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Alumni Webinar Series

Up-to-date research, timely topics, and professional development. All are important to being the best HR partner to your organization.

Your time is valuable, so we are doing our best to provide these to you in our LER Alumni Webinar Series throughout the year in a short, mid-day format. Our alumni and partners are featured speakers who will help you gain important real-time knowledge to help you advance in your organization and career.

For information on upcoming webinars, please visit the alumni event calendar.

2016

“The Role of the Ombudsman: What HR Professionals Need to Know”
Ilene Butensky Brehm, AM 1979, Vice President of the Office of the Ombuds at Eaton
Slides

2015

“Do You Have What It Takes to be a High Potential? Does Your Organization Know What It Takes to Develop and Engage Them?”
Kim Ramsey, AM 1985, President of The Executive Edge
Slides

“It’s Personal: Leaving the Workforce & Making It Work When You Want to Return”
Teresa Prentiss, MHRIR 2004, HR Director at ADP
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“Putting Your Personal Brand to Work, In Person and Online”
Bianca E. McCann, MHRIR, Global HR Lead, HR Expert Network, SAP Global Human Resources and Aaron Rector, Director of Social Recruiting, SAP
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“Unleash and Drive HR Business Partner Effectiveness”

Bianca E. McCann, MHRIR, Global HR Lead, HR Expert Network, SAP Global Human Resources
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“Bringing the Future into Focus: Preparing for Workforce 2020”

Bianca E. McCann, MHRIR, Global HR Lead, HR Expert Network, SAP Global Human Resources
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“Executive Coaching: Harnessing the Power and Potential of Leaders”

Kelly Ramon, Certified Transformative Coach
Slides

2013

“Doing Good and Causing Harm: The Implications of Work’s Impact”
Teresa Cardador, LER Assistant Professor, & Gentz Franz, PhD Candidate

2011

“Building Trust Between Managers and Diverse Women Direct Reports”
Katherine Giscombe, PhD, Vice President, Diverse Women & Inclusion Research, Catalyst, Inc.

2010

“Influence, Change & Politics in the Organization”
Jim Schultz, Adjunct Professor and President of Pretty Good Consulting, Inc. – December 10
PowerPoint
Audio

“Managing Generational Dynamics in the Workplace”
Gentz Franz, Ph.D. Candidate – November 12
Audio

“The Inequality of Sacrifice”
Michael LeRoy, LER Professor – February 4
PowerPoint

“Talent Management in the Emerging Economic Turnaround”
Alan May, The Boeing Company – March 26
Audio

2009

“Change is in the Air: The Obama Administration’s Labor and Employment Agenda”
Jeff Nowak, Franczek Radelet – November 5
PowerPoint

“The Financial Services Crisis: The Role of Human Resources”
Andrew Barlow, Wachovia – April 3
Audio

“Dude, What’s my Job? Managing Millennials in Today’s Workforce”
Brad Karsh, JB Training Solutions – February 20

2008

“The Google Approach to Hiring and Retaining Top Talent”
Charlie Gray, Google – December 11
Audio

“School of Labor and Employment Relations: New Name, New(er) Building, and New Programs to Build on our Successful Past”
LER Staff – October 30
Audio

“Hot Topics in HR”
Jeff Nowak, Franczek Radelet – May 9
PowerPoint
Materials
Audio

“A Case Study in Global HR”
Richard Floersch and Don Crosby, McDonald’s – April 4
PowerPoint
Audio