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Gracefully Offboarding

Human Resources

Gracefully Offboarding

A lot of focus is placed on the onboarding process and an employees’ first few days at the company. Research has shown us that a successful onboarding process plays a huge role in an employee’s overall experience in a company. Not enough emphasis is put on the offboarding process, which is just as important, and in some cases even more so.

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October 9 - 23, 2019

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Human Resources

Mental Health Symptoms in the Workplace

It’s hard to deny that there’s a stigma around mental health in the workplace. The Mental Health Foundation has concluded that by 2030, mental health problems will be the leading cause of mortality and morbidity globally. As HR practitioners, it’s our duty to educate our workforce on best policies and practices on handling mental health symptoms when they arise.

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October 2 - 16, 2019

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Human Resources

Strategies for Promoting Equality in your Workforce

Regardless of size or industry, every HR Department is focused in some capacity on promoting workplace equality. Embracing diversity and setting expectations for your company’s culture play a major role in creating truly level playing fields where everyone feels celebrated and supported. We’ll discuss key points for HR professionals to keep in mind when striving to improve in this area.

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September 25 - 9, 2019

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Finance

Cybersecurity in the Financial Marketplace

As advancement in technology continues to grow at an unparalleled rate, data is becoming even more vulnerable to cyberattacks. Cybersecurity risk is one of the key areas of concern for finance professionals and as attacks increase, companies must find ways to act. We’ll discuss three ways that financial leaders can protect their data: Design and delivery of their services, managing risks, and training their teams.

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September 25 - 9, 2019

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Human Resources

Getting Talent Back to Work: Hiring Qualified Applicants with Criminal Backgrounds

SHRM teamed up with Koch Industries to launch a new initiative called “Getting Talent Back to Work”. The initiative encourages individuals and their organizations to provide opportunities to qualified applicants with criminal backgrounds. So far, they’re making great headway with companies and trade associations representing more than 50 percent of the U.S. workforce committing to the initiative. We’ll discuss embarking on this initiative and what implications it could have for your company.

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September 18 - 2, 2019

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Information Technology

The Top Digital Transformation Trends for 2019

Digital transformation is both a technological shift and an organizational change that occurs when technology, business and people work together simultaneously. We have already seen a great shift in digital trends for 2019, such as Consumption-Based IT Services, Mobile Apps, Blockchain, Big Data, etc. What are the front-runners and which will be the last ones standing?

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September 18 - 2, 2019

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Finance

Maximize Your Stored Data

While the vast amount of data stored has many benefits, appropriate scrutiny, auditing and developing controls will need to be a key priority. Finance leaders are tasked with understanding and analyzing the massive amounts of data being captured and stored. The information and data received must not only make sense but must be also turned into useful and actionable insights.

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September 18 - 2, 2019

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Human Resources

How to Hire Key Executives that Will Thrive in Your Culture

Finding the right executive leadership is absolutely critical to your company’s success. One bad hire can tank the entire operation; conversely, one great hire can steer the ship towards wild success and employee satisfaction. Is a laundry list of qualifications more important than a candidate’s fit culturally? This is not an easy thing to navigate and has huge implications for CHROs. As an HR leader, how can you make effective decisions when it comes to your executive staff?

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September 11 - 25, 2019

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Information Technology

Inaction Can be Your Organizations Biggest Risk

CIOs, CTOs and CISOs need to align cross-functional departments to prioritize risk management and cybersecurity programs adequately. The simple act of inaction on adopting new technologies and innovation can be a huge risk to the future sustainability of an organization. In this fast-paced and uncertain digital era, what is your companies’ biggest risk?

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September 11 - 25, 2019

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Finance

Is Your Analytics Program Set Up for Success?

Companies must think through the strategy for scaling analytics programs to make them viable solutions. Specifically, how can you ensure that the results justify the means? We’ll discuss what challenges and issues are holding back your organization back from being analytics driven. We’ll touch on implementation strategies like prioritizing by impact, feasibility and usability.

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September 11 - 25, 2019

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