HR Leads Business

May 12, 2018 | Barry Lawrence, MBA, aPHR, HRCI Staff Writer

HRCI-Credentialed Professionals Headline SHRM Conference

More than 30 HR experts with credentials from HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®) will be speaking at the 2018 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition in Chicago, June 17-20. HRCI will also be exhibiting at the conference, Booth #1340, where we invite the HR community to learn more about certification and continuous learning opportunities, including the new HRCI upSkill e-learning and assessment modules.

See the on-site SHRM conference schedule for updates and specifics on times and locations. They may change.

Be sure to look for these experts from the HRCI community at SHRM – you can be sure these folks know what they’re talking about, and know how to apply their knowledge to real-world business challenges. And check back here for special HR Leads Business interviews:

Sabrina Baker, PHR, Founder, Acacia HR Solutions

Getting Out of the Weeds: How HR Departments of One Can Move from Fire Fighter to HR Igniter (Smart Stage, 6/19, 3 p.m.)

LaFern K. Batie, SPHR, Business Strategist and Executive Coach, The Batie Group

Moving from Chaos to Clarity: Five Components of a Compelling Strategy (Mega, 6/19, 2:15 p.m.)

Natasha Bowman, SPHR, Founder, Perfromance ReNEW

Beyond the Title: How to Lead and Influence When You Think You Have No Power (Mega, 6/19, 2:15 p.m.)

Allan Cabelly, Ph.D., SPHR, Executive Director, Portland Leadership Institute

Mentoring Millennials: MicroFeedback, Reverse and Group Mentoring (Concurrent, 6/18, 4 p.m.)

So, You Think You Know Millennials . . . Think Again (Smart Stage, 6/19, 10:20 a.m.)

Alfredo Castro, PHR, President, MOT Training and Development Inc.

Strategic Storytelling: Engaging New Talents in a Global Workplace (Concurrent, 6/18, 2 p.m.)

Mary Cheddie, SPHR, Senior Vice President, HR, Interval Leisure Group (ILG)

The CHRO Perspective: How the Best Make It Happen (Concurrent, 6/17, 12:30 p.m.)

Lisbeth Claus, Ph.D., SPHR, GPHR, Professor, Global Human Resources, Atkinson Graduate School of Management of Willamette University

Employer Duty of Care: The Next Frontier (Concurrent, 6/18, 10:45 a.m.)

Julie Cohen, PHR, Executive Coach/CEO, Work. Life. Leader.

Coaching for Change: A Model for You and Your Talent (Concurrent, 6/18, 7 a.m.)

Jennifer Currence, MBA, SPHR, President, OnCore Management Solutions LLC

This Year’s Top Five Priorities for an HR Department of One (Concurrent, 6/17, 12:30 p.m.)

Anthony Raja Devados, SPHRi, Managing Director, PERSOLKELLY Consulting

Leadership Succession Planning for Asian Businesses: HR Perspective on Insiders vs. Outsiders (Concurrent, 6/18, 2 p.m.)

Tammy Fennessy, PHR, Benefits Manager, American Eagle

Millennials & Mobile: Outfitting American Eagle’s Workforce with Rightsized Employee Benefits (Concurrent, 6/19, 2:15 p.m.)

Mark S. Fogel, SPHR, GPHR, CEO & Co-Founder, Human Capital 3.0

The Performance Review Dilemma: To Continue, Change or Eliminate — What’s an HR Practitioner to Do? (Mega, 6/18, 7 a.m.)

Marina Galatro, PHR, PHRca, Senior HR Partner Consultant, Willis Towers Watson

Which Bathroom Do I Use? The Legal & People Issues Associated with Workplace Gender Expression (Concurrent, 6/18, 4 p.m.)

Amanda Haddaway, SPHR, Managing Director, HR Answerbox

Flying Solo: Tips for Succeeding as an HR Department of One (6/18, 2 p.m.)

Lyle S. Hanna, SPHR, President & CEO, Hanna Resource Group

The CHRO Perspective: How the Best Make It Happen! (Concurrent, 6/17, 12:30 p.m.)

Michelle Hester, SPHR, Senior Manager, Client Services, Berkshire Associates

Pay Equity Compliance: Effective Strategies for Managing and Ensuring Fair Pay in the Workplace (Concurrent, 6/19, 10:45 a.m.)

