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Thriving in Turbulent Times: Navigating Workplace Challenges
Tuesday 06/25/2024 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM   Add to calendar
Track: Strategic HR

Competencies: Business (Behavioral), Leadership (Behavioral) | Intended Audience: Mid-Level
Workplace Application:
HR Professionals are challenged with keeping pace with a world that is moving at a pace never seen before, and employees expect us to be new and innovative, as long as things stay the same and then know what to expect. HR has to understand a world that is ever changing as the norm and what to do about it. 

In today's dynamic business landscape, traditional approaches to strategic planning no longer suffice. The rapid pace of change, coupled with unprecedented levels of uncertainty, demands a new paradigm of leadership—one that is agile, resilient, and forward-thinking.

We will explore what has become an art of adaptive leadership in the modern workplace rather than the science of management. Gone are the days of predictable paths and processes; now, leaders must navigate a terrain marked by volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity (VUCA). Yet, within this turbulence lies opportunity—for those with the vision and courage to seize it.

Through the lens of human resources , we'll delve into strategies for fostering organizational resilience and agility. From talent management to workforce planning, we'll equip you with the tools and insights needed to thrive amidst uncertainty. Together, we'll chart a course towards a more resilient, forward-focused HR department—one that is primed to meet the challenges of tomorrow head-on.

Don't miss this opportunity to hone your leadership skills, connect with industry peers, and chart a course towards a brighter, more adaptive future. Join us as we embark on a journey of transformation and discovery, where the only constant is change—and the possibilities are limitless.

Learning Objectives:

  • What is the VUCA world-and why it's important for you as an HR leader to understand how it operates.
  • How to evaluate the areas of HR to be impacted by changes.
  • Establishing and advocating for needs of HR and your employees.
  • Aligning processes with the new initiatives in your organization.
Lori Kleiman, SHRM-SCP Photo
Lori Kleiman, SHRM-SCP, Managing Director,
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