Corporate Wellness Events

Event Information

When: August 10th, 2018 8:00AM - 2:00PM
7:30am Continental Breakfast & Registration
WhereUnion University Carl Grant Center
1050 Union University Drive, Jackson, TN 38305

7:30 AM Registration | Continental Breakfast | Networking
8:00-8:05 AM Introduction Shelley Hayes, Corporate Wellness Manager 
8:05-8:30 AM Welcome Presentation by West Tennessee Healthcare
8:30-9:45 AM
Millennials in the Workforce
Keynote Speaker
Kristen Hadeed, Founder of Student Maid
As both a millennial herself and someone who has employed hundreds of millennials, Kristen Hadeed challenges and debunks stereotypes about her generation with stories from her own experience. Her company has a retention rate that beats the industry standard by a landslide. A departure from the stereotypical status quo, Student Maid's millennial employees are hardworking, dedicated and engaged - even though cleaning dirty toilets is in the job description. Despite the unglamorous line of work, millennials are lining up to be part of the company. In this keynote, Kristen offers practical tools to bridge the generational gap and create an environment where everyone thrives.
9:45-10:00 AM Break
10:00-10:45 AM
Employee Wellbeing at the Workplace
Virginia Peddicord, Director, Global Employee Population Health
Learn how Merck has re-set and re-invigorated its wellbeing initiatives to better optimize its culture of wellbeing.   The presentation will review the LIVE IT Program and how Merck integrates varies on-site services such as health services, food services, fitness centers to help make the healthy choice the easy choice.
10:45-11:00 AM Break
11:00-11:45 AM
Shelia Odom, Clinic Manager Pathways Haywood County Office
Crisis Prevention and Intervention
Prepare for a crisis before it happens! Discover how an ounce of prevention can make an impact. While also learning techniques to de-escalate situations if they do happen.
11:45-12:45 PM Lunch | Networking
12:45-1:45 PM
Well Tank
Very similar to the popular TV show "Shark Tank." Five finalists will pitch their health or wellness idea on stage, one winner will be chosen and presented with a check to help fund their idea.
1:45-2:00 PM Closing Remarks | Door Prizes
2:00 PM Adjourn
Kristen Hadeed

Kristen and Student Maid have been featured in news outlets including PBS, FOX Inc., TIME and Forbes. Her first TED Talk has received more than two million hits on YouTube.

Kristen Hadeed imagines a world in which all organizations have cultures that empower people to keep climbing toward the best version of themselves every day. As the young leader of Student Maid, a successful cleaning company that hires students, Kristen has fostered a unique perspective on leadership, organizational culture and engaging the next generation. Her optimistic, energetic and insightful keynotes and workshops unleash the potential in others to exceed their wildest expectations. She is an expert in developing and teaching practical, ready-made tools that inspire people to take action.

Over the last eight years, Kristen has challenged the millennial status quo. From her first leadership disaster, which resulted in three-quarters of her workforce quitting on the spot, to handing over day-to-day operations to a leadership team comprised of millennials, Kristen has learned what it takes to create a work environment that brings out the best in people of all ages. Student Maid has employed hundreds of people and is known for its culture of trust, accountability and empowerment. Many of the students who have worked with Student Maid have gone on to run their own businesses and receive highly sought-after positions in companies around the world.
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