Brenda Kasper, SPHR, PHRca, Partner, Kasper & Frank LLP

Help! My California Employee Needs Leave. Now What? (Concurrent, 6/20, 10 a.m.)

Kelly Kirchman, SPHR, Talent Development Manager, Cook & Boardman Group

Where’s Waldo? Discovering and Retaining Hidden Talent for Your Organization (Concurrent, 6/20, 10 a.m.)

Lori Kleiman, SPHR, President, HR Topics

Control the Chaos: Four Steps to Excelling as an HR Department of One (Concurrent, 6/19, 10:45 a.m.)

Demystifying HR for the Department of One (Concurrent, 6/20, 11:30 a.m.)

Gary B. Kushner, SPHR, President and CEO, Kushner & Company

ACA and ERISA Compliance: 11 Steps to Avoid (or Survive) a DOL Audit (Concurrent, 6/18, 10:45 a.m.)

The Changing Nature of Work and the Worker: Five Global Trends Impacting HR Strategy (Concurrent, 6/19, 2:25 p.m.)

Wade Larson, SPHR, CHRO, Wagstaff Inc.

From "Zero" to "Hero" in One Year: How One Mid-Size Company Changed the Face of Benefits (Concurrent, 6/18, 4 p.m.)

Louis Richard Lessig, SPHR, Partner, Brown & Connery LLP

FLSA Jeopardy 2018 (Mega, 6/18, 7 a.m.)

Amy Letke, SPHR, GPHR, Founder & CEO, Integrity HR Inc.

Making Human Resources a Productivity Center (Concurrent, 6/19, 7 a.m.)

Catherine Mattice, SPHR, President, Civility Partners LLC

Workplace Bullying IS Illegal: Bullying, Violence and Harassment (and How to Detect and Stop It) (Concurrent, 6/18, 2 p.m.)

Kathleen H. McComber, SPHR, President, The HeaRt Group

Violence in the Workplace — A Personal Experience (Concurrent, 6/19, 7 a.m.)

James J. McDonald, SPHR, Managing Partner, Fisher & Phillips LLP

Political Correctness at Work: How Much Is Too Much? (Mega, 6/19, 10:45 a.m.)

Christopher Mullen, SPHR, Director of HR, Housing & Dinning Services, Colorado University

The New Dimensions of Work: Are You Prepared? (Mega, 6/20, 10 a.m.)

Jennifer Payne, SPHR, Manager, Talent Management & Engagement, Tops Markets LLC

Beyond Diversity: The Myth of "Culture Fit" and Other Practices that Detract from Inclusiveness (Smart Stage, 6/19, 2:40 p.m.)

CaMesha Reece, SPHR, Director of Human Resources, Crittenton Service for Children & Families

Cultural Competency & Humility Training: Leadership Development in Disguise (Concurrent, 6/19, 10:45 a.m.)

Leslie G. Rienzie-Barry, SPHR, Director of Human Resources, Will County Circuit Court

Public Sector vs. Private Sector HR  (Exchange, 6/18, 4 p.m.)

Beth Ronnenburg, SPHR, President, Berkshire Associates

How to Audit Your Applicant Tracking Process for Compliance (Concurrent, 6/19, 7 a.m.)

Joe Rotella, SPHR, Chief Marketing Officer, Delphia Consulting LLC

How to Be a Better Business Partner (Mega, 6/18, 4 p.m.)

Tim Sackett, SPHR, President, HRU Technical Resources

What Your CEO Wishes HR and TA Would Start Doing! (Concurrent, 6/18, 10:45 a.m.)

Sheryl Simmons, PHR, Chief Human Resources Officer, Maestro Health

Making Your Case to the C-Suite: Why You Should Be at the Table (Mega, 6/19, 4 p.m.)

Emily Towery, MBA, PHR, Vice President of Human Resources, The Cook & Boardman Group

Where’s Waldo? Discovering and Retaining Hidden Talent for Your Organization (Exchange, 6/20, 10 a.m.)

Mary Ila Ward, SPHR, Owner, Horizon Point Consulting Inc.

How to Get the Best Bang for Your Buck: Are Your HR Programs Bringing in ROI? (Concurrent, 6/18, 7 a.m.)

Allison West Esq., SPHR, Principal, Employment Practices Specialists

The Top 10 Things You Need to Know When Investigating High-Level Executives (Mega, 6/18, 2 p.m.)

Seven Steps to Creating Bulletproof Documentation (Mega, 6/19, 4 p.m.)