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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 VP, People and Chief Human Resources Officer Twitter Jennifer Christie is VP, People and Chief Human Resources Officer…

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Communication as the Bedrock of an Employee-Centric Corporate Culture
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Communication as the Bedrock of an Employee-Centric Corporate Culture

Understanding that the most successful organizations cannot run on top-down leadership relying on guesswork to guide its workforce Demonstrating the importance of employee voices in framing the important conversations and decision-making we need to have as an organization Offering examples and best practices to gather ideas and input from throughout the workforce, and especially from under-represented voices Gathering thoughts and suggestions is vital, but what are the next steps? What does follow-through and follow-up look like in an employee-centric company? — Lori Costew Chief Diversity Officer & People Strategy Ford Motor Company Lori Costew is honored to serve as the…

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Leadership in a Work From Anywhere (WFA) World
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Leadership in a Work From Anywhere (WFA) World

Learning to be more Human-Centric as business operations shift to adapt to current challenges How can leadership demonstrate compassion toward their teams? Facilitating better engagement and developing leaders working from anywhere Leading the way forward in a WFA world — Melanie Steinbach Chief People Officer Cameo Melanie (Mel) Steinbach is the Chief People Officer at Cameo, the leading marketplace connecting fans directly with tens of thousands of pop culture personalities in the form of customized video messages, live video calls and direct messages. Steinbach joins Cameo as the company’s first-ever Chief People Officer, and is responsible for human resources strategy…

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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…

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Keynote: Leadership in a Time of Crisis
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Keynote: Leadership in a Time of Crisis

Discussing the challenges and opportunities we have faced during a global pandemic, and how we have chosen to meet them What are the lessons we learn about ourselves, our teams, and our organizations when we are tested? Illustrating the role of a leader and the qualities necessary to succeed in the face of adversity Highlighting examples where the unforeseen has become the catalyst for positive change How should HR professionals best support, communicate, and reinforce leaders throughout our organizations? — Lars Minns Chief Human Resources Officer, NAFTA Mercedes Benz Lars N. Minns is the Chief Human Resources Officer of North…

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Mobilizing An Active Anti-Racist Culture
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Mobilizing An Active Anti-Racist Culture

In this fireside chat, the moderator will interview HP’s Chief Diversity Officer Lesley Slaton Brown on fostering a workplace culture that’s not only against racism but is actively anti-racist. They will discuss executive influence, effective trainings that reaches the top and bottom and ways to empower every employee to champion and act on diversity, equity and inclusion values. — Lesley Slaton Brown Chief Diversity Officer HP Inc. Every day, Lesley Slaton Brown inspires and drives C-suite leaders to embed diversity and inclusion strategies across their organizations and demonstrate impact from the boardroom to the business unit. As an agent of…

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The Evolving Role of the HR Executive: in Developing the Future of an Organization and Embracing Transformation
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The Evolving Role of the HR Executive: in Developing the Future of an Organization and Embracing Transformation

How have the responsibilities of HR professionals grown and changed in the 21st Century, and why transformation is important for the HR function Talking about the importance of flexibility, agility, and adaptability as we engage with the new and ongoing challenges and opportunities we all face in our working lives Illustrating how HR Transformation drives alignment with business strategy Discussing what more we can do in our capacity as leaders to advance the goals, projects, and corporate culture of our senior management and of our workforce What should we be doing right now as a community of Human Resources executives…

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Building a Resilient and Healthy Company and Colleagues
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Building a Resilient and Healthy Company and Colleagues

Focusing on colleague and organizational resiliency and well-being, which are critical during these unprecedented times, through a multipronged approach: Demonstrating commitment to agility as an organization in a time of crisis—and over the long-term—by responding quickly, maintaining rhythm and building new capabilities Taking a data-driven approach to understand the levers of well-being to prioritize our focus Enhancing our resiliency skills at individual, leader and organizational levels by making it relevant to these unique times, which includes encouraging leaders to develop themselves and strengthen their teams through learning and application of the five elements of resiliency — Padma Thiruvengadam Chief Human…

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Panel: Generating High Productivity Through Training and Total Workforce Engagement
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Panel: Generating High Productivity Through Training and Total Workforce Engagement

