Hiring During Historic Low Unemployment

What you should know as employers.
Friday, April 26, 201911:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Lunch and Learn

Learn about –


  1. Bottom-line benefits from establishing a process to ensure a reliable stream of qualified and productive employees with the work ethic you expect.  How to assess whether an apprenticeship program would be beneficial.  How to retain apprenticeship program graduates as employees.
  2. Understanding how the low unemployment environment requires out-of-the-box thinking for your next hire.  Hiring employees with a criminal record and the necessary steps for risk analysis and the interview process.  Tapping into the ongoing veterans’ talent base and onboarding considerations for the transition to a civilian workforce.
  3. Beyond the resume – Take the human error out of hiring decisions by using behavioral and cognitive assessments to truly  understand and predict how candidates will perform in your workplace. 
  4. Making your company attractive to non-traditional clients.  Creating teams and environments that support individuals who might have flaws.  For each employee, raising the standards while raising his or her self-esteem and confidence. 

This Event is Free, except for whatever you order.

Enjoy lunch with old friends and take with you cutting edge strategies for protecting your Company.

Meet Our Speakers

Dolly Penland
Dolly Penland

President & CEO of Business Results

Dolly Penland, President & CEO of Business Results, a PI® Certified Partner firm, works with organizations helping them to hire and manage their talent to their highest potential. She was an award-winning freelance journalist with more than 20 years’ experience specializing in business news and advice before focusing her talents on business consultation, specializing in multiple areas including growing sales, reducing turnover and developing leaders.

Dolly’s Website
Chad Sorenson
Chad Sorenson

President, Adaptive HR Solutions

Chad Sorenson works with companies of all sizes in a variety of industries on leader-ship development, performance manage-ment, employer compliance and management training. He serves as the President Elect of the HR Florida State Council, is a past president of SHRM Jacksonville, and regularly speaks to companies and industry associations on human resources, leadership development, and employee engagement topics.

Chad’s Website

Doug Wilder
Doug Wilder

President, Wilder Business Success, Inc.

Doug Wilder’s purpose is to help great people repair and then thrive with their important business relationships.  He does this by listening to people, and then guiding them to happily make the right choices.  Doug works with business owners and key employees with huge potential, some who have made unfortunate choices and behaviors.

Doug’s Website
Gregg Gerlach
Gregg Gerlach

Managing Partner, Gerlach employment Law, PL

Gregg Gerlach is a board-certified labor relations and employment law attorney, who for over 25 years has represented employers in workplace and employee matters.  A frequent writer and speaker, Gregg’s practice includes educating employers, lawyers and human resource professionals throughout Florida on cutting edge developments in U.S. and Florida labor and employment law.

Gregg’s Website

Lunch and Learn Schedule

April 26, 2019

11:30 am
Greet old friends and new as we gather to discuss an important, timely topic.
12:00 Noon
While lunch is served.


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