MILLENNIALS IN THE WORKPLACE 2016

Speakers:
Stephen Hardy, COO, MySidewalk

Moderator: Peter Sloan, HOK

Workplace Design Panel:
Jon Copaken, principal, Copaken Brooks; Gerald Smith, founder and CEO, Plexpod; Terry Anderson, partner, Mariner Real Estate; Richard Wetzel, partner at Centric Projects; and Shelley Rosetta, principal at encompas.

Talent & Recruitment panel:
Tyler Paytas, global talent director, CBRE; Brian Johanning, vice president, Shafer Kline & Warren; Jessica Nelson, director, KCADC TeamKC: Life + Talent; Erik Linebarger, lead designer, HOK; Erin Dill, team lead, Cerner Careers

Sponsors:
HOK, Chicago Title, Centric Projects, BOMA Kansas City, Shafer Kline & Warren, encompas, Copaken Brooks, ThinkRealty, Affinity Enterprise Group, ServPro of Olathe/Lenexa

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PART 1: THE RESEARCH - Stephen Hardy kicks off MetroWireMedia's millennials in the workplace discussion with a look into how millennials are shaping the built environment.

PART 2: WORKPLACE DESIGN - Panelists left to right: Jon Copaken of Copaken Brooks, Gerald Smith of Plexpod, Terry Anderson of Mariner Real Estate, Richard Wetzel of Centric Projects, and Shelley Rosetta of encompas.

PART 3: TALENT & RECRUITMENT - This panel discussed why talent is more important than ever, and gave strategies for recruiting a strong team. Panelists included Tyler Paytas, global talent director, CBRE; Brian Johanning, vice president, Shafer Kline & Warren; Jessica Nelson, director, KCADC TeamKC: Life + Talent; Erik Linebarger, lead designer, HOK; and Erin Dill, team lead, Cerner Careers.