What does investing in your people look like on a day-to-day ongoing basis? How does the workforce contribute to steady cumulative improvements as the engine of long-term culture change and improved productivity? Discussing motivational tools that solicit grassroots contributions: Competition, recognition, entertainment, and a sense of accomplishment Offering examples where training, mentorship, job shadowing, and cycling through different job functions improves retention, job satisfaction, and contributes to improved performance How far can a culture of continuous improvement and total workforce engagement permeate an organization? — Moderator: Angela Roseboro Chief Diversity Officer Riot Games As a 20-year Diversity and Inclusion, and…

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New Ideas for the New Age of Human Resources Professionals
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New Ideas for the New Age of Human Resources Professionals

Rethinking why we do what we do. Are we being trapped by antiquated ideas, legacy processes, and ‘the way it has always been’? Talking about the mindset behaviors, design principles, social empowerment, and increased engagement we would incorporate into a fresh start at how our organization functions Illustrating the power technological integration and new devices connecting us to world-class content and each other brings us Demonstrating these ideas in action while walking through an integrated and holistic look at team member impact — Jennifer Saavedra SVP, Human Resources Dell Technologies As SVP of Dell Technologies Talent and Culture organization, Jenn…

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The CEO / HR Partnership – Driving DE&I, Culture, UpSkilling and More from the C-Suite
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The CEO / HR Partnership – Driving DE&I, Culture, UpSkilling and More from the C-Suite

Join Ken Chenault, former Chairman and CEO of American Express; Chairman and Managing Director of General Catalyst; and Co-Founder of OneTen, a coalition of leading executives coming together to upskill, hire and advance one million Black Americans over the next 10 years into family-sustaining jobs with opportunities for advancement. In this fireside chat, Mr. Chenault will share his experience and thoughts on leadership, building inclusive cultures, hiring diverse teams, creating internal mobility and upskilling programs, and more. He’ll also share advice for HR and People leaders for partnering with CEOs and executive leadership teams to create a positive impact for…

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Remaining Resilient and Looking Forward: Driving Innovation in a Tightening Labor Market
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Remaining Resilient and Looking Forward: Driving Innovation in a Tightening Labor Market

Talent is leaving early – how to forge a new path Developing a shortened onboarding road map Generating higher engagement by accelerating career and personal development Motivations for the relocation to Atlanta Workforce: access to talent, cost of labor and living, workforce structure, age distribution Financial: business climate, real estate, construction, state of the art building, taxes Creating revenue within HR — 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…

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The LEGO Leadership Playground
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The LEGO Leadership Playground

Mobilizing your organization’s unique culture: Embracing transformation and fresh perspectives Realign your workforce by using creative collaboration What strategies matter most during times of change? Creating a framework for all employees to unlock their potential — Patrick Curry Head of Partnering & Operations, Americas The LEGO Group Pat has been with the LEGO Group since 2012 and is currently the Head of Partnering & Operations for the Americas. In this capacity he serves as the People Operations lead for the LEGO Group’s Americas Hub in Enfield, CT, and as the Strategic People Partner for the Americas Market Group. Prior to…

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Key Insights from the Journey of Cultural Transformation
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Key Insights from the Journey of Cultural Transformation

Beyond the buzzwords: Sharing lessons learned from a multi-year, global, culture transformation journey Discussing the role of upper management in shifting the culture of an organization Exploring the role of HR and evolution of HR practices to impact organizational culture — Fenella Chisholm SVP, Global People & Organization Novartis Fenella Chisholm is SVP and Global Head People & Organization for the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR). In this role, Fenella partners with leadership across the 6000 strong global early discovery science unit to operationalize the Novartis People strategy in service of the vision to Reimagine Medicine and deliver better…

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Continued Education as a Major Force for Good in Your Workforce – A Conversation with Michelle Goyette of Brandman University
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Continued Education as a Major Force for Good in Your Workforce – A Conversation with Michelle Goyette of Brandman University

At the 2020 edition of the North American HR Executive Summit series last month in Orlando we spoke with Michelle Goyette, the Director of National Partnerships and Resources for Brandman University. Brandman works with companies large and small around the world to build bespoke educational opportunities for employees within their employers’ existing training budgets. — Brandman University Do you want to meet your recruitment and retention goals? You can hold onto your current employees and recruit more by offering free degrees, creating a cash positive ROI on your current educational benefit. Education is the third most sought-after employee benefit, let…

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