provide your employees with access to their net pay two days in advance of check date.

Donna Rohrs and Scott Bird
Donna Rohrs and Scott Bird
Lab 6: Performance Management and Continuous Learning

No matter where they are in their career, employees are looking for feedback and opportunities to grow their skills. Learn how to leverage the Paychex Flex® Performance Management module to provide ongoing feedback on a cadence of your choice and leverage a learning management system to provide opportunities to enhance your skills and those of your team.

James Kirchhoff and Jon Balcerek
James Kirchhoff and Jon Balcerek
Lab 7: Make Financial Decisions by Using HR Analytics and Reporting

Learn how to Access 160+ payroll and HR reports to analyze payroll labor costs, labor demand, DEI, year-to-date reports, and workforce analytics to identify and benchmark corporate, location, and department turnover trends.

Craig Silverstein and Dan Hindman
Craig Silverstein and Dan Hindman
Lab 8: Easy Enrollment in Next-Generation Retirement Plans

As businesses look to employee benefits to stay competitive in the labor market following the COVID-19 pandemic, they’ll need to understand their options, including new retirement plan options such as a Pooled Employer Plan (PEP), state mandates and how to take advantage of the SECURE act.

Jennifer Wagner and Barry Gauch
Jennifer Wagner and Barry Gauch
Lab 9: The Full Power of Paychex with PEO

Today’s business environment is complex. Navigating federal, state and local regulations, evaluating available stimulus opportunities, defining policies to protect your people and your business, the list is endless. Learn about the many advantages of the PEO.