Tough Love: What Your CEO Won’t Tell You About HR, But I Will

SHRM 2012 Employment Law and Legislative Conference
In this session, the presenter will discuss how HR can increase its effectiveness in dealing with the C-suite.
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We hear a lot of HR professionals talking about wanting a seat at the table. Less often discussed is why we are sometimes excluded. It is painful to hear the criticisms. It is more painful to be unaware of, and therefore, unable to counteract them. Among the issues discussed in this session will be: avoiding overuse of HR lingo, overemphasizing consistency as opposed to thinking, failing to understand the business of your business, avoiding risk rather than managing it, and forgetting that human resources requires a delicate balance of law, business and humanity so we must learn to live comfortably in the gray. And, by the way, don’t ask for a seat at the table. Take it!

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, March 5, 2012 - 10:15am to 11:45am
Presenter: 

Jonathan A. Segal

Jonathan A.
Segal
Jonathan is a partner at Duane Morris LLP in its Employment Practices Group.
 
Previously a litigator, Jonathan’s practice now focuses entirely on preventive counseling, strategic planning, management training and policy development.
 
Jonathan has provided training to federal and state judges across the country for 20 years.
 
Jonathan has been cited as a national authority on employment issues in The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal, to name just 3.
 
Jonathan has testified, on behalf of SHRM, before the EEOC on social media and the U.S. Civil Rights Commission on background checks.
 
Jonathan was appointed by the EEOC to its Select Task Force on Harassment.
 
Jonathan is the Legislative Director for PA State Council of SHRM.
 
Jonathan has published approximately 300 full-length articles and blogs for national publications on employment issues, including for SHRM and Entrepreneur.
 
Location: 
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
Amount of Credit: 
1.50
Credit Type: 
Business Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
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