SHRM 24: The New Golden Rule: Relationship Management Techniques That Work with Brad Karsh

McCormick Place 2301 S Martin Luther King Dr, Chicago, IL

Tracks: Leadership & Personal Growth, Workplace Culture, Empathy & Work Life Integration Competencies: Interpersonal (Behavioral), People (Technical) | Intended Audience: Mid-Level, Senior-Level Workplace Application: This session gives HR professionals the inside secrets for mastering successful interpersonal relationships whether in the office or working remotely. Have you ever heard someone say, 'I will NEVER understand her!', 'That's not how I would have reacted', or 'We will just NEVER get along.' If so, you're not alone. HR reports spending an average of 42 percent of their time dealing with employee disputes. Wouldn't your life be more enjoyable if everyone at work could just get along? Uncover the secrets to working with the most difficult team members and learn why the 'golden rule' is wrong when it comes to workplace communications. Learning Objectives: Understand your unique communication style and how it plays out on your team. Recognize the distinct style of coworkers, managers, and direct reports. Learn to value and appreciate the different qualities that each individual brings to the team. Adapt to, welcome, and respect various personalities among team members to move toward a common goal. Work successfully and efficiently as part of a solid and high-functioning team.

SHRM 24: Teams That Thrive: Creating a Culture of Collaboration with Jennifer Lee

McCormick Place 2301 S Martin Luther King Dr, Chicago, IL

Tracks: Inclusion, Equity & Diversity, People & Talent Management Competencies: Interpersonal (Behavioral), Organization (Technical) | Intended Audience: Senior-Level Workplace Application: This enriching session will equip you with the skills to foster and lead a culture of collaboration within your organization and elevate your HR impact keeping productivity and culture paramount. A culture of collaboration is the cornerstone of a high-performing and innovative workforce. Successful collaboration in the new world of work requires more upfront effort but drives even greater alignment and purpose when executed properly. This session shares key strategies and practical approaches to cultivate an environment of aligned purpose, cohesion, trust, and dialogue among hybrid and dispersed teams. Learning Objectives: The power of synergy: Understand the transformative impact of collaboration on employee engagement, productivity, and organizational outcomes. Building trust and Psychological Safety: Learn how to foster an atmosphere of trust, where employees feel safe to express ideas, take risks, and contribute their unique strengths. Effective communication for collective success: Develop communication strategies that promote transparency, active listening, and the exchange of ideas across teams and departments.

SHRM 24: Translating Numbers to Narratives: Data Storytelling in HR and Beyond with Brad Karsh

McCormick Place 2301 S Martin Luther King Dr, Chicago, IL

Tracks: Leadership & Personal Growth, Strategic HR Competencies: Business (Behavioral), Interpersonal (Behavioral) | Intended Audience: Senior-Level Workplace Application: Attendees will revolutionize how they leverage data to drive meaningful change and transform their HR roles from operational to strategic. Did you know that facts are 22 times more memorable to an audience when delivered within the context of a story? With the rise of AI, the ability to communicate data effectively is important to bring to life the insights from the intelligence. This session equips HR professionals with the formula to solve the equation of data storytelling in a fast-paced, information-flooded world. You'll learn what a crosswalk countdown timer and a Roman tour guide have to do with effective storytelling, and leave with the ability to convey complex information in a compelling way to influence decisions and gain buy-in. Learning Objectives: Transform data into engaging stories that resonate with stakeholders, enabling better decision-making. Master the use of visuals to convey HR metrics memorably. Leverage data-driven narratives to influence organizational strategy, from talent acquisition to retention to diversity and inclusion effort. Explore techniques to instill a data-driven mindset within your HR team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and innovation.

JB Presents: Culture Contributors: Civility, Respect, & Camaraderie with Greg Tall

In today’s workplace, fostering a culture of inclusion and belonging is key to success. But whose job is that anyway? Leadership? HR? Or maybe it’s everyone’s job! While no single person can do everything to ensure an inclusive culture, every person can (and we think should) do something to meaningfully contribute to culture. This showcase is targeted to HR and L&D professionals who would like to preview JB content while also refreshing their own skills.