Mike Rowe, Dirty Jobs Creator, To Spotlight The Virtues Of Hard Work As Final Keynote Speaker At Kenexa World Conference Orlando 2012
It’s a perfect match: Mike Rowe, America’s workforce ambassador, has partnered with Kenexa (NYSE: KNXA), a global provider of business solutions for human resources, to inspire, educate and entertain HR professionals who attend Kenexa World Conference (KWC) Orlando 2012. Rowe, the creator, executive producer and host of Discovery Channel’s Emmy®-nominated series Dirty Jobs with Mike Rowe, is on a mission to help deliver the message that hard work is noble and dirt washes off.
Rowe’s message is an ideal fit for a Kenexa-sponsored forum. Kenexa helps companies all around the world hire the best talent, maximize the performance of their workforce and match the right candidate with the right job.
KWC Orlando 2012 “Once Upon a Tomorrow: Sharing Stories that Move Business” will be held Oct. 17-18 at Disney’s Contemporary Resort at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The conference provides a forum where Human Resources experts share their expertise and stories about how to move business through best talent management practices.
“We share Mike Rowe’s value of respecting hard work, which is why we devote vast resources to help companies hire the best people and then provide ways for them to succeed in a wide range of jobs, from skilled labor to leadership positions,” said Rudy Karsan, co-founder and chief executive officer at Kenexa. “Mike’s passion for recognizing hardworking people who enjoy what they do is one that we share. HR practitioners who attend KWC Orlando will be able to apply what they learn from Mike to strengthen their workforce and make a positive impact on the lives of the people they serve.”Rowe likely has had more jobs than anyone on the planet. As the host of Dirty Jobs since 2005, Rowe has traveled to all 50 states, working as an apprentice on more than 300 jobs that most people would prefer to avoid. The goal of Dirty Jobs is to celebrate hardworking people who make life easier for everyone.
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