Upcoming Events for GVFHRA
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Monday, October 06, 2014 | GVFHRA Transitions & Networking Group-Pre-Employment Assessments;
Friday, October 17, 2014 | Greater Valley Forge HR Summit
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 | My HRCI Certification, What Now? - HRCI'S Perspective of its Future and Direction
Thursday, November 06, 2014 | EBIT-Duh!™ Finance for the HR Professional
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 | The Millennial Dilemma Developing Leadership for a New Generation
Thursday, November 20, 2014 | How Smaller Companies Win Big in the Engagement War For Talent
Thursday, December 04, 2014 | Blurred Lines: The Intersection of Workers' Compensation, FMLA and ADA

Monday, October 06, 2014 5:30pm to 7 pm
GVFHRA Transitions & Networking Group-Pre-Employment Assessments;
Speaker(s): Susan Foy Hugo

Date: Monday, October 6, 2014 October GVFHRA Career Management and Transitions Group Meeting
Topic:     Pre-Employment Assessments; What assessments are being used and how do they influence the screening and interviewing process? Can I do something to prepare for taking assessments? Many, if not most, organizations today have incorporated “pre-employment assessments” into their screening & hiring process.  CCI Consulting’s Senior Consultant, Susan Foy-Hugo is happy to share her SME knowledge and expertise on assessments with our group.  Understanding the instruments that are out there and how they are used to influence decisions in the hiring process can help those in transition.  Come to learn and ask questions! 

Facilitator:  Susan Foy Hugo
Susan joined the Career Concepts Organizational Development team in 2011 as a Senior Consultant.  Specializing in Leadership Development, she administers and debriefs Leadership Development testing and assessments Including Myers Briggs, DiSC and ASSESS as well as providing internal and external training.  Recently, Susan taught in the University of Pennsylvania's Management Development Program on topics which include Improving Emotional Intelligence and Managing Generations – Multigenerational Teams.  She has also facilitated instructor led seminars including Leveraging the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People for a global company’s Leadership Development Team and Pre-employment Testing – Checking the Fit of Candidates. Susan has significant experience managing Employment Engagement Surveys that measure employee satisfaction for multiple global organizations.  Integral to the design of the survey, she also analyzes, debriefs and provides recommendations for implementing improved management practices.

Susan received her Master’s in Psychology in Clinical Counseling from LaSalle University and a Bachelor’s degree in Management/Marketing from University of Scranton.



 


Please register for the event.

Location: CCI Consulting Corporate Office
                 Arborcrest Corporate Campus
                  Hillcrest II

                  
721 Arbor Way, Suite 180
                  Blue Bell, PA 19422
                   (Township Line Rd and Union Meeting Roads ¨C just a couple of blocks from Blue Bell post office. GPS does not recognize our address but Google Maps does)

Time:        5:30 PM to 7 PM

No Charge with free, on-site parking.

Susan McDonald
Vice President, Human Capital Management Consulting
CCI Consulting
http://www.cciconsulting.com/susan-mcdonald/

 

Directions: 

(Please note GPS does not register this address; Google Maps does.  This Corporate Campus entrance is at intersection of Township Line Rd and Union Meeting Rd in Blue Bell ¨C just a couple blocks from Blue Bell Post Office.)

Complimentary coffee & snacks!

Free on-site parking!  


 


Location
CCI Consulting Corporate Office
Blue Bell PA 19422
Door to door directions

Friday, October 17, 2014 7:15 AM to 4:00 PM
Greater Valley Forge HR Summit

Greater Valley Forge HR Summit

 

Friday, October 17th

  

7:15 AM to 4:00 PM
See All The Information By Clicking To The Right

 

This event requires registration on a linked page. Please click the button below to go to there and register.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 8:30 AM-10:30 AM
My HRCI Certification, What Now? - HRCI'S Perspective of its Future and Direction
Continental Breakfast will be provided
Speaker(s): Linda K. Anguish, SPHR, GPHR, Director, Certification Products, HRCI

MY HRCI CERTIFICATION, WHAT NOW? - HRCI'S PERSPECTIVE OF ITS FUTURE AND DIRECTION

No Cost To Attend

Greater Valley Forge Human Resource Association and Philly SHRM are pleased to announce we will be hosting a joint information session which is intended to provide valuable information on the future and direction of HRCI and its professional certifications in the wake of SHRM's new competency-based certification plans. During this session a senior HRCI representative will discuss the organization's commitment to remain a highly sought after and self-sustaining HR credentialing provider and how they will specifically continue to support and advance the HR profession through their accreditation services. The representative will also highlight data and information supporting its position that the HR profession will continue to view HRCI certifications as an important and essential professional distinction to pursue and maintain. A significant amount of the session will be dedicated to what is anticipated to be a lively and robust Q&A. Don't miss this opportunity to obtain direct and timely information from one of the key players involved in one of the most controversial issues impacting the HR profession.

