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HR Power Hour with David Ciullo

Presented By:

Upcoming Shows

Jan 13
Sarah Cox
LL Bean
LL Bean: An HR Success Story
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Jan 20
Alison Andrews
OmBody Health
2018 Workplace Trends and Programs
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Jan 27
Debra Weiss Ford
Jackson Lewis LLC
#Me Too:
Sexual Harassment Goes Viral
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If you'd like to be a guest on the HR Power Hour, please email David at dciullo@cmacareer.com

LL Bean: An HR Success Story

Saturday, January 13, 2018 @10am

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Our Guest:

Sarah Cox
Vice President
Human Resources
LL Bean

LL Bean: An HR Success Story –

Sarah joined L.L.Bean in 1986 and for the next several years held operational leadership and training roles in Customer Satisfaction while completing her Master’s Degree with a focus on organizational ethics.  After obtaining her graduate degree, she moved to Human Resources as a member of the Corporate Learning department where she developed leadership and management development programs.

Over the next two decades, she moved on to lead the company’s internal Organization Development consulting group focusing on organizational change initiatives, and then formed the Talent and Development function which included talent acquisition, strategic talent management, and corporate learning initiatives such as leadership development, executive coaching, rotational assignments and succession planning.  Most recently, Sarah has assumed leadership of Human Resources as Vice President.

When Employees Speak Out

Saturday, January 6, 2018 @10am

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Our Guest:

Tawny AlvarezAlvarez_Tawny_03
Associate
Verrill Dana

When Employees Speak Out –

Verrill Dana is a full service law firm with more than 130 attorneys and a growing number of service-based practice groups. The firm has a regional presence in the Northeast, with offices from Maine to Washington, D.C., allowing us to serve clients with interests across the country and around the world. Through scalable staffing, careful communication and skillful project management, Verrill Dana helps individuals and businesses achieve their goals in a manner that suits their unique legal needs and preferred work methods.

We embrace the principles behind the Association of Corporate Counsel Value Challenge. We are committed to providing value-driven, quality legal services and practical solutions in a cost-effective manner. Our lawyers are not satisfied being only quality service providers. We strive to earn the status of trusted counsel, advocates and allies in our clients’ success.

Verrill Dana’s enduring commitment to quality client service is complemented by our commitment to community service. Verrill Dana believes that its role as a leading New England business carries a corresponding obligation to give back to the communities in which we live and work. This obligation is fulfilled through the personal service of our lawyers and staff in numerous community organizations, the firm’s prominent charitable giving program and the direct provision of pro bono legal services.

New Franchising Trends and Career Opportunities – Replay

Saturday, December 30, 2017 @10am

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Our Guest:

Chris CynkarChris Cynkar
Franchise Consultant
FranChoice

412-877-2000
ccynkar@franchoise.com

New Franchising Trends and Career Opportunities –

Chris Cynkar knows the challenges of finding the perfect business opportunity. For the past 15 years, Chris has walked in the shoes of a business owner. With business ownership experience in multiple industries, Chris possesses the skills necessary to help candidates find the perfect franchise opportunity to achieve their specific goals. After beginning his career with a Big 6 accounting firm and earning his CPA license, Chris spent 3 years working in financial management with 2 rapidly growing companies in the healthcare and manufacturing industries. In 1999, Chris made a career shift from employee to owner. Since he chose business ownership, Chris has owned and operated businesses in a variety of industries including commercial printing, medical equipment, professional services, real estate and healthcare staffing services. In all of these businesses, Chris served as both the lead investor and, more importantly, the leading executive of the company.

Since 2006, Chris has been an Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship at Carnegie Mellon University. He has worked with hundreds of students to evaluate, plan and start businesses in countless industry segments. In 2011, Chris joined a leading retail franchise as a master franchisee.

Chris has joined FranChoice in order to help candidates benefit from his deep and diverse business ownership experience. Because of the variety of industries in which Chris has direct experience, he is able to assist candidates in evaluating multiple business opportunities with an experienced guide on their side. Chris’ goal is to help every candidate find the franchise opportunity that will help them reach all of their personal and professional goals.

Stuff That Just Shouldn’t Happen – Replay

Saturday, December 23, 2017 @10am

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Our Guest:

Peter Lowe, Atty.
Brann & Isaacson

Stuff that Just Shouldn’t Happen –

Peter is a partner at Brann & Isaacson. He provides advice and counsel on labor and employment law and education law.

Peter serves as lead labor counsel for some of the premier employers in Maine, including L.L. Bean, Inc. In this role, he advises clients on personnel practices and employee relations matters, including discrimination and harassment issues, layoffs and plant closures, union grievances and collective bargaining, disability and religious accommodation issues, conducting and supervising internal investigations, coordinating state and federal leave laws, and negotiating and drafting employment contracts and separation agreements.

Peter also represents public school districts and municipalities throughout Maine. He has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® (2013) (Employment Law-Management).

Peter presents each year at the Maine Human Resources Conference (2002 to present); the Annual Employment Law Update for Central Maine Human Resources Association (2004 to present); the Maine School Management Conference (1996 to present); the Maine Education Law Conference (2007 to present); and the L.L. Bean Human Resources Law Training (1999 to present).

In 2009, Peter was selected to edit the Maine Employment Law Letter, a monthly newsletter published by M. Lee Smith Publishers LLC.