The 5 Keys to Genuine Employee Engagement

Wednesday 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM

Room: Cypress AB

Session Description

HR plays a critical role in increasing an organization’s bottom line, while simultaneously impacting its vision, mission, and goals. This program will positively impact those key areas by developing and implementing engagement and retention strategies that will increase individual and organizational value, with a focus on aligning those responsibilities across all business units. Learners will understand how to leverage engagement strategies to positively effect different business functions across their organization and enter into critical partnerships with other departments, while focusing on the target of achieving larger organizational goals. This program will help to improve participant’s skills in strategic planning that are crucial to capacity building, increase critical thinking around performance management, and develop overall leadership effectiveness.

Learning Objectives

  1. Demonstrate and justify why improving employee engagement is critical in their organization based on the latest, national employee engagement data, as well as their own data.
  2. Advance HR’s role in the organization through analysis of key performance indicators around genuine employee engagement, while developing new partnerships across business units for the purpose of improving the organization’s bottom line.
  3. Implement and gauge the effectiveness of the 5 Keys to Genuine Employee Engagement throughout the organization.


Thomas Topping

Tom Topping has spent his career and much of his spare time serving adults and children. He’s been leading teams and guiding employee performance throughout his career.

He is currently a District Director for HR Florida and was named the 2017 HR Florida Chapter President of the Year for his service to SuncoastHR in Pinellas County.