2014 Human Capital Leadership Forum
2014 Human Capital Leadership Forum
May 8, 2014 - Chicago, IL
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As Human Capital leaders continue to face tough decisions as a result of a still-improving economy, other critical areas remain top-of-mind, including keeping employees engaged, creating succession management plans, handling executive compensation, and increasing influence in the board room. These challenges put a number of new pressures on Human Capital leaders, who must balance business demands while simultaneously satisfying the workforce. These are among the topics that will be discussed at the 2014 Human Capital Leadership Forum in Chicago.
This event will feature insights from top executives, including:
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Cliffs Natural Resources View Bio »
Dennis serves as Vice President Human Resources Operations, Labor & Employee Relations for Cliffs Natural Resources. Cliffs, a member of the Fortune 500 (NYSE:CLF), is an international mining and natural resources company which has been supplying steelmakers with world-class raw materials for 165 years. Cliffs owns and operates iron ore and coal mines in the United States, Canada, and Australia, with exploration and development activities in several countries.
Before joining Cliffs, Dennis was Vice President Labor Relations for ArcelorMittal’s Americas region. ArcelorMittal is the world’s largest steel producer and among the world’s largest iron ore and coal miners. Dennis was a member of the Global Human Resources Leadership Team and co-led its Joint Global Health & Safety Committee with international trade union leaders. Dennis developed ArcelorMittal’s innovative Steelworker for the Future partnership with community colleges, high schools, employer and community groups, which has been recognized for leadership by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Clinton Global Initiatives-Americas. www.steelworkerforthefuture.org .
Dennis currently serves on the Board of Visitors of Temple University’s School of Law, and is active with the Alliance for American Manufacturing ,www.americanmanufacturing.com, and Manufacturing Renaissance, www.mfgren.org, organizations devoted to strengthening the manufacturing industry. Dennis holds a J.D. from Temple University School of Law, a B.A from the University of Massachusetts, and a certificate from the Advanced Management Program of the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.
Avature View Bio »
Prior to founding Avature in 2004, Dimitri co-founded HotJobs.com in 1997. As Chief Operating Officer and later CEO, Dimitri's responsibilities at HotJobs.com included the direct management of all of its business activities. HotJobs.com was sold to Yahoo! in 2002. Prior to HotJobs.com, Dimitri was Managing Director of a high tech executive search firm with offices in New York and San Francisco.
Dimitri is a noted authority on the labor market and has appeared on CNNfn, CNN, Fox News, The Cavuto Report, Power Lunch, and other programs, and has been featured in Business Week, The New York Daily News, Investor’s Business Daily, and other print publications. He served on the Board of Directors of Zhaopin.com, an internet employment site located in Beijing, from 2002 until 2009.
Dimitri is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania where he obtained a BA in biophysics. His post graduate research was at the University of Illinois, where he used Cray Super Computers to model macromolecular structures.
Oracle View Bio »
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Kansas City Southern View Bio »
John E. Derry is senior vice president human resources for Kansas City Southern, directing the human resources and labor relations functions for The Kansas City Southern Railway Company and advising Kansas City Southern de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. on its human resources and labor relations functions.
Mr. Derry joined Kansas City Southern from YRCW-Yellow Transportation, where he served as vice president human resources. He has also held a variety of human resources and operations positions with General Mills, Inc. He holds a master of science in organizational development from Bowling Green State University and a bachelor of arts in leadership and management from Judson College. He is also certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources from the Human Resource Certification Institute.
Boeing View Bio »
Scott Drach was named Human Resources vice president for Corporate and Shared Services Group in April 2011. He reports to Tony Parasida, senior vice president of Human Resources and Administration for The Boeing Company.
Drach is responsible for leading his team in partnering with the business to guide human resources (HR) strategies and deploy HR processes to Shared Services Group and seven Boeing corporate functions – Boeing Capital Corporation, Communications, Finance, Government Operations, HR & Administration, Law, and the Office of Internal Governance. He also plays an instrumental role in guiding the Company’s HR service delivery strategy and functional excellence initiative.
Prior to his current role, Drach led the function that provides HR services for Boeing International employees in more than 70 countries around the world. He worked with organizations across the company to improve the global delivery of HR support to employees and Boeing entities operating outside the United States.
