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Mercedes-Benz’s HR Agile Journey
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Mercedes-Benz’s HR Agile Journey

 The business case for the change The path charted Leading from the front Finding the right team Lars Minns Chief Human Resources Officer, NAFTA Mercedes Benz Lars N. Minns is the Chief Human Resources Officer of North America for Mercedes-Benz, with responsibility for the USA, Canada, and Mexico. He leads the organization in designing and implementing HR strategies that directly align with the company’s strategic objectives related to the marketing, sales, distribution, and customer service for all Mercedes-Benz products in the region. He and his team played a pivotal role in the company’s transition from New Jersey to Georgia,…

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Lessons on Leadership, Living Your Brand, and Inspiring Others
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Lessons on Leadership, Living Your Brand, and Inspiring Others

Leading by example as a way to live your life, organize your team, and projecting your values throughout your organization Demonstrating the power of leadership as a catalyst to transform workplace cultures and guide people through troubled waters What do people want from their leaders in a company, and how can you give that to them honestly? What are some of the hard and soft skills required to do that well? Putting a number to the unquantifiable: What do organizations with admired leadership achieve in terms of productivity, engaging with stakeholders, attracting and retaining top talent, and all the other…

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The Future of Retail: Putting People at the Heart of Our Digital Transformation
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The Future of Retail: Putting People at the Heart of Our Digital Transformation

Taking a human-centered approach to digital transformation through a focus on cultural and mindset shifts Preparing people for the Future of Work through growth, reskilling and upskilling Building a path for everyone through diversity, equity and inclusive practices, networks, and accessibility Working in new ways to drive transformation, from hiring to onboarding to collaborating Binh Nguyen VP Talent Acquisition Walmart Binh Nguyen is the Vice President of Talent Acquisition, Strategy & Operations for Walmart. He is a seasoned talent acquisition executive with 21 years’ experience delivering forward-thinking recruiting solutions for top Fortune 50 companies. He joined Walmart from IBM, where…

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Intentional Integrity in Workplaces
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Intentional Integrity in Workplaces

Technology is advancing at a dizzying pace, and creating new challenges for leaders as they grapple with an integrity revolution — employees, customers, and governments are all demanding that companies step up and solve some of the world’s biggest problems. It’s not enough to simply focus on shareholder value anymore — leaders need to manage a complex set of stakeholders to lead successfully in the new 21st Century landscape. And HR leaders play a crucial role. Learn how to drive integrity into the culture of your company, inspiring employees with a different kind of “intentional” integrity Learn how to build…

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Creating a Culture of Belonging: Neiman Marcus Group’s Journey to Becoming More Equitable, Inclusive, and an Employer of Choice
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Creating a Culture of Belonging: Neiman Marcus Group’s Journey to Becoming More Equitable, Inclusive, and an Employer of Choice

Defining Belonging and how NMG took a differentiated approach to diversity, equity, and inclusion NMG’s 18-month journey to implementing an effective Belonging program, resulting in Belonging being the highest-rated component of NMG’s Associate Value Proposition Leveraging NMG’s lessons learned for your own DEI journey to create a workplace where everyone belongs Eric Severson Chief People & Belonging Officer Neiman Marcus Eric Severson is Chief People & Belonging Officer at Neiman Marcus. For more than two decades, Eric has built evidence-based systems to manage talent and drive organizational performance, enabling companies to differentiate their employment brands and drive competitive advantage through…

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Redefining Growth and Transforming for the Future
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Redefining Growth and Transforming for the Future

We are redefining how we view, articulate, and support growth at Pfizer – it’s an exciting change, and one that is truly empowering, for each of us individually, and for Pfizer as a whole. By expanding our view of growth and empowering our colleagues to make their journey their own, we are opening the door to many different possibilities. Rodrigo will bring us along on Pfizer’s HR journey to redefine the employee growth strategy and share his own personal reflections as a newly appointed HR Leader with a nonlinear growth path! Rodrigo Puga VP Global Talent Solutions Pfizer Rodrigo Puga…

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Employee Value Equation: A Playbook for Mutual Success
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Employee Value Equation: A Playbook for Mutual Success

What is the Employee Value Equation and why is it important now? Understanding P&G’s roadmap to a renewed Employee Value Equation Driving competitive advantage through employee engagement in today’s dynamic environment Vinitaa Jayson Senior Vice President, Human Resources, North America Procter & Gamble 2020 Senior Vice President – Human Resources, P&G North America (Cincinnati) 2018 Vice President – Human Resources, P&G North America (Cincinnati) 2016 Vice President – Human Resources, P&G Asia (Singapore) 2010 Director, Global Grooming (Boston) 2009 Associate Director-HR, Global Olay & Global Body Care Brand Franchises and Beauty & Grooming Breakthrough Organization Design Leader (Cincinnati) 2007 Associate…

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Let’s Talk About What’s Possible: Leading One Employee at a Time… Every Time
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Let’s Talk About What’s Possible: Leading One Employee at a Time… Every Time

