Chief and Senior Executive Networks

Senior HR Executives Group (10HR) - Dallas - 2018

November 29 - November 30, 2018
Dallas, TX


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Thursday, November 29th, 2018

8:00 – 9:30 a.m.
SEN Executive Briefing: Mark Debinski, President, Bluewater Advisory

Talent Fit
Balancing the head with the heart for better hiring – this presentation encourages going well beyond the classic DISC or MBTI assessment, and creates a template for owners and hiring managers to develop a Talent Fit Profile for the position before ever interviewing candidates.

10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
SEN Featured Topic Discussion:

How are you Preparing Your Current Workforce for the Future?
  • How are you preparing your teams skillsets for the future? (Automation, technological, human & machine collaboration etc.)
  • What are some effective strategies and techniques used to ensure your employees are ready to adapt to the quickly changing environment?
  • To what extent are you identifying the strengths and weaknesses of your top talent with consideration to what skills the market with need in 5, 10 & 15 years?
  • How do you implement a process to ensure successors are being developed for these needs?

11:45 – 1:00 p.m.
Networking Lunch

1:00 – 4:30 p.m.
SEN Roundtable Discussions: (members vote on which topics they would like to discuss):

Company Culture Development
  • Each member discusses 1-2 innovation initiatives related to culture they have implemented in the last 6 months – successes, struggles, costs, etc.
  • What are methods to creating an innovative environment on an individual, small team and corporate culture level?
  • How can you leverage your company’s culture to attract & retain the best talent in today’s competitive environment?

Company Wide Mentoring Programs – from Floor to Executive Team
  • What types of mentorship programs does your company currently use or want to implement? At what level and types of positions are these resources available?
  • Was your onboarding and mentoring program developed internally or did you use outside help? If outsourcing was used, what are some best sources?
  • How do you measure and track the success of onboarding and mentorship programs?

Creating Impactful Learning Management Systems
  • What are the best methods to foster enthusiasm and participation in the learning management system?
  • Is it better for your company to develop their own learning management system or use a system provided by an outside party? Which are the best 3rd parties?
  • How can you optimize the use of your learning management system, so it will result in the best results for your workforce?

4:30 – 5:45 p.m.
SEN Ex-Officio Board Session© - In this session, each member is allowed to describe one key issue in which they would like input/advice from the group.

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Networking Reception/Dinner

Friday, November 30th, 2018

7:15 – 7:40 a.m.
Working Breakfast

7:40 – 10:45 a.m.
SEN Ex-Officio Board Session© - Continued

10:45 – 11:00 a.m.
Meeting Best Practices Report
In this brief wrap up session each member will summarize their key takeaways from the meeting as a whole.

11:00 a.m.

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