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Mark Gonska -Key Strategies for Retaining Talent

 

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Having trouble retaining great talent? Dealing with employees walking out the door after the first week? Struggling with your leadership not truly understanding when employees are leaving?

In this episode of the HR Power Hour, join host CMA’s David Ciullo discuss with Mark Gonska, Executive Vice President of Dise & Company, Key Strategies for Retaining Talent that include the “4 R’s” in onboarding, how to deal with the actual employers and leaders’ brand in the marketplace, and focusing on what the employers really need to do to succeed in keeping talent.

About The Guest:

Mark Gonska is Executive Vice President at Dise & Company.

He helps employers avoid the second most costly mistake they can ever make: retaining employees they should release.

Also known as America’s Career Coach, Mark has assisted over 8,000 people moving forward in their careers.

He also works with groups on plant closings and job relocation projects nationally and globally.

Eric Bailey – Wholly Shift – The Cure for Stupidity

 

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Show Topic:
After the murder of George Floyd in the summer of 2020, millions of people around the world entered into a dialogue about race and racism in America.

Many leaders and HR professionals don’t know where and how to enter the conversation effectively to have this critical conversation. On today’s episode, host CMA’s David Ciullo discusses with bestselling author Eric M. Bailey, President of Bailey Strategic Innovation Group, Wholly Shift: Changing the Conversation About Diversity, Empathy, and Privilege Using Brain Science.

We discuss his new book, The Cure for Stupidity, where Eric teaches new ways to think differently from traditional diversity training and how to get real results.

About The Guest:

Eric Bailey is the President and CEO of Bailey Strategic Innovation Group, one of the fastest-growing OD/Strategy consulting firms in the western United States. His impact helps leaders improve the lives of those who follow them, and the customers/citizens whom they are charged with supporting. Eric has a uniquely diverse set of experiences, including helping future NFL Hall-of-Famer Larry Fitzgerald pet a rhinoceros; teaching dozens of young children to ski; changing the strategic course of dozens of cities; jumping out of an airplane with his wife; flying an F-16, and chatting with LL Cool J on the campus of Harvard University. Eric understands that no matter what life puts in your path, there are lessons to be learned or stories to be told.

Eric is the creator of the Principles of Human Understanding™, a leadership and communication methodology based in brain science and psychology. Eric’s unique style blends fact and emotion and finds ways to appeal to the analytical thinkers, the emotional feelers, and everyone in between. Eric has been featured on Huffington Post, Forbes, Like a Real Boss Podcast and works with leaders and teams across North America to see common problems from new and different perspectives. Eric also hosts a YouTube series of 2-minute leadership video lessons called The Walking Meeting.

Through keynote presentations, group facilitation, strategic planning, team dynamics, individual coaching, and writing, Eric has a unique ability to communicate seemingly complex concepts in easy-to-comprehend ways. This style makes the message and lessons accessible to everyone from Generals to Airmen, and CEOs to frontline employees. Eric has worked with a myriad of clients including Google, Luke Air Force Base, Los Angeles County, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, The City of Phoenix, Arizona Women Leading Government, and Plasmology4.

Eric has a Master’s Degree in Leadership and Organizational Development from Saint Louis University and is a lifetime learner of human and organizational behavior. Eric holds a Bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University, where he ran on the Track & Field team specializing in the 400m hurdles and the 4×400 relay. When not working or researching, Eric enjoys road cycling with his wife Jamie and their three children in Phoenix, AZ.

Eric understands that the success that he has been blessed with is not the end result, but rather a moment of time in his fight to have a greater impact on the world.

Lindy Graham & Celine Frueh – Maintaining Mental Health at Work

Saturday, April 09, 2022 @ 10am

 

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This week on HR Power Hour: Employers have spent much of the last year focusing on employee health and well-being; emphasizing the creation of a healthy work environment to minimize the spread of the virus in the workplace.

Some employers have taken that focus a step further, to make sure that during this difficult time employee’s mental health is also being looked after.

