Announces Workshop Line-Up for Employers of Excellence National Conference 2007

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Workshop topics include "The Monk and the CEO," "Talent Management and the Xerox Transformation" and "How to Thrive in the Coming Leadership Revolution.", the largest online community and social network for HR professionals, is thrilled to announce their initial line-up of workshops for the upcoming Employers of Excellence National Conference 2007. The conference will be held October 22nd to 24th in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa.

This year's workshops are designed to provide delegates with tangible tools and resources that they can use to implement leading-edge best practices in their own organizations. Each workshop presenter will offer tips, worksheets and templates that attendees can take home with them after the event.

Some of the dynamic and interactive workshop sessions include the following:

Talent Management and the Xerox Transformation

Doug Pelino - Chief Talent Officer (Ret.), XEROX

The dramatic tale of Xerox's successful recovery from the worst crisis in their history is the stuff of legends - and is a well-known Harvard Business School case study. When Xerox Corporation was facing its darkest days, they did something that was virtually unheard of....they invested in the creation of a new corporate talent management function. Doug will share what led to this pivotal decision and how your organization can learn from their success.

Learning and Employee Engagement At Caterpillar - A New Frontier in Organizational Learning

Fred Goh, Director of Strategic Learning, Caterpillar University

Chris Glynn, President, Caterpillar University

Learning and Development should be a critical component of every organization's HR strategy, but it often gets lost in the shuffle. So, how can you show management that L&D activities really do contribute to employee engagement? With groundbreaking data to back it up, Fred and Chris will clearly illustrate the relationship between L&D and employee engagement and will discuss how you can use the same information to put your L&D programs back on the radar screen.

The Monk and the CEO: A Unique Relationship for Corporate Change

Kenny Moore, Director of HR and Corporate Ombudsman, KeySpan Corporation

Find out what happens when a former Catholic monk teams up with the CEO of a NYC Fortune 500 company to help change its corporate culture. It's often insightful, productive and divinely funny. Primary attention will be given to discussing HR's role in partnering with Senior Management to improve business performance, enhance employee trust and offer healing in the face of organizational change.

How to Thrive in the Coming Leadership Revolution

Marc Effron, Vice President Talent Management, Avon Products

In this workshop, Marc will discuss in detail the five forces for change and the four revolutionary reforms that companies are making to thrive in the revolution. You will diagnose where you are on the revolutionary journey and identify a strategy and tactics

that chart a path to the leadership revolution. Marc will challenge your views of how to recruit, develop, place and pay your leaders. Come with an open mind and leave with a game plan.

To learn more about the event visit New workshop titles will be added in the coming weeks so please check back often for new additions.

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Debbie McGrath


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