5 steps manufacturers must take to engage the Gen Z workforce

March 17, 2020 | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Contact AME: 224-232-5980 | conference@ame.org
Member Fee: $30
Student Member Fee: $25
Non-Member Fee: $30


354 Merrimack St, Lawrence, MA 01843
Lawrence, Massachusetts

Join AME for dinner and a presentation by Kronos' Kylene Zenk about engaging a multi-generational workforce. You'll hear new ideas for creating a work practice that gets the most out of Gen Z employees and learn how technology can enhance the employee experience.


Kylene Zenk is responsible for leading and executing go-to-market strategy for the manufacturing practice at Kronos Incorporated, a global provider of workforce management and human capital management (HCM) software solutions. A thought leader on topics surrounding digital transformation and workforce engagement, Zenk regularly speaks at industry leadership conferences.

Since joining Kronos in 2007, Zenk has focused on tracking and identifying the industry trends that shape the future of work for manufacturing organizations worldwide. She works with manufacturers to showcase how effective labor management can boost employee engagement and improve organizational performance. Zenk aligns closely with sales, services, product development, and customer success teams in order to achieve collective sales growth and meet customer satisfaction goals in her sector. She additionally serves as the lead of the Kronos Marketing Volunteer Committee.

Prior to joining Kronos, Zenk served in marketing, operations, and sales training roles at Capital One Financial Corporation. Zenk earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s degree in business administration from University of Massachusetts Amherst. In addition to her work at Kronos, Zenk is an active member of the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME), the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), and Women in Manufacturing (WiM), as well as the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

Learn how Kronos empowers manufacturing organizations worldwide to attract, retain, and develop fully engaged employees who deliver better business outcomes at www.kronos.com/industry-solutions/manufacturing.


6 - 6:30 p.m.  Networking  
6:30 - 7 p.m. Dinner  
7 - 8 p.m. Presentation


Attendees will learn how to motivate and engage a multi-generational workforce,  discover new ideas for creating "Gen Z-ready" work practices and ain insight into the role technology plays in enhancing the employee experience and gain insight into the role technology plays in enhancing the employee experience.


All levels of management and recruiters


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