Before joining Boeing International, Drach was the director of HR for Connexion by Boeing® and Boeing Canada Technology. Drach also has held HR leadership roles with Boeing-Corinth, Boeing-Irving, and Boeing Service Company in Texas. Earlier in his career he was involved in security and HR efforts for various divisions of the former Rockwell International after joining the company as a college intern at its Aircraft Modification Center in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Drach is a graduate of Louisiana State University and has a master’s degree in Industrial Relations from Louisiana Tech University. He is certified by the Human Resources Certification Institute as a global professional in human resources and as a senior professional in human resources.
Scott served six years in the Louisiana Army National Guard. He is a member of Rotary International and the Society for Human Resources Management. Scott also recently accepted a two-year appointment to the Chicago-Cook County Workforce Investment Board.
Ingredion View Bio »
Diane is responsible for all corporate HR activities, including strategy, organizational development, internal communications and reward and talent management. Prior to joining Corn Products in 2010, Diane served as Vice President, Human Resources and Communications, for Alcan Packaging’s Food Americas and Global Pharmaceutical Packaging businesses. She has also served as Vice President of Human resources for several companies, including the Flexible Packaging Business of Pechiney; Culligan International Company; and Alumax Mill Products Inc.; and was Director of Human Resources for U.S. Reduction Company. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Ithaca College and a master’s degree in industrial relations from the University of Wisconsin.
Shoe Carnival View Bio »
Sean Georges is the Senior Vice President of Human Resources and In-House Counsel for Shoe Carnival, Inc., a fast-growing, 365-store, publicly-traded family footwear retailer (NASDAQ: SCVL) headquartered in Evansville, Indiana. Sean is responsible for providing (servant) leadership for a team of human resources, payroll, benefits, compensation, and in-house legal professionals, in support of Shoe Carnival’s 5,200 employees in 32 states and Puerto Rico, their families, and Shoe Carnival’s customers.
Prior to joining the leadership team at Shoe Carnival, Inc. in 1999, Mr. Georges served as a private business litigation attorney for three years, with a focus on employment and management-side labor law. Before entering the “civilian world,” he served on active duty with the Marine Corps for 13 years in a variety of positions, with the bulk of his service as a Marine Corps Judge Advocate. In addition to prosecuting and defending Marines in locations from Camp Lejeune, North Carolina to Camp Pendleton, California, he supported operational Marine Corps units in Okinawa, Japan, and underway in the Western Pacific, advising on issues relating to Military Law and the Law of War.
Mr. Georges earned his Bachelor of Science degree, with Distinction, from the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, where he also received his Commission as an Officer of Marines. While on Active Duty, he received his law degree from the University of Illinois, and later obtained a Master of Laws from The Judge Advocate General’s School of the Army at the University of Virginia.
DDR Corp. View Bio »
Mick Hanna is the Leadership and Employee Development Director for DDR Corporation, a commercial real estate company based in Cleveland, Ohio. He is a graduate of the Royal Military College, Duntroon (Australia) and holds a Bachelor of Social Science and Master of Management from the University of New South Wales (Australia). Mick served for 24 years as a Cavalry Officer in the Australian Army, commanding a Cavalry Troop, Squadron and Regiment. He also held instructional positions at both the Australian and US Army Armor Schools and, in his final position in the Army, as the Australian Exchange Instructor at the US Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Since his retirement from the military Mick has settled in Northern Ohio with his wife Kim. His current employment enables him to utilize his extensive training and development experience in a corporate setting. He is an avid Rugby fan, former player and coach. His hobbies involve motorcycle touring and adapting to American life.
SunEdison View Bio »
Matthew Herzberg joined SunEdison (formerly MEMC) in March 2011 as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. Matt joined SunEdison from Express Scripts, Inc., a Fortune 100 pharmacy benefits manager, where he served as Vice President of Human Resources and was responsible for all facets of HR. Prior to that role, he served as the Vice President, Talent Management & Total Rewards and Vice President, Organizational and Leadership Development. Earlier in his career, Matt held various human resources and labor relations positions at companies in the utility, insurance and financial services industries.
Matt earned a BA in Psychology from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale and a Master of Arts in Industrial – Organizational Psychology from Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. He is currently pursuing his Doctorate in Organizational Theory from St. Louis University.
Right Management View Bio »
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SumTotal Systems View Bio »
Steve Iannuzzi is the Vice President with SumTotal Systems and is responsible for the Eastern half of North America including Chicago and the Great Lakes region. For more than 20 years, Steve has been working closely with Fortune 500 companies to improve the productivity of their Workforce through the use of strategic Human Capital Management solutions. Steve’s ultimate goal is to help organizations create Great Places to Work by getting the most out of their Workforce thru all aspects of the employee lifecycle; from Applicant Tracking and Recruiting and Hiring to Onboarding and Learning Management to Performance Management and Succession Planning as well as Compensation Management, Time & Attendance, and Absence & Leave Management.