At Best Buy, we believe if we lead for the mass, we will lose the soul of our company. Each and every employee is as unique as the personal story they have to tell. Our stories shape who we are, and the courage to share those stories allows us to bring our full selves to work. While most companies are following the policies and standard operating procedures (SOPs) designed for uniformity and consistency, SOP means something different at Best Buy. It means Service Over Policy. Service to our customers and service to our employees. Hear from Kamy about how the team is changing the employee…

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Progressing Global Inclusion and Diversity Ambitions Locally
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Progressing Global Inclusion and Diversity Ambitions Locally

How to tailor and progress global I&D ambitions locally, recognizing cultural nuances and local priorities Creating transparency and embedding accountability: From ideas through to action Going beyond the business: Impacting broader society Unlocking engagement and action, through purpose driven I&D activation The critical role we all play – from Leaders and Line Managers to Employee Resource Groups Laura Watt EVP Human Resources Diageo North America Laura joined Diageo as the Human Resources Director, Diageo Business Services in September 2017 and was appointed as the EVP for HR, North America in January 2020. Laura has over 25 years of experience in…

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Transforming from Within: Fostering a Purpose-Filled Culture
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Transforming from Within: Fostering a Purpose-Filled Culture

Developing a strong cultural foundation in direct alignment with our external brand Aligning organizational goals with individual goals to drive performance and purpose in employees Differentiating your organization by making employee experience your competitive advantage Willie Grant VP, Human Resources, Enabling Functions Bristol Myers Squibb Willie S. Grant has 25+ years of global Human Resources experience across multiple industries and cultures. He has a proven track record in HR strategy development, driving organizational performance and building and leading globally diverse teams. Mr. Grant is Vice President, Human Resources, Enabling Functions for Bristol-Myers Squibb. He leads strategic Human Resources efforts across…

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Fireside Chat: The Great Resignation — How to Retain Top Talent
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Fireside Chat: The Great Resignation — How to Retain Top Talent

Have you seen your company affected by the great resignation phenomenon? What activities are you putting in place to try to mitigate attrition? What do you think is driving resignations right now and what are the reasons for your organization? What role does HR play in retaining people and what role do business leaders play? Carlos Guerra VP, Human Resources Americas Nissan North America, Inc. Carlos Guerra is currently Vice President and Head of Human Resources for Nissan Americas. In this role, Carlos is responsible for all aspects of the strategic direction and operations of human resources (HR) for the…

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COVID-19: What Did We Do, What Have We Learned, and What Has Changed Forever?
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COVID-19: What Did We Do, What Have We Learned, and What Has Changed Forever?

Illustrating how HR professionals responded to the novel Corona virus outbreak to guide their organizations through a global pandemic Viewing the crisis as an opportunity to accelerate progress already underway to decentralize and diversify Twitter’s workforce How will the transition back to the office reflect short term and long term changes to how and where we work Is there a way HR leaders can take this experience and use it to continue innovating without the catalyst of a crisis? Jennifer Christie Chief People Officer Twitter Jennifer Christie is Chief People Officer at Twitter. She leads the global People team and…

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Inclusive Talent Management
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Inclusive Talent Management

Why is workplace inclusion important? Sharing ways leadership can best integrate and encourage Diversity and Inclusion in organizations Looking at how LVMH is evolving workplace culture to engage a new generation of talent Understanding the changing dynamics of employees How has the global pandemic impacted our efforts to integrate diversity and inclusion in our workforce? Karin Raguin VP of Talent Management & CSR LVMH Enabling people to shape their own career paths. This exciting proposition perfectly sums up my professional work. I began my own career in human relations – employee training and reconversion – and those formative years left…

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How Successful Companies are Using Payroll Strategies to Beat the Great Resignation
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How Successful Companies are Using Payroll Strategies to Beat the Great Resignation

According to a recent Gallup survey, 48% of the US population is currently job searching. And as turnover and hiring challenges accelerate, the cost to companies’ bottom line is getting higher: Gallup estimates that replacing workers requires ½ to 2x the employee’s annual salary. Yet many companies are beating the trend with better retention and more high-quality applicants for open roles. They’ve cracked the code in finding ways to attract and retain valuable employees at a time when many other companies are struggling. Join us to learn more about how companies are leveraging payroll strategies that go beyond signing bonuses…

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Creating a Total Talent Strategy
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Creating a Total Talent Strategy

Skill shortages and a competitive labor market will require HR leaders to remain adaptable when developing talent strategies. Internal talent marketplaces and a responsive talent strategy will be critical for a future-ready organization. Join this session as HR leaders discuss: Diversifying employment models with contingent, gig, and remote workers Planning workforce needs around skills instead of roles Addressing workforce gaps with internal talent mobility Paul Phillips Global Head of Talent Acquisition & Total Reward Avanade Paul came to Avanade because it was a hybrid company with strong backing but without all the answers. Avanade continues to work on figuring new…

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