24TH Annual GSC-SHRM Conference

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3 HR Initiatives Critical to Transforming Your Organization



Cristina L. Amyot, MHRM, SHRM-SCP, SPHR


Sunday, October 4, 2015 – Wednesday, October 6, 2015
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Eastern Time


Atlantic City Convention Center
One Convention Boulevard
Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401


Description of Presentation

HR has evolved far beyond processing new hire paperwork and administering benefits. Today’s HR professionals have been tasked with facilitating the profitability, growth and success of their organization through its people, policies and processes. They have risen to the challenge, becoming trusted change leaders, navigating businesses through today’s top HR challenges: work-life balance, workplace diversity, and talent acquisition and retention.

This session will provide an overview of key issues in each of these areas and then delve into solutions, proven strategies for HR professionals to transform their workplace and position their companies for continued success.

Key Learning Objectives

  1. Work-life Balance
  2. Support work/life balance while serving the needs of the business and its customers
  3. Learn to “Lean In” to the 24/7 workweek and manage stakeholder expectations
  4. Build strong work relationships that don’t cross the line
  5. Workplace Diversity
  6. Rethink diversity: it’s more than just Title VII
  7. Capitalize on employees’ preferred work styles
  8. Train managers to motivate in ways that matter
  9. Talent Acquisition & Retention
  10. Plan properly, balancing company profitability with employees’ workload
  11. Assess the true talent needs of the organization (not just what managers think they need)
  12. Select the best cultural fit for the organization (this more important than ever)
  13. Retain your key players through a variety of initiatives (there’s no silver bullet)


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Cristina Amyot

Cristina Amyot, SPHR, the firm’s President, leads the HR Services Group. Ms. Amyot graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree and Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management from Rutgers University. She holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute and a Life, Accident, and Health Insurance License from the State of New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance.

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