Steve was born New Jersey and studied Finance at Rutgers University’s AACSB certified School of Business where he received a Bachelor’s with Honors degree in 1993. Steve is also an avid musician and sports fan who enjoys spending his free time traveling, attending sporting events, and writing, playing, and teaching music.
TC Transcontinental View Bio »
Katya Laviolette holds the position of Corporate Vice-President, Human Resources, for TC Transcontinental (www.tc.tc). She is a member of the Corporation's Executive Management Committee and her principal role is to oversee the management of all human capital and corporate culture activities.
Ms. Laviolette has close to 20 years of experience in human resources, industrial relations, and organizational development, acquired in positions with CBC/Radio-Canada, Rio Tinto, Bombardier Aerospace, and CN Rail.
Prior to joining Transcontinental Inc., Ms. Laviolette held the position of Vice-President, People and Culture, for Canada's national public broadcaster, CBC/Radio-Canada, where she was responsible for the overall human resources and industrial relations function for the Corporation.
She holds a Bachelor's of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta and a Master's of Industrial Relations from Queen's University in Ontario. She has received a number of awards, including the E.S. Sunley Scholarship in Industrial Relations, the Queen's Graduate Fellowship, the Cameron-Wood Prize in Industrial Relations, and the Queen's University/IRC Press Prize for her article, "A Framework for a Formal Mentoring Program." In 2000, she co-chaired the Governor General's Canadian Leadership Conference.
She is a member of the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés and is on the board of directors of the Centre international de recherches et d'études en management (CIREM).
HireVue View Bio »
HR and general management expert, Chip Luman is the Chief Operating Officer at HireVue. In January 2009, Luman joined HireVue where he leverages more than 20 years of human resources, general management and operations experience.
Earlier in his career he served as senior vice president of HR Shared Services and Total Rewards at Charles Schwab and Co., where he led a team of up to 100 and was responsible for the company’s Compensation, Benefits, Payroll and Shared Services. He also filled the role of vice president of HR for Client Services during his tenure at Schwab. Prior, Luman also held extensive HR and management background positions at Marathon Oil, Pepsi Cola and Acclaim Entertainment, where he led the video game development division in 2000.
Luman has published articles and is an adjunct faculty member at Penn State University, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Labor Studies. He pursued graduate studies in business at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette.
SpartanNash View Bio »
Stephanie Naito was Vice President of Talent Management - Human Resources at SpartanNash. In this position, she oversaw talent management, performance management, leadership and organizational development nationwide. She was also responsible for leading Sales Management Development, an initiative designed to develop a sales-driven culture and workforce planning strategy.
Ms. Naito joined SpartanNash in 2009. Prior to joining SpartanNash, she was Vice President, People Works for Brinker International where she focused on leading human resource administration, talent development and talent acquisition for the Chili’s brand. Prior to Brinker, Ms. Naito was Group Vice President of Talent Development at Rite Aid Corporation responsible for leading human resource initiatives to include talent acquisition, training, organizational development, diversity and customer satisfaction. Ms. Naito has over 25 years of experience leading teams as a human resources professional.
Ms. Naito earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Home Economics from San Jose State University. She currently resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Rosetta Stone View Bio »
Michaela Oliver is the head of human resources for Rosetta Stone. Michaela joined RST at the beginning of 2010 where she has been an integral part of the leadership team that has been transforming the company to a global online digital learning company, including acquiring four companies in 2013.
Prior to her current role, Michaela served as the senior vice president of human resources at AOL, where she led talent management, organizational effectiveness, total rewards, workforce analytics, payroll and operations, and HR technologies for approximately 7,500 employees worldwide. Previously, Michaela held varying roles in human resources for ExxonMobil, including an assignment in Almaty, Kazakhstan where she lived for a couple of years.
Michaela holds a Bachelors of Arts in psychology from the University of Michigan and a Masters of Labor and Industrial Relations from Michigan State University (MSU). Michaela continues to work with her alma mater as she sits on the Advisory Board for MSU's School of Labor and Human Resources (rebranded recently by the advisory board).
She speaks English fluently and is conversational in Russian and French and working on Spanish.
