Rewards, Recognition & Realization: Facilitating Meaningful Work and Personal Fulfillment

Wednesday 4:20 – 5:20pm

Session Description

Workers are asking for what they want from employers in terms of work, the workplace, and their long-term careers — including greater purpose and belonging in organizations’ free from inequality and bias. This interactive and research-driven presentation will review the latest trends in the labor market and responding HR practices and solutions for remuneration, rewards, and recognition that affect how work gets done, people get paid, and the overall impact these changes are having on retention and employer reputations.

Learning Objectives

  1. Discover why the modern workplace requires that we listen and respond differently to employees
  2. Learn how to reshape employee motivation through purpose and meaning of work, and go beyond pay
  3. Explore ways to improve resources and relationships between HR, managers, and employees


Julie Develin, MSHRD, SHRM-SCP

An expert on employee relations, workplace flexibility, and workforce development, Julie Develin is a Sr. Partner, HCM Advisory at UKG, a global leader in workforce cloud solutions. With more than 17 years of experience as an HR practitioner focused on improving workplace culture and enhancing the employee experience, Develin helps organizations implement strategic employee technology and workplace initiatives to enhance productivity, improve communication, and increase satisfaction across the workforce. Develin holds an M.S. in human resources development from McDaniel College, where she continues to work today as an adjunct professor in the human resources management and human services management programs.