Join Lindy Graham, LCSW and Founder of Well Space Maine and WellSpace@Work and Celine Frueh, Human Resources Director at Allagash Brewing Co. as they discuss the partnership the two organizations have entered into to remove barriers that employees may traditionally experience when seeking mental health counseling and care.

About The Guest:

Lindy Graham, LCSW WellSpace Founder Lindy has been providing individual, couples, and group psychotherapy from a feminist psychodynamic orientation since 2004. Lindy specializes in the treatment of eating disorders, adolescent and young adult health, and LGBTQI health. Lindy also provides clinical supervision and consultation to clinicians in the field of social work and counseling. She also directs WellSpace@Work’s therapist access program providing counseling to the Maine workforce through employer benefits.

Celine Frueh has 20 years of human resources experience, including more than six years in her current role as HR Director at Allagash Brewing Co., and is SHRM-SCP and SPHR certified. After beginning her HR career in the software industry, she served as an HR consultant both as part of a firm and through her own business. Her love of the creative and collaborative world of craft beer pairs well with the brewery’s unconventional and authentic approach to business and HR as a supporting mechanism to make the company strong.

Contributing to the HR practice beyond her job, Celine served for many years on the Society for Human Resource Management Maine Station Council’s Legislative Committee and since joining the Craft Beer Human Resources Group in 2012, led the Craft Brewers HR survey in 2015 and 2017, with plans to in 2019, as well.

She also sits on the Human Resources Committee for the Portland Museum of Art and serves as a board member for the Falmouth Youth Lacrosse. Celine earned her bachelor’s degree in English from St. Michael’s College and her HR Management Certificate from Bentley University.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time in the great outdoors with her three active boys and husband and takes in as much of Portland’s vibrant food and music scene that life allows.

Jim Reidy – Hope Springs Eternal: From Pandemic to Endemic

Saturday, April 09, 2022 @ 10am

 

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Show Topic:
Our long COVID winter MAY be over, but history shows we should proceed with caution as remember it took 3 years to return to pre-pandemic normal for the 1918 worldwide Spanish Flu.

That said, lets be positive and focus on the workplace legal challenges and opportunities in a post-COVID workplace.

In this episode, host CMA’s David Ciullo discusses with the Chair of the Labor and Employment group, James Reidy at Sheehan Phinney, Hope Springs Eternal: From Pandemic to Endemic. We discuss the trends, opportunities, and top challenges HR and C-Suite should expect to navigate in this “new normal”.

About The Guest:

Jim practices in the areas of management-side labor and employment law with an emphasis on assisting employers in effectively avoiding, or defending against, employment disputes. He represents organizations ranging from multi-national corporations to closely-held, family-owned businesses, to not-for-profit entities and public sector employers. Since joining the firm in 1989, Jim has expanded an already well-established employment law practice group. This group is now recognized as one of the best labor and employment practices in Northern New England.

Jim has extensive experience handling matters before the New Hampshire Department of Labor, the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the U.S. Department of Labor as well as other state and federal agencies.

He regularly writes articles and presents seminars on a wide range of employment law topics. He is frequently asked by the media, business groups and human resources associations to comment on breaking news and recent developments in labor and employment law. Jim regularly writes and presents seminars on a wide range of employment law topics. In addition to being an editor of the New England Law Letter, Jim also contributes to BLR and Lex Mundi state law employment updates. He has been a workplace law resource for several media outlets including The New York Times, CNN, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, WMUR, NPR, HR Magazine, NH Business Review, and Business NH Magazine. He is a regular presenter at the SHRM (Society for Human Resources) Annual Legal and Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C., as well as SHRM’s annual national convention. Jim is also a member of SHRM’s Speakers Bureau.

Jim is the moderator of NHLABORNET, the popular Internet discussion group for human resource professionals in New Hampshire. He has been recognized as a top-tier employment lawyer by Chambers USA, Best Lawyers USA, and New England Super Lawyer. Jim has been recognized by the NH Business and Industry Association for his work on behalf of employers and NH Business Review as one of the top 200 most influential business leaders in New Hampshire. Most recently, Jim was inducted as a fellow in the American Bar Association College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.