Cornerstone OnDemand Inc View Bio »
As a Practice Leader in Cornerstone’s Business Consulting group, Gayle is focused on Integrated Talent Management with special focus on Performance and Succession. She provides thought leadership to help Cornerstone clients take theory and turn it into practice and to advise them on how best to use CSOD to support and enable their talent management strategy and processes. Prior to joining Cornerstone, Gayle spent eight years managing her own consulting firm and worked with executive and human resources teams to design and implement talent management processes providing strategy, business process design, change management, and deployment planning for many large-scale talent management projects across many diverse industries and environments. She holds a BA in Liberal Arts from Xavier University and an MBA from Purdue University. She is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and a Six Sigma Black Belt.
Accretive Health View Bio »
Steve Schuckenbrock joined Accretive Health in April 2013 as President and Chief Executive Officer. He previously served as President of Dell Services where he oversaw a full range of business solutions from infrastructure and cloud to business process outsourcing. Steve was responsible for developing and delivering end-to-end IT services and business solutions for global corporations, government, healthcare providers, and educational institutions around the world. His work at Dell also included being President of Dell’s Large Enterprise business and Chief Information Officer. Prior to Dell, Steve was Co-Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of global sales and services for EDS. Before joining EDS in 2003, he was Chief Operating Officer of the Feld Group, an IT consulting firm. Earlier in his career, he served in senior roles at both PepsiCo and Frito-Lay. Steve holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Elon University in North Carolina. He is on the Advisory Board of both Elon University and Texas Christian University.
Allegis Global Solutions View Bio »
Kristy Sidlar has more than 20 years of experience in the human capital and recruitment industry, with 10 of those years in the recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) and managed services provider (MSP) sectors. In her current role as Executive Director for Allegis Group Services (AGS), Kristy is responsible for business development pertaining to large scale RPO clients. Kristy collaborates with clients to design and deploy enterprise-wide solutions, advising on best practices and continuously providing thought leadership utilizing her subject matter expertise.
Prior to her current role at AGS, Kristy served as Senior Director of Client Development for North America with Futurestep, a Korn/Ferry company. In this role, Kristy led a team of seven business development professionals which focused on RPO and talent acquisition consulting.
Throughout her six-year tenure at Futurestep, Kristy also gained experience as a Managing Director, where she developed mid-level search and project recruitment business. She also provided consulting services for technology selection and implementation, talent acquisition process evaluation and redesign, workforce planning and employer branding. Kristy’s client base included Walmart, Northrop Grumman, General Mills, Boeing, Dow Corning, Nike, Boise Paper, Kaiser Permanante, Novartis and others. As a result of continuous positive recognition from senior leadership, Kristy was selected to be the global representative for Korn/Ferry’s consumer/retail practice.
Preceding her Futurestep experience, Kristy worked in various sales manager capacities at Kelly Services, focusing on driving sales for the RPO and vendor management solution (VMS) divisions. Kristy has also held positions at Manpower and TESI Staffing Resources.
Currently, Kristy is a first point of contact for companies seeking information regarding workforce management solutions. Kristy collaborates with business development leadership to bring in and qualify leads. She attends industry events and develops brand awareness, educates companies on hiring and staffing solutions and strategically aligns potential clients to the appropriate regional contacts.
Kristy accomplished a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Spanish from Hope College in Holland, Michigan.
Accretive Health View Bio »
Caroline Stockdale returned to Accretive Health in April 2013 as Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer reporting to the CEO. She has responsibility for all aspects of Human Resources including Talent Management/Acquisition, Performance Management, Employee Communications, Employee Experience and value proposition, Compensation and Benefits, HR Operations, HRIS, HR compliance and Learning and Development. Caroline previously served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Medtronic. Before joining Medtronic, Caroline was Vice President of Revenue Cycle Operations at Accretive Health. She has served as a senior leader at global corporations, including Warner Music Group, where she was Executive Vice President of Global Human Resources and Business Operations; American Express, where she was the human resource leader for the Financial Services arm; and GE Capital Corporation, where she rose to the level of Executive Vice President and Global Human Resources Leader in the Aviation Services division. Caroline received a B.A. with honors from the University of Sheffield, Sheffield, England, with an emphasis in political theories, French, and linguistics. She is a U.K. chartered accountant (ACA), and a Six Sigma Black Belt.
Jostens, Inc. View Bio »
Natalie Stute is the Vice President for Human Resources at Jostens, Inc. From yearbooks to class rings, championship sports rings, diplomas, and graduation gowns, Jostens is the market leader of over 116 years annually serving 20,000+ schools, campuses, sports teams, and enthusiasts across North America. Stute is a member of the executive leadership team and has responsibility for Jostens global Human Resources function where she partners with Jostens businesses to develop and lead the human capital management strategy.
