Thought Leadership Councils (TLCs)

Members can join our four Thought Leadership Councils (TLCs).  TLCs provide channels for members to learn more about topics and resources that relate to these specific areas of HR. Click the TLC category to learn more about the topics covered by each:

Talent Acquisition I Talent Management I Employee Relations & Services I Outsourcing

TLC Livestreams are 60-minute live webcasts presented on a monthly basis by HR practitioners. Join thought leader experts. Many TLC Livestreams receive one HRCI re-certification credit hour and are noted below as accredited (*).  *The use of this seal confirms that a marked activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.

Click the links below to navigate the TLC Library:

TLC Livestreams Coming Up – Register Now!

Geoff Dubinski

Quarterly Research Roundup

Date: December 11th
Time: 3:00pm ET (60 minutes)
Speakers:
– Larry Basinait, Vice President of Market Research, HRO Today
– Zachary Misko, President of Member Services, HRO Today

We’ll be talking about important topics such as the Worker Confidence Index, Cost of a Bad Reputation study, and the Global Unemployment Report.

Key Takeaways

  • Job security and job stability
  • The impact of a bad reputation
  • Data on new unemployment metrics
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Power Up Your Resilience to Business Risk – Be Future Ready Today

Date: December 13th
Time: 11:00am ET (60 minutes)
Speaker: Susan DeFazio, Founder of Be Future Ready Today

With so much political turmoil throughout the globe, it is easy to become distracted and paralyzed because of uncertainty. However, the threat of not having a workforce that can consistently deliver game-changing results is still one of the biggest risks to businesses. For many HR functions, this means strengthening existing capabilities is a business imperative. Using value enhancing methods and having a strategic toolkit in place ensures that solving complex issues can be both rewarding and career enhancing.

Key Takeaways

  • Best practices taken from strategic workforce planning
  • Simplification and serious fun techniques all geared toward strengthening resilience
  • How you can become comfortable shaping and driving the strategic direction of your business
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Drive Employee Engagement with Learning and Development Initiatives

Date: January 14, 2020
Time: 3:00pm ET (20 minutes)
Speaker: Sari Daisey, Vice President of Learning and Development, The Bancorp

Learn how Bancorp is leveraging learning initiatives to increase employee engagement. Sari will share specific examples of programs they’ve started and how you can make them work for your company.

Key Takeaways

  • Improve employee engagement
  • Leverage learning initiatives
  • See examples of successful programs
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Panel Discussion – How Do Talent Leaders Stay Ahead of Competitors

Date: February 10, 2020
Time: 3:00pm ET (60 minutes)
Speakers: 
– Debbie Kemp, Chief Talent Officer, MediaCom
– Karen Feeney, Employee & Client Experience Leader, Sterling
– Jason Munoz, Head of Global Talent Acquisition, Weatherford

Does technology drive your team and your process crazy or does technology enable speed to market for your team to take the driver’s seat in finding talent? Do the candidates applying to your jobs drive your decision making or do the managers that have positions to fill dictate talent acquisition? Join our unique panel of experts as they show you what it takes to stay ahead of the competition curve in the heavily populated human resources and talent market.

Key Takeaways

  • Recruitment and evaluation shifts
  • Attraction and recruitment strategies
  • Talent Management metrics trends
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Agile Goal Setting: Why Traditional SMART Goals Aren’t Enough

Date: February 11, 2020
Time: 3:00pm ET (20 minutes)
Speaker: Terri Lewis, Head of Human Resources, Pontoon Solutions

Learn why traditional SMART goals simply aren’t enough. While well-defined goals can increase focus, they also restrict our thinking and work to keep us in the proverbial box. Step back and critically examine the framework of your team and decide if it’s aligned with your vision in this livestream session.

Questions to Ask if You Should Attend

  • Are collaboration and innovation important to your team?
  • Do your priorities change at a fast pace?
  • Do you dread performance reviews?

If you answered yes to even one of these questions, this session will help you rethink your approach and give real options for change you can apply right now.

