CAI Announces 2013 HR Management Conference with Daniel Pink as Keynote Speaker

Local HR Management Firm’s Annual Conference to Highlight How to Tap Into Employees’ Deepest Motivations for Exceptional Results

Raleigh, NC, January 18, 2013 --( Bruce Clarke, president and CEO of CAI (, a human resource management firm that helps organizations maximize employee engagement while minimizing employer liability, announced that the firm will host its 2013 HR Management Conference on Wednesday, March 6 and Thursday, March 7 at the McKimmon Center for Extension and Continuing Education, located at 1101 Gorman St. CAI’s 2013 conference, “The Talent Puzzle: Putting the Pieces Together,” will highlight tactics to engage employees and help executives, HR directors and managers improve their workforce’s overall performance.

Additionally, the conference will uncover ways to attract the best and brightest employees, assist coworkers in overcoming life and work obstacles, and prepare organizations for upcoming demographic shifts. Along with the keynote presentations, attendees may attend a variety of breakout sessions. These sessions will cover such topics as developing Gen Y employees into top-notch leaders, maximizing LinkedIn for recruiting and employment branding purposes, managing a remote workforce, addressing a shortage of skilled labor, and more.

Keynote speakers include:

Daniel Pink, a renowned author of four provocative books about the changing world of work, including his New York Times best-selling book, Drive. He has provided analysis of business trends on CNN, CNBC, ABC and NPR.

Jon Gordon, a best-selling author focused on guiding principles utilized by numerous NFL, NBA and college coaches and teams, Fortune 500 companies, school districts, hospitals and nonprofits.

Dr. James Johnson, the William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of strategy and entrepreneurship and director of the Urban Investment Strategies Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Early bird pricing is available for participants who register on or before Friday, Feb. 1, and is $365 per person for a group of three or more CAI members, $425 for CAI members and $479 for potential members. Conference attendees will qualify for eight general HRCI credits with additional strategic credits available. For more information about the 2013 HR Management conference, visit

“We are pleased to offer area professionals the chance to hear from business experts about the best ways to interact with employees to produce a more productive workplace and attractive company culture,” said Clarke. “As the economy continues to improve, it is more important than ever for Triangle business leaders to take the time to re-evaluate the talent management strategies of their organizations in order to meet the demands of a constantly changing business environment.”

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CAI is a trusted resource for HR, compliance and people development. With locations in Raleigh and Greensboro, CAI is a membership-driven organization that helps North Carolina employers maximize employee engagement and minimize employer liability through human resources and management advice, training, news, survey data, public policy advocacy and consulting services. For more information, please call (919) 878-9222 or visit

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