Since joining Jostens, Stute has transformed the organization’s compensation structure, succession planning strategy, leadership and development, onboarding and recruiting function, employee recognition program, and led efforts to receive such accolades as ‘Top 100 Companies to Work in the Twin Cities’ and ‘50 Most Engaged Workplaces in the U.S.’ for consecutive years.
Prior to joining Jostens, Stute held various leadership roles with Best Buy and Travelers Insurance. She serves as a board member of the Jostens Foundation, African American Family Services, member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and the Links Incorporated. Stute holds a B.A. from Florida A&M University, attended the University of MN - Carlson School of Management, and lives in Minneapolis with her husband Will Stute and four sons.
CareerBuilder View Bio »
As Vice President of Corporate Marketing and Branding, Womack directs the development of strategic marketing for the corporate marketing team and focuses on the recruitment needs of employers of all sizes. This includes overseeing business-to-business strategy including communications, advertising, promotions, events, research, e-commerce and customer experience.
In addition to leading corporate marketing efforts, Womack manages employment brand solutions at CareerBuilder. She works closely with her product development director to build the business strategy, tactics, and product developments for employment branding.
Womack has been with the CareerBuilder organization for seven years. Prior to her role as vice president of marketing, Womack worked as a vice president in the sales training department and as a marketing team director. Before joining CareerBuilder, Womack worked in the real estate and mortgage industry. She has a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and her masters of business administration from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
7:50am – 8:50am Breakfast
8:50am – 8:55am Argyle Executive Forum Opening Remarks
8:55am – 9:30am "Developing a Labor & Employee Relations Strategy"
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A major objective for a CEO and Board of Directors is developing a strategy, which is sometimes referred to as a high level plan to achieve goals under conditions of uncertainty. In business, this often translates to a strategy to achieving the goal of long term shareholder value by creating a valuable market position, determining what to do/not to do to get there, and aligning an organization’s activities and resources. Dennis will describe how he led the development of a people strategy to support his company’s business strategy, with useful principles and practices that can be applied in other settings.Dennis AroucaVice President Human Resources Operations, Labor & Employee RelationsCliffs Natural Resources
9:35am – 9:55am Thought Leadership Spotlight Presented by Oracle
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"Social – Why It’s HR’s Business"The emergence of social collaboration tools allow for new opportunities in the human resources function. CHROs must be able to leverage social media and technology to communicate a universal message that encourages engagement, drives collaboration and enables leadership development. It’s crucial for HR executives to utilize social media to better communicate throughout the organization, and more importantly, to brand HR as the owner of social media technology. Join Cara Capretta to learn how to take social collaboration from concept to business strategy.Cara CaprettaVice President Human Capital TransformationOracle*Please note, this session is off the record.
9:55am – 10:20am Coffee Break
10:20am – 10:25am Introducing "Beyond Basic Talent Management - Cultivating a Higher-Performing Workforce"
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Steve IannuzziVice President of SalesSumTotal Systems
10:25am – 11:10am Panel Discussion
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"Beyond Basic Talent Management - Cultivating a Higher-Performing Workforce"
Session topics include, but are not limited to:
- Accelerating professional development: workforce development as a strategic differentiator
- Balancing the short-terms needs of the organization with the long-term need to develop future leaders and bringing high-performing candidates on board
- Building an appreciation of your organization among employees and increasing retention rates
- How has technology been able to strengthen your strategy?
- Connecting employees with one another, promoting a collaborative culture and creating an environment for high performance Global talent and culture strategy, and the integral role that learning and leadership development programs can play
- Aligning management and talent to create a competitive, global mind-set
- Becoming proactive by anticipating company and marketplace challenges
- The 2020 workplace: connected, collaborative and social
11:15am – 11:35am Thought Leadership Spotlight Presented by CareerBuilder
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"Get the Advantage in a Competitive Talent Market"Nearly 2 in 5 people under 25 are unemployed or underemployed. Still, 4 in 5 employers say it’s difficult to find qualified talent. Stop and think about that for a minute. The widening skills gap has made the talent landscape increasingly competitive, and companies are coming up with innovative ways to gain a competitive advantage. Find out how you can help your company stay ahead of talent acquisition trends by using years of talent data, research and expertise. In this session, we’ll uncover the latest trends in this ever-evolving recruitment landscape, including how to target millennial candidates; what mobile will look like in the future; and how you can apply technology to simplify your entire recruitment process, freeing up your time to focus on what matters most — your people.Jamie WomackVP, Marketing & BrandingCareerBuilder*Please note, this session is off the record.