Directions:

http://www.clubcorp.com/Clubs/Pyramid-Club/About-the-Club/Directions-Hours


 


Location
The Pyramid Club
Philadelphia PA 19103
Door to door directions

Thursday, November 06, 2014 7:30 AM
EBIT-Duh!™ Finance for the HR Professional
Approved for 1.25 Business Credits
Speaker(s): Clare Novak

EBIT-Duh!™ Finance for the HR Professional

November Breakfast

Approved for 1.25 Business Credits

 

 Participants will learn six strategic financial measures commonly used in business: 

Margin 

Return on Equity 

Return on Assets 

Operating Profit 

 Economic Value Added 

 EBIT-DA


Each indicator will be explained including what the term means, how it is used in business, what types of business it is most used in and what up or down trends mean for the business. Participants will be asked for examples of how each financial indicator impacts HR functions such as new hires, benefits, healthcare costs, etc. Additional examples, drawn from CFO’s and VPs of HR and Learning will be provided by the presenter. Participants will also be asked for examples of how they can proactively and positively impact the numbers by anticipating business needs. Presenter will provide additional examples drawn from CFO interviews. Participants will have a working knowledge of these key financial measures and their specific relevance to the learning function. Strategic HR and Organizational Development Partners understand how numbers drives business and how learning can drive the numbers. The better you understand the numbers, the greater your contribution.

Clare Novak is an award winning, international performance consultant with over a 20-year history of outstanding achievement in leadership training and performance improvement. Her experience spans corporations, not for profit organizations and higher education. She has successfully coached and trained levels from CEOs to supervisors.

Ms. Novak has worked extensively in Pakistan, Egypt, Kuwait, Ukraine and Canada. She has also work for global US – based companies with culturally
diverse employees. Her cultural appreciation and adaptability in training design and facilitation have fed her success in the international area.

Ms. Novak authored, EBIT-Duh!™ Finance for the HR Professional, an ebook and webinar course receiving praise from HR Professionals. She presented EBIT-Duh!™ Finance for the HR Professional at SHRM 2011 Annual Conference and received higher than average ratings in every category.  She has presented three times at ASTD International Conference and Expo (ICE), once for ASTD Tech and Skills Conference and for many state and regional SHRM Conferences. In particular, she presented, “EBIT-Duh, Finance for HR and Training Professionals” at both SHRM and ASTD ICE in 2011.


 


Lehigh Valley Paladin, LLC

Online Payment Pricing
GVFHRA members $30.00
Non Members $40.00
Student Pricing $10.00

Reserve Only Pricing
GVFHRA members $35.00
Non Members $45.00

Location
Crowne Plaza Valley Forge
King of Prussia PA 19406
Door to door directions

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 5:30 PM
The Millennial Dilemma Developing Leadership for a New Generation
Approved for 1.25 HRCI Credits
Speaker(s): Suzanne F. Kaplan

The Millennial Dilemma Developing Leadership for a New Generation 
November Dinner
Crowne Plaza, King of Prussia at 5:30 PM
Approved for 1.25 HRCI Credits

 Corporate leaders are seeking their HR departments to be strategic partners in their business planning priorities. A recent PricewaterhouseCoopers Global CEO Survey states: “To better meet the company’s strategic priorities, companies are rethinking the way HR delivers value to the business.” In the same survey, these leaders advocated addressing the distinct generations in their workforce, how they are motivated and engaged by different things. These executives are bringing pressure to ensure that talent strategies (including leadership development) aren’t just aligned with business strategy, but are indistinguishable from business strategy. The millennial generation is the next generation of corporate leaders—15% of millennials have already begun moving into leadership positions. To enable strong leadership development in their companies, HR professionals must learn about the distinct differences as well as commonalities that millennials bring, how to engage and lead them and how to support their development as they move into these all important roles.

Speaker:

Suzanne F. Kaplan, President of Talent Balance, is a generational consultant, speaker, and facilitator who rolls up her sleeves and engages her audiences and clients in learning skills to increase workforce performance and engagement.            

Suzanne creates a safe space to explore the assumptions that foster barriers between generations. She then teaches participants how to design environments where talent and respect can thrive. She brings high energy, cutting edge ideas and thoughtfulness to all her engagements.

