HR: Partner for Innovation

2014 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: This session defines strategies you can implement to develop, contribute to, and support your organization’s mission, vision, values, strategic goals and objectives related to innovation.
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Businesses are under pressure to create the best ideas to remain competitive, which causes leaders to demand innovation from employees. How do leaders nurture innovative thinking? This session examines HR’s role as a business consultant that supports leaders in developing an innovative culture. Examine innovative cultures, define what you can do to support and influence innovation and gain practical steps to apply these concepts within your organization while balancing the expectations and needs of both your organization and your employees.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 11:30am to 12:45pm

Rachel Borsch


Rachel founded Ascend Employee Wellness to provide professional consultancy services which enhance businesses’ ability to attract and retain staff, and connect with diverse customers. Her vision is to inspire greater authenticity, vitality, and collaboration within business communities. Because of Rachel's unique educational and work history, she excels at delivering services and programs that inspire and enthuse employees to lead more productive, positive lifestyles.

Rachel is a Human Resources professional with over 10 years of experience in nonprofit, healthcare, and university settings. Her experience includes Human Resources program development, recruiting, staff education, and management consulting. She has a Master of Divinity degree from Marylhurst University where her studies focused on counseling and world religions.

Follow Rachel on Twitter @jayaradheshyam.

Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
Business Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Leadership & Navigation
Business Acumen
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