The Hard Application of Soft Skills - ASTD-SCC 10/24 Meeting

The Hard Application of Soft Skills
Speaker: Joe Johnson, Talent Management Practice Leader for the Northeast Region, Right Management
American Society for Training & Development - Southern CT chapter meeting (ASTD-SCC)
Monday, October 24, 2011, 5:45-8:00 PM

Description:The differentiator for businesses nimble enough to navigate growth in this recovery economy is the very asset you may think of only as an expense: your talent.

It is time to shift from crisis mode to a growth agenda in this business environment unlike any experienced before. With a leaner work force and more global competition, it is more important than ever to align your talent strategy with business objectives and maximize workforce motivation and productivity.

In this session, we will:
·Provide you with recent research validating the return on talent strategy investment
·Demonstrate how you can transform your case for talent management into a compelling business case
·Reveal the options and tools available to you to accelerate your business' transformation from save-to-survive to invest-to-thrive mode

About Joe Johnson
Mr. Johnson brings twenty years experience in the Organizational Effectiveness domain to his role at Right Management. He has held partnership positions at IBM, Arthur D. Little, and Cambridge Technology Partners. Before joining Right Management, Johnson ran a $1.1 billion service line with 3200 consultants in 43 countries as the Global Service Line and COE Leader for Organization Effectiveness and Talent Management at Hewlett Packard.

Date: Monday, Oct. 24, 2011
Networking: 5:45 PM
Dinner Served: 6:30 PM
Program: 6:45-8 PM

Location: Hosted by the Southern CT chapter of the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD-SCC) at the Norwalk Inn and Conference Center, 99 East Avenue, Norwalk CT 203-838-2000

Price: Members: $35
Non-Members: $50
Students: $20

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