Suzanne has deep experience in both the public and private sectors. She has partnered with a wide range of organizations in pharmaceutical, financial services, healthcare, consumer products, academic and nonprofit sectors.

Prior to starting Talent Balance, she was Managing Principal of MultiCultural Solutions. Previously she held a variety of corporate executive positions in employee relations, organization development, corporate business and strategic planning

 

Online Payment Pricing
GVFHRA members $30.00
Non Members $40.00
Student Pricing $10.00

Reserve Only Pricing
GVFHRA members $35.00
Non Members $45.00

Location
Crowne Plaza
King of Prussia PA 19406
Door to door directions

Thursday, November 20, 2014 8:00 AM to 12:00PM
How Smaller Companies Win Big in the Engagement War For Talent
HRCI Credits Pending
Speaker(s): Dale Carnegie Training

How Smaller Companies Win Big in the Engagement War For Talent
Dale Carnegie Program

 

Your time has come! You no longer have to be in the S&P 500 to attract and retain top talent. According to our research small to medium size businesses in today's workplace have an inherent competitive advantage over big business. Dale Carnegie Training & MSW*ASR Research found exactly how small/medium size businesses can attract and retain top talent by developing a culture of engagement. Join us for this three hour workshop as we uncover the unique competitive advantage that small and medium size businesses have over big business. Learn how developing an engaged workforce can increase retention and productivity. Your top performers can make or break your business, start engaging them today!
Even large companies can learn valuable strategies for engaging their employees from this informative program!


 

Online Payment Pricing
GVFHRA members $35.00
Non Members $50.00
Student Pricing $20.00

Reserve Only Pricing
GVFHRA members $35.00
Non Members $50.00

Location
Villanova University
Villanova PA 19085
Door to door directions

Thursday, December 04, 2014 8:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Blurred Lines: The Intersection of Workers' Compensation, FMLA and ADA
HRCI Credits Pending
Speaker(s): Jennifer Timmeney Callahan, Esq. and Ronda K. O'Donnell, Esq

Blurred Lines: The Intersection of Workers' Compensation, FMLA and ADA

8:00 AM to 8:30 AM-Registration
8:30 AM to 9:45 AM-Program
Human Resources plays a significant role in reducing liabilities and diffusing any potential legal actions against an employer. Human resources professionals who will emerge as true leaders in their organizations are those who will engage in understanding the laws specific to the HR function that often leave employers vulnerable. This presentation will focus on one of the most difficult challenges facing employers today – managing employee leave in compliance with FMLA, ADA and workers' compensation laws. As the first line of defense against lawsuits, this presentation will empower and inspire HR professionals to be more confident in appropriately handling these complicated matters on behalf of their employers. One of the most difficult challenges facing HR professionals today is managing employee leaves in compliance with the FMLA, ADA and workers' compensation laws. Although they are completely distinct, these laws have significant interplay, often creating "blurred lines" that can lead to liabilities for employers. This session will provide practical advice for HR professionals that will enable them to confidently and successfully navigate the medical leave laws. Drawing upon real-life case studies that illustrate how these laws differ in terms of their purpose, coverage, rights and requirements, attendees will gain perspective and insights on managing all types of employee medical leaves and when and how the various laws apply. Delivered in an interactive format, the session will feature state-of-the-art polling software, whereby the audience will have the opportunity to respond to multiple choice and true or false questions, often revealing surprising results, and encouraging feedback and discussion.

Speakers:

Ronda K. O'Donnell is the Chair of the Employment Law Practice Group in the Philadelphia office of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin. Her practice includes representation of employers in litigation and providing them advice and counsel concerning a variety of employment-related matters. Ronda has handled the defense of employment law cases in federal and state courts and before various administrative agencies. She has defended employers in claims alleging discrimination, violation of federal and state employment-related statutes, wrongful discharge, breach of contract and related tort claims

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 Jennifer Timmeney Callahan is a shareholder in the Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin's Scranton office where she concentrates her practice in workers' compensation litigation. Since 1989 she has represented school districts, health care providers, energy companies and employers from numerous other industries, in the defense of workers' compensation matters.  She is experienced in handling a range of claims involving catastrophic injuries, hearing loss, psychological injuries, amputations, electrical shock injuries, repetitive trauma injuries, and more.


 

Online Payment Pricing
GVFHRA members $35.00
Non Members $50.00
Student Pricing $20.00

Reserve Only Pricing
GVFHRA members $35.00
Non Members $50.00

Location
St. Joseph's University
Philadephia PA
Door to door directions





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