Forecasts predict large shortfalls in the number of trained knowledge workers over the next decade, even as we are shifting globally to more of a “knowledge economy.” Also, workers are retiring later, working remotely, are more racially and ethnically diverse, and are actively dealing with “work-life balance” issues. As leaders, how do we attract, hire, train, and retain the very best team members we can? And how do we provide productive and satisfying work environments for an increasingly heterogeneous work team?
6 - 6:30 pm - Gathering
6:30 - 7:30 pm - Panel Discussion
Doug Blitzer, Director, Talent Acquisition and Development, Tribridge
Andrew O'Connor, President, A.J. O'Connor Associates, Inc.
Maureen McGurl, Principal, Sutton Place HR Consulting Group
BIOS:Moderator: MAUREEN McGURL is the Founder and President of SuttonPlace HR Consulting Group LLC, a human capital consultancy that serves a cross section of industries and companies with a focus on transforming HR departments and coaching HR executives to drive business results. Her goal is to help HR leaders and their teams move from good to great. She and her team couple their deep knowledge of state-of-art HR practices with their experience in change management, executive development and business transformation.
DOUG BLITZER is a 25-year technology consulting and operations executive. Doug develops and implements strategic initiatives aimed at helping team members achieve individualized career success and strengthening the firm’s service delivery capabilities. As Director of Talent Strategy and Development, Doug provides overall leadership for Tribridge Academy, a firm-wide professional development platform based on competency building, product knowledge and experiential learning for new and existing team members.
ANDREW O'CONNOR is President of A.J. O'Connor Associates, Inc. With a team of 100 coaches and consultants and a client base of over 200 organizations in the northeast, Andrew has strengthened long-standing client relationships dating back to the company’s inception, as well as fostering many new relationships. AJO’s client base today includes small to multi national organizations in diverse industries including pharma, hospitality, consumer goods, financial services, entertainment and healthcare.
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