Approved for 3.00 HR (General) HRCI Credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. Please be sure to note the program ID number on your recertification application form. For more information about certification or re-certification, visit the HR Certification Institute website at  The use of this official seal confirms that this Activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.

Approved for 3.00 SHRM Professional Development Credits. Philly SHRM is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or re-certification, visit

Signature Workshop Event

Generation Z will account for 27% of the workforce by 2025. Understanding how Gen Z communicates, works, and views the world is critical to any organization looking to win in the war for talent. This cross-generational day program will bring together emerging Gen Z HR professionals and seasoned HR practitioners to collaborate, share perspectives, and learn practical strategies for how to recruit and support the next generation.

This program will include the following:

1 | Structured Networking

2 | Gen Z Student Panel | Our program kicks off with a panel discussion featuring HR students and emerging Gen Z HR professionals who represent the next generation of HR leaders. They will share their unique insights, expectations, and aspirations in the workplace. Get ready to gain valuable perspectives on what Gen Z is looking for in their careers and how HR can adapt to these expectations.

3 | The Future of Recruiting | In this session, our audience will have the opportunity to hear from Bruce Marable, Co-Founder & CEO of Employee Cycle. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn how HR technology and social media can be strategically leveraged for recruiting the next generation. Learn how to harness the power of digital platforms to connect with Gen Z talent effectively. Discover the latest trends, tools, and best practices for leveraging technology to enhance your recruitment strategies.

4 | Real-World Career Paths | This program will end with a panel featuring seasoned HR professionals who have successfully navigated their careers and adapted to the changing demands of the workforce. Additionally, these HR professionals will share some of their experiences recruiting for Gen Z. They will share their personal stories, challenges faced, and lessons learned throughout their journey. Gain valuable insights into career development, ways to connect with Gen Z, and the evolving role of HR in the modern workplace.


  • 9:00am – 9:30am: Structured Networking
  • 9:30am – 10:15am: Emerging Leaders Panel
  • 10:15am – 11:00am: Fireside Chat
  • 11:00am – 11:15am: Break
  • 11:15am – 12:00pm: Talent Acquisition Panel