11:35am – 11:55am Coffee Break
11:55am – 12:00pm Introducing "HR in the Driver’s Seat: Bringing Strategic Alignment and Collaboration to the C-Suite"
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David HughesVP Strategic Business Development ConsultantRight Management
12:00pm – 12:40pm Panel Discussion
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"HR in the Driver’s Seat: Bringing Strategic Alignment and Collaboration to the C-Suite"
Session topics include, but are not limited to:
- The changing role of HR – discussion around accountability and a more strategic role
- Establishing HR’s impact and a look into analytics
- Collaborating with other leaders to design, communicate and transform a common vision for the company to drive results
- Measuring exponential engagement and linking it to company financial performance
- Moving the needle and demonstrating value through partnership and innovation
- Creating cultures of trust and collaboration to reach success
12:45pm – 1:05pm Thought Leadership Spotlight Presented by HireVue
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Chip LumanChief Operating Officer and DirectorHireVue
1:05pm – 2:05pm Lunch
2:05pm – 2:25pm Thought Leadership Spotlight Presented by Cornerstone OnDemand Inc
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"Abolish the Performance Review? Think Again."
Abolish performance reviews? Drop-kick those performance ratings? Recently, several high-profile companies have done just that! But are we really removing an obstacle to peak performance and employee engagement or are we bowing to pressure from overworked and unprepared managers? The performance review has become a dreaded annual exercise that is seen as a waste of time and resources. By addressing the real problem with reviews, they can become powerful tools that dramatically improve not only the individual’s performance, but the organization’s as well.Gayle Schneider LovingPractice Leader, Performance and SuccessionCornerstone OnDemand Inc
2:30pm – 3:05pm Fireside Chat featuring:
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Sean GeorgesSenior Vice President of Human Resources and General CounselShoe CarnivalInterviewed By:Michael Hanna Director, Leadership & Employee Development DDR Corp.
3:10pm – 3:30pm Thought Leadership Spotlight Presented by Avature
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"Disrupting HR: Digital Service Delivery Within the Digital Enterprise"
Everyone is finding themselves in the same situation: Adaptation has always been essential for survival, but technology has quickened the pace of change, making old habits more dangerous and quicker decisions more important. Briefly, Dimitri will be talking about the changes in Talent Management that technology is driving, and how non-technical executives should shape strategic directions based on these changes.Dimitri BoylanChief Executive OfficerAvature
3:30pm – 3:50pm Coffee Break
3:50pm – 4:35pm Steve Schuckenbrock
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President and Chief Executive Officer Accretive Health
&Caroline Stockdale Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer Accretive Health
4:35pm – 4:40pm Argyle Executive Forum Closing Remarks
4:40pm – 5:40pm Closing Reception
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*Please note, the agenda is subject to change.
Explore the most critical challenge areas and hot topics for HR leaders such as:
Examine how your organization is using technology to better align HR with the business to drive results, and how these adjustments are impacting the bottom line. Our speakers will discuss:
- Using workforce and predictive analytics to make decisions
- Leveraging mobile and social tools to manage recruiting efforts
- Modernizing the function through adoption of new skillsets
- Sharing the impact of human resources with the executive team
Empowering the workforce
Review the obstacles of building a unique organizational culture through employee engagement, and the importance of finding solutions to develop workforce efficiency. Get briefed on:
- Pinpointing employee needs and wants through effective communication
- Measuring the success of training initiatives and learning opportunities
- Providing engaging learning and development options for staff
- Deploying tools to nurture leaders and grow engagement from within
Recruiting top talent
Reflect on major issues that are intrinsic to identifying top talent and maintaining a high level of engagement, and discuss how the candidate profiles differ across generations. Gain insight into:
- Approaching and engaging the digitally savvy candidate
- Using innovative tools to attract and empower
- Prospecting smart with a strategic, targeted workforce plan
- Maintaining selectivity while humanizing the application process
The role of HR
The HR discipline continues to evolve in scope and practice. Discuss the ways human capital executives are change agents, reviewing the challenges of creating a results driven vision and culture. Hear about:
- Aligning the organization with a new 'people' strategy
- Creating a high performance culture that supports business goals
- Leveraging mechanisms and tools to motivate and engage employees
- Making a difference through a larger role on the executive team
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