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Culture Fit vs. Culture Add

Date: February 12, 2020
Time: 3:00pm ET (20 minutes)
Speakers:
– Jacqueline Welch, CHRO and Chief Diversity Officer, FreddieMac
– Michele Espada, Sr. Director, Talent Acquisition, FreddieMac

Hiring the right talent means finding individuals that will add value to your organization. Learn more about the difference between hiring for “culture fit vs. culture add” along with practical tips to distinguish between the two in the talent acquisition process. This is only a 20 minute session. It’s a quick and convenient way to walk away with great ideas from two experienced leaders without a significant time investment.

Key Takeaways

  • Finding the right talent among individuals
  • Use people to add value to your organization
  • Practical tips that you can use in your talent acquisition process
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Listen on-demand – Past Livestreams

Talent Acquisition

Kara Maciel

Carl Kutsmode

Michel Stokvis

Lilith Christiansen

Charna Parkey

Lindsay Stanton

Beth Roekle

Robert Murphy

Fletcher Wimbush

James Jiloty

Lindsay Stanton

Phil Strazzulla

Valerie Egan

Darren Findley

 Jim Stroud

Ivan Casanova

Wallace Davis

Johnny Campbell

Sunil Bagai

Wallace Davis

Sean Pomeroy

Lindsay Stanton

Greg Summers

Steve Lowisz

Albert Qian

Ravi Mikkelsen

John Hall

Forman Johnson

Johnny Campbell

Matt Charney

Kristin Shulman

John Wilson and Alison Hadden

Lauren Bleimann

Jed Milstein

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Talent Management

Lisa Forman Johnson

Chris Edmonds

Greg Newman

Jim Villwock

Katee Van Horn

David Savarise

Jennifer Beck

David Secunda

Sean Pomeroy

Bob Nelson

David Forman

Karen Dietz

Jon Velie

Brennan McEachran

Jayson Saba

Dave Secunda

Sean Pomeroy

Chris Mulligan

Jessica Miller-Merrell

Brett M. Wells

Andrew Bryant

Brennan McEachran

Phil Strazzulla

Ann Herrmann-Nehdi

David Forman

Karen Dietz

Avi Liran

David Goddin

Bob Nelson

Dan Schawbel

Tim Baker

Antoinette Oglethorpe

Keith Dunbar

Nicole Dominique

Jan Hills

Rachele Focardi

Zachary Misko and Michael Beygelman

Gerry Crispin

Bob Nelson

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Employee Relations & Services

Daniel Wood and Chris Nichols

Jessica Schaeffer

Beatrice Body Miller

Eamonn Eaton

Dave Basham

Mike Haberman

Natalie Klyashtorny

Jon Velie

Lori Armstrong-Halber

Nick Patel

Dave Basham

Joy Pettirossi-Poland

Robin Schooling

Jai Shah

Lyn Boyer

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Outsourcing

Stacey Cadigan

Kris Dunn

Jeff Dulemba

Pete Tiliakos

Phil Strazzulla

Jill Barber and Jim O’Connell

Jennifer Beck

Lindsay Stanton

David Secunda

Cassie Pike

Lizz Pellet

Todd Alan Ewan

Wayne Turmel

Mike Figliuolo

Mark Hedley

Eamonn Eaton

Dan Abouav

Kevin McDonald

Garrett Whisenant

Gary Bragar

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Research Roundup

Larry Basinait

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Additional TLC Topics

Mark Willaman

Julie Fernandez

Andrew Gadomski

Jeff Croyle

  • HRO Market Overview (Thought Leadership Council for Better Practices) – April 11, 2014. Speaker: Jeff Croyle, Partner, ISG.

Jason Ryan

Rob Line

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TLC Talks – Learn Best Practices in Minutes!

Talks are 10 to 15 minute recordings. HRO Today members share new ideas, best practices, and research. We use technology to help change the way you approach a current opportunities and challenges in HR.

Mike Ryan

Stacey Cadigan

Dilal Ranasinghe

Debora Card

Dilal Ranasinghe

Dilal Ranasinghe

Andrea Farmer

Andrea Farmer

Valerie Egan

Adam Godson

Andrea Farmer

Peter Hart

Become a member of the association today. Get special access to exclusive content. When becoming a member, you grow and strengthen your network significantly. Here, you’ll help create the best HR Service and technology tools. Share is thoughtful sessions and learn best practices. Members gain access to a global network.

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